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Donor Engagement 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:  

Reporting to the Director of Donor Relations, the Donor Engagement Coordinator will cultivate and manage fundraising opportunities for the Foodbank’s food and fund drive activities and events utilizing all resources of the Foodbank including volunteers and its Partner Agency resources to increase giving.

This position requires enthusiastic speaking abilities, impeccable organizational habits, and a desire to join a dynamic team committed to expanding the Foodbank's reach in the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Manage existing community partnerships to include: research, donor stewardship and funding requests utilizing a Moves Management plan. This would require planning and implementing different levels of donor engagement and recognition programs for the purpose of engaging donors in the FSEVA mission beyond the food and fund drive level.
2. Cultivate and engage new partnership relationships with individuals, corporations, churches and community organizations.
3. Use verbal and written communication to educate and engage the public through public speaking, tours, correspondence and media interviews.
4. Event management related to food and fund drives and special events that have a food/fund drive focus. Events include but are not limited to the National Association of Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, Mayflower Marathon, and CanStruction.
5. Manage donor information and activity through the use of Constituent Relationship Management software and intra-office communication vehicles.
6. Budgeting and performance tracking of monthly/annual goals. This will include donor activity, moves management plan.
7. Supervise volunteers during tasks/assignments and show/share responsibility for overall Volunteer experience of the Foodbank.
8. Ongoing support for Philanthropy team projects.
* Other duties as assigned by officers of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Required Experience:
2 years of demonstrated fund raising experience as either a volunteer or paid employee.

Compensation Range: $25,000 - $32,000 per year dependent on qualifications and experience

Essential Education, (Required):
College degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Manage existing community partnerships to include: research, donor stewardship and funding requests utilizing a Moves Management plan. This would require planning and implementing different levels of donor engagement and recognition programs for the purpose of engaging donors in the FSEVA mission beyond the food and fund drive level.
2. Cultivate and engage new partnership relationships with individuals, corporations, churches and community organizations.
3. Use verbal and written communication to educate and engage the public through public speaking, tours, correspondence and media interviews.
4. Event management related to food and fund drives and special events that have a food/fund drive focus. Events include but are not limited to the National Association of Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, Mayflower Marathon, and CanStruction.
5. Manage donor information and activity through the use of Constituent Relationship Management software and intra-office communication vehicles.
6. Budgeting and performance tracking of monthly/annual goals. This will include donor activity, moves management plan.
7. Supervise volunteers during tasks/assignments and show/share responsibility for overall Volunteer experience of the Foodbank.
8. Ongoing support for Philanthropy team projects.
* Other duties as assigned by officers of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia.

Requirements:
• Reliability and availability - Hours outside the normal business schedule will be required, sometimes with minimal notice.
• Comfort and ability to perform entry level skill public speaking
• Willingness to travel throughout our service area as requested.
• Ability to present a professional appearance and demeanor under a variety of conditions/situations.
• Professional telephone techniques with good people skills
• Administrative skills to include:
• Verbal and written communication – read, interprets, compile and circulate as needed business correspondence and procedures
• Professional telephone manner
• Organization
• Maintenance of follow up systems
• Attention to detail, accuracy
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Proficient with computer applications i.e. outlook, word processing, excel applications and database management.
•Valid Driver’s License

Travel Requirements:
Local travel 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.

How to apply: If this sounds like the opportunity for you to serve our community and help eliminate hunger, please send your resume and 5 year salary history to orfrecruiting@foodbankonline.org.


The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.

 

General Warehouse Assistant 

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:  

This is physical work in a food distribution warehouse with commercial chill and freezer operations. The job supports all dry goods and chill and freezer operations for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia.  The person provides numerous services using a lift truck and manual labor for successful food distribution and other necessary duties for Warehouse operations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Under the supervision of the Warehouse/Facilities Manager and the Warehouse Supervisor, maintains Foodbank dry goods & chill/freezer areas in a manner that ensures compliance with external regulatory bodies, including, but not limited to Feeding America and OSHA regulations, and assures integrity and accountability of inventory.

2. Assists with all incoming and outgoing dry goods and freezer/chill products.

3. Communicates maintenance and service needs for all equipment used to WH/Facilities Manager.

4. Assures proper procedures/systems for all Warehouse activities with which he/she is involved.

5. Pulls orders accurately and communicates any discrepancies to Inventory Specialist or WH/Facilities Manager.

6. Supervise volunteers during tasks/assignments and show/share responsibility for the overall Volunteer Experience at the Foodbank.

7.  Complete other tasks as needed or requested by the Warehouse/Facilities Manager and Senior Management [COO, CFO, and CEO].

*Other Duties as Assigned

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Minimum 6 Months general warehouse and order picking experience.
  • Previous Lift Truck Certification required.
  • Valid Driver's License 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as pick tickets, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiplies and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Non-Essential/Desirable Skills: 

  • Experience as a volunteer or working with other volunteers.
  • One year of experience in freezer (harsh condition) distribution.
  • Ability to obtain Virginia Commercial Driver’s License [B Classification], if needed.

Physical Demands:

While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work in warehouse environment and or commercial refrigerator freezer.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds when donations, handling documents and files in a mixed warehouse and office environment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus when operating equipment.  The use of hands and fingers handle or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and or walk for extended periods of time. The employee must be able to climb or balance. 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.


The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.



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