(850) 296-8330

Website Second Harvest of the Big Bend

Full-time Non-Exempt

Position Summary

The Volunteer Coordinator will collaborate with the rest of the Second Harvest team to uphold our mission to “Engage, Feed and Educate.”

The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the successful management of Second Harvest food bank’s volunteer program, including recruitment, training and retention of all volunteers; and for food drive coordination, tracking, receipting and reporting. Flexible hours to include weekends and evening events.

Job Responsibilities

Job responsibilities Include the following, as well as other duties as assigned:
Planning:

• In conjunction with the Communications (DOC), the Volunteer Coordinator assists with implementing department goals and objectives that line up with the Second Harvest’s mission.
• Work with Chief Development Officer (CDO) and DOC to determine the strategic direction of volunteer programs and ensure the programs are successfully implemented.
• Participate in the planning and establishment of goals and objectives for volunteer programs.
• Coordinate an annual volunteer recognition event.

Execution:

• Serve as the main Point of Contact (POC) for all volunteer activities.
• Recruit volunteers for all areas of need, including warehouse, administrative and special events.
• Supervise individual volunteers and volunteer groups to ensure best practices for personal and food safety are followed.
• Create and maintain a master calendar of events and timeline/task schedule for specific events.
• Execute events and assist with the coordination of the appropriate staff and volunteers.
• Create, organize and maintain files and archives.
• Coordinate with FSU, FAMU and TCC student program partnerships including: FSU The Center for Leadership & Social Change (Community Ambassadors); Engage TLH; FSU Leadership Learning Research Center (service leaners); TCC classroom service partners and others.
• Work to promote Second Harvest and volunteerism by attending outside events as needed and as available.
• Coordinate donor tours.

Daily Operations:

• Act as a liaison between volunteers and staff.
• Coordinate with the operations team to maintain a safe working environment for volunteers.
• Oversee the volunteer database.
• Input all volunteer information into database in a timely manner.
• Prepare monthly volunteer reports.
• Coordinate with parole officers, attorneys and court programs to document community service volunteer charges; ensure community service required forms are received; and document community service hours.
• Work in conjunction with Donor Stewardship Coordinator to manage and track new food drive registrations.
• Assure a positive Volunteer experience during all shifts.
• Volunteer shift planning and execution.
• Volunteer training, oversight, and execution.
• Provide insight on project recommendations, record keeping, compliance and metrics tracking.
• Warehouse receiving, sorting, storage, and distribution assuring proper handling of supporting documentation in compliance with internal control procedures.
• Supervise individual volunteers and volunteer groups to ensure best practices for personal and food safety are followed.
• Create and maintain a master calendar of events and timeline/task schedule for specific events.
• Participate in staff meetings and other relevant training.
• Represent Second Harvest in the community.

Required Qualifications (knowledge, skills, abilities, competencies)

• Associates or Bachelor’s degree, or two years’ work experience in a related field.
• Strong organizational and planning skills.
• Manage various software programs, including databases and giving platforms.
• Demonstrate experience as an effective team member.
• Ability to transition from an office setting to a warehouse environment.
• Ability to write and produce promotional materials, reports and business correspondence.
• Strong communication skills with the ability to present information verbally and in writing.
• Strong computer technology skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of relational database systems,
• Ability to problem-solve quickly, effectively and objectively.

Compensation

Salary for this position is $15.50 an hour. Second Harvest also provides a generous benefits package inclusive of paid health, dental and life insurance for the employee. Employees may elect to participate in the Simple IRA retirement program; SHBB will match up to 3% of your salary. SHBB recognizes 11 paid holidays each year, and employees receive a generous PTO allotment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop; kneel, crouch, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment

The work environment described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To apply for this job email your details to HR@Fightinghunger.org

Please note the following:

Candidates may submit your resume and cover letters to HR@FightingHunger.org

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