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Volunteer: RLC Partnerships & Policy Research Assistant Intern - Spring 2024

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

Sales & Business Development
United States
Posted on Monday, October 16, 2023
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine (RLC) is a nonprofit organization committed to fighting food insecurity and preventing wasted food. We have cultivated a network of dedicated food rescuers who bring food directly from our food donors to nonprofit recipients, letting neighbors help neighbors while reaping the environmental and economic benefits of reducing wasted food. Founded in 2013, our simple, but elegant model has saved over 8 million pounds of food since our inception.

Partnerships & Policy Research Assistant Internship

How to Apply

Email shilpi@rescuingLeftoverCuisine.org the following One-page cover letter, resume, and 2-3 references (including email and phone contact information)

About RLC

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine is a 501(c)3 nonprofit food rescue organization that is committed to preventing food from going to waste and alleviating hunger and food insecurity. We leverage technology and crowdsource community members as Rescuers to redistribute surplus food from businesses to organizations that serve the underserved. Founded in 2013, RLC has rescued over 11 million pounds of food nationwide.

The Position

RLC is seeking an ambitious, strategic, passionate Business & Government Partnerships and Policy Research Assistant who is committed to social, environmental and local action to join our small, founder-led team and continue our impressive growth trajectory. The goal To research Businesses, Organizations & Civil Servants with goals that align with our mission to explore partnerships as food donors, supporters, volunteers, educators or in advocacy work. Reporting to the Partnerships Director, the Research Assistant will help RLC’s growth to increase our social and environmental impact. This is a part-time, unpaid internship position, with opportunities for growth. Flexible hours (15-20 or more hours weekly) with a minimum 120 hour commitment. We welcome the opportunity to work with your school or school’s foundation to provide school credit or a stipend. Fully remote position (Eastern Time preferred but not required).

Key Responsibilities

  • Research and organize Federal and State policies that align with our mission
  • Brainstorm and research opportunities for partnerships with Businesses, Organizations & Civil Servants
  • Research and organize up-to-date qualitative and quantitative data related to our mission
  • Other related responsibilities as assigned, including related data entry

Skills & Qualifications

  • Proficient computer skills, including Google Suite (Docs, Presentations, and Sheets)
  • Strong organizational, time management, attention-to-detail and verbal & written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple objectives and priorities
  • Creative and curious search and analytical skills with strong attention-to-detail & effective note-taking
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Commitment to RLC’s core values of integrity, honesty, fairness, openness, respect & responsibi

This is a volunteer opportunity provided by VolunteerMatch, in partnership with LinkedIn for Good.