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About Us

internship opportunities 

Our team works around the clock, day in and day out to ensure that those who worry about where their next meal will come from, no longer have to. 

If you feel called to join our fight, see if an internship opportunity fits you. 

Application Deadlines

Spring Internships

Application Deadline: November 15 

Internship Duration: January - April

Summer Internships

Application Deadline: March 15

Internship Duration: May - August

Fall Internships

Application Deadline: August 15

Internship Duration: August - December

communications intern

  • Location: Boone, North Carolina

  • 15-20 Hours Per Week

This position will report directly to the Program Coordinator for A Simple Gesture (ASG). They will help in expanding the program, broadening the audience of ASG, attending events and speaking engagements, helping to create promotional materials and maintaining the website. The right person will have a passion for nonprofits and exemplify being a compassionate community member. 


  • Helping to increase the audience of ASG including to maintain all social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIN) 

  • Maintaining the brand of ASG including maintenance of the website. 

  • Creating social media post to increase viewership and engagement. 

  • Helping to create material for the newsletter to over 600 donors. 

  • Expanding outreach to businesses, organizations and churches throughout Watauga County. 

  • Maintain the database (Salesforce) for ASG. 

  • Cultivate relationships with ASG Volunteer Sorters and Volunteer Drivers while also soliciting new volunteers. 

  • Helping to create promotional materials for events. 

  • Enlisting organizations to speak to about the mission of ASG and ways they can get involved. 

  • Helping to be a liaison for ASG, being able to answer questions to donors, staff and volunteers. 


  • Passionate about nonprofit work

  • Detail oriented

  • Highly organized 

  • Professional 

  • Works well in a team setting

  • Adaptable 

  • Can work in a fast paced environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Presentations

  • Photoshop skills are a plus

  • Creative

If you think you could fit in well with our team please send a resume and cover letter to detailing why you want to fight food insecurity in your local community. 

Our team will get in touch with you shortly about the next steps of the process!

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