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Open Positions:

02/01/2017

Manager – Wilkinson Center Food Pantry (Part-time)

Overview

Plan, organize, implement, manage and evaluate TWC’s food pantry services under the guidance of the Program Director. Oversee the Food Pantry operations, budget, policies and procedures. Oversee the Buckner pantry facility and van for maintenance, repair and supplies.

Responsibilities

- Manage the daily operations of the food pantry with resources including the facility, personnel, van, food and equipment;
  – Supervise the staff (assistant manager, intake specialist, volunteers) to ensure that our pantry services are of appropriate quality and that resources are used effectively and approve timesheets by the payroll due date;
 – Recruit, interview, hire, train new staff and volunteers;
 – Create and maintain an environment that is welcoming to clients, and provides each a quality visit;
 – Establish and maintain relationships with volunteers, partners and other
community resources to assist with food pantry services;
 – Work collaboratively with other organizations to find and secure appropriate food sources;
 – Establish and maintain relationships with the North Texas Food Bank in the areas of weekly food orders and representation at the annual NTFB Conference;
 – Design, implement, and update the procedures for the Food Pantry, including special events such as the annual Turkey Drive, in collaboration with the Program Director and Director of Operations;
 – Oversee client database activities to ensure that documentation, follow-up and data input for pantry clients is complete;
 – Prepare and maintain records and reports as required by the Program Director, and in support of funding requests and partnership agreements (e.g. North Texas Food Bank);
 – Make recommendations to the Program Director and Director of Operations in the development of the annual budget;
 – Oversee expenditures within the Food Pantry;
 – Participate in site visits / pantry tours as requested;
 – Assist with food pantry client intake as operations require;
 – Provide client stories to the Development Director;
 – Supervise Social Work interns onsite and coordinate with Director of Adult
Education/Field instructor on intern leaning plans and evaluations;
– Attend staff meetings, program meetings and weekly meetings with the Program Director for evaluation and planning of current and future implementation of programs within the department;
 – Establish and maintain relationships with all program leaders within TWC to help TWC meet and fulfill its mission statement;
 – Represent TWC by providing information, spoken and written, to other
organizations and groups within the community;
 – Participate on committees within the agency and outside of the agency;
 – Attend training sessions as appropriate.

Qualifications/Skills
 – College degree
 – Previous food pantry/food industry experience preferred
 – Excellent organizational skills
– Computer skills
 – Time management skills
 – Proven leadership skills
 – Customer service skills
 – Valid Texas Drivers License

Please email resume and cover letter to rachael_berhe@wilkinsoncenter.org

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