DELETE Food Chain Workers Alliance

Food Chain Action


Chicago, Ill.


The Food Chain Workers Alliance is a coalition of worker-based organizations whose members plant, harvest, process, pack, transport, prepare, serve, and sell food, organizing to improve wages and working conditions for all workers along the food chain. The Alliance works together to build a more sustainable food system that respects workers’ rights, based on the principles of social, environmental and racial justice, in which everyone has access to healthy and affordable food. For more information, visit


This site will host up to two interns. Responsibilities will vary based on the interns’ interests and strengths, but will focus on some aspect of the Food Chain Workers’ Alliance HEAL Our Food System program. Please check back for more details in early December, 2014.


Eight weeks, from June 15 to August 7, with some flexibility. Approximately 25 hours per week.

Site-Specific Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with strong writing skills and experience working with social media.


[hidden]Interns are eligible for a stipend of up to $175 per week from UUCSJ to assist with food and incidentals, in addition to up to $100 per month to assist with the cost of local public transit.[/hidden]

Interns are eligible for housing. Housing will be in a homestay with a local family or hostel-style shared housing.

Interns are responsible for travel to and from the host city.

Apply now!

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Heather Vickery is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with UU congregations, State Action Networks, past UU College of Social Justice (UUCSJ) program participants, and regional staff in order to expand engagement in UUSC and UUCSJ’s work. As the Coordinator for Congregational Activism, she manages the workshop offerings and group visits to the UUSC/UUCSJ office and assists with communications for the Activism and Justice Education Team. Heather is an active member of the Boston Immigration Justice Accompaniment Network and a dedicated dog-mom to her rescue puppy Nova.

Heather may be contacted at and 617-301-4303