Project Leader (2 Positions)

Project Leader (2 Positions)

Project Leader (2 Positions) 150 150 Anikacott20
SF Marin Food Bank
November 23, 2021
San Francisco
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Are you a skilled Project Leader who believes in lending your skills to end hunger? If so, consider being a Project Leader for the San Francisco Marin Food Bank.

The SF Marin Food Bank is comprised of a dedicated team of approximately 220 staff working collaboratively to provide close to 70 million pounds of food to over 210,000 people in the Bay Area – a region where 1 in 5 people are at risk of hunger. We are currently looking for a Project Leader to help lead volunteer projects and participants.  See job description below and apply today if you would like to join us in our mission to end hunger.


Project Leaders supervise large groups, organizing volunteers in completing one or two food sorting tasks per shift. This hybrid position bridges the Food Bank’s Operations and Development teams in ensuring food is packed and ready for delivery as well as representing the Food Bank to dozens of potential donors each day.  The successful Project Leader is invested in the mission of the Food Bank. S/he is able to speak to a large group, teach people of all backgrounds how to complete a task, manage a busy room of volunteers, and operate heavy machinery.

SCHEDULE:  Tuesday, Wednesday, 8:30am- 5:00pm; Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.

Day’s off-Sunday and Monday. These positions are for P@H


Warehouse Supervision and Projects
• Train, supervise and assign volunteer groups with building and kitting food boxes grocery bags, and repacking produce gleaning
• Organize appropriate projects for volunteer groups
• Provide staff leadership that complement volunteer experience with an exciting intro and exit speech
• Record productivity of volunteers
• Ensure the safety of volunteers
• Work with and back up the CSFP Operations Manager in the building and invoicing of the Supplemental Food Box program
• Receiving and moving SFP palletized products using handheld scanners
• Working with food resources on the agency invoicing using Ceres (ERP) and hand held scanners
• Doing cycle counts (inventory) as required
General Warehouse Work
•     Use material handling equipment (forklifts, pallet jacks, etc.) in a safe manner to perform assigned projects
•     Organize product flow and storage to maximize space efficiency and maintain safety standards
•     Complete all paperwork for inventory transfers and dump sheets, accurately, and in a timely fashion
•     Assist with periodic physical inventories and ongoing inventory control issues
•     Assist in administering Workfare Program
•     Maintain records for Workfare program
•     Other duties as assigned

•     High School diploma or equivalent
•     1 year experience in volunteer supervision or related nonprofit work preferred
•     Ability to do heavy lifting using reach forklifts, pallet jacks, etc.
•     Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
•     Ability to work and interact well with individuals
•     Ability to motivate and organize individuals
•     Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
•     Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks in the warehouse
•     Able to use a Computer
•     Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
•     Use of basic arithmetic to maintain accurate transactions

Your employment relationship with the SFMFB will be governed by the general employment policies and practices of the SFMB and the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between SFMFB and OPEIU, LOCAL 29, OFFICE AND PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION.

(The physical and environmental 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.)

ENVIRONMENT:                                     Warehouse/ Ability to work outdoors continuously in all kinds of weather.

FINGER DEXTERITY:                             Requires typing on standard computer.

TALKING:                                                Ability to speak on phone and face to face.

HEARING:                                               Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.

REPETITIVE MOTIONS:                         Frequent and regular movements using the wrists, hands, and fingers.

AVERAGE VISUAL ABILITIES:             Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to view computer screens and documents.

PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                        Ability to lift 50 pounds

REASONING ABILITY:                         Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide    range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to interpret instructions.

MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                       Ability to perform basic math skills, use decimals to compute ratios and percentages, and to draw and interpret graphs.

LANGUAGE ABILITY:                             Fluency in English. Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing.

SALARY:   Grade 2 $39,583.93 to $52,778.23

BENEFITS: Medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and 403(b) retirement plan with employer base and matching contribution. Generous holidays, vacation, and sick time.

The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Position covered by OPEIU Local 29 Bargaining Unit

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