Food Service Instructor

The Food Bank of Delaware is accepting resumes for a Food Service Instructor in our Newark Facility.  The Food Service Instructor’s main responsibility is to oversee all components of food service instruction, this includes but is not limited to the establishment and maintenance of relationships within the Culinary Mentorship Program, instructing for the contract at Ferris School, Cleveland White and New Castle Detention Center which educates students about food service and food safety in an effort to curb recidivism, ServSafe training, Manage First training, and development of curriculum.  The Food Service Instructor will work with the Communications Director to develop marketing for these and any future programs developed by the Food Bank of Delaware and may also support the Food Service Manager with Catering and Café efforts to ensure appropriate service and customer service of both areas.

To be considered or this position the candidate will need the following:

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four year college degree and/or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people, including school aged students currently incarcerated
  • ServSafe certified instructor or the ability to become certified within 30 days of hire
  • 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
  • To be able to receive a satisfactory and eligible letter as required by 31 Delaware Code, Section 309, fingerprinted backgrounds check from the State of Delaware, Department of Services for children, youth and their families to work within the state’s school systems.

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

Any qualified candidate that would like their resume to be considered for this position should email the resume along with a cover letter and 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.

 

Part-Time Temporary Community Nutrition Educator

The Food Bank of Delaware is looking for a Part Time Temporary Community Nutrition Educator for our Milford Branch. This is a part-time, Temporary position without benefits. The pat time Community Nutrition Educator will Provide SNAP Education classes to SNAP eligible individuals: This includes adults and children in Kent County and Sussex County Delaware. Assist in the Development of partnerships with Food Bank of Delaware (FBD) Hunger Relief Program Partners, as needed, to achieve the job goals and outreach objectives. Assist Senior Community Nutritionist/Registered Dietitian at FBD- Newark Branch as needed.

Summary of Responsibilities:
• Review and execute the rules and regulations in the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Plan Guidance (SNAP-Ed) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Plan for the Food Bank of Delaware for the current fiscal year.
• Partner with FBD’s Hunger Relief Programs in Kent and Sussex Counties for the purpose of expanding the reach of programs through a variety of direct and indirect outreach methods.
• Recruit new sites for SNAP-Education, by contacting sites and distributing SNAP-Ed outreach and marketing literature to FBD’s Hunger Relief Program Partners.
• Conduct topical and targeted educational sessions on various nutrition topics to SNAP eligible program participants. Distribute pre and post surveys at each class, tabulate the results and report outcomes on appropriate spread sheets.
• Collect demographic data from participants attending SNAP-ED classes. Report all EARS data on appropriate forms and keep them up-to-date.

To be considered or this position the candidate will need the following:

Principal Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, or food science from a program approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
• Experience in presenting food demonstrations is preferred, however a proven track record in presenting to a small audience will be considered.
• 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, Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and other data base programs
• Ability to function in a community setting and work with clients of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and literacy levels
• ServSafe Certified preferred
• Bi-lingual preferred
• Have held a valid driver’s license for the previous 3 years
• Have a clean driving record (zero points/no moving violations) for the previous 3 years
• Clean drug screening
• Satisfactory background screening
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle
• Must be able to transport, lift, and carry operating equipment of 50lbs regularly
• May require walking and standing, primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day
• Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required throughout the work day

Any qualified candidate that would like their resume to be considered for this position should email the resume along with a cover letter and 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.

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.

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.