The Town of Acton is seeking a planning intern to assist the Planning Department with a town center planning project which involves proposed zoning changes, design guidelines and infrastructure improvements and to provide day to day planning assistance.
|Application Deadline: January 4, 2016
|To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 978-929-6631 for more information.
The Summer Conference represents the mission of the NOFA Interstate Council, which is to advocate for and educate on organic agriculture, small-scale farming and homesteading in rural, suburban and urban areas, agricultural justice and other related policy issues. The NOFA Summer Conference Coordinator oversees all aspects of the conference, acting as the supervisor of the ten person Summer Conference Committee.
Through education and advocacy NOFA/Mass promotes organic agriculture to expand the production and availability of nutritious food from living soil for the health of individuals, communities and the planet. The NOFA/Mass Policy Director has overall responsibility for organizational advocacy.
The employee is responsible for coordinating multiple aspects of the Sustainable Neighborhood Initiative managed by the Housing Division of the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development under the director of the Assistant Director of Housing.
- Researches housing issues to inform development of housing policy in the context of the Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative (SNI).
- Assists in implementing housing strategies developed through SNI.
- Work with various staff and volunteer members of Mayor’s Sustainable Neighborhood Advisory Group (SNWG) to coordinate work of SNWG membership and committees.
Under general direction, employee plans and prioritizes the majority of work independently, in accordance with standard practices and previous training. Employee is expected to solve most problems of detail or unusual situations by adapting methods or interpreting instructions accordingly. Instructions for new assignments or special projects usually consist of statements of desired objectives, deadlines and priorities. Technical and policy problems or changes in procedures are discussed with supervisor. Work is generally reviewed only for technical adequacy, appropriateness of actions or decisions, and conformance with policy or other requirements; the methods used in arriving at the end result are not usually reviewed in detail.