CDL Truck Driver and Warehouse Associate

The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting applications for a CDL Truck Driver and Warehouse Associate at its Milford location.  This position is responsible for accurate and timely counting of product shipped and received and loading and unloading trucks.  They are also responsible for accurate order pulling and assisting with maintaining an accurate inventory.  This position will also deliver product to the Food Bank’s various programs.  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:

  • Previous warehouse experience with experience is preferred
  • Ability to read, write, add and subtract
  • Ability to communicate effectively and courteously
  • Forklift certification preferred
  • Familiarity with basic computer programs
  • A valid CDL 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

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
  • Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts
  • Must be comfortable in a loud work environment

Interested applicants should stop by the Food Bank of Delaware at 1040 Mattlind Way, Milford, DE 19963, Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 4:00 to complete an application.

Community Nutritionist

The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting resumes for a Community Nutrition Educator at its Newark Branch. This position is responsible for developing and implementing nutrition education programs for low income individuals in New Castle County. This position is also responsible for developing partnerships with Food Bank of Delaware member agencies and hunger relief partners in New Castle County, as needed, to achieve education and outreach objectives. This position requires someone who is outgoing and friendly and works well with diverse groups, including coworkers, 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or Dietetics.
  • Registered Dietician License
  • One year work experience in related field
  • Demonstrated ability in both written and verbal communications and listening skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with persons of diverse social-economic and educational backgrounds.
  • General understanding of social service system and state and federal nutrition programs.
  • Knowledge of Windows, Excel and other data base programs.
  • Ability to function in a community setting.
  • Ability to lift 25lbs frequently
  • ServSafe Certified or ability to obtain certification within 6 months
  • Comfortable working in unusual working conditions
  • Comfortable working in diverse socioeconomic neighborhoods
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Clean drug screening
  • Satisfactory background screening
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred

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

 

Children’s Nutrition Programs Coordinator

The Food Bank of Delaware is accepting resumes for a Children’s Nutrition Programs Coordinator based out of its Newark office. The Children’s Nutrition Programs Coordinator is directly responsible for the successful coordination and implementation of programs including the Child and Adult Feeding Programs (CACFP) Summer Meal Program and Kids Café. This includes developing and implementing outreach and recruitment strategies to expand programs throughout Delaware.  This position is responsible for maintaining extensive records of participation in programs, ensuring adherence to program budgets and implementing cost controls.  The Children’s Nutrition Programs Coordinator is also responsible for coordinating program tasks with drivers as well as any onsite staff involved in the programs.

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:

  • Four year degree or equivalent work experience in a related field
  • 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 an understanding of accounting principles.
  • General understanding of social service system and anti-hunger programs a plus.
  • Must be able to transport, lift, and carry operating equipment of 50 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 and a familiarity with Microsoft Office.
  • 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

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.

 

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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