Food Share Project Researcher
Position Number: 900735
Department or Office: Environmental Affairs
Level: Level A (General)
Reports To Position #: 000693
Date Prepared: 02-01-2011
Middlebury, Vermont 05753
Student Employment Information
Work Study: Yes
The Environmental Council Food Committee is seeking a person who can do on the ground research regarding food waste generated at College sponsored events. The committee is trying to determine how much food goes uneaten and its suitability or unsuitability for donation to various groups who have a need for food. Specific questions the committee is looking for answers to include:
How much food IS left over after a variety of college events?
What kinds of foods are left over?
Is there enough food of the "right" kinds to warrant hiring a student to deliver to local shelters?
- Maintains contact with the Events Scheduling & Management Office to coordinate presence after catered events.
- Collects data regarding the foods that are left over after the events (quantity & type).
- Reports findings to the Environmental Council Food Committee.
Education & Training
No experience necessary. Training will be provided in collection of data.