Sustainable Hunger Prevention:
At Metro Caring, we're meeting people's immediate food needs while sustainably addressing the root cause of hunger: poverty. At the same time that we provide nutritious groceries to our hungry neighbors, we offer comprehensive, wrap-around anti-poverty programming so that families can break the cycle of food insecurity.
Metro Caring is a welcoming, dignified, health-focused organization, open to everyone in the Denver metro area. Inside our Hunger Prevention Center, you'll never find soda or cupcakes; superiority or condescension.
Read on to learn about all of the ways we have a positive impact on our community at https://www.metrocaring.org/about/
The next Program Assistant at Metro Caring will have a strong commitment to food-security, waste mitigation, human services, and social justice. The Program Assistant will support the work of permanent staff in the following areas: Healthful Access, Nutrition and Gardening Education, and Self-Sufficiency programming. For this work, the Program Assistant must be able to provide consistent and compassionate service to financially distressed and often marginalized individuals. S/he must have ability and interest for overseeing a wide variety of volunteer workers, along with the ability and willingness to be a hands-on leader.
This position provides an excellent opportunity to have tremendous impact on the health and nutrition of impoverished families in Denver. The Program Assistant will be an integral member of the Metro Caring staff, with direct access to and responsibility for helping with decision making and implementation of programs. The person awarded this job will receive valuable training for a potential future career in nonprofit management.
Corps members serve up to 35 hours in partner agencies. Up to 8 hours a week is spent in personal and professional development as a team.
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Training
We do not defer student loans but many of our participates have applied and been approved for student loan forbearance.
Subject to criminal background check