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Program Associate, Afterschool and Summer Meals (Mobile)

On-site, Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Job Type:Temporary
Start Date:August 30, 2024
End Date:August 1, 2025
Application Deadline:August 30, 2024
Experience Level:Entry level
Compensation:USD $23 - $25.48 / hour

Description

About the Organization: 

It is an exciting time at the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) as we continue to undertake our mission. We know that creating long term solutions to food security requires more than meals. It requires education, training, and collaboration. We are seeking people with strong ideas and a passion to come together to address the complex interrelated issues of food security, poverty, and equity. We are expanding in multiple ways: providing food for today and addressing the root causes of hunger by partnering with organizations that provide critical services like job training programs, health care and education. Food has the power to transform lives and move everyone forward. Find out how on our website at capitalareafoodbank.org. Let us discuss how food is at the center of everyone's healthy life! 

 

Description:  

The Program Associate of After School and Summer Meals (Mobile) will work to provide the support towards mobile Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) program in VA. They are responsible for physically loading and unloading the bus with meals, preparing for and supervising meal service, completing meal reports using our digital point of service system, and leading recreational and educational activities. This role would run from approximately June 17th, 2024 June 13th, 2025. This role will require approximately 8 hours per day M-F. Expected hours will be 12:00- 8:00 pm. Hours and days are subject to change in response to community participation and school closures/holidays. This role is a great fit for someone with childcare experience who wants to be out in the community interacting with neighbors every day. Most of the neighbors the bus route serves are Spanish speakers, so Spanish fluency is a requirement for this role.  

 

Essential Functions: 

Program Administration - 100% 

  • Receive meals onsite from our vendor and transfer to the bus 
  • Plate and serve meals for children in accordance with CACFP & SFSP guidelines 
  • Complete and enter daily reports into Link2Feed, our digital point of service system 
  • Provide meal service, including set up and break down  
  • Lead recreational activities for children ages 5-18 
  • Assist in the planning and organization of the recreational activities  
  • Conduct and develop nutrition lessons and materials as necessary 
  • Maintain condition of the bus, cleaning daily and reporting any maintenance concerns to the Director of Family Government Nutrition Programs 
  • Build relationships with community members 

Miscellaneous 

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.  

Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a college degree program, completed college degree program, or have equivalent work experience  
  • Must have reliable transportation 
  • Conversationally fluent in Spanish required 

Other Skills, Abilities:  

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, ability to use a database system, and attention to detail 
  • Experience with youth development programs preferred 

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

  • The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Sitting: 1/3 percent of the time 
  • Standing and Lifting: 2/3 percent of the time 
  • As required by the duties and responsibilities of the position. 

Reporting:

  • Director of Family Government Programs

Schedule:

  • This role would run from approximately June 17th, 2024 June 13th, 2025.
  • This role will require approximately 8 hours per day Monday - Friday.
  • Expected hours will be 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
  • Hours and days are subject to change in response to community participation and school closures/holidays.

Compensation:

  • Compensation is $23 to $25.48/hour

NOTE: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

We Offer: At Capital Area Food Bank, we understand that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits including competitive compensation and benefits, free onsite parking, complimentary shuttle to metro, professional development, growth, and volunteer opportunities, fun work in a diverse environment


Application Process:

  • Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

About the Organization: 

It is an exciting time at the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) as we continue to undertake our mission. We know that creating long term solutions to food security requires more than meals. It requires education, training, and…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish fluency is a requirement for this role.  

Spanish fluency is a requirement for this role.  

Location

On-site
4900 Puerto Rico Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017, USA

How to Apply

Submit resume and cover letter with your application.

Submit resume and cover letter with your application.

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