Core Rescuer (+ Unlimited Monthly MetroCards)

Published

08/08/2018

Start Date

08/08/2018

End Date

12/09/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

New York
NY
United States

Description

What You’ll Do

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine is currently seeking passionate and committed leaders to become Core Rescuers. As a Core Rescuer, you will commit to a four month period, starting with a one week training. Once training is complete, you will attend 5 food rescue events each week. Each event last 30-45 mins, and the average group size of volunteers you will lead is three. You will use your street smarts, problem solving skills, and communication skills to make sure the food is safely delivered to human service agencies across the city.


Responsibilities:

  • Lead groups of volunteers on deliveries to homeless shelters
  • Educate volunteers about food waste and hunger
  • Maintain friendly relationships with partner food donors
  • Carry bags of food, or use cart to transport food to homeless shelters
  • Must commit to leading a minimum of 5 food rescue events per week, (about 5hrs/week), for 4 month term


Who you are:

  • Responsible; we are looking for punctual and committed individuals
  • Strong communication skills, able to communicate clearly with RLC staff
  • Team-player; thoughtful about how your actions will affect the team
  • Problem solver; ability to think on your feet and improvise in case of unplanned events


Compensation

You will receive a stipend of $121 per month, to represent an unlimited monthly MetroCard for each month of your volunteer commitment.

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families

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