​Delivery Person/Truck Driver ​

Status: Temporary (3 months begining immediately)
Department: Program Services ​
Reports To:  Program Director
Rate of Pay: Starting at $15/hr

Qualifications: Delivery / driving experience, ability to operate a box truck with a maximum weight of 16,000 pounds, driving knowledge and familiarity of the Capital Region, great organizational skills, great communication skills and the ability to work as and contribute to a busy team. Position is physically demanding including climbing in and out of vehicle and continual moving and lifting of heavy objects.

General Description
: pick- up and delivery of food orders,fresh produce and donated items to our member pantries. Coordinaton, scheduling, and administrative work associated with delivery service. This position is part time- 1-2 days per week with a view to extending hours. Employee will be asked to fill in as needed and/or as scheduling necessitates.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to pantries@thefoodpantries.org. The position will be open until filled.
Community Engagement Director
Department: Community Engagement, Development, Communications
Status: Full Time
Reports To: Executive Director

JOB OPENING
The Food Pantries for the Capital District (The Food Pantries) is a small team seeking a person with a positive “can-do” attitude to fill our Community Engagement Director position. Our office is located in Albany, NY. We are a coalition of food pantries working together, in a spirit of cooperation, to do together what no one of us could do alone. Our mission is to serve hungry people in the Capital District through member food pantries. We support our pantries by purchasing, collecting and delivering food. We provide a forum for networking, coordination of services, and more. For more information about The Food Pantries visit www.thefoodpantries.org

Community Engagement Director
Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director, the Community Engagement Director will lead community engagement, development, and communications efforts as The Food Pantries for the Capital District continues to grow. A new position, the Director will have the opportunity to build on the growth The Food Pantries has experienced, as well as strengthen current relationships, partners, and programs. The ideal candidate will be someone who can bring new ideas to the table to increase our presence, build strong relationships, identify new opportunities, develop strategies and put those strategies into practice. This position will be responsible for all activities related to community engagement including: fund development; grant writing; grant contract management; donor relations; public relations; media; communications; marketing; events; and volunteers. The Director will oversee the Community Engagement Manager.

Qualifications:
​•     Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s a plus
•     5-plus years of professional fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success building a
  development operation will be a plus
•     5-plus years of management/leadership experience
•     Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide 
range of supporters and build long-term relationships

•     Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can lead both strategic and tactical fundraising and marketing/communications
  initiatives
•     Ability to work independently without close oversight; but also a team player who will productively engage with others at
  varying levels of seniority within and outside of The Food Pantries
•     Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks and solve problems expeditiously
•     Strong relational and collaborative skills
•     Strong commitment to and passion for The Food Pantries’ mission is essential
•     Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual fundraising and communications plan
•     Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
•     Knowledge of basic budgeting best practices
•     Experience with technology in office, fundraising, CRM, communications, and social media platforms
•     Positive, hands-on, can-do attitude
•     This position required some evening and weekend hours
•     A valid driver’s license


Key Responsibilities
•     
Develop and execute The Food Pantries for the Capital District’s annual fundraising and communications plan
•     Develop and track proposals, deliverables and reports for all foundation and corporate funding
•     Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
•     Secure community engagement by volunteers and in-kind donations
•     Oversee volunteer recruitment, placement, training, and recognition
•     Oversee the implementation of NEON CRM software system
•     Oversee donor recognition
•     Monitor all donor and revenue information; provide and present statistical analyses and reports
•     Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with donors, volunteers, and partners
•     Oversee fundraising and outreach events
•     Implement communications plan

Compensation and Benefits:
Based on experience. Paid time off and comprehensive health insurance after evaluation period.

To Apply: 
Submit a cover letter and resume to pantries@thefoodpantries.org.  Position open until filled. 

No phone calls please.



 



Employment at The Food Pantries 

JOB OPENINGS

Food Pantries for the Capital District, Inc. (The Food Pantries), is seeking a delivery person.  We are a coalition of food pantries working together, in a spirit of cooperation, to do together what no one of us could do alone.  Our mission is to serve hungry people in the Capital District through member food pantries.  We support our pantries by purchasing, collecting and delivering food.  We provide a forum for networking, coordination of services, education, and training.

Just $1 can provide 6.25 pounds of

food to a hungry neighbor

THE FOOD PANTRIES FOR THE CAPITAL DISTRICT

​​​​​Feeding the hungry since 1979. Helping food pantries provide groceries for 3.3 million meals annually.


​Delivery Person/Truck Driver ​

Status: Hourly
Department: Program Services ​
Reports To:  Program Director
Rate of Pay: Starting at $15/hr

Qualifications: Delivery /driving experience, ability to operate a box truck with a maximum weight of 16,000pounds, driving knowledge and familiarity of the Capital region, great organizational skills, great communication skills and the ability to work as and contribute to a busy team. Position is physically demanding including climbing in and out of vehicle and continual moving and lifting of heavy objects.

General Description:
pick- up and delivery of food orders and donated items to our member pantries.  Coordination, scheduling and administrative work associated with delivery service.

To Apply: 
Submit a cover letter and resume to pantries@thefoodpantries.org  Position open until filled. 

 
Compensation: $15/hr.  Paid time off and comprehensive health insurance after evaluation period. 

 

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to pantries@thefoodpantries.org. The position will be open until filled.