Join the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Team

Job Openings:

1. VOLUNTEER SERVICES DIRECTOR

The Volunteer Director provides oversight and management of the volunteer program. Critical to this role are the abilities to build strong partnerships both inside and outside IFFS and to recruit, place and retain a diverse and energized group of dedicated volunteer resources. Working with staff across the agency and a team of specialized program coordinators, the Volunteer Director will work to expand the number of volunteer opportunities and ensure that vital IFFS operations are appropriately staffed in order to meet organization’s mission and goals. 

See full job description and position requirements here. 

TO APPLY: Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to HR@FoodShuttle.org

2. Driver/ Warehouse - Child Hunger Programs

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Child Hunger Programs distributes over 100 schools via the BackPack Buddies and School Pantry Programs, serving nearly 4000 secondary & post-secondary students per month. The food is purchased by sponsors and recovered from local food drives. The food is sorted, bagged then delivered to local schools, community colleges and universities within the 7-county service area. Child Hunger Programs Drivers deliver this life sustaining food to food insecure children struggling with hunger.

Interacting directly with school administrators, volunteers, donors and sponsors, drivers are a key player on Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Child Hunger Programs Team. Drivers are often the only person with whom food donors and agencies interact, making the driver our greatest ambassador. Drivers must be professional, courteous, and customer service oriented.

See full job description and position requirements here. 

TO APPLY: Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to HR@FoodShuttle.org

Employment Application here.

 

Internship Openings:

All applicants must submit a completed internship application that can be found here

1. Sprout Scouts Internship

Sprout Scouts is an after-school program created by the nonprofits FoodCorps and LifeLab to get kids excited about where food comes from, and learn what healthy food looks like, through garden-based nutrition education. This program focuses on evidence-based teaching practices that enhance NC Common Core through the lens of school gardens, while teaching self-sufficiency skills and increasing food access in high need communities. The Sprout Scouts interns will work together every week to provide a two hour after-school club at select elementary schools in Durham and Raleigh. Interns must be able to effectively work as a team and be confident in an outdoor teaching environment.

See full job description and position requirements here. 

TO APPLY: Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Ayn Corrigan, Urban Agriculture Education Manager, Ayn@FoodShuttle.org

2. COOKING MATTERS INTERNSHIP

Cooking Matters is an evidenced based curriculum developed by Share Our Strength. The program teaches nutrition and culinary education to low-income individuals. This internship is a valuable training experience for people looking to engage in the community through growing a sustainable and accessible local food systems. Interns will learn basic program coordination, organize and facilitate classes, and build relationships.

See full job description and position requirements here.

TO APPLY: Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Jasmine Henry, Community Health Education Programs Manager, Jasmine@FoodShuttle.org

3. FOOD MATTERS HEALTH EDUCATOR INTERNSHIP

Food Matters Health Educator intern provides support for the implementation of Food Matters, a nutrition education curriculum developed for our Mobile Markets. This internship is an opportunity to work in the field of community nutrition education and food insecurity while learning basic program coordination.

See full job description and position requirements here.

TO APPLY: Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Jasmine Henry, Community Health Education Programs Manager, Jasmine@FoodShuttle.org

4. GROCERY BAGS FOR SENIORS INTERNSHIP

The Grocery Bags for Seniors interns support program operation by overseeing volunteer groups, assisting with program development, and evaluation of the program. This position is ideal for students studying nutrition or public health who are interested in serving our growing senior population.

See full job description and position requirements here.

TO APPLY: Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Jasmine Henry, Community Health Education Programs Manager, Jasmine@FoodShuttle.org

5. SEED TO SUPPER INTERNSHIP

Seed to Supper is a comprehensive beginning gardening experience focused on low budget strategies with community development and relationship building. The program gives gardeners the tools they need to connect with their community and learn how to grow food on a limited budget. The Seed to Supper intern assists with program implementation.

See full job description and position requirements here.

TO APPLY: Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Jacob Rutz, Urban Agriculture Coordinator, Jacob@FoodShuttle.org

6. URBAN AGRICULTURE EDUCATION INTERNSHIP

The Urban Agriculture Educator Intern would support projects that serve our school partners in Raleigh and Durham. Projects include grant research, curriculum research, garden design, and evaluation.

See full job description and position requirements here.

TO APPLY: Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Ayn Corrigan, Urban Agriculture Education Programs Manager, Ayn@FoodShuttle.org

7. PROGRAM EVALUATION INTERNSHIP

The Evaluation Intern will assist the Evaluation Manager to ascertain the value, efficacy, and impact of Food Shuttle hunger relief programs. This will involve the creation and administration of surveys, and the analysis of survey results.

See full job description and position requirements here.

TO APPLY: Submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Amy Gilbert, Evaluation Manager, Amyg@FoodShuttle.org

8. NO KID HUNGRY YOUTH AMBASSADOR

Through the support of the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, Share Our Strength has created a program to involve college-aged Youth Ambassadors in the fight against childhood hunger by working with one of our No Kid Hungry community partners. For the Spring program, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle will host one (1) Youth Ambassador working on initiatives related to childhood hunger (BackPack Buddies, School Pantries), program evaluation and Cooking Matters for Kids.

See full job description and position requirements here.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should apply online at http://nokidhungry.org/ambassadors.