Food Drive Lead (Hands-on Coordinator)- **Hurricane Florence Relief**

Raleigh, NC 27616

Posted: 09/11/2018 Employment Type: Part Time, Full Time and Per Event Industry: Distribution Job Number: NC-9945 Pay Rate: $12.00 Branch: Raleigh, NC Division:

Interested in a rewarding hands-on role and effort to help others impacted from Hurricane Florence?  Great opportunity to give back and pay it forward!!!

The Food Drive Lead will assist the Food and Fund Drive Coordinator with attaining, receiving and processing food drive donations, particularly due to the increased needs brought by natural disasters.  The Lead Volunteer will also train and supervise volunteers to execute necessary tasks.

Responsibilities will include the following (as well as training volunteers to do the following):

  • Fielding/Coordinating phone calls with potential food drive donors to explain how/where to drop off donations
  • Fielding/Coordinating phone calls with potential food drive donors who need their donations picked up by a representative
  • Becoming familiar with what is and is not accepted in terms of food donations
  • Checking in, weighing and tagging all food drive drop-offs, ensuring that all weights are properly recorded
  • Ensuring that food drive donors are completing an online receipt once their donation is checked-in
  • Sorting all received food drive donations into appropriate food and non-food categories
  • Maintaining and friendly and professional demeanor at all times
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Comfortable speaking on the phone
  • Comfortable working in a group environment as well as supervising volunteers
  • Warehouse experience is a plus. Lead Volunteers will be expected to learn how to operate a manual pallet jack
  • Basic computer skills are a plus. May use certain Microsoft Office programs for data entry purposes

Jerry Bland

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