Interested in working at Gleaners? The following positions are currently available:

Transportation Manager
No Kid Hungry Youth Ambassador

Transportation Manager

Posting Date: 12/15/2016

Summary: Gleaners Community Food Bank is committed to ending food insecurity in SE Michigan. Last year the food bank distributed 34 million pounds of food through 5 regional warehouses serving 500 partners agencies in SE Michigan. This position leads the transportation and logistical operations of the food bank.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure efficient and cost-effective fleet management by assessing delivery/pickup routes, truck assets utilization, service contracts and lease agreements.
  2. Supervise team of 10 drivers to ensure safe, on-time delivery performance, with high quality customer service.
  3. Daily/weekly route scheduling to ensure timely pickups/deliveries and efficient truck assets utilization.
  4. Supervise/facilitate all truck asset preventative maintenance and activity logs, including AIB and DOT requirements.
  5. Manage organization transportation expense within budget.
  6. Benchmark fleet costs to food bank peers and industry norms to understand cost and performance competitiveness.  Champion improvement to top quartile performance among food bank peers.
  7. Demonstrate service leadership style with emphasis on safety and customer service.  Foster a positive work environment that encourages communication, engagement and cross-functional teamwork.
  8. Ensure all transportation operations comply with all applicable regulations and guidelines.
  9. Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities.
  10. Accomplish staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring and appraising job results; conducting training; enforcing policies and procedures.
  11. Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional responsibilities and activities
  12. Other duties as assigned

Further information can be found in the full job description.

Resumes should be sent to

No Kid Hungry Youth Ambassador

Posting Date: 12/15/2016

No Kid Hungry and Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern MI are seeking a Youth Ambassador for the Spring 2017 term! The Youth Ambassador will work to increase kids' access to healthy meals, and will receive a stipend of $1000. For more information, please visit the Generation No Kid Hungry website.

Apply here.


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