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Food For Greater Elgin
Job Description
Food For Greater Elgin located in Elgin, IL is a client-choice pantry serving 6,000 people per month.
We are seeking a part-time (20 hours) Jack of All Trades individual to assist with the coordination of our volunteers and facilitate three of the five food distribution shifts we provide per week. 
Tuesdays – 7:30am to 12:30pm
Thursdays– 2:30pm to 8:30pm
Fridays – 9:00am to 1:00pm
Saturdays– 7:30am to 12:30pm
The candidate should have a pleasant, outgoing personality who is comfortable in a fast paced environment and most importantly enjoys working with a diverse group of people.
Pay Range depending on experience will be $13-15 per hour.
  • Manage and oversee all facets of three food distributions.
  • Conduct volunteer orientations to educate potential volunteers and donors about FFGE.
  • Provide training of various volunteer positions, safety and procedural protocols.
  • Assist with recruitment of individual volunteers and volunteer groups in conjunction with needs of daily operations and departments.
  • Maintain documentation for volunteer and Community Service Program hours of service.
  • Learn Registration Database (FoodBank Manager)
  • Assist with organization and participation in volunteer recognition and special events as needed.

  • Outstanding problem solving capabilities and organization skills under pressure
  • Flexible, patient and easily adapt to change
  • Ability to work productively with frequent interruptions
  • Proficient with MS Office and Volunteer Management Database
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in a nonprofit environment
  • Experience in volunteering a plus
  • Volunteer Database experience a plus
  • Bilingual a plus
Please send your resume and a cover letter to Claudia Van Delinder, Director of Community Outreach at cvandelinder@foodforgreaterelgin.org or mail to 1553 Commerce Drive – Elgin, IL 60123.
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