Training and Education

Agency Orientation Training

This orientation is designed to acquaint agency and potential agency representatives with Food Bank services, policies, procedures and regulations associated with partner agency membership.

Orientation attendance is mandatory for all new members and new staff and/or volunteers associated with current members who are authorized to access Food Bank inventory and/or services on behalf of their agency.

Agenda

  • Introduction to All Faiths Food Bank and the Feeding America network
  • Membership regulations and record keeping
  • Review of the inventory list and ordering procedures
  • Warehouse tour (closed toe shoes required in warehouse)

Where: All Faiths Food Bank

Dates & Times: Please call Sebastian Plank at 941.379.6333 x162 to schedule a time.

 

Link2Feed Quarterly Learning Cluster

The Link2Feed (L2F) Learning Cluster is a learning and problem-solving group open to all agencies. Quarterly calls are led by Service Insights Coordinator, Carolina Shin.

Every now and then, you may encounter technical glitches or new features rolled out by the L2F company that need familiarizing. For this reason, learning how to use L2F is an ongoing and iterative process.

If you have questions or just want to learn best practices and other tips to make L2F an easier tool to work with, join us for an upcoming Zoom-based learning session.

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 11:00-12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 11:00-12:00 pm

 

 

 

 

USDA Civil Rights Training 

The purpose of this Civil Rights training is to establish and convey policy and provide guidance and direction to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) and its recipients and customers, and ensure compliance with and enforcement of the prohibition against discrimination in TEFAP all FNS nutrition programs and activities, whether federally funded in whole or not.

**Attendance is mandatory for all TEFAP distribution sites.

Agenda

  • Introduction to All Faiths Food Bank and the Feeding America network
  • Membership regulations and record keeping
  • Review of the inventory list and ordering procedures
  • Warehouse tour (closed toe shoes required in warehouse)

Where: TBD; All Faiths Food Bank or via Zoom

Dates & Times:

  • Monday, June 13, 2022, 2:00-4:00 pm
  • Friday, June 17, 2022, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Friday, June 24, 2022, 10:00 am-12:00 pm