Seasonal Summer Position* Summer Food Site Monitor
Orlando, FL • Meals for Good
Location: Orlando, FL 32805
Summer Feeding Monitor – Summer Feeding – Orlando
This is a position based out of Orlando, FL supporting our Summer Food Service Program for Children across six counties in the Central Florida area.
About Second Harvest
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is a member of Feeding America – the largest charitable domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States. SHFBCF secures and distributes food and grocery products to approximately 550 local nonprofit feeding programs throughout Central Florida. Last year, with the help of food and financial donors, volunteers and a caring, committed community, the food bank has distributed enough food for 76 million meals to partner programs such as food pantries, soup kitchens, women’s shelters, senior centers, day care centers and Kids Cafes. In addition, Second Harvest’s 16-week culinary training program teaches foodservice-based technical, life and employability skills to economically hard-pressed adults. Second Harvest is distributing enough food to feed 66,000 people a day. To learn more about SHFBCF, visit www.FeedHopeNow.org.
Second Harvest’s Meals for Good program supports the community throughout the year by providing daily meals to children throughout various Central Florida communities that are in need. We do this via Kids Cafe during the school year and by partnering with local partners, recreation facilities and other non-profits during summer. We support 100 summer food sites in five counties as well as 29 Kids Cafes during the school year in four counties.
7:00AM -3:00PM. Monday through Friday
Ability to travel to various Central Florida locations in our six-county service area comprised of Orange, Lake, Osceola, Brevard, Volusia and Seminole counties.
YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR THE ENTIRE SUMMER
Prior to this position starting, there will be mandatory (paid) training on these dates: April 8, April 22, And May 6. Training will begin at approximately 4:00PM* and last no more than 2-3hours.
Under supervision from the Program Manager (PM), this position is responsible for monitoring participating sites to ensure program integrity and compliance with USDA and DACS regulations at summer feeding site locations. The Monitor will be responsible for insuring the sound program operation and proper meal service to eligible children at the designated feeding site locations.
• Perform a variety of important duties related to the efficient and compliant operation of the state-regulated Summer Food Program for Children.
• Support and monitor the activities of non-SHFB community partners participating at non-SHFB staffed locations. Ensuring that sites strictly adhere to published schedules, meal distribution methods, food safety and temperature requirements, and document integrity for Summer Food Program sites.
• Support, visit, oversee, and ensure site compliance with all Summer Food Program rules and regulations
• Interact with site supervisors comprised of some SHFB staff as well as other sites with non-profit community partners.
• Be responsible for the oversight and be accountable for the performance of SHFB site supervisors assigned to various locations throughout the regions.
• Complete detailed state monitoring forms for all assigned sites.
• Travel to and monitor the operation of assigned summer sites located in the Central Florida area, (Orange, Osceola, Lake, and Seminole Counties)
• Be available reliably, promptly, on-time, and throughout the entire summer season.
• Be responsible for retrieving information on a daily basis from sites, including meal counts, closings, and field trips.
• Report daily to Program Manager and SHFB staff.
• Communicate frequently with sites and schedule required monitorings well in advance.
• Meet all monitoring deadlines.
• Arrive at the site at least half hour before scheduled monitoring.
• Complete monitoring forms, including first week’s visits and four-week reviews.
• Verify meals are taken as “unit”.
• Verify meals conform to the current menu.
• Verify that each child is receiving one meal and reimbursement is only for one meal per child.
• Ensure that each meal is served complete and that all required items are taken by the child.
• Collect demographic data when completing state required visit/review forms.
• Quickly and effectively communicate any deviation from program schedule at sites.
• Be ready to deploy several contingency plans in the event of unforeseen situations.
• Be able to have on hand, and reliably deliver, program posters, materials, and shelf-stable meals for emergencies.
• Promptly notify SHFB of discrepancies in feeding times, site conditions, meal temperatures, and deliveries.
• Lend support to and train community partner site supervisors as well as SHFB site supervisors when required.
• Verify the accuracy of documents including delivery tickets and past meal counts.
• Verify data entered into digital counting applications, or otherwise verify paper counts.
• Be available every day for an afternoon de-brief.
• Check in to SHFB upon arrival at sites
• Be available by voice phone during all work hours.
• Immediately contact SHFB by telephone (with anticipation) if unable to be on time.
• Perform other duties as related.
Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience Required
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Clean driving record.
• Experience collecting, organizing and maintaining both digital data and physical files.
• Minimum one year experience in the food service industry, adhering to food safety rules and standards preferred.
• Some knowledge of the Summer Food Service Program for Children, or some equivalent experience in National School Lunch Program.
• Ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally
• Ability to perform basic math skills.
• Proficient in the use of basic computer programs or software
• Ability to maintain organization and pay close attention to detail
• Ability to follow detailed instructions both written and verbally
• Customer service skills and the ability to interact with people.
• Ability to listen, empathize, train, teach, and solve client problems.
• Ability to work closely with others as a team.
• Bi-lingual a plus.
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