Find a job at ASAP! Our staff is a fun, creative, and passionate team—from farmers to educators. Join us in helping local farms thrive, linking farmers to markets and supporters, and building healthy communities through connections to local food. Don’t see a job that is right for you? Consider volunteering. Are you a student or early in your career? ASAP offers seasonal, part-time internships that can be tailored to fit your goals.
Program Coordinator, Growing Minds
The Growing Minds Farm to School program works to connect schools and preschools with local agriculture and give children positive experiences with healthy foods. The Program Coordinator will assist in the design and implementation of programs including trainings/workshops for educators, farmers, community partners, parents, and volunteers; farm to school/preschool curriculum and resources; network and maintain relationships with key stakeholders; provide community outreach and engagement; assist with grant writing and reporting; and other tasks in support of the organization. View a full job description and application instructions. This position will remain open until December 10, 2021. Applications accepted only by email. Please do not call or come by the office.
Assistant Market Manager
Hourly contract, $15/hour
The Assistant Market Manager is responsible for providing operational and promotional support to the ASAP Farmers Market/Asheville City Market year round (the current location is at 340 Victoria Rd., Asheville, but is subject to change). The Market Assistant is scheduled for at-market shifts including pre-market and post-market tasks. Hours will vary based on market schedules and will average from 5 to 7 hrs./wk. Related responsibilities or support for other Local Food Campaign programs may be assigned as needed. View a full job description and application instructions.
Help grow the local food movement with an internship at ASAP. Gain a deeper understanding of how local food systems work. Develop skills in marketing, communications, event coordination, photography, education, and research. All internships with ASAP are unpaid but can be applied toward academic credit. Most internships have flexible start and end dates.
How to apply: Email your résumé, cover letter, and two references to email@example.com. Please note which internship(s) you are applying for. You may apply for more than one position. We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.
Farmers Market Intern
8-10 weeks, 6 hours weekly, or more as available (spring, summer, fall, winter)
We are seeking an organized and enthusiastic individual to support the ASAP Farmers Market, located on the A-B Tech campus, 340 Victoria Rd. (location subject to change). The market runs on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. April to December, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. January to March. There are no markets Dec. 25 or Jan. 1. One absence per term is permitted.
Responsibilities include running the market information booth (operating the market token program and answering customer questions); assisting in setup and breakdown (which requires heavy lifting); assisting in general market operations; supporting market staff in planning and executing promotional activities and special events; and, optionally, providing content for social media posts, weekly newsletters, and blogs.
- Comfortable in a fast-paced, bustling market scene
- Have strong communication and writing skills
- Be self-motivated and organized
- Feel passionate about the community and local agriculture
- Retail or customer service experience is a plus