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Co-Branch Head RLC New Jersey

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Rescuing Leftover Cuisine
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Jersey City, NJ
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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 co-manage the operations and logistics of pickups and drop-offs between food businesses, volunteers, and charitable organizations in New Jersey.

Responsibilities:

  • Human Service Agency (HSA) communication and upkeep
  • 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
  • Help keep track of expenses and finances
  • Check RLC platform to make sure pictures, receipts, are uploaded correctly
  • Ensures all volunteer/rescuer slots are filled 2 days in advance (and checks rescue schedule daily in case there are last-minute withdrawals)
  • Collect photos/videos from HSAs to send to Social Media Manager
  • Manages new instructions and routes into system
  • Manage fundraising efforts of the branch

 

Qualifications:

  • Experienced in leading and managing teams
  • 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 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
  • Experience with marketing platforms like Mailchimp and IG are a plus.


RLC team members have the opportunity to make a true, meaningful impact in their time with the organization. This is a part-time, unpaid position. For the near-term, the Branch Head will be expected to work approximately 10 hours per week, on a flexible schedule.


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
Jersey City, NJ, USA

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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.

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