Volunteer Coordinator
Golden Food Bank - Golden, BC

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Golden Food Bank Society

_“Commits to nourish our community by providing solutions
for long-term food security,
in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.”_

Job Posting
Volunteer Coordinator

The Golden Food Bank is looking for an enthusiastic,
Community minded person to work as part of the Food Bank team

Nature of Position: Reporting to the Food Bank Board of Directors, the Food Bank Coordinator will be work to fulfill the mission and core purposes by organizing and coordinating functions that are vital to the sustainable growth of the Food Bank.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Facilitate the safety and integrity of local food distribution
  • With the General Manager, ensure the fair distribution of food to all clients
  • Supervise the coordination & implementation of a Volunteer Management program
  • Assist the General Manager to plan & coordinate special events, food drives and fundraising events
  • Develop & maintain positive relationships with Food Bank partners
  • Ensure that sufficient volunteers are available to support the functions of the Food Bank as determined by the General Manager
  • Develop relationships with Community Groups in order to build volunteer data base
  • Ensure clients are treated with respect, dignity and without judgment

Hours: This is a part- time position as an employee for the Food Bank. The position allows for a flexible work week. Up to 10 hours a week and includes being available Wednesday mornings from 9:00am-12:30pm for hamper distribution day.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle.
  • Have courteous customer service skills
  • Physically capable of completing the duties of the position
  • Food Safe Certificate is an asset

Rate of Pay: $12.00 an hour

How to Apply: Applications including cover letter and resume may delivered by post, fax, hand or electronically and will be received until Friday August 29th, 2014.

We thank all applicants in advance for applying. Successful candidates will be contacted by phone for an interview

Golden Food Bank Volunteer Coordinator
Job Description

JOB TITLE: VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
REPORTS TO: General Manager

The Volunteer Coordinator reports to the Golden Food Bank Society General Manager. He/she will work to fulfill the mission and core purposes of the Food Bank by assisting the General Manager in organizing and coordinating volunteers to provide the support that is vital to the Food Bank’s day to day operations.

Mission Statement: “The Golden Food Bank is committed to nourishing our Community by providing solutions for long-term food security in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.”

The Volunteer Coordinator will assist the General Manger in the following areas:

RECIPIENT SERVICE

  • Ensure that all clients are treated non-judgementally, with dignity and respect
  • Ensure that all clients are served in an effective and courteous manner

VOLUNTEER COORDINATION

  • Coordinate the Volunteer program including recruitment, retention, recognition, supervision, familiarization and training of volunteers
  • Ensure that sufficient volunteers are available to support the functions of the Food Bank as determined by the General Manager
  • Create programs to motivate and energize Food Bank volunteers
  • Work with the General Manager to maintain an ongoing volunteer database
  • Engage and collaborate with volunteers to ensure that assigned tasks are performed
  • Ensure that volunteers follow Food Bank policies and procedures
  • Ensure volunteers are working in a safe manner and according to WorkSafe BC guidelines
  • Collaborate with the General Manager to organize volunteer appreciation events throughout the year
  • Attend Community events as needed

VOLUNTEER AND PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

  • Build volunteer database
  • Develop relationships with Community Groups in order to build volunteer data base
  • Maintain relationships with food donors and suppliers
  • Foster creative methods of gaining new volunteers with beneficial skill sets
  • Collaborate with Community organizations to build fundraising relationships

This is a part-time position as an employee off the Golden Food Bank.
Salary: $12.00/hour
Hours: 10 hours/week

Flexible work week and includes being available for Wednesday mornings from 9:00am-12:30pm for food distribution day and community events as needed.


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