Join our team for the summer

The Auglaize, Logan, Mercer and Shelby County Farm Bureaus are looking for a great candidate to join them for the summer! The summer field intern position is in its fourth year and offers many exciting opportunities for candidates to learn more about what Farm Bureau has to offer.

The summer intern will work in all four counties assisting the counties’ organization director with events, promotions, fairs, and other activities for our busy county Farm Bureaus. Candidates must be energetic, be able to multi-task and have the ability to be self-driven. In addition, they will be:

  • Providing leadership and direction on special projects as assigned by the organization director that are in pursuit of Ohio Farm Bureau and County Farm Bureau goals and objectives.
  • Working with county leaders, to provide leadership and direction on county program development and implementation as assigned by the organization director.
  • Assisting the organization director in developing and enhancing relationships with Nationwide, legislators, governmental agencies, agribusiness, local businesses, affinity partners and other community groups.

Minimum qualifications:

High school diploma

Candidate must be enrolled as a full-time student in post-secondary education.

Proficient in basic computer skills

Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive between counties.

Preferred qualifications:

Organizational skills.

Good communication skills, both oral and written.

Capacity to motivate, enthuse and recognize volunteers.

Self-motivated and willing to work independently.

An interest in agriculture/rural Issues, pursuing a degree in one of the following areas: agriculture, political science, business or communications.

Knowledge or experience in agriculture.

This is another great year for programs and events, and we hope you will be willing to join our team! See the job requirements

For more information or questions please call the Farm Bureau office at 1-877-775-7642. Submissions of resumes and cover letter: [email protected] or by mail to:

Farm Bureau c/o Summer Intern, PO Box 310, New Knoxville, OH 45871

Resume must be received by Friday, March 2, 2018.