WHRI Composting Coordinator

Contact information
Farm Address:
356 Spring Lake Road
Waco, Texas, 76705

Primary Contact: Sky Toney
Primary Phone:
    Number: (254) 799-5611
    Email: educationdirector@worldhungerrelief.org

Website: https://www.worldhungerrelief.org/composting-program-coordinator-position-search

Internship information
General Farm Description: World Hunger Relief Institute is committed to alleviate hunger through education, research, and sustainable agriculture. We are located on 40 acres near Waco, Texas. We envision a robust, resilient, and regenerative food system that prioritizes local agricultural production, equitable access to healthy food, and ecological sustainability.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: 05/22/2023
Internship Ends: 05/01/2024
Number of Internship Available: 1
Application Deadline: April 15th
Minimum Length of Stay: 1 Year

Internship Details:

We’re looking for someone who isn’t afraid to jump in and improve a program while it’s happening. Our composting program has had many iterations over the years, this newest iteration is the most significant with regards to impact and scalability. We’re looking for someone who’s excited to build a stellar educational program while also producing an important product, compost, for our market garden. This person must enjoy teaching people of all ages and have the ability to inspire others to be better consumers and stewards of their resources through the lens of composting. As a program in development, this person must be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment, working to sharpen processes and remove ambiguity to create a long-term, impactful community program. This person is our WHRI composting representative in the community and needs to have strong people skills to interact with and motivate our current and future local partners. We’re looking for someone who values data and evaluation to create a highly functional and educational community composting program.

Educational Opportunities: Yes, both hands-on learning and training and other opportunities are integrated into this position.

Skills Desired: Yes, see detailed information on website.

Meals: Yes, limited to weekly community meals, this position has access to all "farm-use" meat and produce and receive a discount on other farm products.

Stipend: Yes, $18 per hour.

Housing: There are potential housing options.

Preferred method of Contact: Please apply on the website