60% of Alaskans visiting food distribution
programs worked during the past year.

Job Opportunities

Warehouse Manager (Wasilla)

The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the effectiveness of the day-to-day operations of Food Bank of Alaska’s warehouse operations and inventory control, including customer service, logistics and scheduling.  This position supervises warehouse personnel and reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

Essential Job Duties:
Supervise warehouse team to assure effective warehouse operations and inventory control. Ensure an exceptional culture of customer service in Food Bank of Alaska’s warehouse, by ensuring that food donors and agencies are served promptly, efficiently, equitably, and courteously. Manage safe and effective warehouse operations for transport, evaluation, storage, distribution and/or disposal of all incoming and outgoing products. Oversee facility safety and security. Manage the pick-up and delivery schedule to ensure efficient and rapid pickup of donated product and timely deliveries to partner agencies. Manage all inventory processes, including the proper receipt and distribution of product and regular inventory counts. Ensure the accurate recording of product movement in the CERES inventory database. Supervise maintenance and sanitation of the facility in accordance with Feeding America, AIB and other applicable food handling standards, including freezers, cooler, repackaging room, offices, and bathrooms. Plan and develop equipment usage schedules, preventative maintenance programs, and procedures for equipment and system maintenance. Ensure all tools and equipment are always ready to use. Oversee the maintenance of all appropriate logs including temperature control and vehicle maintenance logs. Work with Chief Operating Officer on facility and equipment maintenance and upgrade projects including scheduling, setting standards and inspecting job sites to ensure code compliance, quality, and safety.

Qualifications:
Minimum of five years experience in warehouse operations utilizing warehouse equipment. Good interpersonal and public relations skills. Strong computer skills, including a minimum one year database experience. Valid Alaska Driver’s license and clean driving record. Able to safely perform tasks involving heavy lifting up to70 pounds. Commitment to organizational mission to end hunger.

This is a full-time exempt position which reports to the Chief Operating Officer. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@foodbankofalaska.org.


Program Coordinator (Children’s Program
)

Food Bank of Alaska is seeking a motivated, well-organized Program Coordinator. This position oversees the implementation of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in meal sites throughout rural communities in Alaska. The coordinator is a vital member of Food Bank of Alaska’s team and is expected to become a program expert and participate in strategic goal setting and other children’s programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Outreach and recruit meals sites to distribute food.
  • Training, and monitoring meal sites
  • Ensuring compliance with program regulations
  • Providing encouragement and technical assistance to sites
  • Maintaining meticulous agency applications and paperwork
  • Claiming meal reimbursements from the State of Alaska
  • Coordinate with the warehouse to ship food in a timely manner.
  • Reporting and tracking for various programs inventory
  • Phone support to our clients and agencies
  • Assist with Food Bank of Alaska events
  • Providing customer service to our partner agencies and clients

The Program Coordinator is a vital part of Program Department team, and will help to provide educational classes, technical assistance, and other training opportunities and communications to partner agencies, clients, and volunteers regarding food distribution, food safety, civil rights, client outreach, and nutrition.

The ideal candidate will have an associate degree and 2 years work experience in program management, non-profit, or social services.

Qualifications are:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exemplary attention to detail
  • Outstanding organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Databases
  • Inventory Management
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team.
  • Commitment to FBA’s mission to end hunger in Alaska.
  • Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

This is a full-time non-exempt position which reports to the Program and Agency Relations Manager. The pay rate for this position is $19.50 – $21.50 DOE. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@foodbankofalaska.org.

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Development Assistant

The Development Assistant is responsible for administrative oversight of Food Bank of Alaska’s donor database (DonorPerfect) and ensures accurate record keeping of financial and food donations, acknowledgement, and reporting.

Essential Job Duties
Enter new donors and gifts into the donor database with a high degree of accuracy following Food Bank of Alaska procedures and produce reports as needed for recognition, appeals and planning. Prepare regular reports on the progress and success of fundraising activities. Create and run donation reports and mailing lists that support fundraising, communication and finance operations. Generate weekly thank you letters and receipts to ensure timely acknowledgement of donations. Follow up with donors as needed to access matching gifts and keep donor information current. Accept phone and in-person donations and respond to donor complaints and questions. Provide support for donor communication efforts as assigned. Provide the highest level of customer service to all donors. Adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and to AFP and Food Bank of Alaska confidentiality standards. Work closely with all FBA Staff to promote a culture of philanthropy.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum Associate degree or 2+ years’ experience working in the nonprofit sector
Experience and ability in providing excellent customer service.
Working knowledge of donor and relationship management software and/or inventory control software. Curiosity and willingness to learn about using quality donation information to support Food Bank of Alaska’s mission.
Strong skills in MS Word and Excel and experience with mail merging.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Understanding of fundraising principles and ability to represent Food Bank of Alaska in a professional manner.
Compliance with ethical practices and donor confidentiality as defined by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Detail-oriented, with strong accuracy, organizational, analytical, and planning skills.
Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and a variety of demands.
Strong self-motivation as well as the ability to work as a team member.
Commitment to FBA’s mission to end hunger in Alaska.
Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

This is a full-time position which reports to the Chief of Philanthropy & Community Relations. The hourly rate for this position is $18.50- $22.00 per hour DOE. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@foodbankofalaska.org.

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