YMCA of Western North Carolina Summer Food Service Program Volunteer Intern in United States


We count on Y interns and volunteers to help people of all ages and from all walks of life be more healthy, confident, connected, and secure. Our volunteers help us deliver personal and social change with a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibilities.

Position Expectations:  Assist Nutrition Programs Manager in ensuring smooth operation and implementation of Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)  Collect and organize SFSP data including meal counts, food temperature and demographic information  Manage weekly produce distributions at each site including pounds in and out and families served.  Collect stories from participants on program impact  Opportunities will also exist for involvement in special events and promotional functions.  Promote the Y as a cause-driven, inclusive organization. YMCA of WNC interns are Y ambassadors whose community service reflects positively on the Y.  Attend mandatory orientation from Nutrition Programs Manager  Other duties as they arise

Intern Rights: To do meaningful and satisfying work.  To be carefully assigned to projects which meet your interests and needs.  To be oriented and trained appropriately for your work assignments.  To receive guidance and support throughout your intern experience.  To have your service hours documented (certificate or letter) upon request and be properly appreciated and recognized for your contributions.

Intern Responsibilities: Participate with enthusiasm and commitment and be an ambassador for the YMCA.  Be open and honest with the YMCA about your expectations and abilities.  Participate in an orientation process (e.g., background checks, paperwork and training).  Fulfill time and task commitments as assigned by Nutrition Programs Manager  Adhere to the YMCA values

There are two positions available and would equate to about 20-25 hours a week for each open position. There is an opportunity for more hours.


Job Location: Child Care Services - Asheville, NC

Position Type: Volunteer

Job Category: Other