HIP is hiring: Summer Eats Program Associates

by | Jun 8, 2021 | Blog, Jobs, Summer Eats | 0 comments

Temporary (June 17th to August 27th, 2021), 40 hours/week position
Seattle, Washington

We are looking for someone who is passionate about ending childhood hunger by ensuring kids and teens have access to free meals during the summer.

This individual will work with HIP’s Meal Program Manager and Nutrition Program Coordinators to help with HIP’s Summer Eats program including preparing and serving summer meals at different sites, program outreach, assisting with activities with children, and other tasks as assigned.

HIP is an equal opportunity employer. People of color and first-generation college students are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID-19 Statement

HIP follows all local and federal health and safety regulations with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic. Being a food service provider, an essential service during the pandemic, this is an in-person position that requires interacting with community members. All needed PPEs are provided, and everyone must be fully vaccinated to work.


  • Prepare and serve meals complying with local health and food safety standards.
  • Help with delivery of food and supplies as needed to summer eats sites.
  • Ensure Summer Food Service Program policies and procedures are followed.
  • Engage children at summer meals sites with activities and games that are safe to coordinate outside following all COVID-related protocols.
  • Conduct community outreach to spread the word about HIP’s Summer Eats Program.
  • Complete daily cleaning and closing tasks.
  • Additional duties as assigned to make HIP Summer Eats program a success.

Desired Qualifications

  • Passionate about food and addressing issues of childhood hunger.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team.
  • Willingness to learn and comply with food safety and sanitation rules.
  • Flexible, resourceful, and adaptable to unexpected situations.
  • Interested in or experience working with and actively engaging with children.
  • High-energy, outgoing personality willing to recruit kids, promote the Summer Meals program, and talk to adults about summer meals and site activities.


  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds, reach, bend, stand or kneel repeatedly and for long durations.
  • Must be able to drive and willing to drive mid to large-size work vehicles.
  • Must have or obtain a current Washington State Food Worker Card.
  • Must pass a Washington State Background check for the purpose of determining suitability to work with children and youth.


This is an hourly position with a rate of $18/hour. HIP provides a supportive workplace and helps with professional development and training. Summer Eats Associates can get three paid days off during these ten weeks and two days of employment.

How to Apply

Interested? Send us an email at jobs@hungerintervention.org with the subject line “Summer Eats Associated 2021”.

Written by hungerintervention

June 8, 2021

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