University of Denver

Denver Food Rescue

Contact Person:

Amy Moore-Shipley phone: 970-308-9518
email: amy@denverfoodrescue.org

Agency Description:

Denver Food Rescue is a grassroots social AND environmental justice 501 c 3 nonprofit focused on reducing food waste, hunger, and increasing health equity by the redistribution of surplus produce from grocery stores to organizations that work with low-income communities.

Website:

http://denverfoodrescue.org

Organization Type:

Environment and Animal Rights |

Opportunities:

Community Outreach and Fundraising Intern: | Volunteer Outreach and Management Intern |

Volunteer Opportunity

Community Outreach and Fundraising Intern:

Description: Find, create, and nurture relationships with like-minded organizations, events, and businesses in order to expand DFR’s impact. Responsibilities include: Educate the community on DFR’s mission and programming via event tabling and public speaking opportunities; Connect with events that will supply new potential donors and stakeholders; Discover fundraising opportunities both locally and online; Create fundraising events.

Skills: public speaking, research, networking, event planning, fundraising experience,


Requirements for volunteers: We are looking for passionate, communicative, organized, career oriented, driven, assertive, and self-directed interns to help our small staff who are interested in growing the capacity of this young organization.


Number of Volunteers Needed: 1
Time Commitment: Flexible
Instructions for Registering for this Opportunity: Please briefly answer the following question: Why are you interested in Denver Food Rescue? What will you bring to DFR? What would you like to get from this experience? Please attach a resume. Position open until filled. Send to amy@denverfoodrescue.org

Availability: Weekday - No | Weekend: No | Morning: No | Evening: No | Afternoon: No
Expires on: June 30 2017
Is Public Transportation Available: No


Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Outreach and Management Intern

Description: Help our volunteer based organization to maintain a happy volunteer crew. Responsibilities include: Assist volunteer coordinator with volunteer acquisition and retention; Work with community outreach intern to create volunteer acquisition campaigns; Train new volunteers; Be available as a substitute for food pick up shifts; Manage software to track volunteers, shifts, and rescued food statistics; Maintain bike trailer locations at rescue sites and make needed repairs.


Requirements for volunteers: Skills: urban cycling and bicycle repair, volunteer leadership, interpersonal communication, creative schedule management, volunteer outreach


Number of Volunteers Needed: 1
Time Commitment: Flexible
Instructions for Registering for this Opportunity: Please briefly answer the following question: Why are you interested in Denver Food Rescue? What will you bring to DFR? What would you like to get from this experience? Please attach a resume. Position open until filled. Send to amy@denverfoodrescue.org

Availability: Weekday - No | Weekend: No | Morning: No | Evening: No | Afternoon: No
Expires on: April 30 2017
Is Public Transportation Available: No

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