Off-Campus Job Board

There are many off-campus internships and employment opportunities available to students with sustainability experience. See the following list of links for off-campus work, volunteer positions, internships, and post-graduation opportunities.

Youth Opportunity Center Meal Program Lead

The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) Meal Program Lead will assist in all aspects of food preparation as directed by the YOC Meal Program Manager. The YOC Meal Program Lead is responsible for duties in relation to direct food preparation including food preparation, food storage, sanitation and safety of the work environment and any other duties that arise.

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Sustainable Community Coordinator

The employee in this class is responsible for developing, implementing and managing a sustainability plan that balances environmental and ecological integrity with economic prosperity and social/cultural vibrancy to create a viable, livable and equitable community and cultivating community relationships to ensure that Sustainable Dubuque remains a community-created and owned initiative; performs related duties as required.

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Food Box Program Coordinator

This position assists the Local Food Coordinator, Wapello County Extension Council, and the Regional Extension Education Director with the organization, marketing, implementation, and evaluation of the Produce with a Purpose local food delivery program. The position requires knowledge of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, county policies, skills in written and oral communication, the ability to respond quickly and efficiently to unexpected changes, effective decision making and planning skills.

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Farm to School/Institution Director

The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is seeking an Economic Development Consultant to work as a Farm to School/Institution Director within the Wisconsin Ag and Food Center in the Division of Agricultural Development. The Wisconsin Ag and Food Center (WAFC) provides guidance to agricultural and food businesses on business planning and development.  The WAFC partners with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and industry stakeholders to support all types of Wisconsin agribusinesses.

The agency works hard to serve the people of Wisconsin to assure: safe, wholesome food; consumer protection and fair business practices; animal and plant health; a clean environment; and strong agriculture and commerce. This position is located in Madison, Wisconsin. This rewarding full time position offers great work life balance as well competitive pay and excellent benefits.

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Seed Regeneration Garden Crew Member

Join the team at Heritage Farm!

We are looking for passionate people to help us in our work. If you care about preserving agricultural biodiversity, promoting the family and cultural traditions of seed saving, contact us about a job at our headquarters at Heritage Farm just north of Decorah, Iowa. This is a 40 hour/week full time seasonal position from approximately May 20th through November 16th. Occasional weekend or holiday work will be required.

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Greenhouse Assistant/Garden Crew Member

Join the team at Heritage Farm! We are often looking for passionate people to help us in our work. If you care about preserving agricultural biodiversity, promoting the family and cultural traditions of seed saving, contact us about a job at our headquarters at Heritage Farm just north of Decorah, Iowa.This is a 40 hour/week seasonal position from approximately April 15th through October 12th. Occasional weekend and holiday work will be required.


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The Gardener-in-Residence (GiR) will teach garden classes to a diverse, 4K-5 th grade student population in school gardens. Following best practices in the field of garden-based education, the Gardener-in-Residence serves as the primary garden instructor at four school gardens, providing garden lessons to classes in spring and fall. The GiR collaborates with school administration, staff, students and families to ensure the school garden serves as a thriving teaching resource to the school community. During the summer months, the GiR develops and leads engaging gardening, cooking, and art activities for Madison area youth at Troy Gardens Day Camp on Madison’s northside.


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Education and Outreach Corps Member

The AmeriCorps Education and Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) will provide communication, education and outreach assistance with the Monarch Joint Venture, of which the US Fish and Wildlife Service is a partner. The Corpsmember will assist with planning development workshops for teachers and educators and assist with outreach activities and special events aimed at increasing awareness of the Monarch Joint Venture program. The Corpsmember will create and implement strategic social media campaigns and assist with writing blog entries on topics such as monarch populations, as well as help with general program development and support.

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Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Crew Members

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Members will participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resource management and forestry skills, and put those skills into practice completing work at School Forest and Community Forest sites in Minnesota. Community Forest projects involve working with project partners to complete tree plantings in 12 communities across Minnesota, mainly during the spring and fall. School Forest projects involve working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other project partners to complete site renovation and training at designated School Forest sites across the state. The crew will use natural resource and forestry management techniques to improve outdoor classroom sites and provide training to site stewards, facility managers, teachers and community partners. The crew will also engage students at school forest sites by providing environment education and leading the students in service-learning projects. The majority of project work will take place in School Forests.

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Youth Outdoors Crew Member

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Members (ages 18-25) perform natural resource restoration projects with a crew of their adult peers and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education. In spring and fall, corpsmembers lead crews of Twin Cities’ youth participants (ages 15-18) in environmental education and community service projects after school and on Saturdays. In summer, crews complete natural resource restoration projects and/or lead youth crews. Corpsmembers inspire youth, conduct community outreach and restore habitat in partnership with resource management agencies, working alongside conservation professionals.

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Community Garden Associate

LSI seeks a part-time (20 hrs/wk) Community Garden Associate for the Refugee Community Services in the Des Moines area.

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FairShare CSA Coalition Communications and Administrative Coordinator

The Communications and Administrative Coordinator provides communications, administrative, fundraising and general support for FairShare’s overall organizational mission and goals. FairShare CSA Coalition supports and connects community supported agriculture (CSA) farmers and consumers. Through outreach and education we foster a cohesive network of committed farmers and community members who believe CSA is the backbone of a vibrant, just and healthy food system, where all families have access to locally produced, organic food and have strong connections to their farms, food and community.

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