Date: January 2020
Deadline to Apply: February 26th , 2020
Position Title: Food Access and Gleaning Internship
Position Type (Exempt/Non-exempt): Short-term Internship
Contact: Andrea Solazzo, Agriculture and Community Outreach Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule: 6 -12 hours per week. 2-3 days/ week. Schedule to include every Tuesday 8 – 3pm, occasional Wednesday and/or Thursday. Aprox. 8am – 3 pm, depending on the day.
Length of Internship: Approximately May 16 – Novemeber 15, 2020. (flexible)
Location: Chittenden County
Description: Primary responsibility involves assisting and helping the Agriculture and Community Outreach Manager with fresh food donations through the Vermont Foodbank’s Gleaning Program. This position would travel daily to farms or food shelves primarily within Chittenden County. Primary responsibilities involve assisting with gleaning activities and distributing food at partnering food shelves.
Gleaning is the act of harvesting and gathering surplus or “seconds” from farms. The mission of the Vermont Foodbank is to gather and share quality food and nurture partnerships