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Food Bank of South Jersey Summer Meals Associate
Are you interested in being part of positive change in your community. Here’s a great opportunity for you to serve as a Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA) Summer Associate to improve the lives of people in need, while building your resume as a national service volunteer. As the Summer Meals VISTA, you will serve alongside a team of professionals at the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ), an organization that provides an immediate solution to the urgent problem of hunger by providing food to people in need, teaching them to eat nutritiously, and helping them to find sustainable ways to improve their lives. As the Summer Meals VISTAs, you will have the opportunity to grow the Food Bank’s Summer Meals 2020 program. In 2018, Summer Meals served over 226,000 meals at 112 sites throughout Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. This year the FBSJ expects to grow significantly and expand to underserved populations, such as teenagers and children not enrolled in summer programming, through Mobile Meals and the Bus Stop Café. You will assist in identifying gaps in services, sharing information about Summer Meals programing, monitoring program delivery, training Summer Meals staff/volunteers, and collecting information about number of individuals served to assess program effectiveness. This position will support a wide range of partners, so the applicant must be an upbeat self-starter, organized and enjoy a fast-paced work environment. AmeriCorps VISTA members leave with a valuable experience for resumes and a professional portfolio. This opportunity is perfect for a college student to gain valuable experience and earn a Living Allowance. This position requires pre-service drug screening and criminal background checks. Learn more about the Food Bank of South Jersey on our website:
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : As a Summer Meals VISTA, you will assist with a variety of tasks including: 1) Work with community partners and attend events to share information about Summer Meals; 2) Determine where to expand the program in order to reach under-served populations; 3) Monitor food service sites to ensure compliance with food safety regulations; 4) Prepare reports of sites visited; 5) Identify areas to improve and make recommendations; 6) Conduct staff training at Summer Meal sites; 7) Oversee Mobile Meals distribution sites, engage with children, encourage healthy eating behaviors; and 8) Consolidate daily and weekly meal count forms, ensure accuracy, and communicate meal count changes to Special Programs staff. We look forward to working with dedicated individuals who are passionate about improving access to healthy, nutritious foods for children who traditionally rely on school most of their meals. Your service will ensure children and families do not go hungry during summer months.
Program Benefits : Valuable work experience ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Hunger ,  Health . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  General Skills . 
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Food Bank of South Jersey Summer Meals Associate

Program Start/End Date
07/06/2021  -   08/30/2021

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  05/20/2021  To  06/15/2021 

Contact Del-Charrese Densley
584 Benson St
Camden   NJ   08103

Listing ID 86269