The “Farmers to Families Food Box Program” is part of the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The Idaho Foodbank is implementing large-scale “Community Distributions” to deliver these boxes into the hands of Idahoans who are struggling with hunger now. These events are coordinated with key partners and target high-need areas across the state.
The Idaho Foodbank (IFB) is looking for an intern for our Community Partnership Department in Boise, Idaho. The ideal person for this position has a passion for fighting hunger locally, is self-motivated, ready to learn, as well as collaborative with the IFB team and the network of 400+ partner feeding programs!
The Harvest Driver position is responsible for driving a 53 foot tractor trailer to farms across southwest Idaho. They will help load fresh produce from the farms to be delivered back to the Idaho Foodbank for distribution. Other duties will include unloading of product, local food pickups and deliveries to partner agencies across southern Idaho.
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Starting on July 1, 2020, through July 31, 2020, any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Idaho with services aimed at hunger relief can apply for a grant to help support programs and services, food purchase, equipment, or capital purchases that are intended to reduce hunger.
Provide safe and efficient transportation of food, product, and supplies in all types of weather conditions including, but not limited to, fog, rain, sleet, and ice. Develop and maintain donor relationships with excellent customer service skills. Assist warehouse operations.