|Food Bank Name||City Harvest
New York, NY
|Post Date||August 29, 2017|
|Job Title||City Harvest Cooking Matters AmeriCorps Intern|
|Description||City Harvest Cooking Matters AmeriCorps Intern position available in New York, NY|
General Responsibilities (to include, but not limited to):
Full-time member commits to 1700 hours of service within a 12-month period. The full-time member will receive a living allowance of $12,764, a basic health plan, training, childcare (based on income eligibility and need), and an AmeriCorps education award of $5,815 upon successful completion of service.
|Deadline||September 30, 2017|
|How to Apply||
At the link below, submit a resume and cover letter stating why you want to take part in Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters AmeriCorps program. https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cityharves&jobId=184825&lang=en_US&source=CC2
|About the Organization||
City Harvest pioneered food rescue in 1982, and this year will collect 55 million pounds of excess food to help feed the nearly 1.4 million New Yorkers struggling to put meals on their tables. Through relationships with farms, grocers, restaurants, and manufacturers, City Harvest collects nutritious food that would otherwise go to waste and delivers it free of charge to 500 soup kitchens, food pantries, and other community food programs across the five boroughs. In addition to helping meet the immediate need for food, City Harvest developed long-term Healthy Neighborhood programs that partner with low-income communities to increase access to fresh produce and help residents shop for and cook nutritious, budget-conscious meals. To learn more about food rescue, Healthy Neighborhoods, and fighting hunger in New York City, visit cityharvest.org.
City Harvest, a non-profit food rescue organization seeks full-time AmeriCorps Direct volunteer with strong communication and organizational skills to join upbeat nutrition education department. Recent graduates welcome, with a background or strong interest in the culinary arts and/or nutrition a plus. In addition, the ideal candidate is detail-oriented, able and willing to handle heavy administrative tasks and able to complete projects within deadlines without direct supervision. You should also have experience interacting with diverse populations and be willing to work some late nights and Saturdays. You will report to the manager of nutrition education/CM coordinator, and your primary responsibility will be managing Cooking Matters and City Harvest based nutrition education programs in The Bronx and Washington Heights, NY. Term is 1700 hours of full time service over a 12 -month period beginning in October 2017.
At City Harvest, we enjoy working in a team-based environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace. City Harvest is an equal employment opportunity employer.