Employment Opportunities 

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank was recently named the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Organization of the Year. The award, in the category of nonprofits with an operating budget of greater than $10 million, honors organizations that make a positive impact on the community. Join our team as we continue to impact the lives of over 1,000,000 people each year.   


Volunteer Coordinator

Full-Time

Hourly/Non-Exempt

Reports to: Volunteer Director

Start: ASAP

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Assists with recruitment of volunteers for the Food Bank operations.  Process walk-in volunteers by reviewing paperwork and organizing all paperwork.  Assists to identify and evaluate volunteer skills and availability.  Will work closely with other Volunteer Coordinators to prepare schedules and coordinates volunteer participation in Food Bank operations.  May assist with volunteer participation in food drives and other special events.  Ensures proper maintenance f records on individual volunteers and services performed.  Provides volunteer activity reports to supervisor as needed.  Maintains confidentiality of “protected” volunteer information forms. Conduct and/or arrange for volunteer orientation and training.  Handle telephone, voicemail, written, and e-mail inquiries

Job Knowledge, Skills. Qualifications and Abilities:  Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities.  Ability to work productively in an environment with frequent interruption.  Detail-oriented, with ability to properly handle personal, confidential information.   Able to perform duties on a tight schedule.  Bilingual, English/Spanish or other language highly desired.  Comfortable with public speaking, very good oral and written skills required.  Proficient in basic computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and internet usage.  Demonstrated capability to conduct one’s self in a calm and professional demeanor when dealing with the public and/or with difficult situations.  Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers.  Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job.   Insured vehicle with valid California driver’s license necessary.

Education and Experience:  Prefer 2 years’ College-level course work completed.  Experience in volunteer recruitment desired.  1-2 years’ experience with Social Service Agency preferred.

 

Physical Demands:  Regularly walk volunteers to different locations around the Food Bank throughout the day.  Occasionally required to sit, stand, bend and occasionally lift up to 35 pounds. Drive to marketing/outreach events within LA County.  Will be responsible for the timely set up and break down of volunteer stations during outreach activities.

We offer a competitive benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans; life insurance; Employee Assistance and long-term disability plans; flexible spending accounts and a 403(b) retirement savings plan. If interested in this position, please submit a resume with cover letter and salary history/requirements directly at jobs@lafoodbank.orgPlease do not send resume only.

As a part of the Food Bank’s pre-employment screening process, all potential employees are subject to a Criminal Background Check. 

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is proud to be an “Equal Opportunity Employer”.

 

 

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is proud to be an “Equal Opportunity Employer”.