Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Community Harvest Food Bank Philosophy

Community Harvest Food Bank embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.

Current Employment Opportunities

SENIORPAK/KIDS BACKPACK ASSISTANT

  • Department: SeniorPak/Kids BackPack
  • Reports to: Operations Manager
  • Part-time: 20-25 hours per week
  • Please send cover letter and resume to Carmen Cumberland at ccumberland@communityharvest.org
  • No phone calls, please.

Additional Job Functions, Responsibilities, and Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure distribution of all Senior Pak bags are given only to eligible SP program recipients
  • Ensure distribution of all Kids BackPack bags are given only to eligible recipients
  • Ensure that recipient’s orders are accurately picked and staged
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe work area at all times.  Clean up spills immediately; keep walk areas and exits clear; lock and secure work area as required
  • Correctly weighs and documents all out-going product, including waste pounds
  • Checks all product to insure compliance and quality several times/day
  • Demonstrate good organizational skills and communicate courteously to volunteers and clients as a representative of Community Harvest Food Bank
  • Adheres to the scheduled food distribution nutritional requirements of the program in coordination with the CHFB staff that is responsible for selecting and/or purchasing the food to be included in the SP and BackPack bag
  • Properly supervises any volunteers assigned to the SP/BackPack area
  • Accepts assignments as directed by the Senior Pak/ Kids BackPack Coordinator
  • Maintains contact list of all drivers
  • Provides prompt communication with recipients

This list is not all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

PHYSICAL/LIFE SKILLS/PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to consistently bend, twist, climb, reach above shoulders, kneel, squat, sit, stand, and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Compassionate and caring attitude; courteous communication with clients and volunteers
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and write in English at a high school level
  • Must be able to consistently and correctly perform basic math skills at a high school level
  • Proficiency on computer and ability to learn multiple software applications
  • Demonstrate excellent people skills and problem solving (mediation) knowledge
  • Demonstrate the ability to coordinate multiple projects and adhere to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have excellent oral communications skills
  • Ability to coordinate eyes, hands, fingers
  • Must have a pleasant, team-oriented personality and be able to work in an unsupervised environment
  • Must be able to work in a wide range of environmental temperatures
  • Must be willing/able to work overtime and weekends as requested
  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • Must have reliable means of transportation to and from work

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have or be willing to receive training necessary to possess any licenses/certificates required to be a successful Senior Pak Coordinator (example:  safe food handling certificate and first aid, etc.)

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Community Harvest Food Bank to provide equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or disability and to promote the full realization of that policy. Community Harvest Food Bank will assure equal employment opportunities in all personnel actions and procedures including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, compensation, and benefits.