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School Food Reform Intern-Chef Ann (CU PIIE)

This internship is part of the CU Public Interest Internship Experience (PIIE). Please visit our website for qualifications, descriptions, and information on how to apply to this and other internships.

Position Title:
School Food Reform Intern

Host Organization:
Chef Ann Foundation

The School Food Reform Internship with Chef Ann Foundation is designed to primarily support the development and implementation of our school food programs and assist in fundraising initiatives.
Major Responsibilities:
• Create documents that detail new and existing programs, CAF’s mission, our impact and other valuable information for partners, funders and other audiences.
• Update reach numbers for each program to accurately track and report CAF’s impact.
• Upload new content to The Lunch Box and support revisions to existing site content.
• Work with CAF Director of Online Programs to support the marketing and operations of the School Food Institute.
• Process certificates for students of the School Food Institute as they complete major milestones.
• Write new blogs, including those that highlight the work of various food service professionals across the country.
• Assist with planning and implementing virtual fundraising events.
• Research recent studies related to school food, farm-to-school, and childhood wellness and write up summaries for our website.
• Explore potential funding opportunities that align with our mission and goals.
• Assist with grant and funder reports.
• Support the thank you process for donors.
• Upload grant applications and grantee data to the organization’s GoodGrants platform.
• Organize, clean and upload data to Salesforce, our relationship management platform.
• Support other fundraising, event planning, and programming projects as needed.
• Must have his or her own computer and phone for use throughout the internship.

Knowledge and Qualifications:
• A passion for health and strong interest in childhood wellness.
• Undergraduates in their Junior or Senior year preferred.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Ability to multi-task and complete projects related to various programs.
• Skilled in research and communication of research findings.
• High level of computer proficiency including but not limited to: Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce, video conferencing, and webinars.
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

It is important for the interns at Chef Ann Foundation to have strong writing skills and be able to articulate research findings, interviews, and the foundation’s work in an easily digestible and clear manner. With our team working remotely communication is especially important. This includes letting your supervisor know when there are questions or a lack of understanding of projects, projects are or are not complete, etc. This position also involves a significant amount of detailed work and ensuring that formal documents are formatted properly so a patient eye for detail is essential. Please note that you will not work directly with children for this internship

Do not apply through Handshake or to the host organization directly.
Please apply to the CU PIIE program hereAPPLICATION