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As Sacramento’s oldest, continuously-serving food bank, our mission is to alleviate hunger in Sacramento County by providing healthy emergency food and other assistance, offering referrals and promoting self-sufficiency through a variety of programs. From seniors to children, from the unsheltered to the working poor, we assist all struggling individuals and families in Sacramento County.

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Do you have a passion for helping others? Come join our team of hunger heroes as we humbly serve our neighbors facing hunger in Sacramento county.

River City Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

 Current Open Positions

Marketing Coordinator job Post FB

Summary

River City Food Bank (RCFB), a local non-profit is looking for a full-time Marketing Coordinator to support our Fund Development department. This position plays a critical role telling our story and elevating our brand. The position will be responsible for all design, social media, website, marketing materials and branding for RCFB. The Marketing Coordinator is a creative, detail-oriented individual who is passionate about mission and values of RCFB and the goals established by RCFB’s Board of Directors, as directed by the Executive Director under the supervision of the Director of Fund Development.

Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Social Media Management

  • Develops RCFB’s social media strategy and oversee social media accounts and content to grow web presence and maximize following, reach, impressions, and interactions on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
  • Creates content that aligns with mission and core values.
  • Creates and implements a monthly social media content calendar.
  • Collects and reports on monthly social media analytics to determine trends and growth.
  • Coordinates online giving campaigns.

Website Management

  • Maintains the accuracy of content on the website each month.
  • Analyzes and tracks web traffic analytics.

Donor Communications

  • Collects stories, photos, videos and quotes from guests to use in various communications.
  • Compiles content, creates, designs, edits and schedules monthly e-newsletter, Health & Hope via Constant Contact software.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Fund Development, designs and creates quarterly printed fundraising appeals and digital campaigns for Big Day of Giving and Giving Tuesday.

Design & Branding

  • Designs and creates marketing materials to use to raise awareness of our services, inform our guests and build RCFB’s brand within the community (e.g., flyers, brochures, banners, posters, business cards, etc.)
  • Designs and creates event specific materials.
  • Designs and implements advertising collateral.

Other Duties

  • Assists with additional duties, as needed.
  • Regular, predictable attendance is required.
  • Ability to get along and work effectively with others.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university and two to five years of related experience and/or training, preferably with a small organization or non-profit; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One to two years of experience with graphic design and publishing software (i.e. Publisher, InDesign, Canva, etc.).

Additional Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Video production experience a plus.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • WordPress or related website experience required.
  • Experience using Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
  • Respect, courtesy and professionalism.
  • Dependable and strong work ethic.
  • Commitment to RCFB’s mission and core values.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise sound judgement.
  • Availability to work weekdays and some weekends as needed.
  • Timely, accurate and professional communication.

Compensation, Hours & Benefits:

  • Starting salary of $58,240
  • Full-time, exempt position.
  • River City Food Bank offers full-time employees paid sick and vacation time, paid Holidays and health/dental insurance options after 30 days of employment.

To Apply:

If you meet the qualifications described herein, please submit your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to Erika Fatula, Director of Fund Development at . Please put “Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line.

 

River City Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

Ops assistant job Post FB

Summary: Responsible for assisting in all areas of River City Food Bank’s programs and operations. Understands and implements the mission of River City Food Bank (RCFB) and the goals established by RCFB’s Board of Directors, as directed by the Executive Director under the supervision of the Operations Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Operations

  • Receives food donations from Grocer’s Feed the Hungry (GFTH) partners, food drives, and other agencies as assigned.
  • Responsible for safely unloading, sorting, and organizing food (and other) donations.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with all partner agencies.
  • Deliver items for food drives, including barrels, posters and other programs as required.
  • Ensures that all weights of incoming and outgoing donations and daily food distributions are accurately recorded.
  • Submit all GFTH weight data and reports daily.
  • Works with Operations Coordinator in maintaining clean and organized site.
  • Assist with inventory maintenance and rotate stock in accordance with FIFO (First IN, First Out).
  • Helps with TEFAP deliveries, ensure product is put away safely and efficiently in an organized manner.
  • Maintains competence with all aspects of client services and provide coverage when necessary.
  • Complete opening/closing checklists.
  • Ensure food is handled and stored safely in compliance with USDA standards and best food handling practices.
  • Works with other team members to identify and implement efficiencies to workflow and overall operations.
  • Responsible for setting up and breaking down outdoor distribution.

Volunteer Assistance

  • Provide support to all volunteers as needed.
  • Assist Volunteer Coordinator with training volunteers and answering questions regarding duties and assignments.
  • Notify Volunteer Coordinator of any volunteer needs.
  • Provide volunteers with safe working environment and report any potential problems to Operations Coordinator.

Program Assistance

  • Provide assistance for all RCFB’s programs including travel, assembly, loading, unloading, and distribution and clean up.
  • Oversees and support volunteers to ensure program bags/pallets are properly assembled.
  • Maintain excellent communication and relationships with program contacts, volunteers, and other staff members.
  • Notify Operations Director of any issues that may affect scheduled pick-up and drop-off times.
  • Purchases items/supplies for programs as needed.

Equipment Management

  • Report vehicle needs and maintenance to Operations Director as soon as possible.
  • Keep truck/van maintenance records, and ensure vehicle is always in proper working order.
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle.
  • Maintain driving logbook for mileage and fuel.
  • Inspect truck/van daily and ensure safety is a priority before and during travel.
  • Responsible for operating forklift, pallet jacks and hand trucks.
  • Report any equipment malfunctions or needs to Operations Coordinator.

