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Job Openings 2017-09-12T11:09:43+00:00

About Daily Acts

Daily Acts is a Sonoma County non-profit that provides inspiring, educational and skill-building sustainability programs to local schools, municipalities and residents. Daily Acts engages with the public through events, tours and presentations while offering hands-on learning opportunities through workshops on greywater installation, lawn conversion, edible gardening, rain water harvesting and stewardship of our model landscape sites located in Petaluma, Cotati and Windsor. By increasing civic engagement and the number of transformed homes, gardens, neighborhoods and civic spaces, Daily Acts strives to inspire and empower people to save resources, build community and live their potential.

We are currently seeking one Homegrown intern and one Sustainability intern! Please read the job description and how to apply below:

Homegrown Intern

Position Overview

Daily Acts is looking for one amazing intern to support our “Homegrown Programs”.  The intern will work with our Programs Coordinator and our Programs Team to deliver fun and inspiring programs which teach people how to grow and forage for food, conserve water, preserve the harvests of fall and become more self-sufficient, locally aware and engaged with their communities. This is a great opportunity to work with folks from diverse backgrounds who share a fellow interest in inspiring action and conserving resources in your local community.

Responsibilities

The Homegrown Program Intern will have many opportunities to get creative and have lots of fun while supporting a unique series of events and workshops.

This could involve:

  • Assisting with program development and outreach
  • Engaging the community through delivery of creative tours and workshops
  • Marketing through social media sites; staying updated with Daily Act’s breadth of knowledge and our daily acting
  • Partaking in daily administration duties related to programs
  • Lending support with a personalized or more general skill set wherever needed

Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for getting your hands dirty and working with community
  • Good attention to detail
  • A self-starter – ability to work independently in an organized and motivated manner
  • Ability to work as part of a team and lead activities with diverse groups of people
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Willingness and ability to work outdoors and in a relaxed office setting
  • Must possess a valid State driver’s license

Perks of Interning with Daily Acts

  • Opportunity to “be the change” in your own community
  • Network with the giants in the Permaculture field
  • Attend Daily Acts sponsored events and workshops for free
  • Convenient office location in beautiful downtown Petaluma
  • Gain valuable conservation, ecological and homegrown skills knowledge

Application Deadline: open until filled

Length of Position: 3-month commitment with opportunity to extend

Schedule: 16-24 hours per week, schedule to be determined

TO APPLY

Email a cover letter, resume and at least one reference to Brianna Schaefer at brianna@dailyacts.org. PDF format is preferred but Microsoft Word versions are acceptable. We will review applications received and will select some or all for interviews to be conducted at a mutually arranged time. Questions? Learn more about us at www.dailyacts.org or call (707) 789-9664.

 

Sustainability Intern

Position Overview

Daily Acts is looking for a few good interns to help us build new volunteer communities and engage new audiences about water conservation and local self-reliance. Interns will experience the rewards of working with volunteers, youth, farmers, and businesspersons of the greater Sonoma County and North Bay area to help meet these goals. Through participation in workshops, volunteer events, and youth programs, interns will build awareness of the drought and sustainability practices; providing techniques to help folks conserve more water. This is a great opportunity to work with folks from diverse backgrounds who share a fellow interest in inspiring action and conserving resources in your local community.

Responsibilities

The Sustainability Programs Intern will have many opportunities with outreach and relationship development with businesses and community members alike, as well as the education and execution of important projects and causes. 

This could involve:

  • Helping lead regularly occurring drop-in volunteer programs for Daily Acts held on-site
  • Engaging the community through delivery of creative tours and workshops
  • Educating the public through design of informational signage celebrating seasonal changes in an ecological landscape
  • Marketing by creating and maintaining social media sites; staying updated with Daily Act’s breadth of knowledge and our daily acting
  • Development of youth focused sustainability programing and education
  • Partaking in daily administrational duties
  • Lending support with a personalized or more general skill set wherever needed

Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for getting your hands dirty and working with community
  • Good attention to detail
  • A self-starter – ability to work independently in an organized and motivated manner
  • Ability to work as part of a team and lead activities with diverse groups of people
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Willingness and ability to work outdoors and in a relaxed office setting
  • Must possess a valid State driver’s license

Perks of Interning with Daily Acts

  • Opportunity to “be the change” in your own community
  • Network with the giants in the Permaculture field
  • Attend Daily Acts sponsored events and workshops for free
  • Convenient office location in beautiful downtown Petaluma
  • Gain valuable conservation, ecological and homegrown skills knowledge

Application Deadline: open until filled

Length of Position: 3-month commitment with opportunity to extend

Schedule: 16-24 hours per week, schedule to be determined

TO APPLY

Email a cover letter, resume and at least one reference to Brianna Schaefer at brianna@dailyacts.org. PDF format is preferred but Microsoft Word versions are acceptable. We will review applications received and will select some or all for interviews to be conducted at a mutually arranged time. Questions? Learn more about us at www.dailyacts.org or call (707) 789-9664.