Job Posting: Meal Access Intern

Youthprise is a resource for youth-serving organizations and systems throughout Minnesota. Youthprise’s mission is to increase equity with and for MN’s low-income, indigenous, and racially diverse youth by mobilizing and investing resources, investing knowledge, and advocating for change. Our priority areas are learning and leadership, economic opportunity, health, ownership, wealth, and power.

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Job Summary
The Nutrition Program Meal Access Intern will expand, market, and monitor Nutrition Sites for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) located in or near the Metro. This position will be mostly in-person monitoring visits and meetings with the option of some virtual meetings. Safety equipment can be provided for in-person visits. 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 the 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. Interns will also regularly work with local vendors and community partners to administer summer meals, helping the team brainstorm and adjust working in the child nutrition realm.

Number of positions available: 2

Job Duration and Schedule: Part-time, temporary role; average 15 hours/week after training. Training in May; work June-August 2023. Flexible scheduling during normal business hours, with some early evening hours required to conduct site training and checks. Primarily in-person work with some virtual meetings. Safety equipment will be provided if requested.

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 2023); special interest in candidates pursuing an 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. Some knowledge of federal and state food program requirements. Proficiency in MS Office product and database management. Passion and demonstrated ability to work with diverse cultural communities.

Closing Date: April 10, 2023
Interviews may occur during the posting timeline
Youthprise is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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