EATS is Hiring!

EATS Programs and Volunteer Manager

  • Paid Internship – 20 hours weekly
  • September to December 2015 (option for January – May 2016)

EATS Taste Test Program Coordinator

  • Unpaid Internship – 10 hours weekly
  • September – December 2015 (option for January – May 2016)

EATS Cooking Classes for Better Health Program Coordinator

  • Unpaid Internship – 10 hours weekly
  • September – December 2015 (option for January – May 2016)

About EATS Park City

Founded in 2013, EATS Park City’s mission is to work with the school district and our community to improve the school food program using education as the foundation for change. We do this by fundraising, grant writing, and corporate sponsorship.

About the Positions

EATS Park City is seeking three part-time interns to help with its overall program management and Taste Tests / Cooking Classes for Better Health programs in Park City, Utah.

One part-time position is paid to oversee the two programs and the two unpaid interns and volunteers running the programs – EATS Programs and Volunteer Manager. There are two unpaid internships – EATS Program Co- ordinators – responsible for running and further developing two nutrition ed- ucation based programs in the Park City School District. All positions re- port to the EATS Board.

Reporting to the Board President, the Programs Manager and Coordinator Interns will contribute to the operational success of EATS Park City by assisting with development of programs and delivery, quality control and evaluation. In these newly established role, the Programs Manager and Coordinator Interns will play a key role as an external face of EATS Park City in the nonprofit and local community.


EATS and the internships work with the Park City School District to implement effective hands-on courses and programs teaching nutrition education that healthy eating and cooking can be delicious, enjoyable-and most important-available to all students. Internship responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to:

Program Coordination:

  • Work with chefs, nutrition educators and agency/site managers to implement courses and EATS core curriculum and school district requirements.
  • Work with volunteers to develop objective performance measurements across all sites, to ensure consistent, high-quality evaluation and goal setting for all stakeholders.
  • Complete all preparations for class including, but not limited to, assembling and transporting equipment, materials, and groceries, and preparing volunteer staff.
  • Complete program evaluation and other program reporting documentation as necessary.
  • Participate in actively seeking out, working with, and maintaining positive relationships with agencies assisting the EATS programs with education, demonstrations, and donations of supplies.
  • Assist with the development of EATS outreach materials and handouts for programs audience, as needed.

Volunteer Management and Training (Programs and Volunteer Manager only):

    • Instill a sense of accountability among team members by modeling tight oversight of individual and organization performance standard
    • Develop and implement a system to evaluate the skill, experience, and professional development needs of volunteers.
    • Assist in cultivating existing relationships with vendors with the goal of ensuring sufficient space and resources, and access to services.
    • Provide volunteer instructors with training and materials needed to teach courses and make sure they follow procedures and course guidelines.
    • Support and manage volunteer instructors during class to make sure they have all required materials and communicate key messages.
    • Implement a professional development program to address employee/volunteer experience and skill gaps.
    • Provide timely and consistent communications with volunteers.
    • Identify and participate in opportunities to recruit volunteers. Build relationships with chefs, dietitians, nutritionists and other potential volunteers to maintain enough trained instructors to reach course goals.
    • Provide recognition of volunteers
    • Help with special events such as volunteer appreciation/recognition events.


  • Work with supervisor to set personal goals and follow the work plan created for the position.
  • Ensure all necessary course reporting is in order in database and network resource center.
  • Complete additional reporting and communications contributions as required, which may include blog posts, newsletters, photographs, and volunteer and participant story gathering.
  • Submit time-sheets in accordance with EATS requirements.
  • Participate in trainings as requested.
  • Maintain a high level of working knowledge related to school meals, hunger, nutrition standards, regulations, and trends.
  • Collaborate with other organizations as necessary, to ensure high quality service to individuals within our network of agencies. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details.


Interns and volunteer members are part of local organization and take part in all associated training and activities. New EATS members will receive orientation training from staff leading each program. Members will be part of a peer network volunteers, community members and be a part of regular training opportunities for new programs.

Working Conditions

Normal office work environment, various community organization settings, and regular travel throughout Park City, Utah for programming. Work hours will include early mornings (7 am) and after-school. Weekend and evening meetings may be required.


This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to gain experience in program management and help grow, develop and evaluate community based nutrition education programs. The successful intern will partner with the Board President and may work collaboratively with other nonprofits. Specific requirements include:

  • Proficient in using technology as a management reporting tool and ex- perience working with information technology to develop and imple- ment program evaluation systems.
  • Ability to work with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive group.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for EATS Park City’s mission.
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds
  • Two-years of college, four-year degree or graduate student preferred for paid position.
  • Interest in nutrition and/or culinary arts
  • Driver’s license and good driving record
  • Public speaking skills
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to balance a variety of tasks simultaneously
  • Volunteer management experience preferred
  • Experience working with youth and/or adults in formal and/or informal education programs
  • Food Handler’s permit within 30-days of hire
  • Enrollment contingent on successful passing of criminal background search (including a FBI fingerprint-based criminal history check).

Terms and Benefits

Part-time, paid internship term: 20 hours per week within Fall Semester 2015 period. Preferred start date for position is September 1, 2015. Term of service is September 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015. The part-time internship will receive a paid stipend of $5,500 (paid within two-weeks of term ending), training, experience, and a letter of recommendation upon successful completion of service.

Part-time, unpaid internship term: 10 hours per week within the Fall Se- mester 2015 period (option to extend to Spring Semester, January-May 2016). Term of service is September 1, 2015-December 31, 2015. The part-time internship will receive training, experience, and a letter of recom- mendation upon successful completion of service. There are two programs – Taste Tests and Cooking Classes for Better Health – each are offered on once a month in the various elementary schools in Park City School Dis- trict.

To Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter, via email, stating why you want to take part in EATS Park City program and why you are interested in the paid or unpaid internship positions. Please explain which position is best suited to your experience and skills.

Email cover letters and resumes to EATS Park City at

Equal Opportunity Employer

For questions about our EATS program, contact: Ann Bloomquist at