Current job Opening(s)

Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank Program Coordinator

Job Announcement:       April 9, 2018

Application Due Date:   April 27, 2018

Application Submission Requirements: Please no phone calls. Must meet application requirements found in job description.

Submit a cover letter and resume to:     

Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank

179 1st Ave. SE

Issaquah, WA 98027

or cori@issaquahfoodbank.org

Position:  For hundreds of families the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank is the first place they visit when they need a little extra help. We not only provide our community with the most basic of needs; food, clothing and financial assistance for eviction prevention, we provide heart, hope and comfort. If you care about this mission, we are looking for a qualified candidate to join our team. We are a thriving nonprofit, filled with positive energy and endless potential.

The essential roles of the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank Program Coordinator are: planning, coordinating and leading events for IFCB families, working with partner agencies to improve existing programs and develop new programs, and work effectively as part of the IFCB team and leading community teams to provide necessary services to our clients and community.  

Position is 30 hours/week with flexible hours. Salary $16.50/hour plus excellent benefits. Weekend and evening flexibility required.

Job Description:

STATUS:  Part time (30 hours)

LOCATION: Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank

REPORTS TO:  Social and Community Services Manager

JOB SUMMARY:

Plan, coordinate and implement a variety of events throughout the year. This will involve working with community committees, outreach to agencies, recruiting and leading volunteers and outreach to target populations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Oversee the planning, organization and operations of special programs, including:

  • Lunch for the Break
  • Power Packs
  • Care Kits
  • Holiday Gift Barn
  • Tools 4 School
  • Summer Lunch
  • Groceries to Go

2. Work with partner organizations to develop targeted new programs

  1. Through partnership and outreach, learn about new and existing needs in the community
  2. Work with partners to develop programs to meet the need
  3. Develop new program budget, scale and implementation process
  4. Develop and coordinate a community-driven team to implement program

3. Develops systems to evaluate program effectiveness and potential areas for improvement.

4. Work in conjunction with the Social and Community Service Manager and staff to ensure clients are referred to additional services.

5. Develop and maintain positive, collaborative working relationships with community agencies and organizations.

7. Act as an ambassador for the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank, attend meetings and serve on board committees as assigned.

8. Participate in disaster or emergency-related duties, as needed.

9. Provide support to fellow department team members, as well as outside departments, as needed.

10. Attend training as requested.

11. Perform other duties as assigned by Social and Community Service Manager or Executive Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equal level of work experience
  • Extensive experience managing and developing programs
  • Volunteer recruitment and leadership experience

Strongly Desired:

  • Proven ability to build community partnerships
  • Experience working with diverse populations and an in depth understanding of social equity and the culture of poverty
  • Spanish language skills

2. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

A. Program implementation, development and evaluation.

B. Ability to assess community needs and develop programs to address those needs.

C. Ability to maintain a program budget, order supplies and maintain program inventories.

D. Ability to organize, set priorities and meet deadlines.

E. Ability to recruit, supervise and motivate volunteers.

F. Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion; maintain confidentiality of clients, co-workers and agency.

G. Ability to relate well to individuals of all backgrounds and socio-economic levels.

H. Ability to communicate effectively with clients, donors, volunteers, co-workers and board members, verbally and in writing.

I. Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.

J. Ability to operate and use general office equipment and basic computer knowledge.

K. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, work occasional evening and weekend hours, as required.

L. Ability to safely lift 50 pounds.

M. Ability to drive IFCB box van.

Application Due Date:   April 27, 2018

Application Submission Requirements: Please no phone calls and must meet application requirements found in job description.

Submit a cover letter and resume to:     

Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank

179 1st Ave. SE

Issaquah, WA 98027

or cori@issaquahfoodbank.org

Past job Opening(s)

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a cover letter and resume to:

Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank
179 1st Avenue SE
Issaquah, WA 98027

or email (preferred method) your cover letter and resume to cori@issaquahfoodbank.org

POSITION

For hundreds of families the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank (IFCB) is the first place they visit when they need a little extra help. We not only provide our community with the most basic of needs; food, clothing and financial assistance for eviction prevention, we provide heart, hope and comfort. If you care about this mission, we are looking for a qualified candidate to join our team. We are a thriving nonprofit, filled with positive energy and endless potential.

The Development Director leads, guides and implements the organization’s development programs working closely with the Executive Director, Program Coordinator, Database Specialist, Marketing team and Board of Directors to raise approximately $950,000 each year in addition to approximately $3 million in in-kind contributions. 

This is a full-time position. Salary $60,000 - $70,000 plus excellent benefits. Weekend and evening flexibility required.

JOB SUMMARY

The Director of Development is responsible for The Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank’s development strategies and tactics designed to help the organization achieve its vision, mission, and annual goals. Development programs include annual giving, sponsorships, events, grants, donor stewardship and special fundraising campaigns, as well as outreach activities that expand and deepen community engagement.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Fundraising Leadership and Planning

  • Provide fundraising leadership by developing and implementing a strategic annual fundraising plan in collaboration with the Executive Director, other staff, and board members.

  • Develop and implement a development calendar to meet annual goals using direct mail solicitation, online giving and event strategies.

Individual Giving

  • Plan and implement annual solicitations, support Executive Director in cultivating and building major gift donor relationships.

Donor Stewardship

  • Develop and launch donor stewardship activities

Donor Database

  • Work with Database Specialist to maintain donor records, ensure accurate gift tracking, and produce fundraising reports. 

Grants

  • Research grant opportunities and work with Executive Director and other staff to apply for grant funding.

  • Create grant report calendar. Work with Executive Director and other staff on grant reports to meet funder requirements.

Events

  • Work with the Executive Director, marketing team, other staff and volunteers to plan and implement events (four annually) that grow community engagement and financial support.

Community Outreach 

  • Act as an ambassador for the Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank.  Support Executive Director’s presentations and speaking engagements.

Marketing Collaboration

  • Collaborate with marketing and communications to develop messaging, direct mail pieces and appeal packages.

Board Support

  • Work with Executive Director to report fundraising progress and needs to board.  Attend and support board committees as assigned.

Organizational Support

  • Participate in disaster or emergency-related duties, as needed.  Provide support to fellow department team members, as well as outside departments, as needed. Attend training as requested.  Perform other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equal level of work experience

  • At least 3 years of development experience

Strongly Desired:

  • Experience working with diverse populations and an in depth understanding of social equity and the culture of poverty

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proven ability to plan and implement a fundraising program

  • Experience with annual giving campaigns (including direct mail/email) and events

  • Knowledge of grants and major gifts

  • Excellent verbal and written communications, including presentations, case for support and proposal language

  • Experience with donor databases

  • Knowledge of fund development principles/ethics

  • Ability to learn and innovate

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs

  • Ability to collaborate with co-workers