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Food Club Receiving and Stocking Associate
Job Description
Community Food Club of Greater Grand Rapids

JOB OPENING -   Food Club Receiving and Stocking Associate

The Community Food Club is a collaborative systemic response to hunger, promoting food security, consumer choice and dignity for a limited number of area households.  It is a membership-based operation which provides a grocery store-style environment with  a variety of food items, including healthy and nutritious food on a consistent basis.  

This full time position, with benefits, is responsible for maintaining the stocking, rotation and appearance of merchandise within the Community Food Club.  A valid drivers license and up to date auto insurance will be required to fulfill food procurement obligations.   This position will require Saturday availability and will be part of a team of staff and volunteers.  

The position requires a high school diploma, GED or equivalent;  English/Spanish bi-lingual  is preferred.  Also requires one to two years receiving/stocking experience.  Pallet jack and hi-low experience is preferred. 

Must be willing and able to work in non-traditional work setting with the ability to lift, carry, push, pull bend and twist while handling product. Ability to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift 10-75 pounds repeatedly. Compliance with criminal background investigation protocol.  Must have access to reliable transportation.

Interested parties should email their resume and cover letter to Holly Anderson at holly.anderson@communityfoodclubgr.org . Equal Opportunity Employer.


Food Club Assistant Manager
Job Description
Community Food Club of Greater Grand Rapids

JOB OPENING -   Food Club Assistant Manager

The Community Food Club is a collaborative systemic response to hunger, promoting food security, consumer choice and dignity for a limited number of area households.  It is a membership-based operation which provides a grocery store-style environment with  a variety of food items, including healthy and nutritious food on a consistent basis.  

Reports to: Food Club Program Manager Employer of Record: Home Repair Services

Job Summary: ​The Food Club Assistant Manager is a dual role, ensuring operation of the Community Food Club volunteer program, and assisting the Food Club Program Manager with day­to­day service coordination. This is a full­time position that will require Saturday availability.

I. Relationship with Collaborative

A. Supervised by the Food Club Program Manager

II. Specific Functions

A. Volunteer Management

  1. Recruit, train, and supervise Food Club volunteers

  2. Perform administrative work corresponding to this role including the tracking,

    scheduling, reporting and appreciation of all volunteers

  3. Ensure volunteer participation in conjunction with Food Club Program Manager

B. Service Coordination

  1. Uphold and demonstrate Community Food Club culture and values, maintain confidentiality of member information and obtain appropriate releases of information

  2. Assist Program Manager with general Membership Services functions including member experience, sign up and payment of membership fees

  3. Assist Program Manager with general merchandising of product including layout, displays and cleanliness

C. Professional Ethics

  1. Demonstrate a commitment to better understand other cultures and issues of social justice, and promote racial understanding and reconciliation.

  2. Maintain knowledge of volunteer management trends and provide insight and feedback to Program Manager to create a culture of continuous improvement and development.

D. Other

  1. Assist in maintaining a clean and attractive store.

  2. Additional duties as assigned

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III. Qualifications:

Education: Bachelors degree or applicable experience

Experience: Minimum 1­-2 years volunteer coordination and/or management experience preferred. Strong customer service experience required.

Skills: Strong demonstrable verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work and communicate with both large and small groups, diverse constituents, and flexibility to multi­task. Computer proficiency, especially with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Ability to learn, and teach, Community Food Club’s online database. Provide demonstrated attention to detail and excellence. Bi­lingual (Spanish) preferred.

General Conditions: Must be willing and able to work in non­traditional work setting with the ability to walk, kneel and lift a minimum of 25 pounds. Compliance with criminal background investigation protocol. Must have access to reliable transportation. 

Interested parties should email their resume and cover letter to Holly Anderson at holly.anderson@communityfoodclubgr.org by Monday, June 15. Equal Opportunity Employer.