November 8, 2022

Join our team as a Summer Intern

We are accepting applications for our 2023 Summer Intern, applications are due on our before Friday, December 16 at 4:30p.m. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Solicit new vendors for Membership Value Program and make any needed contacts with existing partners
  • Assist with planning and operation of “Farm Fun Zone” (SCFB tent) and other activities at Stephenson County Fair (tentatively set for July 25-29)
  • Assist with Ag-in-the-Classroom activities
  • Work with social media and mainstream media development and outreach
  • Assist with planning and coordination of other programs and activities as designated
  • Assist with office operations, building management responsibilities, and other duties as assigned

Employment provisions

  • Compensation will be salary based on schedule, with standard payroll deductions (gross estimated to be minimum of $2,300). Gross compensation will be based on the designated employment period, with additional compensation adjusted for days worked. Checks will be issued on or near the 15th and last business days each month. Scheduling flexibility will allow for outside obligations and occasional scheduled vacation days.  Preferred start date would be Wednesday, June 1 and end date will be August 11 (depending on school schedules).
  • A $1,000 scholarship will be presented to the Summer Intern after successful completion of the internship and providing a reflection to the Board of Directors. This scholarship will be made payable to the school the recipient is attending.
  • Summer Program Assistant will be provided with an office, computer and business cards and will be reimbursed for business travel expenses (excluding travel to and from office). Farm Bureau apparel will also be supplied for use at specific events. Typical office attire is business casual (casual on Fridays and as authorized). Applicant must have own vehicle, auto liability insurance, and valid driver’s license.
  • Normal business hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; hours will vary depending on schedule.
  • An agricultural background or working knowledge is helpful but not required.
  • Applicants should have completed at least one year of college.
  • Applicant needs to be a good communicator, able to work independently or collaboratively, and comfortable working in public settings dealing with people of all ages.
  • Applicants will be interviewed by SCFB manager at a mutually agreed upon time.

 

To apply by completing this application

For additional details or contacts please contact Manager, Victoria Hansen at 815-232-3186 or by email at [email protected]

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Freeport, IL 61032

Phone: 815-232-3186
Fax: 815-232-0016
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Stephenson County Farm Bureau(R) is affiliated with the Illinois Farm Bureau(R). Illinois Farm Bureau® is a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation®, a national organization of farmers and ranchers including Farm Bureaus in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, and is responsible for Farm Bureau® membership and programs within Illinois.
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