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Fall Program Intern

Part time, 10-15 hours per week

 

 

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) seeks a dedicated and passionate intern who will be responsible for overseeing our weekly Food Pantry program.  You must be an advanced undergraduate or graduate student, or burgeoning professional in a field related to social work, nonprofit administration, public health, or nutrition.

 

 

Mission & Background Information

DESK serves people experiencing homelessness or living in poverty by providing food assistance and services that promote health, community, and equity.  We are located in downtown New Haven, just off the Green.  For more information on our programs, services, history, and vision, visit us online at www.deskct.org.

 

 

Core Responsibilities

  • Program Execution – The Program Intern will be in charge of ensuring that the weekly Food Pantry program—serving up to 150 people weekly—is carried out under the standards and guidelines set forth by DESK staff.  You must be available on Wednesdays between 1:00 and 4:00 pm.
  • Client Relations – The Program Intern will work directly with clients to ensure that their immediate needs are met (within program parameters).
  • Volunteer Supervision – The Program Intern will oversee up to 10 volunteers at a time.
  • Performance Measurement and Quality Assurance – The Program Intern will work with Executive Director to develop the standards and metrics to determine program success, and ensure that all requisite data are collected in an appropriate manner.

 

 

Must-haves

Nice-to-haves

Not needed

·         In pursuit of a relevant degree, or a recent graduate

·         Strong leadership & communication skills

·         Strong social/”people” skills

·         Comfort with MS Office and Google applications

·         Enthusiasm and outgoing personality

·         Comfort with Excel, Google Sheets, Google Forms

·         Ability to work well under stress

·         Experience as a volunteer

·         Creative thinking and problem solving skills

·         Experience in public speaking

·         Strong culinary skills

·         Nutritional background

·         Restaurant experience

·         Advanced research skills

·         Data analytic background

·         Graphic design skills

·         Finance background

·         Experience working in a nonprofit or small business setting

 

 

Compensation and Benefits

This is an unpaid internship position.  The primary benefit will be in the form of direct services experience and university credit, if applicable.

 

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and résumé to Steve Werlin at swerlin@deskct.org with “Program Intern Application” in the subjection line.

 

 

DESK is an equal opportunity employer who values greatly the role of diversity in the workplace and

Strongly encourages applications from people of all backgrounds and lifestyles.

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