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Sojourner Center-Nutrition Internship

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Company Name: 
Sojourner Center
Industry: 
STEM
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Location: 
Phoenix
Paid: 
No
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
Yes
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 
Yes
Description: 

As a Nutrition/Kitchen at Sojourner Center, you will have the opportunity to learn and apply knowledge about nutrition and meal planning in an emergency shelter setting. Since 1977, Sojourner Center has been a safe haven from domestic violence for women and their children in Arizona. Since our founding, we have transformed lives by providing shelter and support services to more than 60,000 adults and children affected by domestic violence.

Applicants are REQUIRED to submit and online application, a resume, and a cover letter. Free resume/cover letter/mock interview assistance is available by appointment only at the EMCC Career & Transfer Center. To schedule your appointment please visit or call 623-935-8740 or email ctc.frontdesk@estrellamountain.edu.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Learning activities may include, but are not limited to the following:

• Creating menus for shelter and Child Development Center, including identifying cultural needs and incorporating basic nutritional needs
• Research suppliers and donors for food and non-food items
• Build relationships with suppliers and donors
• Identify cost savings for the shelter kitchen
• Create an inventory system for kitchen supplies

Prerequisites: 
  • Current EMCC student 
  • Have and maintain a 2.5 GPA 
  • Applicants should be studying the field of nutrition, dietetics, health or other applicable degree.
  • Relevant work or internship experience is preferred, but not required.
  • The student may need to do some heavy lifting and moving of food supplies.

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: (480) 731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit http://www.maricopa.edu/non-discrimination.