Nonprofit

Food Services Coordinator

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Seattle, WA
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Published 26 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Start Date
June 14, 2024
Experience Level
Mid-level/Managerial
Compensation
USD $26 - $30 / hour

Description

The Food Services Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the efficient operation of the SLU Food Bank at ICS, organization of the food bank pantry, providing food for all ICS programs and coordinating the ICS Grocery Rescue, Home Delivery and Meal Programs.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Food Distribution:     

  • Coordinate food distribution through regular Food Bank operations each week.
  • Coordinate food inventory and distribution to other ICS programs; coordinate meal program for Hygiene Center.
  • Coordinate food inventory and place food orders for food bank and meal programs.     
  • Ensure that all aspects of Food Services adhere to current Covid protocols and guidance.

Food Pantry Coordination:

  • Ensure that the Food Pantry and other food related areas are maintained according to public health standards in regards to Food Bank operations and other food programs.
  • Receive, sort and evaluate food and other donations. 
  • Store them in a safe, orderly, hygienic manner in the appropriate section of the Pantry (dry, cooled, frozen).   
  • Includes bagging food as needed and cleaning storage areas, walk-in cooler/freezer.      
  • Guarantee that all food receiving, storing and distribution are operated according to guidelines of partner agencies/organizations and donors.

Grocery Rescue/Home Delivery: 

  • Oversee Grocery Rescue Program and with Grocery Rescue Lead, coordinate food donation pick-ups; supervise Grocery Rescue Lead and other volunteers.  
  • Coordinate the Home Delivery Program including processing requests, schedule deliveries and coordinate delivery drivers.

Volunteers:

  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers for ICS Food Bank, Grocery Rescue and Meal Programs. 
  • Work with other ICS staff to maintain accurate records including volunteer information, training records and hours.

Van Maintenance:  

  • Maintain accurate records of van mileage and submit reports monthly to Executive Director.      
  • Ensure that van is available and in good working order: gas, regular maintenance, repair, etc.
  • Ensure that van is kept clean and locked after use.

Other:         

  • Gather and submit all necessary data and receipts and work with ICS staff to make sure all reports are prepared and submitted.      
  • Recruit, train & supervise AmeriCorps Service members in various Food Services roles, if applicable.     
  • Attend Seattle Food Committee, Meal Program Committee and other appropriate meetings as schedule allows.
  • Maintain healthy and efficient relationships with staff, volunteers and community partners.        
  • Follow policies & procedures of Immanuel Community Services.     
  • Other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two years, minimum, experience working in a food pantry, food bank, meal program or other program addressing food insecurity.     
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and comfortable working with the diverse members of our community. Able to deescalate conflicts as needed.    
  • Experience supervising staff or volunteers.  
  • Strong skills in organization, time management and space efficiency.     
  • Enjoy working as a team but able to work independently.     
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • A valid Washington State Driver’s License.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs repetitively.
  • Must obtain a King County Food Handler’s permit within 30 days of employment.    
  • Must be fully up-to-date with Covid vaccines as defined by the Washington Department of Health, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. 
  • Bilingual (Ukrainian/Russian and/or Spanish), a plus.


COMPENSATION & COMMITMENTS

Compensation:  ICS will provide compensation of $26.00 - 30.00 per hour, DOE.

Hours:  Full-time; 40 hrs/week. Additional hours may be required weekends & during special events.

Paid Time Off (PTO): ICS values the health of its employees and strongly endorses the importance of a balanced work/life. ICS provides eleven paid holidays and four weeks PTO per year.

Health Care:  ICS provides health/dental/vision, retirement and covers employee portions of Washington Long Term Care and Washington Paid Family Leave.


Immanuel Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer:  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other class protected by law.

The Food Services Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the efficient operation of the SLU Food Bank at ICS, organization of the food bank pantry, providing food for all ICS programs and coordinating the ICS Grocery Rescue, Home…

Benefits

ICS values the health of its employees and strongly endorses the importance of a balanced work/life. ICS provides eleven paid holidays and four weeks PTO per year. Health/dental/vision plan, retirement.

ICS values the health of its employees and strongly endorses the importance of a balanced work/life. ICS provides eleven paid holidays and four weeks PTO per year. Health/dental…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish or Ukrainian language skills a plus.

Spanish or Ukrainian language skills a plus.

Location

On-site
1215 Thomas St., Seattle, WA 98109, United States

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