Summer Vista:Hunger Relief-Ruth/Norman Rales Jewish Family

Americorps West Palm Beach , FL 33409

Posted 3 weeks ago

Summer VISTA:Hunger Relief-Ruth/Norman Rales Jewish Family

Recognizing the unacceptable consequences of local hunger, United Way of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, backed by 183 local organizations, convened the Hunger Relief Project and identified the need to create a comprehensive plan to reduce local hunger. Our project addresses hunger in our community, improving access to nutritious food for Palm Beach County residents.

The project is focused on community empowerment using sustainable solutions to alleviate hunger. One Summer VISTA member will work in partnership with Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Assist with Jacobson Family Food Pantry. Assist with food organization and track supplies.

Inspect, sort and pack perishable and non-perishable food. Assist with food logistics and distribution. Assist with day-to-day operations of Adele Loeb and Les Nackman Meals on Wheels Program.

Directly engage with older adult clients of the agency and, depending on the state of the virus in the summer, may have face to face visits in the home, on the phone or via online platforms. Coordinate, schedule and track the distribution of meals and materials and supplies needed. Assist with outreach to increase senior participation in Ruth and Norman Rales Jewish Family Services senior programs.

Assist with publicizing Ruth and Norman Rales Family Services senior programs. Use social and local media to raise awareness of both senior hunger that exists in Palm Beach County and the Hunger Relief Plan. Assist with administrative work to assist various departments.

Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Stipend , Training .

Terms :

Car recommended .

Service Areas :

Community Outreach , Hunger , Health .

Skills :

General Skills , Team Work .



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Summer Vista:Hunger Relief-Ruth/Norman Rales Jewish Family

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