Hiring – Part-Time Program Assistant

Part-Time Program Assistant

Position Overview: Looking for a part-time gig with a local organization doing big things? This job is ideal for a reliable, friendly, and organized person with some free mornings during the week. The Program Assistant is responsible for supporting the daily function of the food rescue program and its volunteers in a welcoming and fast-paced environment. This person directs volunteers and communicates with donor/recipient sites to ensure smooth pick-up and delivery of donations. The best candidate is a team player with leadership experience and enjoys interacting with people of diverse ages and backgrounds.  Applicants must be energetic, self-motivated, and have strong communication skills. This position reports to the Food Rescue Program Manager.

Program Assistant Job Description

Submit your resume and cover letter to Emily Meister, Program Manager via email: Apply Now

Employment Status and Work Hours: (Part-time 25 hours per week)

Four to five weekday mornings starting at 7:30 am with flexible shift end time before 1 pm. Occasional saturday mornings in lieu of weekday hours  

Wage: $12-$15 an hour depending on experience

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate daily routes by getting volunteers started and directing their tasks for the day.
  • Assist with training and orientation of food rescue, fleet, and facility volunteers. 
  • Communicate with key staff at donor/recipient sites to ensure smooth pick-up and delivery of donations. 
  • Accept, track, unload, and organize one-time food donations and distribute these incoming donations.
  • Accompany volunteers on food rescue route delivery when needed.
  • Complete shop/facility duties normally done by volunteers as needed.

Desired Education and Experience

  • Experience as a team leader or front office/reception experience in a fast-paced environment

Necessary Skills and Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced public-facing role, maintaining energy through often repetitive tasks and communications
  • Ability to sustain positive communications and model for volunteers a compassionate, non-judgmental approach. 
  • Functional knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office and volunteer databases.