Community Nutrition Outreach

Fostering community connections for better health and well-being

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

As a Health Ambassador volunteer, you will engage with our clients on food, health and overall wellness, contributing to a more resilient community. This includes providing nutrition education, food safety tips, and easy-to-follow cooking demos – all centered around fostering connection and joy.

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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 email speakersbureau@shfb.org . To request a Second Harvest representative to speak with your organization, use our representative request form.

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