Job Description

Child Nutrition Summer Intern

Department:Child Nutrition
Location:Flagstaff, AZ

St. Mary's Food Bank is seeking a self-directed, high energy Child Nutrition Summer Intern who is excited about making sure children receive the nutrition they need all summer long while school is out of session. This person will be responsible for the administrative functions related to the USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) including - volunteer recruiting, management and tracking, program marketing/outreach, meal distribution, meal counting collection and management, data entry, and site monitoring.  The ability to follow compliance regulations as prescribed by the USDA and the Arizona Department of Education is required.

Position Responsibilities

  • Recruit and manage summer volunteers to assist in meal distribution at summer feeding sites
  • Coordinate marketing / outreach activities and materials to promote summer feeding in the Flagstaff community for all summer feeding sites
  • Participate in meal distribution on a weekly basis at assigned summer feeding site
  • Conduct site visits and monitoring at our partner agency sites to ensure compliance and provide on-going training and technical assistance as required in a coaching supportive manner
  • Consult with management on non-compliant agencies and create a corrective action plan for immediate implementation; conduct timely site visit re-checks.
  • Establish and maintain personal and regular communication with partner agencies in the school community, government and non-profit sector.
  • Communicate any program changes to partner agencies and ensure required changes are implemented and met. 
  • Balance compliance need with our customer service oriented values.
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of the Child Nutrition Program specifically, Summer Feeding including data entry into our Food Bank software program 
  • Work closely with Community Engagement Manager and Child Nutrition Specialist and attend meetings as needed.
  • Recommend and implement changes to processes as needed
  • Other Duties as assigned


The position requires some college or a combination of a high school diploma and experience. Preferably the intern will currently be an undergraduate or graduate student studying in the social services or closely related field. The employee should have a demonstrated history of establishing relationships, strong leadership and a passion for food security and children. Must possess valid Arizona Issued Driver’s License and access to a vehicle. Someone who is familiar with the Flagstaff community is preferable.

Rate of pay is $12/hr.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and salary requirements at

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