RudiEmployment Opportunities at MANNA FoodBank

Thank you for your interest in working at MANNA.  There are 2 openings available as of 7/2/15.  You’ll find a MANNA job application at the bottom of this page.

Please note: As of 5/20/15, we are no longer accepting applications for the position of Communications & Marketing Director; as of 6/19, we are no longer accepting applications for the position of Food Sourcing Coordinator; and as of 6/26, we are no longer accepting applications for the position of HR Director.  We do hope you continue to check this page for future job openings.


MANNA FOOD BANK JOB POSTING
Volunteer Center Coordinator 7/2/15

Position Title: Volunteer Center Coordinator
Position: Full-time, Tues 12pm-8pm, Wed-Sat 8am-4pm 
Reports to: Operations Director

Required Capabilities:

  • Understands and is committed to MANNA’s mission of involving, educating and uniting people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina
  • Possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must have the physical ability to safely lift and transport product up to 40+ pounds
  • Possess outstanding skills in communication, leadership, planning and organization
  • Must be a high energy/highly physical person, able to command attention
  • Must be comfortable with fast paced work
  • Ability to multi-task is needed in this position
  • Must be able to work in cool and hot weather in a warehouse setting
  • Works effectively as part of a team and is a highly motivated self-starter
  • Must be a confident public speaker
  • Ability to handle appropriate load handling equipment (fork lift, pallet jack) preferred or comfortable with learning how to use load handling equipment (fork lift, pallet jack)
  • Volunteer Center Coordinators are highly visible ambassadors of the organization that need to be able to positively interact and direct a wide variety of volunteers.  Candidates must be able to effectively lead pre-school aged to high school aged children, college students, corporate groups, church groups, senior/retirees, high level donors, etc.  A positive attitude and demeanor at all times is imperative when interacting with volunteers.

General Description of the Position:

Under the supervision of the Operations Director this person performs various duties related to the rescue and distribution of products to MANNA’s service area.

Oversight of other Persons/Positions:

Volunteers and Interns

Principal Activities of the Position

  1. Educate, orient, train and monitor new volunteers as well as ongoing training for recurring volunteers in the procedures for all of the many projects that happen in the Volunteer Center.
  2. Responsible for inspecting and processing salvage food and other items using Feeding America guidelines. Keeps log of Quality Control Inspections.
  3. Monitors and keeps accurate records of code dates for use in product rescue.
  4. Connects volunteers with high level skills to the Volunteer Manager in order to utilize those volunteers to their full potential.
  5. Ensure that all recurring volunteers are checking in using our Volunteer software
  6. Effectively does logistics within the warehouse including loading and unloading of trucks, organization and cleanliness of warehouse for maximum output by volunteers.
  7. Effectively communicates with the Warehouse Manager regarding product flow between warehouses.
  8. Effectively communicates with the Operations Director regarding projects and product.
  9. Promotes positive volunteer-staff relations. Educates volunteers on the importance of the work of MANNA Food Bank.
  10. Assists all departments with special events that occur in the Volunteer Center and MANNA.
  11. Works closely with the Youth Services Coordinator to coordinate product, logistics and volunteers for the MANNA Pack and Summer Pack program.
  12. Works closely with the Lead Distribution Associate in regards to volunteer support surrounding produce, refrigerated product, bread, bakery and any other products distributed by the Food Bank.
  13. Keeps accurate records of incoming product for entry into the inventory system.
  14. Prepares trash totals for monthly inventory.
  15. Maintains a safe and clean environment for volunteers and staff. Utilizes and maintains a cleaning log for the Volunteer Center.
  16. Other duties as needed

TO APPLY: SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:
LISA CANTRELL –OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

lcantrell@mannafoodbank.org
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE – EOE

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

Every MANNA FoodBank employee must subscribe to the “Statement of Philosophy” and the “Mission Statement” of MANNA FoodBank. Employees must also adhere to MANNA’s “Drug and Alcohol Policy.” These documents are on file in the Office of Finance and Human Resources.

JULY 2015


MANNA FOOD BANK JOB POSTING
RECLAIM ASSOCIATE – 6/17/15

Position Title: RECLAIM ASSOCIATE (Scanner)
Position: Full-time (40 hours per week) 
Reports to: Lead Reclaim Associate

Job Qualifications: Must have the physical ability to safely lift and transport product as required (consistently 30+ lbs) and to operate appropriate load-handling equipment (forklift, pallet jacks). Must be able to cope with repetition of production oriented work Must be able to meet production goals. Must be able to assist staff and volunteers in achieving the goals of MANNA FoodBank. Must be organized, accurate and efficient in performing work duties. Must be dependable. High school graduate or GED required. Fork lift certification is preferred. Valid Driver’s License is required.

Must meet production goals within 180 days of employment.

General Description of the Position:
Reclaim Associate (Scanner) is responsible for accurately scanning and processing Reclaim product and day-to-day operations of the Reclaim Department as well as assisting in the overall operations of the Warehouse. Other tasks as needed and assigned throughout MANNA Food Bank.

Oversight of other Persons/Positions: Volunteers, as needed.

Principal Activities of the Position:
1. Responsible for assisting in the Reclaim operation of the warehouse in accordance with MANNA Food Bank and Feeding America guidelines.
2. Responsible for scanning and processing Reclaim items as designated by the vendors disposition.
3. Responsible for backing up the Reclaim Associate Prepper as needed
4. Responsible for assisting with loading and unloading of trucks as needed.
5. Must meet production goals on a monthly basis as set by management.
6. Utilize proper handling and storage of all Reclaim products.
7. Maintain warehouse and related areas in a clean, sanitary, organized condition.
8. Assist in other work areas and with other projects as directed
9. Assist in other areas of the Food Bank as needed.

TO APPLY: SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:
LISA CANTRELL –OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

lcantrell@mannafoodbank.org
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE – EOE

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED

Date: June 2015

Every MANNA FoodBank employee must subscribe to the “Statement of Philosophy” and the “Mission Statement” of MANNA FoodBank. Employees must also adhere to MANNA’s “Drug and Alcohol Policy”. These documents are on file in the Office of Finance and Human Resources.


TO APPLY FOR AN AVAILABLE MANNA POSITION:

Below you’ll find a MANNA job application. Please fill it out completely, and return it by fax (828-299-3664); by mail (627 Swannanoa River Rd., Asheville NC 28805); or by e-mail to the address listed in the job description, along with your resume and cover letter.  You can also drop off your application at MANNA’s front desk between 8 am and 4 pm.

* MANNA job application packet – PDF
* MANNA application – MS Word