EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Thanks for your interest in joining our team and helping all those facing food insecurities throughout Westmoreland County. We currently don’t have any positions available, but are always looking for volunteers to help with pantries and other food distribution programs.

We’ll keep updating our employment opportunities as they become available. Please keep watching. We’d love to have you join us.

INTERNSHIPS OPPORTUNITIES

If you have a passion for helping others in need and would like to build your skills in an organization dedicated to making our community a better place for individuals and families facing food insecurities, apply for one of our internship programs today and join our team.

If you have an interest in human services, social work and/or marketing, our Food Bank Internship provides the opportunity for you to learn and advance your skills in a long or short-term position. This is a non-paying position, but in some cases mileage may be reimbursed for travel.

What we look for:

  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Flexible
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Computer proficient with some experience in Microsoft Word and Excel

What you’ll do:

  • Assist with monthly food pantries
  • Help distribute food at Fresh Express events
  • Help pack PA Senior Food Program boxes
  • Fulfill community involvement credits through your school
  • Help ensure individuals and families in need receive nutritious meals

For information, contact Jeff Abramowitz, Director of Employee Engagement & Culture, at 724-468-8660 ext. 13.

For individuals with an interest or major in human services, this internship provides the opportunity to assist our Director of Programs with the planning and administration of this important program that provides school-aged children with access to nutritious foods outside of the school year.

This federally funded program is operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered at the state level by a state agency. The Department of Education administers the program in Pennsylvania and reimburses sponsors for meals served to children 18 and under at approved sites in low-income areas.

What we look for:

  • Computer proficient with some experience in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Participants must have their own transportation and a valid PA driver’s license

What you’ll do:

  • Assist with program planning, including the determination of returning sites and development of new sites
  • Assist with planning mandatory training sessions for site supervisors
  • Receive training information on proper administrative responsibilities involved in the areas of monitoring, record keeping, reviews and evaluations for each site to provide assistance in each area
  • Work with food service providers to provide daily meal counts and make adjustments to food orders
  • Visit Summer Meal Program sites throughout Westmoreland County to complete mandatory reviews and monitoring. Mileage reimbursement will be provided.

For information, contact Michelle Heller, Director of Programs, at 724-468-8660 ext. 25.

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In accordance with federal law and the United States Department of Agriculture policy, Westmoreland Food Bank and its member agencies do no discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

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