Culinary Training Programs Manager

The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for the Culinary Training Programs Manager in our Newark Location.  The Culinary Training Program Manager is responsible for the leadership and management of the Culinary Training Program, including but not limited to development and instruction of the life skills curriculum, recruitment and screening of potential TCS 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 Culinary Training Program Manager will also assist in classroom instruction and either needs to be ServSafe Certified or be able to take their ServSafe Exam within 30 days of employment.  The Culinary Training Program Manager assumes a lead role in securing funding for the program by researching, writing, and following up on all grants for the Culinary Department. The position will develop a strong relationship with the finance department and ensuring all TCS financial information is up to date.

The Culinary Training Programs Manager 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:

  • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience in a field related to career decision making and job placement
  • Demonstrated ability in written and verbal communication and listening skills
  • At least two years’ work experience in a similar position
  • 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
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable speaking to groups of people
  • A valid driver’s license for the previous three years with zero points
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • ServSafe Certification preferred

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.

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.

 

SNAP Outreach Coordinator

The Food Bank of Delaware is accepting resumes for SNAP Outreach Coordinator based out of its Milford Office. 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

 

Stand By Me Financial Coach

The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for the position of Financial Coach at its Newark location.  The role of the Financial Coach is to provide one-on-one personal financial coaching services through the $tand By Me program to constituencies identified by Stand By Me and/or the Food Bank.  The financial coaching will assist and empower customers to assess their needs and achieve specific financial goals, such as home ownership, debt consolidation, etc.  Services will be offered on-site at partnering organizations.  This may include businesses, educational institutions, state agencies, non-profit organizations, etc.  The Financial Coach will have proficiency in the following:  developing meaningful personal relationships; conducting training and public speaking;  developing and implementing a marketing and outreach plan; and entering data into Stand By Me’s data management system.   In order to be considered an applicant should be courteous and 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 have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 5 years’ experience in related field
  • Certificate in Personal Financial Coaching (will be obtained on the job)
  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Encouraging, motivating and non-judgmental personality
  • Solid working knowledge of the financial industry (including credit, lending, savings, budgeting, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in quality customer service
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
  • Flexibility with schedule and during times of program change/adjustments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literate with emphasis on database management, Excel, Publisher, etc
  • Willingness and ability to learn, understand, and apply new techniques
  • Ability to exercise discretion when handling confidential information
  • Clear drug screening
  • Clear background 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.

 

Farm Produce Access Coordinator

The Food Bank of Delaware is looking for a Farm Produce Access Coordinator in our Milford Branch.  The candidate will facilitate relationships with Delaware farmers, with the hope that these relationships will increase access to locally grown fruits and vegetables for underserved and vulnerable communities throughout the state.  Primary responsibilities would be to develop outreach and marketing materials, develop a Produce Enterprise Center at the Food Bank of Delaware and fully engage in all related aspects of its operation.  Conduct educational and outreach presentations throughout the state, highlighting the Food Bank of Delaware’s agriculture programs and opportunities.  Conduct workshops, highlighting the benefits of eating fresh produce, throughout the state as well as facilitate production donation pick-ups and farm visits.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; degree preferred but not required
  • 1 year of previous experience in Community Organizing
  • A  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 required with experience dealing with individuals from many different backgrounds, cultures, and races
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening
  • General understanding of social service system and anti-hunger programs a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

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, or marital or family status.

If interested please email resume to Jobs@fbd.org

 

Farm Manager

The Food Bank of Delaware is looking to fill the position of Farm Manager in our Newark Facility.  The Farm Manager will supervise all steps of crop production at the Food Bank of Delaware’s Newark Farm.  The Farm Manager is also responsible for all components of the agricultural workforce development activities of Delaware Food Works, the workforce development arm of the Food Bank of Delaware, this includes but is not limited to development of curriculum, classroom and field instruction, recruitment of students, internships, job placement and tracking, scheduling guest lecturers and field trips.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience in a field related to career decision making and job placement
  • Demonstrated ability in written and verbal communication and listening skills
  • At least two years’ work experience in a similar position
  • 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
  • Must have very strong self-initiative
  • Must be able to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience dealing with individuals from many different backgrounds, cultures, and races
  • General understanding of social service system and anti-hunger programs a plus
  • Comfortable speaking to groups of people
  • A valid driver’s license for the previous three years with zero points
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.
  • 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

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, or marital or family status.

If interested please email resume to Jobs@fbd.org

 

Part- Time Van Driver

The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting applications at its Milford  location 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.

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.

 

Afterschool Meal Program (AMP) Monitors – (3 – one in each County) VOLUNTEER POSITION 

The AMP Monitors will assist with visiting afterschool meal sites that serve meals. They will be responsible for working with the Children’s Nutrition Coordinator to maintain site visits to our many locations throughout Delaware. Monitor responsibilities will include accurate site paperwork, observing meal service, and technical assistance and confidence in communicating USDA’s CACFP rules and regulations as well as the Food Banks expectations with site staff. Flexible availability because site visits vary depending on site meal service times.

This opportunity is available between December – June.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Travel is required. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • 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
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Computer literacy and typing skills required; knowledge and understanding of office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening

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

 

Part-Time Clerical

The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for a part-time Clerical and Data Entry person based out of its Newark headquarters.  The Clerical position will assist with our Programs Department with Data Entry, Filing and Phone Calls for multiple programs.   This is a part time position and receives no benefits.

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • 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
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends. Unusual work hours and unusual environmental conditions are necessary.
  • Computer literacy and typing skills required; knowledge and understanding of office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening

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

 

 

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 majors

Timeframe: Fall Semester 2016

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.

 

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