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Minnesota Food Shelf Survey

Advisory Council Application


The Minnesota Food Shelf Survey is seeking individuals to join the Advisory Council for 2024 and 2025 to provide strategic guidance and perspective on the process, implementation and dissemination of the Minnesota Food Shelf Surveys to increase shopper and food shelf engagement as well as lead to action and additional investment across the hunger relief system.  The lead implementing agencies, University of Minnesota Extension and Foundation for Essential Needs (FFEN), see this as a critical body to ensure that the initiative is grounded in local expertise and a system view.

Click Here for a full Position Description for the role.

Please submit your application by Friday, March 15, 2024.

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Have you engaged in the Minnesota Food Shelf Surveys previously? (check all that apply)
What sector perspectives and experiences would you bring to the Council? (check all that apply)

Share more about your interest in improving food access and client experience at Minnesota food shelves.

What perspectives would you bring to the Minnesota Food Shelf Survey process?

How do you see yourself engaging your network in the data collection and dissemination for the upcoming survey?

What do you want to see most in the upcoming Minnesota Food Shelf Survey?
What is your racial and/or ethnic background? Please check all that apply. As we work to increase the cultural relevance of the survey, we are prioritizing voices that can speak to this goal.

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I have support from my organization to participate in the Advisory Council, if applicable.
I am regularly available during the Advisory Council meeting times (3rd Thursday from 3pm to 4pm).
I need assistance with the technology requirements needed to participate. (Your answer is only for informational purposes to determine support needs.)