Careers

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

Americorps Program Coordinator
Information Technology Coordinator
Grants Writer
Food and Fund Drive Manager
Gleaners Internships

AmeriCorps Program Coordinator

Posting Date: 9/5/2018

Description:Ford Resource and Engagement Center (in partnership with Gleaners Community Food Bank and Local Initiatives Support Corporation are seeking a full-time AmeriCorps member to serve as a Program Coordinator.

The candidate will ideally begin service on October 1, 2018 and serve a minimum of 1700 hours though the end of his/her term on July 31, 2019.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Engage community residents and block clubs to participate in center activities, with an emphasis on engaging residents in the work of the center’s weekly distribution.
  2. Assist in the recruiting and scheduling of volunteers and volunteer groups for the food and other center programs.
  3. Effectively manage and report data from community food distributions.
  4. Assist in the implementation of center events so that community members are engaged with the center.

View full description here.

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


Information Technology Coordinator 

Posting Date: 8/21/2018

Description:This position will perform a variety of IT support functions to meet the goals and objectives of the Organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs On-Boarding instruction for new GCFB users.
  2. Receives problem requests via verbal, phone, email, and Connect Wise tickets (CW) - Help Desk Tickets.
  3. Interacts with employees and various consultants, and vendors to troubleshoot and resolve problems and close tickets.
  4. Set-up and breakdown audio visual needs to meet requests and events, as needed.
  5. Build and rebuild user set-ups utilizing Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 (MDT) PC imaging system.
  6. Working with external consultants, ensure that PC’s Windows Updates are current.
  7. Familiar with GPOs to strengthen Gleaners PC environment.
  8. Maintain and manage hardware and software.
  9. Maintain Inventory records of the Information Technology equipment.
  10. Orders printer toner, requests service on printers, and maintains the scanner email addresses on all company printers.
  11. Trouble shoot problems by using diagnostic tools, research on the internet, and obtaining root cause information from the user.
  12. Develops, updates, and manages end user training materials
  13. Create and maintain training manuals, training users, and overseeing computer information systems.
  14. Creates, Configures, Edits, and Removes user profiles.
  15. Makes necessary changes on user permissions to network drives, folders, calendars, etc.
  16. Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision, and values throughout all professional responsibilities and activities.
  17. Other duties as assigned.

View full description here.

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


Grants Writer

Posting Date: 5/23/2018

Description: This position is responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  2. Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
  3. Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
  4. Provide stewardship to current donors, including work with Grants & Research Manager to provide regular written updates (newsletters etc) to corporate and foundation donors.
  5. Understanding of institutional history and programs.
  6. Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.
  7. Track statistics relevant to development and provide department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship (visitor number and diversity, educational program attendance, etc).
  8. Work with Grants Administrator and other key stakeholders to provide development input for all written institutional materials (including Annual Report, Member magazine).
  9. Assist with other fundraising projects as requested
  10. Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional responsibilities and activities.
  11. Other duties as assigned

View full description here.

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


Food and Fund Drive Manager

Posting Date: 5/23/2018

Description:This position is responsible for managing the growth strategy and day to day operations and supervision of the food and fund drive team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Cultivate relationships with food and fund donors - recruit and engage new contacts for Gleaners in support of an aggressive growth strategy
  2. Provide structure and growth strategy for donors through physical food drives, virtual food drives and other outreach efforts
  3. Assist with all new campaigns, including development of program goals and written materials, preparation of budgets and contacting businesses
  4. Responsible for budget, task planning and status reporting.   
  5. Responsible for managing incoming donor requests related to food drives
  6. Oversee inventory of food drive supplies and order product when necessary.
  7. Oversee fleet of transit trucks and vans to ensure appropriate scheduling, reporting and maintenance procedures are followed.
  8. Collaborate with internal and external key stakeholders when appropriate.
  9. Demonstrate service leadership style with emphasis on customer service. 
  10. Foster a positive work environment that encourages communication, engagement and cross-functional teamwork.
  11. Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities.
  12. Accomplishes staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring and appraising job results; conducting training; enforcing policies and procedures.
  13. Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional responsibilities and activities
  14. Other duties as assigned.

View full description 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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