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Volunteer: RLC Operations Intern Spring 2024

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

Operations
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, November 5, 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.

Operations Intern

Varying Locations / Branches

About RLC

The mission of RLC is to redistribute excess food to feed people experiencing food insecurity. 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

Why RLC

  • We’re passionate about food rescue and its potential to eliminate hunger
  • We work hard, but we have fun doing it monthly team-building activities, cooking competitions, and more!
  • We aim high we’ve grown every year, in terms of both new partners and pounds of food rescued, and we’re projected to continue that growth trend each year moving forward

What You’ll Do

The Operations Intern will gain hands-on experience assisting with the logistics of pickups and drop-offs between food businesses, volunteers, and charitable organizations in selected branch(es). You will also manage a variety of office tasks to make operations as efficient as possible. You will be properly trained for these tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Learning the operations of RLC's food rescue/delivery to understand our needs.
  • Maintain food business details in database
  • General outreach of current and new partners
  • Volunteer as a food rescuer - if applicable

Who You Are

  • Highly organized; ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Self-motivated; ability to initiate and work independently
  • Ability to work quickly to meet the demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Creative; always looking for new ways to make our operations more efficient

RLC interns have the opportunity to make a true, meaningful impact in their time with the organization.

This is a part-time, remote unpaid internship. If you do assist with food rescues, you will receive a stipend to help cover your traveling costs. Interns are expected to work 20 hours per week. The start date is in Jan 2024 to the end date is in May 2024.

To express your interest, send an email to HR Manager shilpi@rescuingleftovercuisine.org and attach a copy of your resume.

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