SWAP - Meals Coordinator

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SWAP (Sharing With Appalachian People) provides mission/service/learning opportunities for young people and adults, mainly through the summer months. Primary focus of SWAP is housing repair low-income individuals and families who do not qualify for other low-cost housing programs, and supporting faith-sharing, communication and understanding between volunteers and local residents.SWAP (Sharing With Appalachian People) provides mission/service/learning opportunities for young people and adults, mainly through the summer months.

Primary focus of SWAP is housing repair low-income individuals and families who do not qualify for other low-cost housing programs, and supporting faith-sharing, communication and understanding between volunteers and local residents.
This three month assignment includes a level of interaction with youth groups, youth sponsors and SWAP clients that provides opportunity to explore new cultures and stretch one's faith and understanding of Christ's commands.


The core group of staff will be made up of persons 19 years of age older with some life experience and level of maturity. There may, however, be assignments for a few 'junior' or 'apprentice' staff members who are younger, and interested in developing their leadership skills for future Christian ministry.


As SWAP Meals Coordinator you are directly accountable to your SWAP Location Coordinators. As part of the SWAP summer staff, you are also mutually accountable to the other members of the SWAP staff team at your location.


Key Responsibilities

o Works in consultation with the SWAP Location Coordinators to plan balanced, nutritional meals for volunteers while working within provided budgetary guidelines.

o Completes primary food preparation in advance of volunteer assistance.

o Coordinates meal preparation and volunteer scheduling for kitchen duties and clean-up duties and facilitates clean-up duties.

o Coordinates the sale of SWAP T-shirts, caps, mugs, etc.

o Together with the SWAP staff team, facilitate/assist in evening sessions and worship.

o To be exemplary in conduct and communication with clients, co-workers, and volunteers.

Compensation:Hourly Wages.
Comments:- Desire to learn and lead- Small community/rural setting- Some students returning to college may be eligible for internship credit and/or scholarshipcontribution- Contact the MCC Appalachia SWAP office at (606) 633-4008 or email AppalachiaAdmin@mcc.org for exact dates of summer service

Apply online at https://mcc.org/get-involved/serve/openings/swap-meals-coordinator-1