Part-Time Pantry Coordinator

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Lakeview Pantry is looking for two Part-Time Pantry Coordinators.

Come work for a cause you can believe in – at an organization that will believe in you!

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Manager of Pantry Programs, this role assists with the operations of Pantry food programs, including but not limited to supervision and coordination of food pantry volunteers and client activities, the purchasing, procurement and restocking of food pantry items, data entry, quality control, monthly statistics and reports as required. This position supports all Lakeview Pantry food programs.

There are two Part-Time Pantry Coordinator openings and candidates must be able to work one of two schedules:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays: 8:30am to 5pm.
  • Mondays 9am to 4pm, Tuesdays from 3pm to 8pm, and Saturdays from 10am to 3pm.
Essential Job Functions
  1. Assist food program coordinators with carrying out their duties.
    a. Assist with program activities including new client in-take, client announcements, and/or Direct Food Distribution.
    b. Assuring units of service are recorded in Salesforce and updating volunteer data entry training when needed.
    c. Manage Food Supply as needed including the Greater Chicago Food Depository and other donors and vendors as well as record inventory and communicate food flow between departments.
  2. Supervise volunteers participating in food programs. Duties may include volunteer training, crisis intervention, recording attendance, updating volunteer data, recording attendance, and following up with absent and first-time volunteers.
  3. Assist with administrative duties of program staff including the tracking of activities and production of reports.
  4. Identify and address program efficiency needs and make changes accordingly.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  1. 1-3 years of experience in a social services, grocery, retail or warehouse setting.
  2. Some college preferred.
  3. Conversational Spanish or Russian preferred.
  4. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly and push/pull up to 100 pounds using manual carts and dollies.
  5. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  6. Strong human relations skills, including a demonstrated ability in non-violent crisis intervention and crisis management.
  7. Proven ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  8. An understanding of, and belief in, the importance of food security for everyone.
  9. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends with the possibility of additional hours.

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