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Category: Business, Management and Administration

Type: Internship

Location: In-Person in Vancouver

Application Deadline: Jun. 8, 2024

Starts: Jun. 25, 2024

Available Positions: 1

Hours Per Week: 6 - 6

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time

Available Days of the Week

  • Tuesday - Flexible
  • Wednesday - Flexible
  • Thursday - Flexible
  • Friday - Flexible

Description

***PREFERENCE GIVEN TO VANCOUVER PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS

About Us
The Vancouver Farmers Market (VFM)  is a nonprofit organization managing a large vibrant farmers market of over 270 small businesses in Downtown Vancouver,  Washington.  Our flagship year-round market is open on Saturdays and Sundays April -  October and on Saturdays November –  March and our satellite market is open on Thursdays in East Vancouver June –  September.  Operating since 1990,  the VFM is a hallmark of Vancouver and is well known and respected in the community,  welcoming over 500,000 shoppers a year.  The Vancouver Farmers Market has a wide range of programming focused on food access,  small business development,  and inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs and healthy eaters.

About this Position
The Administration &  Business Intern will work alongside the Executive Director and other Department Directors in support of the organizations in-office and administration needs. 

Status:  Part-time Internship,  10-weeks,  6 hours per week  (60 hours total)
Compensation:  $16.28 per hour
Schedule:  June 25th -  August 27th,  1 day per week (flexible)  10-4
Reports to:  Executive Director 

Location
Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market -  Office
605 Esther Street
Vancouver,  WA 98660

Responsibilities

Duties &  Responsibilities
•      Assist with filing and record keeping.
•      Assist with data entry and maintenance of corporate records.
•      Assist with production and assembly of Board of Director meeting materials.
•      Operate phone system and direct calls to proper person.
•      Process incoming and outgoing mail.
•      Basic inventory and replenishment of office supplies.
•      Support admin functions of Director of Operations and Director of Partnership &  Programs as needed. 
•      Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications

Required Interests,  Abilities,  &  Physical Demands

  • Interest in how businesses or nonprofit organization’s function.
  • Ability to operate basic office equipment (e.g.  printers,  copiers,  computers)
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Ability to carry and move up to 40 pounds,  up and down stairs,  and up to 500 feet.