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Hunger Intervention Program

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Passionate about ending hunger in our communities?

Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) is an award-winning organization that is changing the lives of children and families by increasing food security through meal programs, educational programs, and advocacy. Join the Board of Directors of HIP and provide strategic leadership to this dynamic organization.

HIP's meal programs provide vital meals to our neighbors, young and old, through programs like our Healthy HIP Packs, Afterschool Meals, Summer Meals, meals for unhoused individuals, and Senior Community Meals. We offer various nutrition education classes, activities, gardening programs, food justice workshops, and cooking demonstrations for children, adults, and families throughout the year. HIP also actively participates in several different coalitions to advocate for food justice issues, locally and nationally.

What is the board’s role at HIP?

The HIP board is a governing board, providing oversight and leadership to the organization. It makes sure the best interests of the community are represented, and funds are stewarded in support of the mission.

Board members are expected to participate in a monthly board meeting, serve on board committees, and/or hold an officer position as needed, and support fundraising efforts through personally significant annual gifts, connecting to other giving opportunities, and helping at HIP events and outreach. Contact us to learn more.

Who would be our ideal Board candidate?

We value a Board of directors as diverse as the community we serve and give special consideration to people who have a lived experience of food insecurity. We are specifically looking for people with expertise in one/more of these areas: poverty alleviation, agriculture, farm labor, food systems, social work, community organizing, advocacy, youth services, or senior services; skills in the area of fundraising, law, human resources, non-profit governance, or data & program evaluation. All our Board members are passionate about food justice, understand the importance of working with a racial equity lens, and value continued learning that influences our work. People are color, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQIA2+ folx are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested?

Email info@HungerIntervention.org or call 206-538-6567 for more information and to apply.

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About Hunger Intervention Program

Location:

3841 NE 123rd St, Seattle, WA 98125, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Hunger Intervention Program (HIP) is to increase food security for underserved populations in north King County through nutritious meals, educational programs, and advocacy.

Description

HIP’s programs bring nutrition education to local families and vital meals to neighbors in need through our Summer Meals for Kids, Afterschool Snack, Shelter Meals, and Senior Meals programs. Our Healthy HIP Packs program also provides vital weekend food support to children at risk of hunger when they are out of school. HIP is actively engaged with many local, statewide, and national coalitions of food justice organizations to advocate for policy level changes to address hunger.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3841 NE 123rd StSeattle, WA 98125

(47.71701,-122.28583)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 6-8 hours a month

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