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. The Part Time Volunteer Coordinator works under the direction of the Volunteer Programs Manager 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.

$tand 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.

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.

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.

 

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.