Careers

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


Program Coordinator I - Fresh Food Share (FFS)

Posting Date: 01/20/15

Summary: 

This position is responsible for executing the activities of the specific program for which they are assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Complete assignments related to grant and contract goals.
  2. Implement programs according to prescribed guidelines.
  3. Track metrics as required, complete monthly reports and complete other required documentation 
of program implementation.
  4. Communicate and coordinate activities with external partners as required by Gleaners programs.
  5. Create opportunities for program integration with other Gleaners programs.
  6. Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional 
responsibilities and activities.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Fresh Food Share Program Coordinator Key Functions:

  • Community outreach

  • Experience with produce vendors on pricing and purchasing
  • Basic Bookkeeping

  • Recruit, coordinate and support volunteer activities
  • Coordinate delivery logistics with operations staff

  • Manage box production

  • Customer Service

Further information can be found in the full job description, here.

Resumes should be sent to sstoddard@gcfb.org.


Program Coordinator I MiFBAN (Michigan Food Bank Access to Nutrition)

Posting Date: 01/20/15

Summary: 

This position is responsible for executing the activities of the specific program for which they are assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Complete assignments related to grant and contract goals.
  2. Implement programs according to prescribed guidelines.
  3. Track metrics as required, complete monthly reports and complete other required documentation 
of program implementation.
  4. Communicate and coordinate activities with external partners as required by Gleaners programs.
  5. Create opportunities for program integration with other Gleaners programs.
  6. Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional 
responsibilities and activities.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

MiFBAN (Michigan Food Bank Access to Nutrition) Program Coordinator Key Functions:

  • Plan, shop and prepare for demos and/or tastings for 600 individuals per week
  • Maintain working relationship with commercial kitchen contact and staff
  • Create weekly work-plan and schedule

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    Ability to do conversions of recipes and prepare portion controlled samples

  • Ability to cost recipes

  • Ability to work independently

  • The standard work environment will be a commercial kitchen and outdoor settings for event tastings year round
  • Operate program under safe food handling guidelines and regulations

Further information can be found in the full job description, here.

Resumes should be sent to sstoddard@gcfb.org.


Manager of Youth and Nutrition Programs

Posting Date: 01/15/15

Summary: 

This position is responsible for managing the day to day activities of department programs, which involves creating and managing program content and initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Program planning, development and execution of core programs focused on nutrition and food access, and education
  2. Provide input on program budgets
  3. Meet program goals within constraints of program budgets
  4. Secure program supplies, including food
  5. Analyze program(s) results
  6. Recruit and train volunteers and staff members
  7. Represent the organization to inside and outside stakeholders
  8. Identify challenges and offer solutions Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional responsibilities and activities.
  9. Other duties as assigned

Further information can be found in the full job description, here.

Resumes should be sent to sstoddard@gcfb.org.


Truck Driver II

Posting Date: 11/21/14

Summary: 

This position is responsible for transporting deliveries locally in accordance with company guidelines and DOT regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Transport deliveries locally according to schedule in a safe, responsible manner, and in accordance with company procedures and applicable DOT regulations.
  2. Must maintain a CDL Class A license with a safe driving record throughout employment.
  3. Load/unload and pick-up/deliver food and miscellaneous items to/from assigned designations.
  4. Employ safety measures as well as maintain accurate records to ensure that shipments operate efficiently.
  5. Meet and perform all related AIB International and Feeding America Food Safety guidelines including maintaining food handlers card, temperature recording documentation, and vehicle cleanliness.
  6. Apply knowledge and ability to safely load and unload deliveries according to size of load and contents.
  7. Process shipment documents neatly and efficiently, and inform management of any discrepancy in documentation.
  8. Obtain and maintain proper delivery and pickup documentation, and submit on a daily basis.
  9. Provide good customer service and maintain a professional manner and appearance to enhance the organizations image.
  10. Perform a daily DOT pre-trip inspection according to checklist, and keep an accurate copy in the vehicle at all times.
  11. Maintain a daily, legible truck log submit as required.
  12. Submit a legible daily mileage log sheet that includes location, type, description, and times.
  13. Provide basic maintenance for vehicle such as maintaining vehicle in a neat and clean manner; report any necessary repairs, all accidents, damage, and malfunctions to management.
  14. Maintain proper documentation in the vehicle including valid/current proof of insurance and registration of the vehicle.
  15. Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional responsibilities and activities.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

Further information can be found in the full job description, here.

Resumes should be sent to sstoddard@gcfb.org.


Chief Financial Officer

Posting Date: 10/3/2014

Summary: 

The chief financial officer (CFO) is a key leader of the food bank responsible for maintaining positive morale, representing the food bank with energy and enthusiasm, and ensuring Gleaners forward momentum in reaching substantial, community-driven goals. The CFO must have a clear understanding of the role of nonprofit organizations in society and the importance of maintaining the public trust, protecting assets, serving the greater good, and creating/maintaining sustainable systems for supporting food insecure individuals and households in Southeast Michigan. Gleaners CFO will:

A. Be an effective organizational leader and a key member of senior management;
B. Be an effective and proactive leader of the finance, accounting, and information systems functions; and
C. Bring professional qualities to their role and to the food bank.

The CFO will report to and work closely with the President and will have partnerships with the senior leadership and the board of directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization. The CFO must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an accountability driven and deadline-oriented workplace.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develop plans, budgets, forecasts and financial statements to guide management decisions and improve financial results.
  2. Accomplish organization’s strategic financial objectives by developing, monitoring and evaluating plans and results; enforcing controls.
  3. Track, measure, evaluate and forecast financial results to assure that the organization has sufficient funds and liquidity to operate; identify needs and trends; analyze capital needs and expenditures; and negotiate credit with banks.
  4. Protect assets by establishing credit policies; developing and managing credit procedures; establishing, and enforcing internal controls.
  5. Lead the annual financial statement audit as well as other audits should they arise. Assure that financial reporting and accounting adhere to new or changed standards.
  6. Comply with regulatory requirements by approving and filing statements and reports; filing returns, and overseeing tax; makes sure that tax regulations are adhered to and systems are in place to assure compliance.
  7. Oversee accounts receivable and payable systems.
  8. Manage financial planning by organizing the planning process; analyzing critical information; updating projections; recommending financial actions; monitoring outcomes.
  9. Review, help manage, and track organization’s contracts, leases and other agreements with financial and budget implications.
  10. Prepare reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and cash flow based on past, present and expected operations and provide the President,
  11. Gleaners leadership, the board, and the finance committee with timely and accurate reviews of financial position and progress as related to the approved budget.
  12. Create and present materials for the board, finance committee, and audit committee including performance, filings, and issues.
  13. Represent the organization to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, foundation executives, auditors, public officials, etc.
  14. Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans and drive productivity improvements throughout the food bank.
  15. Lead the annual effort to complete form 990.
  16. Have a working knowledge of food bank operations nationally and incorporate best practices into Gleaners practices.
  17. Provide information management support by approving hardware and software concepts and technology; directing information support services.
  18. Provide framework for supporting benchmarking, establishing key performance indicators and working baselines, and tracking progress against a structured accountability matrix.
  19. Provide insight into best operating practices for social service and/or basic needs nonprofit organizations and effectively shares those insights with relevant stakeholders.
  20. Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional responsibilities and activities.
  21. Other duties as assigned.

Further information can be found in the full job description, here.

Resumes should be sent to sstoddard@gcfb.org.