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Receptionist

The Receptionist will serve as the leader of first impressions for the Foodbank. Primary responsibilities will include greeting and welcoming volunteers and visitors; assisting the Volunteer Team to sign volunteers in as they arrive and out as they depart utilizing the Volunteer Kiosk to account for their volunteer service with the Foodbank; answering incoming calls and directing to the appropriate department; maintaining and restocking all office supplies; ensuring the front desk is professional and well maintained to provide a welcoming experience for all guests and employees. A high degree of professionalism, courtesy, communication skills, punctuality, and dependability is essential for success in this position.

You will uphold our mission: Feed People. Fight Hunger.

  1. Education: High school diploma required; some college, preferred
  2. Experience: 1-3 years of customer service, administrative, or general office required
  3. Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  4. Commitment to outstanding customer service
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  6. Ability to problem solve
  7. Ability to work effectively and patiently with a diverse group of individuals, including Foodbank staff and agencies
  8. High level of interpersonal skills and relationship building skills are required
  9. Ability to produce quality work with minimal supervision
  10. Ability to operate basic office equipment (i.e., copier, fax machine, printer, etc.)
  11. Proficiency in keyboarding (e.g., talking, listening, and typing simultaneously)
  12. Must be able to follow all American Institute of Baking, Feeding America, Food and Drug Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, Occupational Safety Hazard Administration, and Foodbank (standard operating procedures and employee handbook) safety regulations

Join Feeding America's 2012 Foodbank of the Year in our fight against hunger! Excellent culture, pay & benefits. Background check & drug screen required. No calls or walk-ins. EOE/M/F/D/V

Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@acrfb.org. Please include the following information in your cover letter:

  1. Summary of your background and relevant experience
  2. Explanation of how you connect to our mission
  3. Explanation of why you are qualified for the position or the best fit
  4. Salary requirements
  5. Contact information and best time to reach you

AmeriCorps VISTA PantryTrak Training Coordinator

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is currently recruiting one AmeriCorps VISTA, PantryTrak Training Coordinator to join in our fight to end poverty throughout our eight-county service territory. The AmeriCorps VISTA program is Volunteers in Service to America, which is a national service program where you commit to serve for a full year with our Foodbank. PantryTrak is a registration and reporting system designed to increase the capacity of Ohio food pantries to respond to client needs in a diversified, effective, client centric and dignified way. As a PantryTrak Training Coordinator you will contribute toward the development of state wide infrastructure through implementation at the local level within our eight-county service territory in North Eastern Ohio.

Job Duties

  • Participate in PantryTrak training program with PantryTrak developers to build technical expertise and proficiency in system operation
  • Develop training materials in coordination with PantryTrak developer,
  • Coordinate and facilitate network-wide training sessions to member agencies
  • Promote the use of PantryTrak with member agencies
  • Share the knowledge, tools and ability to use PantryTrak’s data reporting system with member agencies
  • Provide ongoing technical support to ensure effective use of the system
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Program Benefits

  • Training
  • Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipen
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Living allowance
  • Childcare assistance, if eligible
  • Relocation allowance

Requirements

  • Prohibits paid work outside of sponsoring agency at any time during the term
  • Minimum 18 years old
  • College graduate (preferred)
  • Aptitude for technology
  • Passion for community service
  • Able to learn and instruct others on the use of technology
  • Comfortable with public speaking – teaching, training or tutoring experience preferred
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Proficient in preparing and executing effective communication strategies, both verbal and written, to a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to research, analyze and troubleshoot problems - able to apply learning appropriately

Follow This Link to Apply Online by April 30, 2014

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