Employment Opportunities

Are you a student? Would you like to receive a $1000 bursary? Through the SCiP Internship Program, you can volunteer your skills and help with a project, and after completion will be eligible for $1000! We are hiring a SCiP student for Target Hunger, which happens in June. Check it out!

Interfaith Food Bank- Information Technology Intern 2018

Link to the Mission:

Target Hunger is one of our annual fundraisers, which enables all community members to easily make a donation to Lethbridge Food Bank and Interfaith Food Bank, our two local food banks of Lethbridge. The basic premise of the event is that volunteers deliver yellow bags to each residence in Lethbridge (during the week prior to the event), then on the second Saturday in June, the bags are collected and delivered to the food banks for sorting and eventual distribution. Information Technology Intern would be responsible in creating an online sign-up tool for volunteers to choose their desired routes and gather information for delivery of the yellow bags.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant will:

  • Be pursuing a post-secondary degree.
  • Have knowledge and experience in web coding and graphic design
  • Have full understanding of HTML 5, JQuery, and WordPress
  • Be knowledgeable with Google Maps and redesigning area Maps
  • Be comfortable with all social media outlets

Time Commitment:

The successful applicant will complete the internship by the middle of June 2018.

Deliverables:

  • Develop/upgrade an online sign-up tool (website) that is user friendly
  • Create a user guide for how to operate and make changes to the website
  • Update all social media outlets related to the Target Hunger Event
  • Work together with the two foodbanks to ensure the website is functional and provides reports as needed
  • Communicate regularly with the Target Hunger Coordinators to ensure functionality of the sign-up tool

Accountability:

The successful applicant will be responsible to the Target Hunger Committee, and can communicate via email or telephone. The intern will be expected to attend committee meetings and check in regularly to report on progress made or challenges faced.

Benefits:

In addition to the bursary provided by Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, the successful applicant will gain knowledge on web development and coding; developing maps that relate to certain neighborhoods, as such strengthening their attention to detail. They will be able to use this project as a sample of their work.

Recognition:

The potential intern has is able to credit their name on to the sign-up tool and will be noted on appropriate Target Hunger Press release.

Contact:

Danielle McIntyre, Target Hunger Committee

c/o Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge

1103 – 3rd Ave. North

Lethbridge AB  T1H 0H7

Phone:  403-320-8779

Email:  info@interfaithfoodbank.ca

 

Interfaith Food Bank- Workplace Health and Safety Policy Manual Development

Link to the Mission:

Interfaith Food Bank is committed to recognizing the human dignity of those in need and providing food and access to services and resources generated from within our community.

To complement our Workplace Health and Safety Policy, Interfaith Food Bank will develop a Workplace Health and Safety Manual that will identify policies and procedures relating to food bank operations.  The Board of Directors has researched and developed policies, and we are now working to combine existing material from our Staff and Volunteer Handbook with other procedures required through legislation to comply with Occupational Health and Safety Standards.  The SCIP Intern will work with the Policy Committee and food bank staff to compile, draft, edit and finalize the WHS manual.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant will:

  • Be pursuing a post-secondary degree.
  • Be self-motivated, detail-oriented; have the ability to organize information and people concisely and clearly.
  • Have experience with policy, procedure, editing, working with boards and/or committees.
  • Be an approachable individual, able to network with community members and organizations.

Time Commitment:

The successful applicant will complete the internship by the middle of June 2018.

Deliverables:

  • Work together with the Policy Committee and food bank staff to coordinate meetings and identify content for the manual.
  • Development of health and safety procedures.
  • Use provided materials and resources to develop the Workplace Health and Safety Manual.
  • Present the completed WHS Manual to the Interfaith Food Bank Board of Directors.
  • Communicate regularly with the Policy Committee and food bank staff to ensure full participation and understanding of scope of project

Accountability:

The successful applicant will be responsible to the Policy Committee, and can communicate via email or telephone. The intern will be expected to attend committee meetings and check in regularly to report on progress made or challenges faced.

 

Benefits:

In addition to the bursary provided by Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, the successful applicant will gain knowledge about Workplace Health and Safety, create a tangible product to add to their portfolio, and gain experience working in a not for profit environment with a reputable organization; a valuable assets for any future employee.

Recognition:

The successful applicant will receive appropriate recognition of their efforts from the Policy Committee and Interfaith Food Bank Board of Directors, as well appropriate recognition as a volunteer of the organization.

 

Contact:

Danielle McIntyre

Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge

1103 – 3rd Ave. North

Lethbridge AB  T1H 0H7

Phone:  403-320-8779

Email:  info@interfaithfoodbank.ca