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Seeking 2017 Bay View Bash Sustainability Intern

Board member, Maddy, and her daughter sorting Bay View Bash materials in 2016.

We’re looking for an organized, sustainability-minded, intern to help coordinate our efforts to make the 2017 Bay View Bash a zero-waste event. Check out the Full Internship Description and our Mission and Vision for more details!

The intern must be present the entire day of the Bash: September 16th, 2017.

The Bay View Bash Intern Will Be Responsible For**:

  • Creating and implementing materials related to the composting effort.
  • Representing Kompost Kids at regular Bay View Bash meetings (Monthly in May-July, then 1HR/wk in Aug and Sept).
  • Coordinate sustainability efforts including compostable materials donation and cost comparison, and implementation of a secondary sort facility.
  • Track measurables like quantity of trash, compostables and recycling.


  • Excellent communication and logistics skills to coordinate the distribution of vendor materials.
  • Capacity to supervise and train volunteers as well as educate the public.
  • Knowledge of MS excel, creation of graphs, and other report-required functions.
  • A cheerful attitude, sense of humor, and a willingness to get dirty.

Compensation and Time Commitment**:

  • Compensation is a $500 stipend, distributed after completion of the project.
  • Time commitment spans May—October 2017 (flexible schedule outside of Bash meetings).
  • This is a great opportunity in the MKE composting and environmental movement!

** See the Full Description and Apply Soon!

Please email a cover letter and resume to Renee at: compost@kompostkids.com by 4:00 PM Friday, May 05, 2017.

Board member, Renee, pulling "landfill" bags to sort and reclaim organics and recyclables.

What it looks like before we sort and reclaim organics and recyclables so that they don't go into a landfill.

Despite being a long, messy day, we find time for a bit of fun.

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