Job Posting: Nutrition Program Meal Access Intern

Published on March 11, 2020 | Written by

Youthprise is seeking three Nutrition Program Meal Access Interns!

Youthprise is a philanthropic organization that works to increase equity with and for Minnesota’s Indigenous, low-income, and racially diverse youth. Youthprise does this by directly supporting youth and youth-serving organizations through mobilizing and investing resources, advancing knowledge, and advocating for change. Youthprise’s three priority areas are: learning and leadership, economic opportunity, and health and safety.

Job Summary

The Nutrition Program Meal Access Intern will recruit, expand, market, and monitor Nutrition Sites for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) located in or near the Metro. This position will provide regular oversight for food delivery and meal distribution to multiple sites in compliance with regulations of the USDA, Summer Food Service Program, and State of Minnesota Department of Education. The Meal Access Intern will learn multiple levels of community nutrition and food access that affect local Minnesota communities and their youth working with local vendors and community partners regularly to administer summer meals.

Number of positions available: 3

Job Duration and Schedule: Part-time, temporary role; average 14 hours/week after training. Training in May; work June-August 2020. Flexible scheduling in normal business hours, with some early evening hours required to conduct site training and checks.

Compensation: This is a non-exempt role with a pay range of $16-$18/hour, depending on qualifications.

Education, Experience & Skills: High school diploma required (may be graduating May/June 2020); special interest in candidates pursuing undergraduate degree in Nutrition, Management, Health, Public Health, or related Community Service majors. One to three years of life or professional experience in youth development, family services, nutrition, food services, or related work. Preferred knowledge of federal and state food program requirements. Proficiency in MS Office products and database management.

Passion and demonstrated ability to work with diverse cultural communities.

Ability to travel to all meal sites as needed, travel reimbursed. Approximately 50% out of office.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to or fax 612-692-5504

Closing Date: March 31, 2020

Youthprise is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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