Employment Opportunities at MANNA FoodBank

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

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.

When jobs are posted, please carefully read the detailed description, and the list of duties and 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.

1-Year FT Temporary TEFAP Coordinator

MANNA FoodBank is looking for a one-year temporary TEFAP Coordinator; the best-fit candidate would be deeply detail-oriented, hands-on and ready to support Western North Carolina food pantries in maximizing USDA TEFAP products. The TEFAP Coordinator would be ready to work side-by-side with MANNA Operations, Agency Relations, and our 55+ TEFAP Partner Agencies to coordinate, communicate, and maintain perfect compliance for the TEFAP federal food commodity program to connect great food to those who need it most.

Basic Position Summary: The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal food commodity program administered federally by USDA. MANNA foodbank administers the program for their 16-county service area, working closely at the state level with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture (NCDA).

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of 3 years administrative support, customer service, or nonprofit roles. Candidates must have excellent proven computer skills with a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook. Proven skills and proficiency in learning and navigating technology and databases is essential.

Click here for the complete listing of position responsibilities and qualifications.

To apply please complete the application information available on our website at www.mannfoodbank.org. Please include a cover letter highlighting you interest and experience relating to this position.

Application deadline is June 12th, 2020

No phone calls please
Relocation is not available with this position

Mobile Programs Manager

Providing food with hope and dignity…

Are you a passionate leader with a track record of success in building collaborative community relationships and engaging on multiple levels relating to food insecurity and poverty?

MANNA FoodBank is currently seeking a Mobile Programs Manager. This dynamic position will lead, coordinate and implement the strategic plan for all aspects of MANNA’s Mobile Programs. The Mobile Programs Manager will assist in developing, implementing, managing and evaluating these programs at the local, regional, state and federal level. Additionally, in coordination with MANNA’s Senior Management, the Mobile Programs Manager will design and implement new collective impact initiatives, which support MANNA’s strategic plan, and seek opportunities to partner with other community organizations on hunger and health issues.

The ideal candidate will have specific experience in leading, managing and training on-site and remote individuals, volunteers, and teams, community organizing, and working with nonprofits as well as public and private organizations in diverse and rural settings along with the following qualifications:
• Qualifications for this position include a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience in human services, business/project management and/or nonprofit management; a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a management role or managing a program.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is a must; experience working with databases and other more complex information systems is a plus
• Experience in public speaking, meeting facilitation, program development and management and public and private partnership development
• Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated experience in project management is highly preferred
• Bi-lingual abilities are a plus

Click here to view the full job description for a complete list of duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

MANNA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including; a generous PTO program, 401K with a company match up to 6%, Health, Dental, & Vision, Life, STD, & LTD plans.

To apply please complete the on-line application including cover letter at https://forms.mannafoodbank.org/job-application/

Please, no phone calls or faxes

Application deadline: May 31st, 2020

FT Reclaim Scanner/Prepper

Not just a job, a job with meaning and mission!

Join in the work to help end hunger in WNC in this important role on the Reclaim Team.

Mission: MANNA’s mission is to involve, educate, and unite people in the work of ending hunger in Western North Carolina.

Vision: A hunger-free Western North Carolina.

Position Summary: The Reclaim Associate is responsible for scanning and prepping grocery products and day-to-day operations of the Reclaim Department as well as assisting in the overall operations of the Warehouse including: inventory control; maintaining the warehouse in a clean; organized manner suitable for the storage and handling of food items; maintaining all pertinent records and providing required reports regarding reclaim inventory handling and control. Handling of salvage product (unprocessed and processed) from off-loading incoming trucks to warehousing product to disposal of waste; assisting with transfer of inventory between the MANNA warehouses. Other tasks performed as needed and assigned.

• Must have U.S. work authorization
• High school diploma or GED required
• Must be fluent in English and have proficient and effective oral and written communication skills
• Must provide proof of current, valid North Carolina driver’s license with clean MVR and auto insurance
• Prior experience working in a warehouse environment or with warehouse equipment including pallet jacks and forklifts highly preferred; demonstrated ability to train and obtain certification internally within three months of hire is necessary
• Demonstrated ability to perform work that is repetitive and production-oriented; ability to meet and maintain production goal standards as established
• Proven track record of dependability and reliability

Working Conditions: This position will be performed in a warehouse setting. This setting that can be at times, hot or cold depending on the season. This is a fast paced, hands-on physical work environment. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to moderately loud within the Warehouse. This position requires wearing safety toed (steel or composite) shoes.

Physical Demands: The physical demands required are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

The physical demands of this position are very heavy work. This includes lifting/carrying weights in excess of 40 – 50 lbs. frequently and lifting up to 70-100 lbs. occasionally. Additionally, this position requires the operation of a manual pallet jacks with the ability to manage loads in excess of 1100 lbs. frequently. This includes pushing and pulling of product throughout the warehouse and loading and unloading vehicles.

Schedule: Enjoy a typical work schedule of Monday – Friday (8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) but with expected flexibility to work early mornings and on Saturdays on an as needed basis.

MANNA offers an excellent benefits package including health, life, 401K, paid holidays, generous PTO and the satisfaction that comes with providing food to families across WNC!

• Starting pay is $13.00/hr.
• Candidates should apply on-line including cover letter at https://forms.mannafoodbank.org/job-application/
• Click here to view the full job description for a complete list of duties, responsibilities and qualifications.
• No phone calls please

Application Deadline: Sunday, June 7, 2020

Thank you for your employment interest with MANNA FoodBank.

The position posting period for Mobile Programs Driver has closed.  Applications are currently under review. Candidates that are selected to interview will be contacted directly over the next couple of weeks.

We encourage you to check back for new opportunities that may be come available.

Thank you!

MANNA Job Application for Open Positions

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