Job Description: Food Bank Warehouse Coordinator

Job Description For Food Bank Warehouse Coordinator

Reports to: Food Bank Manager

FLSA Status: Part-Time/Nn Exempt

Position Summary

The Food Bank Warehouse Coordinator supports FamilyWorks by facilitating the smooth functioning of the Foodbank program on a day-to-day basis.  The Food Bank Warehouse Coordinator supervises unpaid (volunteer) program staff and ensures that the warehouse is a clean and safe work envionment.  The Food Bank Warehouse Coordiator is familiar with and practices the principles of family support in all interactions on behalf of the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perforrm this job successfully, an individul must be able to perform each of these essential duties at a satisfactory level. Reasonable accommodations may be made  to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions:

  • Assist with coordination and supervision of volunteers in all areas of food bank operations.
  • Receive deliveries and coordinate donation pick-ups.  Manage stock rotation, processing, and preparation.
  • Deliver groceries to homebound participants.
  • Monitor and report inventory to ensure inventory levels are maintained at acceptable levels.
  • Facilitate efficent and appropriate distribution of food  to clients.
  • Facilitate ongoing cleaning and maintenance of food bank facilities.
  • Ensure neccessary documentation and reporting is completed.
  • Ensure operations meet and/or exceed sanitary guidelines and regulations.
  • Respond to special needs presented by clients (e.g., walk-ins, conflicts, etc.).
  • Manage all food bank operations in absence of Food Bank Manager
  • Attend staff meetings and other meetings as required.

 

Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability for this position.

  • Ability to work effectively within an extremely diverse community.
  • Comfortable working in small groups and team environment; capacity for directing and supporting volunteers.
  • Capable of effectively assessing client needs and determining when referral or calling for assistance is appropriate.
  • Familiarity with basic concepts and practices related to mental health assessment and intervention.
  • Willingness to proactively seek supervisory input, resources and information needed to accomplish job.

 

Education/Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Food Handlers permit and valid driver’s license required.
  • Previous supervising experience a plus.
  • Basic proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

 

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Works closely with a variety of people on a daily basis.
  • Work is primarily in the context of a warehoue, exposure to machinery/vehicles, high noise levels and the weather are not ucommon.
  • Position involves significant physical exertion on a regular basis, including heavy lifting and carrying (50 lbs. or more) as well as climbing.
  • Position requires regular local driving.

 

Hours and Compensation:

  • 27 hours per week.
  • Medical and Dental benefits and pro-rated leave and holidays.
  • $17.40 per hour.

 

To Apply:

Applicants must complete a FamilyWorks application and submit it with a cover letter & resume. If you have further questions, please contact Mike Cox, Food Bank Manager, using this link:  mikec@familyworksseattle.org. We are located at 1501 North 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103., or call 206-694-6727

To complete  an on-line application, use this link: www.familyworksseattle.org

CLOSING DATE: Friday, November 20th @ 3:00PM

PEOPLE OF COLOR AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. FAMILYWORKS IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

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