Partner Training

Food Bank of the Rockies understands how important training can be to bolster the success and compliance of our partnerships. The training platform we use has been expanded to include additional training tools available to our partners. Some training courses are required annually; others can be taken according to your own timeline.

A unique username and password are required for each person to enroll in a course. Please contact a Food Bank of the Rockies program representative or email partnersupport@foodbankrockies.org if you need to set up new log-in information or have questions about using existing information.

Additional content is available on this page. Please scroll down for videos and other resources.

Course Catalog

The Great Divide: Civil Rights Training (English and Spanish)

Required annually by all government program staff and volunteers (Everyday Eats, TEFAP, CACFP, and SFSP) who regularly interact with program applicants or determine eligibility. Additionally, we require partners to complete this course annually to ensure fair and equitable distribution of food to our communities.

Food Safety (English and Spanish):

Required annually by all partners to help adhere to our strict food safety standards and ensure that neighbors facing hunger receive only nutritious, safe-to-eat food from Food Bank of the Rockies.

De-escalation and Conflict Management (English only):

This is a recording of training provided to partners to develop skills and tactics to assist in situations needing de-escalation. This session covers: understanding the root of escalation, in-the-moment self-regulation strategies, navigating the escalation spiral, and a four-step de-escalation process. A quick reference guide and a poster are also included.

Building Belonging: Best Practices for Inclusive Pantries (English and Spanish)

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Partner Express Demonstration

To learn how to navigate our online ordering platform, please view this demonstration video.

English

Español

Important Change: The minimum weight requirement is now 250 pounds, not 500 pounds.

Food Safety Documents & Forms

Answering the challenge of hunger means meeting today’s needs while developing strategies to address longer-term difficulties. It means striking a balance between large-scale capabilities and local connections. Ultimately, we provide food to people in need, and the impact of that—whether you look at regional statistics or into the eyes of a thankful family—is measurable

Building Belonging Program

At Food Bank of the Rockies and Food Bank of Wyoming, we celebrate the diversity of our service area including cultural diversity, immigrant and refugee communities, and communities of color. We also recognize that societal inequities mean food pantry users from different cultures or races may experience additional barriers when accessing food services. In response, we’ve developed the Building Belonging Program online course for our partners as a guide to reduce these barriers and become more culturally responsive.

The Building Belonging Program assists Hunger Relief Partners in understanding and addressing the barriers to access that our neighbors may experience. Topics include: methods to learn about your community, cultural and religious food preferences, language barriers, ensuring simple access, culturally responsive outreach, and building trust and respect. These practices aim to support creating spaces of belonging and increasing equity in your distributions.

Available in English and Spanish on NeoGov. Approximately 60 min. to complete.