Organization: Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County
Service Term Dates: May 22, 2019–August 16, 2019
Service Term Type: Minimum Time––300 Hours

Biweekly Cash Stipend: $1,800

End of Term Education Award: $1,230

Summary of Position:

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County is partnering with Equal Heart to find passionate AmeriCorps members to join our Summer Food Service Program. This program provides nutritious food for children during summer break, a time when access to food may be limited. Applicants will provide food for children attending the summer program at the Boys & Girls Clubhouse or for teens and pre-teens attending Utah Valley University’s Pre-Freshman Engineering Program (PREP) and Upward Bound College Prep Program.

Service Hours:

Equal Heart AmeriCorps members serve the minimum numbers of hours for their respective member type. Members must also serve the entirety of their service term dates; completion of service term hours does not negate this. Weekly service hour averages include holidays off. All members are expected to participate in centralized AmeriCorps trainings – including, but not limited to initial kick-off training and Life After AmeriCorps training. Members are also required to participate in national service days including 9/11 Day of Service, My Good Deed Day, Make a Difference Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and National AmeriCorps Week, if applicable.

Primary Duties:

All summer members’ activities are related to operations of a summer food program that provides food to children for the Summer Food Service Program. Specific activities will vary by site, however all can include:

Loading and unloading food onto vans
Delivering food to communities
Interacting with children
Receiving food deliveries
Keeping inventory of food
Tracking number of youth served
Training, which includes understanding requirements for state governed food programs
Providing an atmosphere that encourages healthy eating
Applying safe and sanitary food handling practices (food handlers permit must be completed by June 3rd)

Be at least 18 years of age
High School diploma
Highly organized and dependable
Ability to pass a background check
Preferred Qualifications: Interests in healthy eating, food security, or sustainable food practices

How to Apply: Complete an application at for the Provo, UT location.

Additional Details

This job is highly interpersonal, and requires that members work well with others. Members must be able to accommodate changing work conditions and diverse points of view. Members must learn to balance both program identity and AmeriCorps identity.

Essential Functions:

Adhere to responsible work habits, such as reporting for service on-time, staying on task, being friendly and helpful on site and in the community, and maintaining a professional manner and appearance. Members are required to complete and submit a biweekly timesheet to the appropriate onsite supervisor for signature and approval.

Members are required to call in to the appropriate site supervisor and any relevant site staff when absent or late to the program or scheduled service event. Chronic tardiness and absenteeism is grounds for suspension and/or dismissal. Members who miss three consecutive days or more of scheduled service due to illness or other compelling circumstance, such as a family emergency, must provide a doctor's note or other similar documentation explaining the reason for the absences.

Members must have a

Job Details

Open Date: 03-14-2019
Close Date: 04-12-2019
Pay Rate: $900 per week
Job Status: Part Time


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