Date: May 25, 2016
The Food Bank of Iowa, a Feeding America food bank serving over 400 agencies across 55 Iowa counties seeks a CFO/COO to join our team of staff and volunteers committed to alleviating hunger in Iowa. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced financial officer who wants to have meaningful position with a mission driven organization.
The CFO/COO is responsible for all aspects of accounting, financial planning, reporting, database administration, and auditing. Provide leadership and coordination for administrative, business planning, and budgeting efforts. Develop and implement an effective statewide strategy as a member of the Leadership Team. Manage warehouse, inventory, and compliance with food safety requirements.
Food Bank of Iowa offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, long term and short term disability as well as generous paid time off.
We gather and distribute nutritious food. We build partnerships with community organizations. We tell the story of food insecurity. We’ve built a system that provides vital food to pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, schools, and others. We strive each day to ensure that no child, senior, or family in Iowa has to struggle to find food. What do we do? We fight hunger.
The Food Bank of Iowa is committed to supplementing traditional food assistance programs with innovative initiatives that provide for flexible food distribution to communities across Iowa. We offer mobile food pantries, oversee school pantries, provide a summer feeding program to children, and spearhead The BackPack Program, which provides kid friendly food to children on weekends and when they don’t otherwise have access.
Send your resume and cover letter to Laura Sheriff, executive administrator, via email (preferred: email@example.com), mail (2220 E. 17th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316), or fax (515.546.0331).
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
With a focus on northern Iowa, call on retail grocery stores in support of the store donation program. Educate store personnel (meat, deli, dairy, bakery, and produce managers, receivers, and store managers) on the program's donation guidelines. Attend store meetings and store training sessions. Monitor and report donation progress to store managers, district managers and program coordinators where applicable. Manage donor recognition program.
Send your resume and cover letter to Matt Unger, program manager, via email (preferred: firstname.lastname@example.org), mail (2220 E. 17th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316), or fax (515.546.0331).
This is a position associated with the VISTA project “Building Community Capacity to Alleviate Food Insecurity”. This position is responsible for working with Food Bank staff, partner agencies, community leaders, hunger relief advocates, schools and local community groups to build capacity in the areas of community education, hunger marketing and program development. This VISTA project will build increased awareness of the issue of food insecurity to spur communities and their volunteers to address the issue now and in the future. This will incorporate delivery of an educational hunger curriculum for schools and groups as well as leadership of community discussions. This is an assignment-based project with the intention that the position will run from August 2016 through August 2017.
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Send your resume and cover letter to Danny Akright, communications manager, via email (preferred: email@example.com), mail (2220 E. 17th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316), or fax (515.546.0331).