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Internship - 360 Communities Rosemount Food Shelf - Winter/Spring 2021

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360 Communities

  • 8 people are interested
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The purpose of this position is to support 360 Communities staff in the daily operation of a resource center and food shelf, and to provide resources and assistance to individuals and families throughout their appointment. The food shelf is open Monday through Thursday from approximately 8 am - 4 pm.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the agency’s mission statement and core values at all times. The mission statement is "360 Communities delivers safety and stability that improves lives."
  • Greet customers, staff, and guests as they enter the building
  • Answer phone calls, including scheduling resource center and food shelf appointments
  • Assist customers in completing the necessary pre-appointment paperwork
  • Receive donations and deliveries
  • Ensure quality of food shelf deliveries through food inspection and sorting
  • Assist customers throughout their food appointment, including bagging and weighing food and loading it into customers’ vehicle
  • Maintain organization of the food shelf, ensuring shelves are well stocked and clean
  • Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as needed or apparent or as requested or delegated

Preferred Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum of 150 hours over a 3-4 month period for internship (start and end date are flexible)
  • Experience or knowledge of socially, economically, or culturally diverse populations
  • Ability to nonjudgmentally listen, be self-directed, and maintain a passionate desire to help others better their lives
  • Ability to adhere to strict safety, confidentiality guidelines, and professional boundaries
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Food shelf, warehouse, and office environment; exposure to machines: fax, copiers, computers, scanners, printer, minimal noise level, but could get loud
  • Exposure to general public in an office and service setting

While performing duties of this job, intern is regularly required to walk, stand, bend, kneel, sit, use hands to write, type, use computers, and lift up to 40 pounds.

COVID Protocols:

  • The doors are locked to the public and only volunteers and staff are allowed inside
  • Clients call ahead and make appointments to come to our location to pick up food
  • Volunteers and staff are pre-packing food orders and taking it outside for families to pick up when clients arrive for their appointment
  • Staff and Volunteers are required to wear masks when they are in common areas of the buildings. I
  • No in-person meetings are taking place
  • Constant handwashing and surface disinfection is occurring throughout each shift
  • Masks and gloves are available to all volunteers

At the start of each shift, volunteers need to be able to answer no to the following questions:

  • Do you have a new or worsening cough (that is not typical for you)?
  • Are you running a fever that is high for you (higher than what your temperature is normally)?
  • Do you have shortness of breath that is unusual for you?
  • Are you feeling extremely lethargic or tired beyond what is normal for you?
  • Do you have a sore throat or cough?
  • Have you been exposed to anyone displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or flu-like symptoms recently?

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About 360 Communities

Location:

501 E. Hwy 13, Suite 112, Burnsville, MN 55337, US

Mission Statement

360 Communities delivers safety and stability that improves lives. We provide help in the moment and hope for the future.

Description

Founded more than 40 years ago by a group of volunteers, 360 Communities provides hope and support to more than 17,500 individuals each year with services in over 40 locations, including a network of five food shelves, two resource centers, two sexual and domestic violence shelters, and two programs that support school success from birth through high school graduation. About 1,200 volunteers donate their time, energy and talent in support of 360 Communities every year.

360 Communities delivers a full circle of support to families through its strong network of programs, resources, and community partners. No matter how a person enters 360 Communities, staff and volunteers engage them to identify the root causes of their problems and provide resources to help them onto a path toward self-sustained success

Community
Crisis Support
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

14521 Cimarron AveRosemount, MN 55068

(44.73888,-93.14117)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 150+ hours over a 3-4 month period
  • Pass a background check. Ability to lift up to 40 #'s Please go to the 360 Communities website and fill out a volunteer interest form: https://360communities.org/volunteer/interest-form/

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