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DMARC Food Pantry Manager

Title: DMARC Food Pantry Manager
Reports to: DMARC Food Pantry Network Director
Directly Supervises: Volunteers
Status: Full Time
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Date Posted: May 17, 2022
Pay: $17-19/hour; commensurate with experience

Job Overview

The role of the Food Pantry Manager is to manage the DMARC Food Pantry operations at 100 Army Post Rd. Oversees the day-to-day operations of the food pantry. This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, working a varying schedule Monday-Saturday, may include some early evenings each week.

Essential Functions

Management & Supervision:

  • Takes responsibility for managing of all aspects of the food pantry including food management, volunteer management, pantry visitor management, cleanliness, and organization.
  • Works with the Volunteer and Community Outreach Manager to coordinate volunteers for DMARC Food Pantry operation needs. Works with a wide variety of volunteers training and supervising them to ensure their understanding of the proper procedures of the pantry.
  • Represents DMARC as first contact when pantry visitors and volunteers are entering the pantry. Creates a welcoming, dignified experience for all.

Planning & Organizing:

  • Responsible for the ordering of inventory, maintaining a variety of products, maintaining stock levels, and rotating of inventory.
  • Responsible for processing pantry visitors in the web-based NIFCAP intake system in a respectful, dignified and confidential way.
  • Maintains a professional standard of handling information to ensure that data and statistics are accurate.

Miscellaneous:

  • Oversees all pantry areas and maintains a safe, clean, friendly, respectful and organized work environment.
  • Creates and maintains a cleaning and maintenance schedule.
  • Other duties as needed.

General Requirements

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree preferred. High School Diploma or equivalency will be considered with relevant experience.
  • At least 2-5 years’ industry relevant experience preferably in a non-profit or human service environment.
  • Displays strong management skills.
  • Works well individually and as a part of a team and demonstrates professionalism.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Displays willingness and ability to work well with a diverse clientele in a compassionate, equitable, and professional manner. Bilingual or multiple language skills a plus.
  • Genuinely expresses enthusiasm and appreciation to donors and volunteers.
  • Competent ability to read, analyze and interpret data and statistics.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills with individuals and organizations utilizing email, phone and in person with a willingness to answer questions and provide information in a consistent, accurate and respectful manner.
  • Proficient computer knowledge including MS Office applications, data bases, and data entry. NIFCAP trained a plus.
  • Demonstrate the ability to train and lead others professionally.
  • Demonstrate good organizational skills, and time management skills.
  • General physical tasks could be described as periodic lifting, bending twisting, walking, pushing, standing, crawling, and other physical functions as necessary to accomplish the other listed essential duties of the position. Lifting up to 50 pounds will be necessary throughout the day.
  • Fully supports the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  • Self-starter, must be able to work independently and exercise sound judgment.
  • Demonstrates ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment with multiple areas of responsibility.
  • Must have and maintain a good driving record.

To Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to Rebecca Whitlow, rwhitlow@dmarcunited.org. The application deadline is Friday, May 27.

Note: Statements included on this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee(s) assigned to this job. The statements should not be construed as exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.