SNAP Outreach Coordinator

The Food Bank of Delaware is accepting resumes for SNAP Outreach Coordinator based out of its Milford branch. This position will identify partner organizations and target populations in order to optimize SNAP application and enrollment through outreach materials and presentations. In addition, the SNAP Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for reporting and evaluating all progress and project outcomes to Food Bank and State of Delaware management as deemed necessary. Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) is highly preferred. This is a full time position with benefits.

This position requires someone who is friendly and works well with a diverse group of people, including coworkers, managers, volunteers, hunger relief partners and the community at large. A qualified individual should be flexible, enthusiastic and committed to the Food Bank’s mission. Additionally they should have the following:

• High School Diploma or equivalent; degree preferred but not required.
• Travel is required. Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
• Must have very strong self-initiative.
• Must be able to work cooperatively in a team environment.
• Strong interpersonal and written skills required with experience dealing with individuals from many different backgrounds, cultures, and races.
• Must have at least 1 year of previous experience in Community Organizing.
• Must be able to transport, lift, and carry operating equipment of 20 lbs or more.
• Willingness to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends. Unusual work hours and unusual environmental conditions are necessary.
• Preference given to bilingual candidates.
• DMV and background checks will be required.
• Must be computer literate.
• A clean drug screening

The Food Bank of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status or family status.

Interested applicants should email their resume with a cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@fbd.org.

 

Food Service Manager (Kitchen Manager)

The Food Bank of Delaware is accepting resumes for an Food Service Manager in our Newark facility. The Food Service Manager manages all aspects of food production for the various meal programs at the Food Bank of Delaware. From developing menus, ordering supplies and food needed to successfully execute each program to the development of multiple menus and maintaining the industry standards of production and packing on a daily basis. The Food Service Manager is also responsible for managing all catering functions, including the future on-site bistro at the Food Bank of Delaware’s 222 Lake Drive location.

Additionally they should have the following:
PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:
• Four year college degree and/or relevant experience
• Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people.
• ServSafe Certified
• Exemplary customer service skills
• Comfortable speaking to groups of people
• Good interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability in both written and verbal communications and listening skills. Computer literacy and typing skills required; knowledge and understanding of office programs such as word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook, etc.
• Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects
• Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
• Able to work some evenings and weekends.
• A valid driver’s license for the past three years
• A clean driving record (No points or moving violation within the last three years)
• Ability to work some nights and weekends
• Clean drug screening
• Satisfactory background screening

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Will require standing primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day.
• Will require walking primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day.
• Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required throughout the work day.
• Will include lifting up to 25 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds on occasion.
• Will require regular exposure to commercial kitchen environment.
• Will require exposure to warehouse, freezer and walk-in cooler environment.

Interested applicants should email their resume with a cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@fbd.org.


Education Coordinator

The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for an Education Coordinator in our Newark location.  The Education Coordinator is responsible for the leadership and management of the “Out of School” Youth entering our Training Programs. The Education Coordinator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to development and instruction of the life skills curriculum, recruitment and screening of potential students,  research and development of current and new sources of funding and scholarships, maintaining and updating all information regarding student placement and long term tracking, development and maintenance of all relationships with DVR/DOL counselors.  The Education Coordinator will also assist in classroom instruction study skills and provide tutoring when needed. The Education Coordinator will assist in securing funding for the program by researching, writing, and following up on all grants for the training program. The Education Coordinator will split their time between the “Out of School” youth attending the Milford TCS Program and the youth attending the LOGIC employment training program in Newark.

The Education Coordinator requires someone who is friendly and works well with a diverse group of people including coworkers, managers, volunteers, hunger relief partners and the community at large.  A qualified individual should be flexible, enthusiastic and committed to the Food Bank’s mission.   This requires frequent communication with all staff members and occasionally performing tasks that are not specifically indicated in the job description.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human Services, Training/Development, or a related field and related experience working in an educational assistance position within a school or adult education setting.
  • Two (2) years of experience designing & implementing adult training or education courses, and/or in programs that involve conducting education needs assessments and/or developing, delivering and coordinating educational services.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people.
  • Exemplary customer service skills
  • Comfortable speaking to groups of people
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability in both written and verbal communications and listening skills. Computer literacy and typing skills required; knowledge and understanding of office programs such as word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook, etc.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
  • Able to work some evenings and weekends.
  • A valid driver’s license for the past three years
  • A clean driving record (No points or moving violation within the last three years)
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • ServSafe Certification preferred
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • To sit or stand as needed
  • To type on a computer keyboard
  • May require walking primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day
  • Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day
  • May include lifting up to 25 pounds on occasion
  • Ability to safely operate passenger or cargo van
  • Will require regular exposure to commercial kitchen environment
  • Will occasionally require exposure to warehouse environment

Interested applicants should send their resumes with salary requirements to jobs@fbd.org.

 

Operations Instructor

The Food Bank of Delaware is accepting resumes for an Operations Instructor in our Newark Facility. The operations instructor’s main responsibility is to oversee all components of the warehouse and logistics instruction piece of the Food Bank of Delaware’s Logistics, Operations, General Warehousing and Inventory Control (LOGIC) training program. This program includes but is not limited to development of curriculum, classroom and warehouse instruction, safety training, recruitment of students, internships, job placement and tracking as well as scheduling guest lecturers and field trips.

