Local Foods Recovery Specialist
Service Opportunity Overview: Are you an active person with a passion for DOING? The Local Foods Recovery Specialist is a dynamic role that will support our food recovery operations during the busy summer season. Help us provide fresh, local food options to food-insecure individuals in our community.
This position balances well-developed communication skills with hands-on interaction to implement the gleaning, or harvesting, of excess produce from farms and private donors. The Local Foods Recovery Specialist will complete food rescue routes from area retail donors and initiate outreach activities to backyard gardeners, local farms and producers to expand our collection and distribution of fresh, local foods. Throughout harvest season, the Specialist will help build new partnerships, lead volunteers to harvest local food, and deliver it to partners serving food insecure individuals. The fresh produce gleaned is a vital additional resource for fighting food insecurity across Iowa.
If you’re interested in this AmeriCorps VISTA position, please submit your resume and cover letter to Emily Meister at Table to Table via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donor Relations Coordinator
Service Opportunity Overview: Do you enjoy relationship building as well as planning and creating content that spotlights hunger relief efforts in our community? Join the Table to Table team to help us strengthen our engagement and recognition efforts for food and financial donors and implement new ways to share their stories and impact with our community.
The Donor Relations Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing existing and new donor communications strategies in coordination with the Communications and Development Coordinator and Program Manager. This position focuses on both food and financial donor engagement and recognition through planning content creation and communication touchpoints. The Donor Relations Coordinator will work with staff and conduct research to determine donor engagement needs, and design donor-centric templates and content, including articles, flyers, and videos. The Coordinator will improve and build upon Table to Table’s relationships with food donor partners and financial donors with the ultimate organizational goal of rescuing more good food to deliver to neighbors who need it.
If you’re interested in this AmeriCorps VISTA position, please submit your resume and cover letter to Nicki Ross at Table to Table via email: email@example.com.
Being an AmeriCorps VISTA member is about making a tangible difference for communities and individuals dealing with some of our Nation’s biggest challenges: poverty, inequity, homelessness, and lack of access to education. VISTA members help to build the capacity of organizations that are working to alleviate poverty all across the country. As a VISTA member you will serve in a project identified and managed by the community while earning a modest living allowance that reflects the income level of the community where you’re serving. Read more about member benefits here.