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Employment and Internships at MHC
Community Garden Intern
Join Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard for a Garden Internship. Interns learn while gardening using a dynamic mixture of sustainable growing techniques. This opportunity includes instruction with an openness to the interests of the intern. This position is 10 hours/week unpaid. For more information, see Garden Intern Position Description.
To apply for a Garden internship fill out our Garden Internship Application 2019
For questions contact Erika or call 812-355-6843 x.204.
Join Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard for an Advocacy Internship. Build organizing and outreach skills as you engage in anti-hunger and anti-poverty advocacy work. This position is 10 hours/week unpaid.
See the Advocacy Internship Position Description. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Hannah Lencheck.
Food Pantry and Volunteer Coordination Intern
Food Pantry and Volunteer Coordination Interns support MHC’s pantry and volunteer programs in fulfilling MHC’s mission by providing access to healthy food, building community, and facilitating strong volunteer coordination strategies. For more information, see Food Pantry and Volunteer Coordination Internship Description.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kristen Lucas.
Youth Program Intern
Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard seeks motivated interns to support our Youth Programs. MHC’s youth program strives to connect youth with healthy, tasty food and the outdoors through meaningful experiences in the garden, kitchen and food pantry. Experience with youth preferred. This position is 10 hours/week unpaid.
Nutrition Interns support nutrition programming and strengthen participation by engaging with patrons through conversation, cooking, and sampling. Nutrition Interns should have a passion for food and an interest in building and sharing their kitchen skills. For more information, see Nutrition Internship Position Description.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Alissa Weiss or call 812-355-6843 x.204.
Education Program Intern
MHC’s Education Program works to build community, provide a shared educational space, and increase access to healthy food through our nutrition and garden programming. Education Program Interns focus on connecting patrons with these programs, and find ways to strengthen the Education Program as a whole. In addition to hands-on experience in the kitchen and gardens, Education Program Interns can expect to gain experience with community building, skill sharing, and project implementation and management. For more information, see the Education Internship Position Description. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Erika Wheeler.
Development interns research and write grants, assist with the planning and coordination of special events, conduct donor research, maintain MHC’s presence in online platforms and assist with the coordination of mailings. Candidates need to have a strong interest in MHC’s mission, good writing and communication skills, and the ability to work independently. Design experience a plus. For more information, see Development Internship Position Description 2016.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Sarah Cahillane.
Interns are a central part of putting MHC’s communications plan into action! Interns increase and improve MHC’s presence on social media, maintain our newsletter, write blog posts, take photos, and engage with all MHC programming, from the food pantry to the garden program. Basic design and photography skills, familiarity with social media, and writing skills are required. This position is 10 hours/week unpaid.