Emergency Disaster Services - ServSafe Food Handler (EDS)

This opportunity is open to volunteers who have completed the Introduction to the Salvation Army Disaster Services class.

The ServeSafe Handler course introduces participants to the basics of safe food handling. The course explains how food can become unsafe through time-temperature abuse, cross-contamination, and improper cleaning and sanitizing, and the importance good personal hygiene plays in limiting the spread of bacteria and other dangerous pathogens. This course is offered in partnership with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)

Volunteers who pass this course are eligible to prepare and serve food in shelters and mobile canteens.