St. Louis Area Foodbank
  • 01-Apr-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Programs
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Part Time

Food2Go: Home Delivery Intern Job Description


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Food2Go: Home Delivery is a new pilot program that the St. Louis Area Foodbank will be running from May 2022 to at least December 2022, with the opportunity of continuation through June of 2022. With the support of DoorDash, the St. Louis Area Foodbank will be connecting partners in qualified zip codes through the service territory with DoorDash to provide home deliveries. The St. Louis Area Foodbank will support the reduction of barriers and provide equitable access to those who are unable to go directly to a pantry, CSFP Location, school market, and/or mobile market.

The Food2Go: Home Delivery Intern is a volunteer leader who supports St. Louis Area Foodbank's Programs Department and the new Food2Go: Home Delivery program. The Food2Go Intern will enhance our ability to provide quality support and organization of a new home delivery pilot program that the St. Louis Area Foodbank will be working on from May 2022 through December 2022. The Food2Go Intern will interface with Foodbank Partners, residents of the 26 counties the SLAFB Serves, and Food Bank staff. The intern may also work with other strategic direction initiatives that the SLAFB is spearheading for growth and success.

WORK LOCATION:

St. Louis Area Foodbank

70 Corporate Woods Drive

Bridgeton, MO 63044


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support program and SLAFB team members with the Food2Go Program. This includes, but is not limited to entering data and spreadsheets into DoorDash platform, compiling monthly numbers from SLAFB Partners, sending out reminders to SLAFB partners, and participating in
  • Work with Program staff members to create and/or update logic models, program and project plans and other foundational materials.
  • Conduct client surveying of the Food2Go program to collect necessary data and to develop thoughtful analytics to the communities that we serve.
  • Research best practices, theories, and different models for Food2Go outreach in urban and rural communities.
  • Support and facilitate photo documentation and storytelling of the clients and the communities we serve during outreach programs and education facilitation.

In Order to gain a full understanding of the Foodbank and our scope of work, all interns may participate in a variety of program areas including, but not limited to:

  • Food On The Move, Food Fairs and Mobile Food Pantry.
  • Volunteer Center
  • SNAP Outreach team as they work in the community.
  • Participate in various capacities
  • Ride with a driver for food distribution.
  • Read or participate and reflect on selected articles or webinars related to hunger and food security issues, food bank programs, and advocacy.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from an accredited college or university.
  • Non-profit experience preferred
  • Strong written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities
  • Proficient with Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other web-based applications
  • Broad understanding of evaluation, programs, and logic models
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Passion for the Foodbank mission and the ability to demonstrate SLAFB's Core Values: Stewardship, Teamwork, Agility and Respect

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee is routinely required to lift 25 lbs.

TIME REQUIREMENTS

We are recruiting for an intern who would like a 1-year internship and can commit to 10 - 15 hours per week. There is flexibility with this internship, and as an expectation, the Food2Go Intern will work with his/her supervisor to determine a schedule and hours to fulfill academic requirements or personal experience. As schedules are made and set, community events for the intern to attend will be scheduled.


EQUITABLE ACCESS PROGRAMS INTERN OBJECTIVES

  • In depth understanding of local and national hunger and poverty issues.
  • Strong grasp of community and government responses to hunger and poverty.
  • Opportunity to build or strengthen groups facilitation and leadership skills.
  • Skills and knowledge in data collection and development for communities with limited access to food.
  • Opportunity to connect with community members to provide support, compassion, and be able to identify their needs with nutrition education.

TO APPLY: Go to https://stlfoodbank.aaimtrack.com/jobs/ or contact Jessica Murphy at jmurphy@stlfoodbank.org.


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