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 Newark 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 14 Garfield Way Newark, DE 19713, Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 4:00 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, or marital or family status.

 

Part-Time Van Driver

The Food Bank of Delaware is currently accepting applications at its Newark 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 Newark Location at 14 Garfield Way Newark, Delaware 19713 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.

 

 

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 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.
• Demonstrated willingness to solicit and make presentations to diverse groups to encourage volunteering
• 4-year degree or equivalent work experience in a related field
• 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.
• Computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office
• 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.
• General understanding of social service system and anti-hunger programs a plus.

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

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

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.

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.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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