Summer Intern Position, Apply by June 5

Ashtabula, Lake, Geauga, Mahoning, and Trumbull County Farm Bureaus are seeking an program assistant/intern.  Apply by June 5, 2016.

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide special project and program support to the Organization Director to meet the needs of membership relative to established organizational goals and objectives. The position is a 30-40 hours per week from June to August/September, based on student’s availability, class schedule, and workload desire. Flexible scheduling, but work may require specific evenings and weekends.


  1. Provide support/event coordination to county leaders on county program and special projects as assigned by the Organization Director in pursuit of Ohio Farm Bureau and county Farm Bureau goals and objectives.
  2. Assist Organization Director with membership prospecting with agribusinesses, local businesses, affinity partners, and other community groups in an effort to grow membership by developing business partnerships.
  3. Assist Organization Director with membership prospecting with consumers and farmers in an effort to grow all individual/family membership classifications for members and supporters.
  4. Assist Organization Director, County Office Administrators and county leaders in maintaining a robust social media presence in the area.
  5. Assist County Office staff as assigned by the Organization Director in all areas of county office operations, to include but not limited to accounting, member correspondence, Nationwide agency support, member service and membership marketing.
  6. Other duties as assigned by Organization Director.


  • High School diploma


  • Capacity to motivate, enthuse and recognize volunteers
  • Proficient in basic computer skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and maintain deadlines
  • Organizational Sskills
  • Outstanding public speaking abilities and customer service skills
  • Capacity to motivate, enthuse and recognize volunteers


  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle


  • Residence or available housing within Ashtabula, Lake, Geauga, Mahoning, or Trumbull counties preferred
  • Interest in agriculture/Rrural issues
  • Knowledge or experience in agriculture.


  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Mileage reimbursement for personal vehicle use outside of commute to office
  • Flexible scheduling

To apply please send resume, cover letter, and references to:

Northeast Counties Farm Bureau

8220 State Route 45, Suite B

Orwell, OH 44076

or email.

Deadline to apply: June 5, 2016.

For further information, questions, or concerns, please contact Organization Director, Mandy Orahood via e-mail: [email protected]  or at 440.437.8700