Internships

See our internships below. We look forward to viewing your application!


Affordable Housing Administrative Internship

Athens Land Trust affordable Housing Program serves the residents of Athens-Clarke County by providing affordable housing options for low-income residents, homebuyer education opportunities and neighborhood revitalization in the local area.

Athens Land Trust’s Housing Department is looking for an Administrative Intern for the fall.

Candidates would ideally be pursuing a degree in a related field such as business, non-profit management, housing & consumer economics, social work etc. Preference will be given to those who are interested in affordable housing. Candidates must be organized, proficient in using Microsoft Word & Microsoft Excel and possess excellent written & verbal communication skills. Athens Land Trust Interns must be comfortable working with diverse communities and should have a willingness to learn, be hardworking, flexible and positive.

Responsibilities:

  • clerical work such as answering telephone, filing, making copies, office errands etc.
  • data input
  • data management
  • file organization
  • typing administrative documents
  • supporting community outreach efforts

In addition to performing administrative duties interns will have the opportunity to learn about the operations of a non-profit organization and gain valuable real world office experience. While this is an unpaid position, interns will have the chance to develop new skills and give back to the local community. This is a part time position (15- 20 hrs / week ).

If you are interested in this position please submit your resume and a brief bio to Briane Davis at Briane@athenslandtrust.org

Williams Farm Intern

We are looking for two aspiring farmers who are passionate about making their community a better place by becoming a part of the local sustainable food movement. Applicants should have a willingness to learn, be hardworking, flexible, positive, and possess an interest in natural production farming.

Job Responsibilities

Farm work will include planting, harvesting, competition control, pest management, watering, pruning, compost management, amending, washing produce, assisting at farmers markets, working with volunteers, and outreach. Ideally, candidates would be able to commit to a full season (April-July, July-Oct, Oct-Jan, Jan-April). Start dates, duration, hours and weekly schedules can be flexible according to interns schedule and the needs of the farm.

This is an unpaid internship opportunity. You will however receive extensive educational opportunities, real world experience and the satisfaction of greatly contributing to your local community!

If you are interested in applying for this position email Austin “Tex” Bagley, Austinb@athenslandtrust.org. Please include a brief bio and why you think you would be a great candidate.

West Broad Market Garden Intern

We are looking for two aspiring farmers who are passionate about making their community a better place by becoming a part of the local sustainable food movement. Applicants should have a willingness to learn, be hardworking, flexible, positive, possess an interest in natural production farming and community outreach.

Job Responsibilities

Farm work will include planting, harvesting, competition control, pest management, watering, pruning, compost management, amending, washing produce, assisting at farmers markets, working with volunteers and educational programming.

Interns will also contribute to the West Broad Farmers Market which is a community-driven, education-oriented, weekly farmers market that supports local economic development & community wellness. This work would include weekly set up and break down of the market, contributing to educational programming and assisting in the growth of this unique market.

Ideally candidates would be able to commit to a full season (April-July, July-Oct, Oct-Jan, Jan-April). Start dates, duration, hours and weekly schedules can be flexible according to interns schedule and the needs of the farm. Interns are expected to work at least 10 hours a week and should be available mornings and weekends.

This is an unpaid internship opportunity. You will however receive extensive educational opportunities, real world experience and the satisfaction of greatly contributing to your local community!

If you are interested applying for this position email Austin “Tex” Bagley, Austinb@athenslandtrust.org. Please include a brief bio and why you think you would be a great candidate.