Additionally they should have the following:
PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the warehousing and logistics industry
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in managing warehouse staff
• Experience in job instruction and training in a warehouse environment
• Demonstrated ability in written and verbal communication and listening skills
• Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of people
• Computer literacy and typing skills required; knowledge and understanding of office programs such as word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook, etc.
• Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects
• Ability to maintain a flexible schedule
• A valid driver’s license for the past three years
• A clean driving record (No points or moving violation within the last three years)
• Ability to work some nights and weekends
• Forklift Certified instructor or the ability to become certified
• OSHA-10 Certified instructor or the ability to become certified
• Clean Drug Screening
• Satisfactory Background Screening
• Six Sigma or LEAN certification preferred
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Will require standing primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day
• Will require walking primarily on a level surface for periods throughout the day
• Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required throughout the work day
• Will include lifting up to 25 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds on occasion
• Ability to safely operate passenger or cargo van
• Will require regular exposure to a warehouse environment

Interested applicants should email their resume with a cover letter and salary requirements to jobs@fbd.org.

 

 

 

Part-Time Van Driver

The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting applications at its Milford facility for van drivers to deliver to feeding programs. Drivers are responsible for delivering to feeding sites throughout the state. This is a part-time position without benefits. In order to be considered an applicant should courteous and be able to communicate well with staff, volunteers and the public and serve as a good representative of the Food Bank in the community. Additionally they should:

• Be detail oriented and flexible
• Be able to read and write and add and subtract
• A valid driver’s license for the past three years
• A clean driving record (No points or moving violation within the last three years)
• Have a clean drug screening
• Have a satisfactory background check
• Be comfortable working in a warehouse environment
• Comfortable working in extreme hot or cold temperatures
• Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs. frequently
• Must be able to pull in excess of 1000 lbs. on pallet jack
• Must be able to stand, bend, and climb in and out of van frequently
• Must be able to safely operate a cargo van
• Experience with warehouse equipment a plus

Interested applicants should stop by our Milford Location at 1040 Mattlind Way Milford, Delaware 19963 between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm, Monday through Friday to complete an application.


Part-Time Volunteer Coordinator

The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for the position of Part-Time Volunteer Coordinator at its Milford location. This position would be great for a student, mom or retired person. The Part-Time Volunteer Coordinator works under the direction of the Lead Volunteer Coordinator and closely with Food Bank staff to identify needs, develops and utilizes an effective volunteer training program, maintains good records of activities, develops strategies for increasing volunteer participation, and proposes and implements special events as related to volunteers. This position is also responsible for day-to-day hands on supervision of volunteer activities in support of critical Food Bank of Delaware programs. This position works to broaden community relations within the organization’s service area through activities and events used to stimulate or maintain relations with community partners.

The ideal candidate for this position would be outgoing and comfortable working and communicating with large, diverse groups of people. They would have very strong written and verbal communication skills. They would be highly organized and able to direct activities to ensure maximum efficiency and accuracy. They should have the flexibility to adjust activities and goals when the needs of the organization dictate. They would have the ability to work independently, problem solve, and think and act strategically while working towards the Food Bank’s vision of a community free from hunger

Additionally, they should have the following:

• Experience or willingness to learn how to operate appropriate warehouse equipment.
• Demonstrated knowledge of community resources relating to volunteering.
• General understanding of social service system and anti-hunger programs a plus.
• Demonstrated willingness to solicit and make presentations to diverse groups to encourage volunteering
• Professional appearance and demeanor is a requirement while interacting with a diverse array of volunteers, community supporters, potential supporters, clients, hunger relief partners, elected officials and other dignitaries.
• Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office
• Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
• Clean drug screening
• ServSafe Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment
• Satisfactory background screening
• Able to work evenings and some weekends as needed.

Physical Requirements:

• Comfortable working in a warehouse environment
• Comfortable working in extreme hot or cold temperatures
• Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs. frequently
• Must be able to pull in excess of 1000 lbs. on pallet jack
• Must be comfortable working with large groups of people
• Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts
• Must be comfortable in a loud work environment

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to jobs@fbd.org.

The Food Bank of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status or family status.

 

Food Bank of Delaware Communications Intern

The Food Bank of Delaware is looking for a Communications Intern to assist the Food Bank of Delaware’s Communications department. The Communications Intern will assist with social media, media relations, designing brochures and other collateral materials, writing press releases, blog content and e-newsletters and updating the Food Bank of Delaware’s website. The intern will also play an active role in soliciting and writing stories about clients, volunteers and partners and developing new videos to inform the public about the Food Bank of Delaware.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to submit writing samples upon request
  • Experience with social media tools including blogs, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest
  • Exceptional grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Proven writing skills
  • Experience (or willingness to learn) Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and WordPress content management systems
  • Demonstrated good judgment and discretion
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with other Food Bank of Delaware staff and volunteers.

Education: Communication, Marketing or English major

Hours: 10-20 hours per week (flexible scheduling – please note, this is an unpaid internship, however, internship can be used to satisfy college course credit requirements and/or service hour requirements)

Location: Food Bank of Delaware, 14 Garfield Way, Newark, Delaware

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to Kim Turner via email at kturner@fbd.org.