Coordinator, Campus Harvest Food Pantry
- Durham Technical Community College
- Location: Durham, North Carolina
- Posting Date: 10/07/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Job Title Coordinator, Campus Harvest Food Pantry
Department Student Engagement, Transitions, and Academic Support
A Bachelor’s degree
A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years experience in a non-profit, government, or higher education setting is required. Strong candidates will have experience and expertise in food security or health equity; past experience working with community college students in student services, student affairs, or student development capacities as an advisor, coach, mentor, or advocate; or past experiences in social services, social work, counseling, or case management roles.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and effective oral and written communication/public relation skills.
2. Outgoing and engaging personality
3. Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
4. Familiarity with service and volunteer work
5. Competence with Microsoft Office products, including Excel and Word.
6. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality
The Campus Harvest Food Pantry Coordinator supports student success by working collaboratively to provide food security programming and supports that promote dignity and community, educate and lead action to address systemic causes of food insecurity, and empower students to focus on their academic, professional, and personal goals through holistic and comprehensive support and case management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Food Pantry Programming and Management (60%)
A. Lead the daily operations of the food pantry, including participant intake; weekly stock ordering, procurement, and management; work-study duties; volunteer oversight; food handling safety management; data management; required monthly reporting; and health equity and food security curricular and co-curricular programming.
B. Develop sources of free, reduced-cost, or bulk pantry stock through strategic partnerships and maintain positive relationships with current partners PORCH-Durham, FBCENC, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle (IFFS), and Food Lion.
C. Organize and host educational cooking demonstrations open to all employees and students in collaboration with the FBCENC’s nutrition team to meet Healthy Pantry Program participation requirements.
D. Ensure student involvement, co-leadership, and engagement with all stages of planning and implementation by working closely with Student Government Association, student leaders, SAVE club, Student Engagement work studies, and other students.
E. Coordinate multiple SNAP/food stamp screenings each semester.
F. Plan annual spending, track expenditures, and monitor budgets.
G. Collaborate with the student leaders, student government, other student groups, and employees to organize food drives each semester.
H. Record cash and in-kind donations in tracking spreadsheet, compose thank you notes to donors, and coordinate with the Business Office and Durham Tech Foundation to receipt cash donations.
I. Utilize Salesforce to record pantry participant data, create reports, and respond to referrals.
J. Monitor and analyze pantry use data and share this information in reports, grant applications, and presentations.
K. Coordinate required data collection to inform program improvements and assist with reporting requirements for FBCENC, IFFS, grant funders, and other collaborators.
2. Student Advocacy and Resource Support (40%)
A. Respond to Student Support Requests, wellness calls, repeated pantry use, or individual student inquiries by providing student-focused, comprehensive, holistic supports through an affirming, relational approach.
B. Connect students to a network of college and community resources and provide assistance initiating contact, completing forms, or navigating application or access barriers.
C. Provide case management to students needing additional or continued support and advocacy.
D. Maintain case notes in CareConnect.
E. In collaboration with the Coordinator of Student Wellness and Basic Needs, attend relevant trainings and meetings to increase knowledge and expand network of contacts in the community.
F. Other duties as assigned.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:
- Regularly moves around the office and pantry to stock shelves, process donations, and access office files and supplies.
- Remains stationary for 50 percent of the time.
- Occasionally moves around sites with uneven terrain and is exposed to outdoor weather conditions
- Regularly moves boxes or items of 25 lbs. and moves carts of large donations of 50 lbs. or more across campus and to/from locations
- Regularly drives to pick up pantry stock.
Required Working Hours A minimum of a 25-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including some evening hours.
Hiring Range $20.00 per hour
Job Type Part Time Staff
Posting Number AS468P
Open Date 10/05/2021
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants