LOS ANGELES REGIONAL FOODBANK JOB AD
Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator
Job Type: Full time
Company: Los Angeles Regional Foodbank
The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank has worked to end hunger in Los Angeles County since 1973 and distributed the equivalent of more than 1 billion meals across our community. The Food Bank provides food to more than 300,000 clients on a monthly basis and distributed 70 million pounds of food in 2017 to children, seniors, working families, veterans and other neighbors in need. To support the vision that no one goes hungry in Los Angeles, food and products are distributed through a network of more than 650 partner agencies directly to children through our Children’s Backpack and Summer Lunch programs, to approximately 27,000 seniors each month through our Senior Nutrition program, and to working families and college students through our Mobile Food Pantry. The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is a 4-star rated charity by Charity Navigator. For more information, visit lafoodbank.org.
Assists with recruitment of volunteers for the Food Bank operations. Process walk-in volunteers by reviewing paperwork and organizing all paperwork. Assists to identify and evaluate volunteer skills and availability. Will work closely with other Volunteer Coordinators to prepare schedules and coordinates volunteer participation in Food Bank operations. May assist with volunteer participation in food drives and other special events. Ensures proper maintenance f records on individual volunteers and services performed. Provides volunteer activity reports to supervisor as needed. Maintains confidentiality of “protected” volunteer information forms. Conduct and/or arrange for volunteer orientation and training. Handle telephone, voicemail, written, and e-mail inquiries as well as updates and maintains the volunteer database.
Principal Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities. Ability to work productively in an environment with frequent interruption. Detail-oriented, with the ability to properly handle personal, confidential information. Able to perform duties on a tight schedule. Bilingual, English/Spanish or other languages highly desired. Comfortable with public speaking, very good oral and written skills required. Proficient in basic computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and internet usage. Demonstrated capability to conduct one’s self in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the public and/or with difficult situations. Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers. Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job. Have insured vehicle with valid California driver’s license necessary.
Prefer 2 years’ College-level coursework completed. Experience in volunteer recruitment desired. 1-2 years’ experience with Social Service Agency preferred.
We offer a competitive benefits package:
If interested in this position, please apply directly at https://www.lafoodbank.org/jobs/
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