Summer Intern Wanted!!

by Cole Keener

Are you looking to get more involved in the community? Are you looking for a summer internship here in McMinnville? Do you want to help make McMinnville the first city in Oregon to reduce garbage 90% by 2024? Well, Zero Waste McMinnville is the right choice for you!logo

There is currently an opening as a summer intern at Zero Waste McMinnville that is looking for a dedicated volunteer that will take the non-profit organization to exciting new heights! This unpaid internship opportunity will enhance the student’s project management, administrative and communication skills, which can be utilized in future for-profit or non-profit work experiences. This internship may count for college credit as the university or college allows.

The internship runs from June 1st-August 15th.

The Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the marketing team
  • Working on improvements with the current website
  • Attending general meetings every 1st and 2nd Monday of the month
  • Volunteering at events throughout the summer

The Desired Qualifications and Skills include:

Freshmen through Senior undergraduate student, or a recent graduate, with an interest in non-profits.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must!
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work within deadlines and in a professional manner.

Our marketing team has come up with some great ideas for the future of Zero Waste McMinnville and we want an individual that will help build on these ideas put in place.

Being more educated about the environment is so important and it is something we as people take for granted. We at Zero Waste McMinnville put the environment first and are always looking for ways to improve on waste consumption every single day.

As an intern, you will be able to build everlasting connections with dedicated volunteers currently with Zero Waste McMinnville. These volunteers dedicate their time and energy into something they care so deeply about.

Don’t worry about knowing the difference between a compostable and a recyclable…We will teach you more about it!IMG_2155

To apply for the summer intern position, please contact Beth Rankin at 304-654-5634 or email

We hope to work with you soon!


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