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Partner Resource Coordinator

Full-time, non-exempt

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Reports to: Executive Director

Purpose

Communicates, provides support and collaborates with partners throughout Central Illinois Foodbank’s service area. Assists partners in identifying, coordinating processes and programs that help them improve efficiency of food distribution, encourage participation in food access projects, build agency capacity and increase food security.

General

In addition to the performance standards later outlined in this document, all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Performance Responsibilities

  • Work with partners to develop and cultivate relationships to create or sustain initiatives that increase access to nutritious food
  • Oversee implementation of special projects such as Kids Cafe, Drive thru distributions, agency segmentation, and food drive events
  • Encourage agencies to think creatively about the changing needs of their community and share best practices
  • Work with various government funded feeding programs, understanding the need to track and provide accurate and timely data
  • Communicate Foodbank policies and procedures to current and potential partners and organizations
  • Represent the Foodbank at identified network or region-wide food access/community meetings
  • Work closely with other Foodbank departments that interface with partners to ensure effective and efficient coordination to foster organizational and public awareness
  • Stay informed about Feeding America programs, including programs run by the Foodbank

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in human services, communications, or related field
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, customer relations skills, public speaking skills, mathematical and business skills, and organizational and planning skills required
  • Ability to interpret and enforce regulations in an accurate, consistent and timely manner
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and database management software
  • Ability to take initiative, be flexible in a changing environment, and work independently as well as cooperatively with others

Special Position Requirements and Preferences

  • Ability to travel throughout twenty-one county region and to work weeknights and weekends.

About Central Illinois Foodbank

Central Illinois Foodbank is a dynamic not-for-profit committed to feeding our neighbors across central and southern Illinois. The Foodbank was established in 1982 and distributed nearly 12 million pounds of food last year to over 150 food pantries, soup kitchens, residential programs and after-school programs in a 21-county region. Central Illinois Foodbank is a member of Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization.

The Foodbank's vision is access to and awareness of healthy foods for all.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

COVID-19 considerations:
Air purification system through office areas, masks and hand sanitizer provided.

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location (In-Person) 


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