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Community Gifts Coordinator

Make a difference and help us eliminate hunger in our community. The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore (FSEVA) distributed over 15.5 million meals last year through our Partner Agencies and Programs. We are an inclusive and socially active organization serving a diverse community encompassing 11 cities and counties in Southeastern Virginia and on the Eastern Shore. Our mission is leading the effort to eliminate hunger in our community.

Job Description:
The Community Gifts Coordinator performs an important function for the Foodbank’s Philanthropy Team and will report to the Donor Relations Manager. The primary objectives of this position are:
1) To steward create and manage corporate and organization relationships through fundraising.
2) To oversee and perform significant duties related to approximately three (3) established Foodbank events. These activities and events are conducted for the purpose of generating measurable quantities of related cash gifts to FSEVA.
This position requires enthusiastic speaking abilities, impeccable organizational habits, and effective knowledge and relationships with a large array of potential partners for gifts and Foodbank events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Manage corporate and organizational partnerships to include: research, stewardship, proposal development, sponsorship requests and all associated engagement activities.
• Implement a Moves Management Plan for a portfolio of 200 donors.
• Market and facilitate corporate employee giving and matching gift programs.
• Lead and manage various volunteer committees to raise funds, secure partnerships, and execute and implement logistics related to such events as “A Taste of Hampton Roads”, “Major Donor and Stewardship Events,” and "Hunger Action Month."
• Manage and create budgets, implement performance metrics and tracking and supervise volunteers.
• Develop and distribute through on-site presentations, the Internet, telephone, or by mail FSEVA event information packets as well as marketing materials.
• Participate in planning and implementing levels of engagement for donor recognition and cause marketing programs.
• Manage the effective delivery of sponsor and donor deliverables closely communicating across all Foodbank teams.
• Communicating within the organization and with the public regarding FSEVA statistics, programs, and events through public speaking, correspondence and media interviews.
• Requires on-site support on evenings and weekends when needed for donor stewardship and special events.
• Other duties as assigned by officers of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia.

Essential Education, (Required):

College degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience.

Essential Skills (Required):
• Proven ability to work in a Professional Team environment.
• MS Office - Word, PowerPoint, Publisher proficiency.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Skills in computer applications i.e. word processing and database management.
• Good judgment and discretion.
• Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
• Ability to organize work, time, and self.
• Skills in problem-solving and trouble-shooting situations.
• Orientation to detail, accuracy, and the meeting of deadlines.
• Ability to work cooperatively with other Foodbank staff and volunteers.
• Ability to present a professional demeanor under a variety of conditions.

Essential Experience:
3-5 years of experience in fundraising, sales, events management or related field.
Certificates, Licenses or Registrations:
A Valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving history.
Travel Requirements:
Local Travel to event sites required. Some overnight travel less than 10% will be expected

Physical Demands:
While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to do the following when working in the office or warehouse environment:
• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds when handling donations, documents and files in a mixed warehouse and office environment.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision while working with documents, computer screens, and filing.
• Regularly required to talk and hear when communicating with employees, donors, and clients.
• The use of hands and fingers are necessary to handle or feel documents and keyboards.
• The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

How to apply: If this sounds like the opportunity for you to serve our community and help eliminate hunger, please send your resume and salary history to orfrecruiting@foodbankonline.org.

 

Volunteer Manager

Make a difference and help us eliminate hunger in our community. The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore (FSEVA) distributed over 15.5 million meals last year through our Partner Agencies and Programs. We are an inclusive and socially active organization serving a diverse community encompassing 11 cities and counties in Southeastern Virginia and on the Eastern Shore. Our mission is leading the effort to eliminate hunger in our community.

Job Description:  
- The Volunteer Manager serves a vital role managing all volunteer services for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia. 
- Directly supervising a single paid staff member, the Volunteer Coordinator, and working with over 7,200 individual volunteers, the Volunteer Manager provides volunteer support to all departments of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia; serves as the volunteer recruiter, trainer and facilitator. 
- Working with the Foodbank Staff, the Volunteer Manager assures that all volunteer (individuals, service clubs and corporate groups) needs are met during their period of service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Develop and implement volunteer programs for the Foodbank of SEVA, represents the Foodbank to volunteers in a professional and courteous manner, understanding that volunteers are the lifeblood of our mission.
2. Create and maintain community partnerships with corporations, schools, community based organizations and the military to help us in our efforts to recruit volunteers.
3. Responsible for the processing, orientation and assignment of all volunteers and volunteer groups, in consultation with the staff. Including recruiting, screening, selecting, placing and training volunteers; planning, assigning and occasionally directing work; appraising performance; rewarding volunteers; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
4. Acts as a liaison between volunteers and staff.
5. Develop, support and oversee the Volunteer Advisory Council and Team Leader Program and Service Enterprise Initiative.
6. Organizes and assists with special events and projects as needed with assistance from department staff.
7. Coordinates all volunteer Recognition events in cooperation with the Volunteer Advisory Council.
8. Works to promote the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore and volunteerism by attending outside events as needed and available.
9. Supervises the Foodbank of SEVA direct client USDA distribution on a weekly basis.
10. Supervises Volunteer Coordinator in maintenance of volunteer database tracking, volunteer hour’s management of Volunteer Hub, and other assigned duties.
11. Management of electronic Donor files using Donor Quest database – the writing and running of any and all volunteer reports as needed.
12. Maintain other data for the department as seen as necessary and appropriate, cross train for other departmental tasks.
13. Other duties as assigned by officers of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia.
14. completes other tasks as needed or requested by the Senior Management [COO, CFO, and CEO]. In all duties, be responsible for cost-effective operations.

Essential Education, (Required):
Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of project leadership experience or Associates Degree with 5 years of related volunteer experience.

Essential Skills (Required):
1. Skilled at Project Planning, identify the stakeholders, determine their volunteer requirements and expectations, and, to the extent possible, manage their influence in relation to the requirements to ensure a successful volunteer experience.
2. Demonstrated commitment to the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia’s work to provide food security.
3. Demonstrated ability and comfort in working with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds.
4. Exceptional people skills, comfort in speaking before large groups and passion about volunteerism.
5. Ability to pay close attention to detail, coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities to meet deadlines.
6. An ability and vision to create new programming to meet Foodbank needs and ability to follow-through and implement projects with little guidance or precedents.
7. Excellent computer skills with a high proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
8. Strong verbal and written skills.
9. Ability to work independently with high degree of concentration and task focus.
10. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required.
Essential Experience:
5 years of related experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience with volunteers. Must have a demonstrated ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds.

Certificates, Licenses or Registrations:
A Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving history. Food Safety Training will be required after hire; Food Safety Manager’s Certificate [may be acquired after hire].

Travel Requirements:
Some local travel and overnight travel for training required.

Background Checks
This position requires a satisfactory screening for criminal background and driving history.

Physical Demands:
While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to do the following when working in the office or warehouse environment:
• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds when handling donations, documents and files in a mixed warehouse and office environment.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision while working with documents, computer screens, and filing.
• Regularly required to talk and hear when communicating with employees, donors, and clients.
• The use of hands and fingers are necessary to handle or feel documents and keyboards.
• The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

How to apply: If this sounds like the opportunity for you to serve our community and help eliminate hunger, please send your resume and salary history to orfrecruiting@foodbankonline.org.



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