Purpose of Position
The Food Acquisition Coordinator is directly responsible for the sourcing and procurement of donated and purchased food to support the mission of the Food Bank of Iowa. This includes the development and retention of food donations through local and national sources, as well as conducting all wholesale food purchasing, and managing the USDA commodity food program (TEFAP). Some travel is required.
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.
Education and/or Experience
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.
Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
Conditions may include working inside and outside, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing the essential functions include computer and related equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, automobile, floor jack, and fork lift.
Please email your resume and cover letter to Natalie McFarlane at firstname.lastname@example.org to apply. Please no phone calls.
The Food Bank of Iowa seeks a part-time Driver to join our team of staff and volunteers committed to alleviating hunger. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced driver who wants to have meaningful position with a mission driven organization.
This position is responsible for the safe, timely, and professional execution of product donation pickups and order deliveries for the Food Bank of Iowa. Responsibilities also include proper maintenance of vehicles, equipment, and logs, and other warehouse duties as assigned by the Warehouse Manager.
This is a part-time position with shifts that mainly include weekends and evenings.
About the Food Bank of Iowa:
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 vial 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.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
Please email your resume and cover letter to Laura Sheriff at email@example.com to apply. Please no phone calls.