Program Coordinator, Rogers Park Pop-Up Pantry

CARE FOR REAL PROGRAM COORDINATOR POSITION, ROGERS PARK POP-UP LOCATION

Reports to: Director of Operations                                              

Date: June 2020

Status: Non-exempt hourly position: part-time (20 hours per week) and temporary (through August 2020)

JOB DUTIES

Manage packing, distribution, and all other operational aspects of the Rogers Park Pop-Up pantry, including:

  • coordinating workflow
  • recruiting and scheduling volunteers
  • training and supervising volunteers

Maintain the physical environment according to CFR standards for cleanliness and order

Receive, sort, store, and handle all items (food & non-food) per established CFR standards

Implement and supervise the proper usage of cleaning products, equipment, and procedures for the assigned cleaning tasks at your location.

Drive the van to pick up and drop off from/to donors & facilities.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Ability to work 20 hours per week

Clean driving record

Unvarying promptness

Ability to lift 40 lb with a full range of motion in bending, lifting and general movement.

Organized, detail-oriented and have excellent follow-up skills

Experienced in managing priorities, deploying volunteers and making sound choices.

Willing to learn from peers and staff to continuously improve the operations.

Have demonstrated experience using Windows-based computer programs.

Preferred proficiency in Spanish or other languages commonly spoken in Rogers Park such as Serbo-Croation, Yiddish, Chinese or Russian.

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

TO APPLY:

Please send an email to director@careforreal.org.

ABOUT CARE FOR REAL:

Care for Real provides food, clothing, and referral services to neighbors in the Edgewater, Uptown and Rogers Park communities. Through on-site food distribution, a free clothes closet, a pet pantry, and special distributions, more than 1,060 neighbors are served each week. During our last fiscal year, we distributed more than 1.51 million pounds of food. To learn more about who we are and how we serve please, see our website:  https://careforreal.org