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Volunteer Center Coordinator

Dec 08, 2017

Do you love being part of a team?  Do you have strong attention to detail skills and reliable work ethics?  Do you enjoy giving back to the community?  If yes, then this is the job for you!  The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank seeks an enthusiastic, service oriented team player to serve as a Volunteer Center Coordinator.  In this role, you will provide an excellent volunteer experience through professional, courteous, and friendly interactions. This position safeguards and promotes the Foodbank’s commitment to food safety and requires a high degree of integrity, service, and urgency in all related matters; interacts daily with volunteers from the community, including schools, churches, corporations, etc; coordinates food salvage and repack projects; accurately records and maintains metrics; fully supports the departmental operations; strengthens and enhances the volunteer experience; maintains the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank standards and supports the overall mission of the organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Welcome, direct and assist volunteers
  2. Set up, coordinate, and clean up volunteer projects
  3. Pre-sort, load line pulling all recalled items and discarding unsalvageable items before they get to the line
  4. Accurately record metrics from each project managed and report to supervisor Perform daily housekeeping as directed by warehouse leadership
  5. Label finished product and place in designated area
  6. Receive and accurately record donations
  7. Condense incoming salvage and donations
  8. Assist with monthly inventory – counting and weighing product
  9. Perform other duties, as assigned

Additionally, the minimum qualifications include a High School diploma and must have current skills in the operation of tow motor, lift truck, pallet truck and be able to pass OSHA testing for lift truck operation. Warehouse and dock experience, preferred; ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs on a daily basis; must be able to count and have basic math skills; commitment to outstanding customer service with a passion for working with people; ability to work effectively and patiently with a diverse group of individuals, including children, young adults, elderly, and physically and mentally challenged  ability to work well with a diverse group of individuals; ability to work overtime and weekends, as needed; commitment to understanding and supporting the Foodbank’s mission, showing compassion and appreciation for hunger issues.

Join Feeding America's 2012 Foodbank of the Year and a 2017 NorthCoast99 winner in our fight against hunger! Excellent culture, pay and benefits. Background check and drug screen required.  No calls or walk-ins.  EOE/M/F/D/V

Please submit resumes to and include the following information in your cover letter:

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



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