Search

Volunteer Opportunity

Branch Head RLC New Orleans

Posted by
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine
|
New Orleans, LA
New
|
Published 2 months ago

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, Inc. (“RLC”) is a non-profit food rescue organization based in New York City that delivers excess food from food businesses and corporations to local human service agencies such as homeless shelters and soup kitchens to feed the hungry. We have thus far delivered over 4.6 million pounds of food with the lowest cost per delivery in the industry. Our business model is centered around four stages: (1) proactively seek out businesses with leftover food for partnerships, (2) deliver excess, wholesome food directly to local agencies, (3) use our expertise in food rescue to consult each partner different ways to reduce food waste, (4) partners successfully graduate from the RLC food rescue program with reduced food cost and food waste.

Position Summary:

The Branch Head is a volunteer position that will manage the operations and logistics of pickups and drop-offs between food businesses, volunteers, and charitable organizations in New Orleans. The Branch Head will be working with a team which supports them in fundraising, marketing, operations, and outreach.

Responsibilities:

  • Human Service Agency (HSA) communication and upkeep (monthly)
  • Communicates with HSAs; reroutes food rescues if HSA is closed
  • Collect numbers to create monthly Impact Report
  • Follow the roadmap and help align team on upcoming focus/initiative (bi-monthly)
  • Help keep track of expenses and finances
  • Check RLC platform to make sure pictures, receipts, are uploaded correctly (weekly)
  • Ensures all volunteer/rescuer slots are filled 2 days in advance (3x/week)
  • Collect photos/videos from HSAs to send to Social Media Manager (quarterly)
  • Sets up new instructions and routes into system by Friday of each week
  • All new Food Donors pickup schedules start Monday of the new week

Qualifications:

  • Self-starter; ability to initiate and work independently
  • Ability to interact professionally with potential partners in person, via phone, and email
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

RLC team members have the chance to work closely with the founders of the branch and have the opportunity to make a true, meaningful impact in their time with the organization. This is a part-time, unpaid position. The Branch Head will be expected to work 5 - 10 hours per week.

APPLY:

Interested applicants should apply by submitting a resume. Candidates for initial phone screenings will be contacted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine, Inc. (“RLC”) is a non-profit food rescue organization based in New York City that delivers excess food from food businesses and corporations to local human service agencies such as homeless shelters and soup…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site
New Orleans, LA, United States

Apply to This Volunteer Opportunity

Instructions:

Interested applicants should apply by submitting a resume. Candidates for initial phone screenings will be contacted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

All fields are required
Resume must be uploaded in PDF format
Drag file here or browse
No file chosen
By using the Idealist Application system, you consent to sharing your resume and other personal data with potential employers in accordance with Idealist’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite volunteer opportunities and get email alerts when new ones are posted.