The Richmond Food Bank is a safe and confidential place for people with low incomes or in crises to receive grocery assistance. It provides a congenial volunteer environment for people of diverse backgrounds and abilities to contribute to their community.
The Food Distribution Coordinator has a range of responsibilities, from supporting volunteers and clients to working in the warehouse (receiving incoming donations as well as picking orders to go off-site) and supervising offsite grocery distribution depots. The successful candidate will also be prepared to learn and assist with other duties as needed (such as representing the Food Bank at community events, or driving the van to pick up donations on certain occasions as required).
Characteristics and competencies needed: Committed to respectful, sensitive, and confidential workplace relations; communicates effectively with a diverse mix colleagues, clients, donors, volunteers, including seniors, people with various abilities and disabilities, and people learning English; works closely with colleagues; leads by example and sets a good example for volunteers at all times; is responsible, flexible and able to organize and prioritize tasks.
Education and Experience
Compensation: Starting wage per hour is $18, thirty-five hours per week (full-time) usually from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday (once trained to coordinate depots, shift will be until 6pm on Mondays and Tuesdays, with shift starting later in the day, or other weekly shifts adjusted to equal 35 hours/week – mutually agreeable schedule to be determined). Some evening and weekend work may be required for special events and evening distributions. Group insurance benefits when eligible.
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
subject: Food Distribution Coordinator
We thank all applicants for their interest but only the ones selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $18.00 /hour
Licence: Drivers License (Class 5) (Required)
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Aug 28 2019 ID: 54616