Friday, April 13, 2007

Summer Internship Opportunity

ANNOUNCING SEVERAL SUMMER POSITIONS in Non-Profit Organizing, Sustainable Housing Construction, and Youth and Sustainable Agriculture Education in the San Juan Islands of Western Washington:

The Lopez Community Land Trust (LCLT) is looking for interns for its programs. LCLT requires a 35 hours per week commitment and offers a $100 per week stipend and housing on Lopez Island, Washington. Choices include: Sustainable agriculture with Kids Summer Workshops (see SARD program on website), Construction of 11 zero net energy straw bale homes of affordable housing (construction training provided), Office/web work, and combination of organic strawberry farming and any of the preceding. The LCLT needs interns for no less than two months and up to a 12 month commitment between now and March 2008.

Please contact Rhea Miller at for more information or send resume and email explaining areas of personal interest and experience. We are seeking to hire for summer a.s.a.p.

Note: Short term summer employment as the Youth in Sustainable Agriculture intern may transition to an exciting well-paid position in Lopez Island’s cutting edge Farm-to-School Program, as curriculum developer/environmental educator in Lopez Island Public School.

*Lisa Murgatroyd, 2005 HSU Alumni, C.C.A.T. employee, and former L.E.A.P. director currently works for the Land Trust in the public school Farm-to-School program. Feel free to contact me, at (360)468-4101 or for any place or position based questions.

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