Seeking Candidates for the Position of Director, Roslindale Food Pantry. To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com
The Roslindale Congregational Church, located in the heart of Roslindale Village, is seeking a new Food Pantry Director.
This is a very rewarding opportunity for someone who loves working with others and serving their community. The ideal candidate will be proficient in building relationships, working with volunteers, and using computers. The director will work with the Food Pantry Board of Directors. This is a volunteer position.
The director will be carrying on a tradition spanning more than four decades of service and support to the community. The Roslindale Food Pantry was started by a group of Roslindale Congregational Church members who identified a growing need to provide emergency food to families within the community.
Roslindale Food Pantry Director – Job Description
The new director will determine, in consultation with the Board, the Food Pantry’s hours of operation. The Food Pantry will be open two times per week, and the position requires approximately 15-18 hours/week. This is a wonderful opportunity to do much good while gaining a great deal of personal satisfaction. Working with volunteers, families, donors and the Roslindale community make this job very rewarding.
- Maintain compliance with all policies and procedures
- Manage the day-to-day operations of the Food Pantry, and serve as its representative to the community
- Acquire food from the Greater Boston Food Bank and other sources as needed
- Recruit, train, and retain volunteers
- Track the Food Pantry budget and use online banking
- Keep records of all donations received (cash and checks)
- Send thank you cards to donors on a monthly basis, keeping records of these
- Raise funds for the pantry – submit grant applications online and by paper
- Provide monthly reporting (or as needed) to the Greater Boston Food Bank, the Food Pantry Board, and the Roslindale Congregational Church Council
- Meet with the Board quarterly, or as needed
- Raise awareness of the Food Pantry throughout the community, including through the use of online and other media
- Compassionate sense of service to others
- Proficiency in using computers, the Internet, and email
- Good communication skills, both oral and written
- Able to manage and motivate volunteers
Some physical work required: able to lift boxes, reach shelves, bend, and push carts.
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-325-9755