Outreach and Nutrition Education

Promote food resources and share nutrition education

Help us raise awareness about our programs and services. We need committed, friendly volunteers who will go out in the community and help people understand the power of nutritious food and how to access it.

Check out the volunteer opportunities below.

Health Ambassador

Use your passion for healthy eating to help people in our community learn about food and nutrition. As a Health Ambassador, you will play a role in educating clients and families on how to make nutritious food choices. Share basic nutrition knowledge and food safety practices with our clients through easy-to-follow recipes, cooking demonstrations and presentations. This position requires you to go to multiple food distribution locations. Those interested will need to take our Health Ambassador training.

For more information and to apply, please fill out this form.

Nutrition Intern (Special Projects)

Be a part of the nutrition education team by promoting general well-being to our client families and individuals through a variety of special projects. Some special projects include nutrition education curriculum development and implementation, train-the-trainer presentations, teaching ongoing nutrition classes tailored for specific client populations, and cooking demonstrations using nutritious, affordable and culturally appropriate recipes. In addition, interns help Second Harvest maintain a high level of food safety by following and encouraging food safety practices. This position also meets the community rotation internship requirements for nutrition students.

For more information and to apply, please fill out this form.

Speakers Bureau

Use your public-speaking skills to promote Second Harvest and our programs out in the community. Opportunities include tabling events at corporations and schools, as well as other community organizations interested in learning more. Training is provided.

For more information and to apply, fill out our speakers bureau application or contact Janette Brambila Ramirez at jbrambila@shfb.org. To request a Second Harvest representative to speak with your organization, use our representative request form.

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