Careers

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


Advancement Operations Manager

Posting Date: 07/28/15

Summary: 

This position is the lead manager for the advancement operations team. S/he is responsible for the performance and integrity of the databases used by the Advancement department. S/he also supports the donor data and reporting needs of the fund-raising staff, volunteers and leadership of the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure that there is a thoroughly documented data integrity plan and document in place, and being followed.
  2. Ensure that data imports, exports and reports are timely and accurate.
  3. Execute periodic database maintenance tasks, security set-up, duplicate record merging, records clean-up and quality control audits.
  4. Provide training and technical support to data entry and fundraising staff and assists fundraising staff with the generation of reports, donor and prospect files, as well as assisting with stewardship opportunities.
  5. Input and update constituent data and ensure proper data entry of all donation and gift acknowledgments
  6. Maintain accurate coding to ensure accurate and timely tracking of all appeals, stewardship and cultivation activities
  7. Maintain database structure and guidelines for use of database to ensure data integrity, ease of use and accuracy of queries and reports
  8. Produce mailing lists, pledge reminders, donor invoices and other reports
  9. Update and maintain Advancement Operations Policy and Procedure Manual to reflect current/revised policies and processes
  10. Perform monthly reconciliation with Finance
  11. Assist with maintenance of vendor relationships, and work with ISS and outside vendors to troubleshoot network and software issues
  12. Respond to donor inquiries and requests for information
  13. Establish the needs of users and monitor user access and security
  14. Install and test new versions of the database
  15. Control access permissions and privileges
  16. Communicate regularly with staff to ensure database integrity and security
  17. Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values throughout all professional responsibilities
  18. Other duties as assigned

 

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

Resumes should be sent to kjohnston@gcfb.org.


Volunteer Coordinator

Posting Date: 07/28/15

Summary: 

This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the organizations volunteer opportunities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensure a safe work environment is maintained for volunteers and communicate safetyrequirements to volunteers.
  2. Ensure adequate numbers of volunteers engaged to meet operational and programmatic needs.
  3. Maintain systems to ensure and check volunteer work quality control.
  4. Ensure volunteer experience is organized, efficient, meaningful and engaging for volunteers.
  5. Review volunteer job set-up with Operations team to ensure projects ready for volunteers to starton-time.
  6. Provide frequently refreshed orientations and tours.
  7. Identify, communicate and follow-up on corporate volunteer hour match grant opportunities.
  8. Respond to volunteer and other inquiries in timely manner.
  9. Maintain accurate and thorough scheduling records.
  10. Maintain accurate, thorough and timely records and reports for volunteer activity and contacts.
  11. Ensure background checks performed for volunteers as necessary.
  12. Ensure each volunteer group and individual volunteer receives a timely thank youcommunication.
  13. Recruit and train office volunteers and project lead volunteers to assist as needed.
  14. Organize and participate in volunteer recognition activities.
  15. Cultivate relationships with key volunteer contacts.
  16. Present, promote and encourage opportunities for volunteers to become donors.
  17. Maintain knowledge of current Gleaners’ vital statistics, programs and events.
  18. Demonstrate and support the Gleaners mission, vision and values.
  19. Pontiac Volunteer Coordinator facilitates Kids Helping Kids program for youth volunteersaccording to program guidelines.
  20. Other duties as assigned.
  21. Assigned work week is typically Tuesday – Saturday.

 

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

Resumes should be sent to kjohnston@gcfb.org.


Communications Coordinator

Posting Date: 07/23/15

Summary: 

This position supports Gleaners’ special events, media and public relations, publications, donor relations, Web and electronic communications and internal/external communications. S/he ensures the timely production of print and electronic materials.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in internal and external communications, including:
    • Provide communication support for donor stewardship and development operations functions, including drafting gift-acknowledgment letters and other donor correspondence
    • Assist Marketing Manager with production of Harvest magazine, Web site administration and impression reporting, and e-mail blast creation and distribution
    • Write, edit, design, and curate other content for daily updates/posts to Gleaners’ Social Media accounts (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram)
    • Curate content and manage production and distribution of Gleaners internal bi-weekly newsletter
    • Write, edit, design and proofread copy for Web site, social media and other print and e-mail publications
    • Create and maintain an archive of Gleaners’ publications, photos, video and other collateral material, including the volunteer photo database
    • Photograph or otherwise document events
    • Interview, produce and edit video footage and sound bites
    • Provide communication support/brand management for other departments (i.e. proofreading/editing writing, writing content, logo management, etc.)
    • Receive, answer, forward, and follow-up on all website administrator emails
    • Research, create, and maintain library/resource materials/statistics on hunger issues
    • Represent Gleaners at public events
    • Provide informational tours and presentations to Gleaners volunteers and other groups
    • Assist other departments with related projects as needed
  • Assist in facilitating Gleaners’ contacts with the media
    • Assist communications director and public relations counsel with PR activities
    • Maintain clippings/records of media coverage
  • Help make sure that Gleaners philosophy, mission and vision are pertinent and practiced throughout the organization
  • Other duties as assigned

 

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

Resumes should be sent to kjohnston@gcfb.org.


Research Assistant Job Description

Posting Date: 07/15/15

Summary: 

This position is responsible for working exclusively on the Randomized Control Trial on a Diabetes Nutrition Research Project and managing its local implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Study Coordination and Data Collection
  2. Data Management and Reporting of Results
  3. Staff Training
  4. Quality Control Procedures
  5. Study Implementation
  6. Specimen Management/Maintenance
  7. Regulatory Responsibilities

Further detail can be found in the full job description here.

Resumes should be sent to kjohnston@gcfb.org.


Truck Driver I/Distribution Associate

Posting Date: 06/29/15

Summary: 

This position is responsible for transporting deliveries locally in accordance with company guidelines and DOT regulations; this position is also responsible for day-to-day warehousing functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Transport deliveries/pickups locally according to schedule in a safe, responsible manner, and in accordance with company procedures and applicable DOT regulations.
  2. Must maintain a Chauffeurs license with a safe driving record throughout employment.
  3. Stock product in distribution center utilizing equipment and manual labor.
  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. Process shipment documents neatly and efficiently, and inform management of any discrepancy in documentation.
  7. Obtain and maintain proper delivery and pickup documentation, and submit on a daily basis.

 

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

Resumes should be sent to kjohnston@gcfb.org.


Cooking Matters AmeriCorps Member

Posting Date: 06/29/15

Summary: 

The Cooking Matters AmeriCorps member will work with Gleaners Community Food Bank Cooking Matters staff to implement effective hands‐on courses and tours teaching families at risk of hunger that healthy cooking can be delicious, enjoyable‐and most important‐affordable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Work with chefs, nutrition educators and agency/site managers to implement courses and tours using Cooking Matters core curriculum and Cooking Matters at the Store curriculum.
  2. Complete all preparations for class including, but not limited to, assembling and transporting equipment, materials, and groceries, and preparing volunteer staff.
  3. Complete program evaluation and other program reporting documentation as necessary.
  4. Participate in actively seeking out, working with, and maintaining positive relationships with agencies serving low‐income clients to host Cooking Matters courses and tours.
  5. Assist with the development of Cooking Matters outreach materials and handouts for Cooking Matters audience, as needed.

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

Resumes should be sent to kjohnston@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.

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

Resumes should be sent to kjohnston@gcfb.org.