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

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SNAP Outreach Specialist

ATTENTION: Pease be aware that this is a full-time temporary grant funded position through to June 30, 2022.

*This position is available for full remote work for an applicant selected that is living in the state of Alaska but outside the Anchorage / Mat-Su area. An applicant living within the Anchorage / Mat-su area would have the option for a hybrid office/remote work schedule.

The SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as Food Stamps) Outreach Program Assistant assists outreach efforts to connect Alaskans with food assistance through SNAP.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

1. Educate the community about SNAP through direct outreach at numerous venues statewide including food pantries, grocery stores, libraries, health clinics, and fairs. This will require the ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

2. Maintain close partnerships with agencies, arranging outreach events and providing SNAP trainings to agency staff/volunteers.

3. Provide pre-screening consultations, application assistance and follow-up to interested clients—in-person, over the phone, and online.

4. Support clients and the State of Alaska Division of Public Assistance to ensure client applications are processed in a timely manner.

5. Use technology including MS Excel, MS Word, and the SNAP online database to conduct data entry and tracking.

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA or 2 years professional work experience in a related field

  • Ability to travel and work independently and proactively in a range of settings, both indoor and outdoor
  • Ability to hold a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to responsibly handle sensitive client data
  • Ability to interact respectfully with diverse populations
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to the Food Bank of Alaska mission to end hunger
  • Valid Alaska driver’s license and use of own transportation for state-wide travel a must. Mileage will be reimbursed.
  • Previous involvement with community organizing preferred
  • Language skills significant to service populations are a plus

Position pay starts at $19.00- $21.00 hourly DOE. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume and cover letter to: Food Bank of Alaska, 2192 Viking Drive, Anchorage, 99501 or email: jobs@foodbankofalaska.org. Food Bank of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Major Giving Officer

The Major Giving Officer is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating Food Bank of Alaska’s major donor program to expand the community’s capacity to support the cause of no Alaskan going hungry.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  1. In cooperation with the Director of Donor Relations & Communications, the Major Giving Officer will complete and implement a major donor plan for Food Bank of Alaska. This plan will take into account individual, corporate, and foundation donors, as appropriate, and will:
    Set goals for Food Bank of Alaska’s major donor effort. Define Food Bank of Alaska’s major and mid-donor levels. Identify current and potential major donors, using the organization’s donor database, as well as appropriate wealth and giving search tools. Outline a process for encouraging new and mid-level donors to move to the next giving level Incorporate strategies into the major donor plan to promote estate giving. Identify opportunities, such as warehouse tours, for building donor relationships and connection with Food Bank of Alaska’s mission. Outline a system of effective donor recognition and stewardship practices, working with the Development team to maintain a consistent level of excellence. Identify a major gift solicitation strategy, for individual, corporate, and foundation donors. Include strategies for reducing donor attrition. Set both financial and activity benchmarks for evaluating the success of the plan. Maintain and actively grow a portfolio of major donors; Support the CEO and Director of Donor Relations to maintain smaller portfolios as appropriate. Solicit gifts from major donor prospects following the solicitation strategies in the major donor plan. Solicit estate gifts consistent with the plan. Assist with grant applications as appropriate, and complete required grant reports. Manage involvement of the Board of Directors in the major donor plan, including donor recognition and relationship building, and identifying potential donors.

OTHER

  1. Participate as part of the Development team in planning and coordination.
  2. Assist with Food Bank of Alaska organization-wide events and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Commitment to Food Bank of Alaska’s mission to end hunger.
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in a related field and 3-5 years of experience in fundraising.
  • Successful experience working with major donors.
  • Compliance with ethical practices and donor confidentiality as outlined by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
  • Ability to professionally communicate with staff and volunteers at all levels of the organization, as well as with donors and potential donors at different giving levels, from varied walks of life and from different generations.
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and practices and experience with donor management software.
  • Familiarity with the unique environment of Alaska and the Anchorage area preferred.
  • Detail-oriented, with strong accuracy, organizational, analytical, and planning skills.
  • Initiative and independence in carrying out responsibilities.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple deadlines and a variety of demands.
  • Strong self-motivation and the ability to be a positive team member.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record.
  • Excellent interpersonal, public relations, and communication skills.

This position reports to the Director Donor Relations and Communications and is a full-time, exempt position for 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday. On occasion some night and weekend work may be required, in addition to the regular hours. The ideal candidate must be able to lift 10lbs regularly and up to 40lbs on occasion. The salary for this position is $62,000 -$68,000 annually. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume and cover letter to: Food Bank of Alaska, 2192 Viking Drive, Anchorage, 99501, email jobs@foodbankofalaska.org. Food Bank of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Program Coordinator

 

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 position reports to the Program and Agency Relations Manager and is a full-time, non-exempt position for 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday. On occasion some night and weekend work may be required, in addition to the regular hours. The ideal candidate must be able to lift 10lbs regularly and up to 40lbs on occasion. The hourly rate is $19.50-$21.50 per hour. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume and cover letter to: Food Bank of Alaska, 2192 Viking Drive, Anchorage, 99501, email; jobs@foodbankofalaska.org. Food Bank of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.