Careers

Interested in working at Gleaners? The following positions are currently available (EMAIL ONLY. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE):

Program Coordinator - KHK & Food Zoo
Sanitation Coordinator
Gleaners Internships

Program Coordinator - KHK & Food Zoo

Posting Date: 11/16/2018

Description: 

The Program Coordinator is a full-time position responsible for executing the activities of Kids Helping Kids (KHK) and the Food Zoo Garden Program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, and conduct on-going hunger and nutrition education, and service learning activities for youth volunteer groups both on site at Gleaners Community Food Bank in Detroit, and off site in school classrooms throughout our five county service region.
  • Plan, develop, and conduct youth garden education and service learning activities for youth volunteer groups at the Detroit Food Zoo.
  • Cultivate relationships with schools, service learning, civic engagement and community organizations through speaking engagements, nutritional education and other activities.
  • Maintain program records, including but not limited to program participation and participant outputs.
  • Analyze the number of groups scheduled, the number of groups attended and the participant outputs.
  • Develop Excel worksheets to track program outputs and maintain routine data entry.
  • Monitor program data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare and submit monthly performance reports.
  • Monitor and coach, both community partners and program participants, to ensure adherence of program standards, and the policies and procedures established by Gleaners Community Food Bank.
  • Assist with management of community inquires, both telephone and email, for KHK and Garden programs.
  • Daily communication and problem solving with program staff and community partners.
  • Works closely with Program Manager to accomplish day-to-day service delivery.
  • Works closely with cross-functional staff, including the volunteer coordination and operations teams.
  • Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional responsibilities and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Download the full job posting here.

Please send resume and cover letter to Krista Cierpial at kcierpial@gcfb.org. 


Sanitation Coordinator

Posting Date: 11/16/2018

Description: 

This position is responsible for cleaning of the building with food safety in mind.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all related A.I.B. and Feeding America sanitation and food safety guidelines.
  • Able to work independently, be attentive to detail and manage time wisely.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of the building inside and outside.
  • Gather and empty trash, including maintaining the recycle program and keeping the bailer area free of cardboard.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
  • High dusting pipes, fixtures, tops of offices, fans, racks and overhead doors,
  • Follow proper procedures when using chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent harm to the public, associates and food.
  • Follow assigned daily zone cleaning schedule.
  • Work directly with community service and other volunteers to accomplish sanitation and other duties.
  • Assist with event set-ups.
  • Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional responsibilities and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Download the full job posting here.

Please send resume and cover letter to Krista Cierpial at kcierpial@gcfb.org. 


Gleaners Internship Opportunities 

Gleaners is pleased to announce it's new internship opportunities! Internships are unpaid and are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Please take a look at the openings below to see what Gleaners internship is a fit for you! 

Community Liaison Intern

Summary:

Gleaners operates a number of programs involving direct client interaction including My Neighborhood Mobile Grocery (MNMG), Food Hub at the Mercado, and Henry's Groceries for Health. MNMG is a nutrition-focused pop-up grocery for people with limited access to affordable, healthy foods in Madison Heights, Center Line, Southfield, Detroit and Highland Park. Food Hub is a client choice emergency food pantry operated in southwest Detroit. Henry's Groceries is a partnership with Henry Ford Health System offering home delivery of healthy food to patients experiencing food insecurity. Interns will have the opportunity to experience all three programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients at emergency food pantry with shopping and encourage healthy food choices/cooking methods
  • Ride in van with Gleaners staff member to help deliver boxes of food directly to people in their homes
  • Orient new clients and assist returning clients at pop-up grocery locations
  • Answer questions about My Mobile Money and Double Up Food Bucks incentive programs
  • Enter client information into spreadsheets for documentation, follow up, and tracking purposes
  • Track trends in order to give feedback to leadership
  • Show interest and concern for all clients, treating them with respect and care

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