Teen Feed is looking for an individual with financial acumen and a desire to make a difference in the issue of youth homelessness to join our committed Board of Directors. This member would serve as part of Teen Feed Executive Committee in the role of Treasurer, helping to provide financial direction to help the organization meet its mission to provide for youth in need in our community. Teen Feed’s Board of Directors meets 12 times annually, including an annual one-day retreat. For a list of Teen Feed’s current Board of Directors membership, click here.
Founded in 1987, Teen Feed provides warms meals and supportive connections for homeless, unstably-housed, and food insecure youth in the University District (seven days/week), Auburn (two days/week), and Rainier Beach (one day/week). More than a meal, Teen Feed works with over 750 community members to meet the immediate needs of youth in a safe and non-judgmental space, connecting young people with the supportive resources all youth need to thrive.
In 2011, Teen Feed embarked on a five-year strategic plan to meet the needs of more youth, more effectively than ever before. Last year Teen Feed provided over 21,700 meals to over 900 unduplicated youth in need and connected 395+ of those young people with crisis intervention services including employment, housing, and healthcare access. Teen Feed’s budget for the fiscal year is $1,133,921, one third of which is supported through in-kind donations and services.
To learn more about this unique service opportunity, please reach Teen Feed’s Board of Directors Chair, Tzachi Litov at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also reach Teen Feed’s Executive Director Tabitha Jensen at email@example.com or 206.522.4366.