Grocery Bags for Seniors Intern

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Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

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The Senior Grocery Bags Intern reports directly to the Senior Nutrition Program Manager. The intern assists the Program Manager in overseeing the weekday/weekend office, warehouse, and health education operations of the program.

Interns must be willing to commit to working at least 1 or 2 weekly office days (approximately 3-4 office hours per weekday) as well as 2, 5-hour Saturday morning shifts per month, totaling an average of 8-10 weekly internship hours. There is opportunity for more hours for interns who are willing to help coordinate workshops and cooking demos at sites that receive bags.

This position is ideal for a student studying nutrition or public health who is interested in serving our growing senior population and learning more about the specific challenges that this population faces with hunger and malnutrition.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with food sourcing for the program by sorting through food drive donations and allocating food to the program.
  • Research healthy recipe and menus for senior population based on food available for the program. 8
  • Coordinate and supervise volunteer experience.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent interpersonal relations skills:the ability to work effectively with volunteers in a cross cultural, multi-disciplinary environment
  • Must be able to provide their own transportation and be comfortable working in a warehouse setting and may be required to lift up to 50lbs within the responsibilities of their role.

TIME COMMITMET: 8-10 hours per week.

COMPENSATION: This is an unpaid internship.

To Apply: Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Jasmine Henry, Community Health Education Programs Manager, jasmine@foodshuttle.org

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1001 Blair Drive, Suite 120Inter-Faith Food ShuttleRaleighRaleigh, NC 27603

(35.777657,-78.66303)

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 - 10 hours per week

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