RESPONSIBILITIES: The Food and Nutrition Manager is responsible for the coordination of multiple food shelf locations operated by the Agency. Assist in the development and administration of program goals and policies. Recruit, train and supervise volunteers and interns. Responsible for ordering food and supplies as needed for sites, while monitoring program budgets. Assist in the development and delivery of agency/program public relations activities; coordinate fundraising efforts to meet community needs. Oversee intake and assist clients in locating services to meet their basic needs. Coordinate SNAP outreach activities, including one-on-one application assistance to households in need. Coordination with Second Harvest Heartland to host the Food Security Network of Southwest Minnesota. Coordination of mobile food delivery services for UCAP food shelves.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
• Oversee daily activities of all sites.
• Oversee the recruitment, training, and supervision of volunteers to run primary operations of sites.
• Ensure effective communication takes place between satellite sites, supervisor, and staff.
• Assist in achieving program goals and support program strategies.
• Promote food security outreach activities.
• Manage and maintain effective referral network and community linkages in program service area.
• Basic grant writing and budget reporting.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
• Ability to effectively supervise, motivate, and value volunteers; ability to empathize and
communicate well both orally and in writing including basic public speaking skills.
• Must have basic computer skills, including the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and publishing
• Excellent organization and time management skills are essential.
• Basic grant writing experience.
• Ability to lead a team and assist in the development and implementation of program goals; ability
to interview and screen volunteer applicants; ability to assess participant needs and to assist them
in accessing services.
• Must support the mission of the Agency.
• Must be professional, non-judgmental, and discreet.
• Basic knowledge of problems encountered by low-income, elderly and the disabled.
• Must have satisfactory background check.
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
• Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
Please refer to job #0923A when applying.