Dining Services currently diverts all leftover, edible grab-n-go items to two local hunger relief agencies every day of the week. We are also piloting “hot” food diversion at D2, to make sure that any unavoidable excess food is delivered to those in the community that need it.
If you are a graduating senior (or an already graduated member of the community) interested in helping VT and the community to further establish programs such as these, please consider applying for the following position:
The YMCA at Virginia Tech and VT’s Center for Student Engagement and Community Partnerships (CSECP) have a new AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer position. The volunteer will help build the capacity of local food pantries and hunger relief agencies in the New River Valley by identifying and addressing their needs through the YMCA at VT’s Neighborhood Harvest Program and cultivating partnerships with and among the following constituencies: interested hunger relief agencies/programs, local farmers/residence, and Virginia Tech. For more information about this exciting position, please view the cragislist ad. Cover letter, one page resume, and potential availability for an interview on March 1st-4th should be mailed/emailed to:
1250 Litton Reaves Hall (0168)
Blacksburg , VA 24061
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 27th, 11:59 PM>