The ideal Farmers Market & Nutrition Intern for the Northeast Iowa Food Bank understands and is passionate about the organization’s mission to provide nutritious food and grocery product to those in need in our 16 county service area. This individual will be a vital component of the Food Sourcing team in sourcing over 10 million pounds of food annually. As the Farmers Market & Nutrition Intern, this team member must demonstrate implementation skills in order to optimize local food donations from local markets and producers that support the Northeast Iowa Food Bank’s strategic and food sourcing plan. The ability to work in a fast-paced and progressive environment will be the key to success in this role, as the Northeast Iowa Food Bank continually strives to work towards closing the Meal Gap in northeast Iowa. A great opportunity for students who want to go into public health, nutrition, social work, agriculture, hospitality, or related careers.
This individual will possess strong interpersonal skills. A passion for social justice and compassion for others are keys to being a staff member at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. At the Northeast Iowa Food Bank, we strive to work as a unified team to close the meal gap in northeast Iowa. In addition, a strong work ethic, positive role model, motivator and supporter will enhance the work environment for Impact team members and volunteers.
Internship runs from July-October 15th.
Tuesday 10:00AM-2:00PM (4hr.)
Wednesday 3:00PM – 7:00PM (4hr.)
Thursday 10:00AM-2:00PM (4hr.)
Saturday 10:00AM-2:00PM (4hr.)
*hours could vary, but this is the ideal schedule
The Northeast Iowa Food Bank is looking for a dynamic Farmers Market & Nutrition Intern in our Food Sourcing Department. This role will focus on developing and maintaining relationships with food donors to ensure consumable foods are available for the Food Bank. Reporting to the Food Recovery Coordinator, this position will spend significant time out of the office to visit with donors to ensure they have thorough understandings of established donation processes while also targeting efforts towards the expansion of food donors.
The responsibilities of the Farmers Market & Nutrition Intern include, but are not limited to, the following:
Will need to support:
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