Administration

  • Provide daily reporting of statistical data to Operations Director.
  • Participate in monthly staff meetings.
  • Turn in all receipts in a timely manner.
  • Make copies of guest resources, intake paperwork, volunteer agreements, Civil Rights forms, etc.
  • Listen to voicemail messages, relay to the appropriate staff member, and return calls as needed.
  • Ensure all daily paperwork is completed accurately and filed in the correct place.
  • Maintain credit card log for any purchases.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular, predictable attendance is required.
  • Ability to get along and work effectively with others.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This job has no supervisory duties.

Measures of Performance: The Operations Assistance shall be considered to be performing in an acceptable manner when the following have been accomplished:

  1. Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  2. Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to other without interrupting; Keep emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  3. Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcome feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed; Listens and responds constructively to other team members’ ideas; Offers support for others’ ideas and proposals; Is open with other team members about his/her concerns; Expresses disagreement constructively.
  4. Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  5. Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  6. Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  7. Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  8. Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manges competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.
  9. Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  10. Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Take responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.  Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  11. Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Identifies what needs to be done and takes action before being asked or the situation requires it; Does more then what is normally required in a situation; Seeks out others involved in a situation to learn their perspectives; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  12. Thoroughness – Sets up procedures to ensure high quality of work; Monitors the quality of work; Verifies information; Checks the accuracy of own and others work.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training’ or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Level 3 – Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Level 1 – Ability to add and substract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability:

Level 3 – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software and the Microsoft Office Suite of products. Knowledge of basic office equipment should include: Internet and email, copy, and fax machines, copier, and telephone.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: A current CA Class C driver’s license and clean driving record from the Department of Motor Vehicles are required.

Other Qualifications:

  • Respect, courtesy, and professionalism while dealing with various personalities, backgrounds, and beliefs.
  • Dependable and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Maintain good work ethics and adherence to guidelines that have been established while leading others by example.
  • Ensure that all communication and reporting is done timely, accurately, and professionally.
  • Available to work weekdays and some weekends as needed.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding all client information and exercise sound judgement.
  • Commitment to RCFB’s mission and core values.
  • This position requires a valid, Class C driver’s license without uninsurable offenses or tickets.

Physical and Emotional Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The inability to cope with a stressful work environment does not constitute a protected disability.

The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger; handle; or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy. 

To Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Jena Robinson, Operations Director at .

Accounting Coordinator Job Post FB

Summary

River City Food Bank (RCFB), a local non-profit is looking for a part-time Accounting Coordinator. This person will be responsible for coordinating donation process; including, data entry, gift acknowledgements and donor database management system (CRM) while supporting basic bookkeeping and accounting tasks for River City Food Bank (RCFB). Understands and implements the mission of RCFB and the goals established by RCFB’s Board of Directors, as directed by the Executive Director under the supervision of the Director of Fund Development.

Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Accounting Coordination

  • Process all donations (e.g., online gifts, checks, cash, automated clearing house (ACH) in donor database and create reports to reconcile with accounting software.
  • Data entry into donor management software (CRM)
  • Understand and correctly apply funding to specified programs, campaigns, grants or fundraising categories.
  • Create reports in CRM to export into Excel spreadsheets for validation and alignment with reports from accounting software (QuickBooks).
  • Acknowledge the receipt of all gifts in a timely manner, providing letters to the Fund Development Director for signature, or by electronic correspondence.
  • Prepare bank deposit for funds received by check/cash, as directed by the Operations Administrator.
  • Identify recurring donor lapses and communicate with Fund Development Director.
  • Maintain accurate donor records in donor database, including updates as needed (e.g., email, address or phone numbers changes), consolidation or merging donors if needed.
  • Monthly donation reconciliation as directed.

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable

  • Assist with management of incoming payments to manage receivables aging and timely payments, including monthly statements to vendors if needed.
  • Assist with payables invoice submission to Bill.com
  • Scan bills to Bill.com that are received via paper
  • Submit electronic invoices to Bill.com

Credit Card Expense Management

  • Ensure that monthly reports are updated and accurate for all company credit card holders.
  • Reconcile monthly statements against credit card expense reports to ensure all receipts have been provide, and the reports are approved by the Executive Director.
  • Research credit card management software for expenses, help to implement new system in lieu of using spreadsheets for expense management of company credit cards.

Other Duties

  • Retrieve daily mail from post office box.
  • Read messages from RCFB’s general email account, reply appropriately or distribute to appropriate personnel for follow-up.
  • Retrieve RCFB voicemail and provide messages to appropriate personnel.
  • Assist with additional administrative duties, as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to two years of office experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One-two years of office experience utilizing accounting software, accounts receivable/payables experience, and Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Previous data entry and accounting experience (knowledge of Donor Management Systems and QuickBooks preferred)

Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; ability to work with people of diverse social and cultural backgrounds, including colleagues within the organization and the population of people served
  • Consistent application of confidentiality, discretion, diplomacy, and tact
  • Ability to meet deadlines and see projects through to completion
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, accurate, and precise
  • Positive attitude and a sense of humor
  • Self-starter who can work independently in a deadline-driven environment to see projects through to completion
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Commitment to and interest in River City Food Bank’s mission and core values of dignity, compassion, respect, health and nutrition.

Compensation, Hours & Benefits:

  • Salary Range is $20-23 per hour.
  • Part time, non-exempt position of 20 hours per week.
  • River City Food Bank offers part-time Paid Time Off (PTO), and paid Holidays.

To Apply:

If you meet the qualifications described herein, please complete the application, submit your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references using the link provided:

http://hrtogo.agilehr.com/CareerPortal/JobDetail.aspx?RequisitionId=27746&SourceId=1300

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