By Nancy Clanton / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
ATLANTA —Business.org is looking for Starbucks addicts, and will pay you to kick the habit.
But there’s more to it. You can still drink coffee, it just has to be local instead of corporate. Oh, and they’ll pay you $1,000.
The ideal candidate, its website says, “seriously loves their coffee.” If selected, you have to give up Starbucks and other corporate coffee shops and get your caffeine from only local sources for a month.
You will have to visit at least eight local coffee houses, share your experience on social media and write a short summary of the month, among other responsibilities.
There is no drug test or background check. Business.org will pay 25% upfront (that’s $250) and the remainder when you’ve completed the job.
Why is Business.org doing this?
“Here at Business.org, we’re all about supporting local small businesses. So over the next six months, we’ll pay three lucky people to drink coffee, buy holiday gifts, and eat pizza,” Chloe Gawrych wrote.
The deadline to apply is Sept. 30.