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Learning and Development Specialist

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ORGANIZATION: GOTHAM FOOD PANTRY

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Gotham Food Pantry, a food justice nonprofit, is seeking a passionate and dedicated Learning and Development Specialist to join our volunteer team. This role will support our Food Rescue Operation training initiaitve, specifically designed for residents of low-income public housing complexes in New York City. The aim is to empower community members with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively participate in and sustain local food rescue initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program Development: Assist in design and develop engaging training programs and materials focused on food rescue operations, safety protocols, and sustainability practices.
  • Training Delivery: Conduct interactive workshops and training sessions for community members, ensuring the content is accessible and relevant to the audience.
  • Needs Assessment: Collaborate with community leaders and residents to identify specific learning needs and tailor training programs accordingly.
  • Evaluation: Implement assessment tools to measure the effectiveness of training sessions and gather feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Mentorship: Provide ongoing support and mentorship to community members, helping them to apply what they have learned and become leaders in the food rescue initiative.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with Gotham Food Pantry staff and other volunteers to coordinate efforts and ensure the smooth running of training programs.

Qualifications:

  • Experience: Proven experience in learning and development, training, or education, particularly in a community-based or non-profit setting.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present information clearly and engagingly.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Ability to work effectively with diverse populations and an understanding of the challenges faced by low-income communities.
  • Organizational Skills: Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Passion: A genuine passion for food justice, sustainability, and community empowerment.

Time Commitment:

  • Minimum of 3 hours per week

Benefits:

  • Make a meaningful impact on food insecurity and sustainability in NYC
  • Gain valuable experience in community education and program development
  • Connect with a network of passionate volunteers and community leaders
  • Receive a certificate of recognition from Gotham Food Pantry

How to Apply: If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are passionate about this role to info@gothamfoodpantry.org.

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About GOTHAM FOOD PANTRY

Location:

888C EIGHTH AVENUE SUITE 437, NEW YORK, NY 10019, US

Mission Statement

Gotham Food Pantry is committed to establishing Food Justice through the five boroughs through a hyper-local, sustainable approach that empowers historically underserved communities.

Description

Gotham Food Pantry is a food justice nonprofit that establishes food rescue operations in communities facing high food insecurity, with a focus on low-income public housing complexes throughout New York City. Founded at the onset of COVID-19 to address the unprecedented food insecurity facing New Yorkers, Gotham Food Pantry's initiatives include establishing community fridges, sourcing food for retailers who historically discard their waste, and promoting wellness events that provide opportunities to historically marginalized communities. Gotham envisions a New York City where food security is a way of life for all citizens. If this vision resonates with you, please join our mission.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Hunger
Community, Environment, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Transportation Management
  • Professional Development
  • Operations
  • Transportation
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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