High School Intern

FFAC - Bay Area

The Factory Farming Awareness Coalition internship program is for Bay Area students interested in educating the public about the impacts of our food choices. Through administrative work, mentorship and hands-on experiences, interns gain valuable tools to become compassionate leaders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Students who are selected can choose from a variety of tasks based on personal interest including:

  • Being trained as a speaker and giving presentations regarding factory farming in classrooms

  • Handing out plant-based foods at school/community events

  • Promoting Green Mondays at your school

  • Tabling to raise awareness about factory farming

GROUP ACTIVITIES

For interns selected, FFAC will be hosting a series of group activities for personal and professional development. These include:

  • Resume workshops

  • Bi-weekly book club meetings

  • Plant-based food demos

  • Film screenings and discussions

EVENTS

In addition to internship responsibilities, interns will be expected to attend a bimonthly book club and the following monthly events for professional development in Oakland. The dates for the Spring 2019 semester are as follows:

  • Introduction Training: Sunday, Jan. 27

  • Oakland Mac Down: Saturday, February 23

  • Sanctuary Visit: Saturday, March 16

  • Chilis On Wheels Volunteer Day: Saturday, April 13

  • Berkeley Earth Day Celebration: Saturday, April 20 (optional)

  • Oakland VegFest- Saturday, May 18 from 7 AM to 7 PM

  • Intern Celebration Day/Resume Workshop- Saturday, June 8th

In addition to monthly events, interns should expect to spend about 2 hours per week on remote tasks.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Excellent communication skills — verbal and written

  • Attention to detail

  • Positive attitude

  • Creative and critical thinking

  • Perseverance

*Note that this is an unpaid internship. Priority deadline to fill out this form is January 20, 2019 for the Spring 2019 Semester. Once the deadline has passed, applications will be saved for the summer semester and reviewed in April/May. For more information, contact monica@ffacoalition.org.