Who we are: Rescuing Leftover Cuisine (RLC) is a 501(c)3 food rescue organization that links available food to organizations who need it at no cost to the recipient through our network of volunteer "Rescuers" and our food rescue app. RLC’s Rhode Island branch (RLCRI) is seeking a passionate intern who is committed to social, environmental and local action. This is an opportunity to develop and strengthen valuable skills while making a real and sustainable impact in Rhode Island.
What you’ll do: RLCRI is seeking an Outreach Intern to assist in recruiting and onboarding new Food Donor Partners, Recipients and Volunteers throughout Rhode Island. You will be working primarily with Dana Siles, New England Coordinator for RLC.
Brainstorm and act on effective recruiting tactics for Volunteers, Recipients & Donors
Research & initiate recruitment of volunteers
Research & initiate correspondence with potential food donor partners & food recipients
Follow up on existing correspondences
Other related tasks as assigned
Skills & Qualifications:
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), Google drive, docs & forms, Salesforce and Mailchimp
Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas
Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, self-start and work independently without supervision
This is a part-time, unpaid internship. Interns are expected to work about 4-10 hours per week (TBD based on your schedule flexibility). Intern will collaborate with Dana Siles, RLC New England Coordinator. RLCRI is happy to provide any documentation needed for students to receive internship credit for their university/college program.
Please email resume and 1-page cover letter directly from your email address (not via this web site) to Dana@RescuingLeftoverCuisine.org
163 Exchange Street, Studio 302, Pawtucket, RI 02860, US
Nearly 1 in 4 Rhode Island households are food insecure. About 40% of consumable food is being thrown out. That’s where Rescuing Leftover Cuisine steps in.
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine is a 501(c)3 nonprofit food rescue organization that bridges the gap between available food and those who need it through our network of volunteer "Rescuers" using our food rescue app!
Whether you are 9 or 99, you can volunteer with RLC Rhode Island (RLCRI)! An average Rescue Event takes about one hour to pick up surplus food or meals prepared specifically for donation from businesses and deliver them to designated recipients. Food Donors include restaurants, hotels, schools, caterers, businesses who host catered events, and others. Recipients include shelters, soup kitchens and other human service agencies who freely serve any person suffering from homelessness, hunger or food insecurity; and eligible households in partnership with local schools and organizations.
No minimum time commitment is required, and documentation for proof of volunteering is available upon request. Guidelines are in place to ensure zero person-to-person contact and you will not need to enter any buildings.
Hop aboard and volunteer with Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Rhode Island! www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/volunteer
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