Employment Opportunities at MANNA FoodBank

Thank you for your interest in employment at MANNA FoodBank.  There are two (2) positions available at this time.

When jobs are posted, please carefully read the detailed description, and the list of duties & responsibilities, before applying, to make sure that you have the skills that meet our needs.  The online job application link is at the bottom of this page. We hope you continue to check here for future opportunities for which you may be qualified.

MANNA embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. MANNA’s goal is to attract, develop, retain, and promote a talented and diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential. As the diverse workforce evolves, MANNA is dedicated to providing a respectful and dignified environment. MANNA is committed to the total inclusion and participation of all people. The celebration of diversity is an essential component in the way MANNA does business.


Agency Relations Manager

We are looking for a dynamic nonprofit leader with passion to end hunger and have a collective impact. The ideal candidate has proven experience in building partnerships, encouraging team collaboration, and orchestrating large scale projects resulting in meaningful change. This creative, strategic thinker is dedicated to working towards MANNA’s mission and vision of a hunger-free WNC.

Position Summary:

The Agency Relations Manager oversees the engagement, enrollment, and management of all MANNA partners that provide direct service to clients in need across MANNA’s 16-county service area. The Manager develops and manages plans to identify service gaps and strategies to close those gaps throughout the partner network. The Agency Relations Manager provides oversight of compliance and capacity building including support, feedback and guidance to ensure all Federal, State, County, and Feeding America regulations are met and provides management and oversight of the Agency Relations department aimed at promoting best practices, continuous improvement of departmental processes and systems. He/she supports a collaborative, cross-departmental approach to Agency Relations work to further integrate MANNA Programs across our partner agency network.

Qualifications:                                    

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience in human services, business/project management and/or nonprofit management; a minimum of 3-4 years of experience in a management role
  • The ideal candidate will have specific experiences in leading, managing and training on-site and remote individuals, volunteers, and teams, community organizing, working with nonprofits as well as public and private organizations in diverse and rural settings
  • Proficiency in full Microsoft Office Suite is a must; experience working with databases and other more complex information systems is a plus
  • Proven track record of success working in a busy office environment, meeting deadlines and managing multiple projects and priorities
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in public speaking, meeting facilitation, program development and management, public and private partnership development
  • Demonstrated experience in project management is highly preferred

Additional Skills:

  • Highly motivated self-starter and independent worker
  • Outstanding customer relations abilities and a positive attitude
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills required
  • Enjoys working with people
  • A desire to educate and inspire others in the mission of MANNA FoodBank
  • Knowledge of food bank operations a plus

Travel:

Minimal, but routine travel may be required within the service area; occasional overnight travel for conferences or regional meetings.  Employee must provide proof of current, valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

Schedule: Typical schedule is Monday – Friday daytime hours, but flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as needed is required.

MANNA offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, 401K with a company match, paid holidays, and a generous PTO program.

To view the complete job description, click here.

To apply complete MANNA’s online job application (including cover letter) by clicking on the link below OR candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to humanresources@mannafoodbank.org.

Application deadline: Sunday, January 19, 2020.


Volunteer Center Supervisor

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Chief Development Officer and in collaboration with the Operations Management team this person performs various duties related to the rescue and distribution of products to MANNA’s service area using Feeding America guidelines while following good food safety practices identified in the AIB standards for Distribution Centers. This position is responsible for supervising, leading and training of all staff and volunteers (upwards of 100+ volunteers a day) assigned to the Volunteer Center; providing a meaningful and productive experience. This is a very hands-on, physical position working alongside our volunteers.

Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or Equivalent; some college or degree preferred
• Certificate in Volunteer Management and/or 1-2 yrs. nonprofit or volunteer leadership experience desired
• Demonstrated experienced and proficiency in the use of load-handling equipment including but not limited to; forklifts, reach trucks, and electric pallet jacks
• Must provide proof of current, valid North Carolina driver’s license with clean MVR and auto insurance
• Must possess outstanding relationship building, interpersonal, communication, planning, prioritization, problem solving, team building and decision making skills.
• Demonstrated computer proficiency including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point
• Maintains a professional appearance at all times and represents MANNA in diverse settings
• Communicates effectively with a diverse group of constituencies, including staff, volunteers and the public
• Confident and articulate public speaker

Additional Skills:

• Works effectively as part of a team and is a highly motivated self-starter
• Outstanding Customer Service abilities and a positive attitude
• Must be high energy and able to command attention
• Enjoys working with people
• Understands and is committed to MANNA’s mission of involving, educating and uniting people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina
• Knowledge of food bank operations a plus

Travel:

Minimal, but routine travel may be required within the service area. Employee must provide proof of current, valid North Carolina driver’s license with clean MVR and auto insurance.

Schedule:

Typical schedule includes Mon – Fri 8-4; Tues until 8p and general flexibility to work weekends and Saturdays occasionally as needed.

MANNA offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, 401K with a company match, paid holidays, and a generous PTO program.

To view the complete job description, click here.

To apply complete MANNA’s online job application (including cover letter) by clicking on the link below OR candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to humanresources@mannafoodbank.org.

Application deadline: Monday, January 27th.


MANNA Job Application for Open Positions

Click here for MANNA’s online job application form. 

Note: Pre-employment background check information will be completed at time of hire.