Please note – These internship opportunities are non-paid.

Library Coordinator
The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for Children’s Summer Meal Program Interns based out of its Newark and Milford branches.  The Library Coordinator will assist with setting up and maintaining our two library meal distribution sites. They will be responsible for working with the library to maintain any rules established by the libraries and the Food Bank of Delaware. They also will oversee daily and weekly paperwork, and communicate with other interns to create programs to engage the children and keep them coming back for meals and activities. Their availability should be flexible because back up to site coordinators at the libraries may be needed depending on daily amounts of children.

These positions are unpaid.  This internship will run from May – August and will require 10 -15 (minimum) hours weekly.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Travel is required
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have very strong self-initiative
  • Must be able to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal and written skills required with experience dealing with individuals from many different backgrounds, cultures, and races
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Must have experience working with children
  • Available preferably in the afternoons
  • Computer literacy and typing skills required; knowledge and understanding of office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Must be creative and an independent thinker
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening
  • Preferred (not required) Majors: Human Services, Education, Leadership, Business Administration

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to kgooden@fbd.org

Summer Meal Program (SMP) Monitor
The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for Summer Feeding Program Interns based out of its Newark and Milford branches.  The SMP Monitors will assist with visiting summer meal sites that distribute meals. They will be responsible for working with the Children’s Nutrition Coordinator to maintain site visits to our many locations throughout Delaware. Monitor responsibilities will include accurate site paperwork, observing meal service, and technical assistance and confidence in communicating USDA’s SFSP rules and regulations as well as the Food Banks expectations with site staff. Flexible availability because site visits vary depending on when the sites meal service times.

These positions are unpaid.  This internship will run from May – August and will require 10 -15 (minimum) hours weekly.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Travel is required
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have very strong self-initiative
  • Must be able to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal and written skills required with experience dealing with individuals from many different backgrounds, cultures, and races
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Computer literacy and typing skills required; knowledge and understanding of office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening
  • Preferred (not required) Majors: Human Services, Education, Leadership, or Business Administration

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to kgooden@fbd.org

Grab and Go (GnG) Meal Program Intern
The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for a Grab and Go Intern based out of the Newark branch. GnG is a grant funded program that provides meals to children who cannot reach a traditional summer meal site to receive food. This program is throughout the state of Delaware so a reliable transportation and willingness to travel is necessary to this internship. The GnG intern will assist with multiple aspects of the children’s summer meal program including maintaining paperwork and data entry, monitoring of GnG sites, and distribution. It is important that the intern have a strong knowledge of data entry and other clerical duties as well as a flexible morning schedule.

This position is unpaid and will run from May – August. Availability preferred in mornings and weekly time commitment of a minimum of 10-15 hours.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Travel is required. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have very strong self-initiative and be able to work independently and as a team member
  • Strong interpersonal and written skills
  • Experience working with individuals from many different backgrounds, cultures and races
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Computer literacy and typing skills required; knowledge and understanding of office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening
  • Preferred (not required) Majors: Human Services, Public Health, Education, Leadership

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to kgooden@fbd.org.

Park Coordinators – (4-6/split between NCC)
The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for multiple Park Coordinator interns for our summer meal program based out of the Newark branch. The children’s summer meal program is hoping to create sites in multiple parks in New Castle County to provide children with access to free meals. The Park Coordinators will work closely with the FBD Children’s Nutrition Coordinator to create fun activities to keep children engaged and in the park so that meals can be consumed on site. The Coordinators main duties will be to create activities at these local parks which keep children coming back for meals, and they also will be responsible for the paperwork associated with these programs, as well as food distribution. Interns must be creative and organized as well as have superior communication skills. There is a lot of room to create new ideas in this program and we are looking for interns who will take initiative with this park program.

This position is unpaid and will run from May – August. Availability preferred in afternoons and weekly time commitment of 20 hours.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Knowledge of USDA’s SFSP rules and regulations (training will be provided)
  • Availability in the afternoons from noon to 4
  • Travel is required. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have strong self-initiative and be able to work as an effective team member
  • Strong interpersonal and written skills
  • Experience working with individuals from many different backgrounds, cultures and races
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong time management skills
  •  Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening
  • Preferred (not required) Majors: Human Services, Education, Leadership

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to kgooden@fbd.org.

Kitchen Interns – (2 split between Newark and Milford)
The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for two Kitchen Interns (one at our Newark branch and the other at our Milford branch). The interns would work closely with the Children’s Nutrition Coordinators at both locations to prepare meals and snacks for all children’s summer meal sites throughout the state. The kitchen interns would gain experience in managing a kitchen, food prep on a large scale, packaging and working with volunteers to fulfill a large number of meals and snacks per day.

This position is unpaid and will run from May – August. Availability preferred in mornings and minimum weekly time commitment of 10-15 hours.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Knowledge of USDA’s SFSP rules and regulations (training will be provided)
  • ServeSafe Certified and kitchen experience preferred, but not required
  • Morning availability
  • Must have strong self-initiative and be able to work as an effective team member
  • Experience working with individuals from many different backgrounds, cultures and races
  • Strong time management skills
  • Reliable transportation
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening
  • Preferred (not required) Majors: Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management or Nutrition

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to gcoumatos@fbd.org.

Library Site Interns – (4-6/split between NCC, KC, SC)
The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for multiple Library Site interns. The children’s summer meal program is hoping to create sites at multiple libraries in New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County so that children can gain access to free meals. The Library Site Interns will work closely with the FBD Children’s Nutrition Coordinator and Library Coordinator to create fun activities to keep children engaged and at the library so that meals can be consumed on site. The Intern’s main duties will be to work closely with the FBD Library Coordinator, library employees and volunteers to maintain attendance at sites, as well as create activities at these sites which keep children coming back for meals; they also will be responsible for the paperwork associated with these programs, as well as food distribution. Interns must be creative and organized as well as have superior communication skills. There is a lot of room to create new ideas in this program and we are looking for interns who will take initiative with this park program.

This position is unpaid and will run from May – August. Availability preferred in afternoons and weekly time commitment of 20 hours.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Knowledge of USDA’s SFSP rules and regulations (training will be provided)
  • Availability in the afternoons from noon to 4
  • Travel is required. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have strong self-initiative and be able to work as an effective team member
  • Strong interpersonal and written skills
  • Experience working with individuals from many different backgrounds, cultures and races
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening
  • If necessary, if the intern has enough time and enough initiative, they could be the Library Coordinator and a library site intern at one library
  • Preferred (not required) Majors: Human Services, Education, Leadership

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to kgooden@fbd.org.