Come and work for a cause you can believe in – at an organization that will believe in you! Lakeview Pantry is looking for a Part Time Pantry Coordinator.
NO CALLS PLEASE.
The Part Time Pantry Coordinator 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.
Assist food program Coordinators with carrying out their duties.
Assist with program activities including new client in-take, client announcements, and/or Direct Food Distribution, and Home Delivery.
Assuring units of service are recorded in Salesforce and updating volunteer data entry training when needed.
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.
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.
Assist with administrative duties of program staff including the tracking of activities and production of reports.
Identify and address program efficiency needs and make changes accordingly.
TOP CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:
1-3 years of experience in a social services, grocery, retail or warehouse setting
Some college preferred
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly and push/pull up to 100 pounds using manual carts and dollies
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Valid driver's license and ability to drive a van is required.
Strong human relations skills, including a demonstrated ability in non-violent crisis intervention and crisis management.
Proven ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Conversational Spanish or Russian preferred.
An understanding of, and belief in, the importance of food security for everyone.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays with the possibility of additional hours.
About Lakeview Pantry
One of Chicago’s largest and longest-operating food pantries, Lakeview Pantry’s mission is to eliminate hunger and poverty in our community by providing food to fill the basic need of hungry people; increasing the independence of our clients through self-help initiatives and other innovative programs; and raising awareness of hunger and poverty and working towards solutions to eliminate them.