The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is committed to exemplifying Community Leadership, by bringing members of our community into our organization and giving them significant responsibility and involvement in running programs, task forces and work groups. By doing so, we can scale our activities to a degree sufficient to end hunger and transform the health of the community through good nutrition.
I. JOB TITLE Director of Community Engagement
Reports to: Director of Operations / CEO
Status: Full-time, salaried, exempt
Location: Santa Barbara County (Santa Barbara and Santa Maria)
II. JOB FUNCTION- The Director of Community Engagement is responsible for the sourcing, fielding, placing and retention of human talent for the Foodbank by working with all departments in the organization, and a team of Volunteer Coordinators. This candidate will work to enable the organization’s growing volunteer program, incorporating volunteer engagement as a core strategic function in order to accomplish the Foodbank’s mission; and nurture a greater connection to the organization. Responsibilities include identifying work throughout the organization that can be accomplished by volunteers, and promoting their services, actively recruiting individuals who can assist in the warehouse, teach programs, and work on various community educational and fundraising projects.
III. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
IV. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
V. SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.