Business Sustainability Internship

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Company Name: 
Local First Arizona
Company Location: 
407 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Internship Description: 

Local First Arizona is committed to educating business owners across Arizona about ways they can incorporate sustainability initiatives in their place of business. As a Local First Arizona intern, you will have opportunity to expand your network of business professionals, provide community outreach, publish online works, and get an understanding of sustainability initiatives within the local business community.

The LFA intern will assist our Business Sustainability Coordinator in the following ways:
-Assisting with events that educate consumers and assist local businesses in an understanding of sustainability.
-Help to foster a successful volunteer green team by developing and presenting training content related to sustainability best practices at volunteer orientations.
-Implement new outreach strategies to increase our volunteer team numbers including going out into the community and connecting with various groups.
-Help coordinate and execute Towards Zero Waste efforts at Local First events
-Work directly with Local First businesses to learn about their environmental impact including sustainability initiatives they are currently doing and to assist them in incorporating more programs.
-Developing relevant blog content regarding local business owners who incorporate sustainability initiatives in their company.
-Developing volunteering events, educational events and events to highlight sustainable business initiatives.



Desired Qualifications: 

-Strong communication and written skills
-Accountability
-Highly organized
-Problem solving skills
-Understanding of sustainability



Preferred Majors: 
-Sustainability -Business -Ecosystems

Compensation: 
Unpaid
Hours Per Week: 
6-10
Closing Date: 
December 15, 2018

Application Instructions and Contact Info: 

Potential interns are requested to send a resume and a writing sample to jake@localfirstaz.com no later than December 15th, 2018.