LEADER OPPORTUNITY: End Food Waste with FoodOasis
WHAT: Lead volunteers in helping Food Oasis LA update their website directory of food pantries and soup kitchens.
ABOUT FOOD OASIS: Food Oasis is a website created by a volunteer-based organization, Hack for LA/Code for America.
THE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY YOU'D LEAD: In "Help the Hungry with Phone Calls and Research" volunteers research and call various parties in the food redistribution chain. It operates a bit like a call party. The session begins with information and instruction. Volunteers then take an hour to independently research and call. Finally, the group comes together again to discuss.
AS THE PROJECT LEADER, YOU'D BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
confirming volunteers beforehand
leading the information, instruction, and discussion sections
managing all communication with volunteers, FoodOasis, and L.A. Works
TIME: Every other Saturday morning, 10am - 12pm.
PROJECT LEADER REQUIREMENTS:
Must attend a virtual L.A. Works training
Must commit to leading for a minimum of 6 months
PROJECT LEADER BENEFITS:
Gain marketable leadership skills
Learn about the non-profit world from the inside
Make a bigger impact
Network with other people and groups committed to bettering Los Angeles
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About FoodCycle LA
NA, Los Angeles, CA 90068, US
We connect excess food to people in need .FoodCycle is building an infrastructure to reduce waste and intelligently route surplus food-whether it’s to people’s plates or composting. Through our efforts, we’re changing individual behaviors, and ultimately, we'll change the culture around food waste.
FoodCycle is seeking passionate and dedicated volunteers to help further our mission in fighting hunger and ending food waste. We need volunteers on an ongoing basis to recover food from various restaurants, grocery stores, and food markets around Los Angeles. In addition to Food Recovery Drivers, we are looking for assistance building up our social media presence across all platforms.