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Current Openings 2017-12-14T14:51:31+00:00

Current Openings

FULL TIME, NON-EXEMPT

This full-time finance associate position consists primarily in maintaining A/P and A/R and assisting the CFO and HR. An ideal candidate is confident, comfortable making independent decisions, able to maintain confidentiality, can provide a high level of quality customer service and problem solving, is organized, familiar with accounting procedures and accounting software, detail-oriented, accurate, tactful and diplomatic.  The ability to become proficient in Vermont Foodbank policies and procedures is required.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Works cooperatively and be able to communicate with staff and volunteers to support the mission of the Foodbank to meet and sustain Foodbank goals;
  • Positively contribute to an organizational culture of safe and secure food handling, warehousing and distribution;
  • The Foodbank relies on volunteers every day to fulfill our mission. All Foodbank employees must support our culture of philanthropy by treating every volunteer with appreciation and respect;
  • Participate in special events, committees and sort-a-thons;
  • Responsible for all accounts payable (invoice tracking, inputting and payment) and vendor accounts including W9s and annual processing of 1099s. Assist warehouse staff with invoice and credit tracking;
  • Train new hires on VFB tax exemption procedures and keep tax exempt laminates updated. Obtain tax refunds as necessary;
  • Assist CFO directly with fixed asset inputting and monthly depreciation;
  • Keep vendor certificates of liability updated in accounting software;
  • Maintain all aspects of A/R including, but not limited to:
    • Cash logging of checks and special event donations;
    • Record agency and miscellaneous payments in Ceres 2009;
    • A/R and miscellaneous monthly balancing, creating and distributing monthly statements;
    • Maintain yearly membership spreadsheets and issue quarterly membership invoices;
    • Process cash inventory credit memos and invoices;
    • Maintain matching coop credit spreadsheets and issue credits when appropriate;
    • Issue all agency donation credits;
    • Track aged accounts receivables on a regular basis and document collection efforts while providing excellent customer service;
  • Backup for payroll duties to include but not limited to time records and payroll processing;
  • Assist in yearly audits;
  • Maintain Petty Cash box, gift cards and credit cards;
  • Answer phones and assist reception as needed;
  • Create and maintain SOPs as needed;
  • Assist, when needed, CFO with monthly bank reconciliation & general ledger entries;
  • Backup for CFO for inventory month end;
  • Actively pursue efficiency improvements for position include but not limited to maximizing software potential, paperless options, streamlining tasks.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Employee must be able to work independently and respect confidentiality.
  • Employee must be able to lift a minimum of 10 pounds.
  • Employee must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills are necessary with the ability to work independently in taking charge of assignments.

Language Skills:

  • Employee must be proficient in oral and written skills, critical thinking and have a firm command of the English language.

Technical/Computer Skills:

  • A high level of knowledge of the Microsoft © Office Suite (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook) is expected.

Certifications/Licenses/Registrations:

  • A valid Vermont Driver’s License.
  • 3-year motor vehicle report (MVR) showing a clean driving record.

A complete job description is available upon request. Please submit application on-line at: https://www.vtfoodbank.org/employment; be sure to include a cover letter & resume. Attention: Human Resources Department, Francine Chittenden. The Vermont Foodbank is an EEO.

FULL TIME, NON-EXEMPT

This position plans, organizes and coordinates a statewide volunteer program. The ideal candidate enjoys public speaking, values providing quality customer service, is a quick-thinker, and excels at the details. There’s lots of room for creativity and fun! Must be willing to travel several days per week.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate a comprehensive statewide program for volunteer recruitment, orientation, placement, training, management, and recognition.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with individual, civic groups and corporations to garner volunteers to assist and enhance the work of the Foodbank.
  • Coordinate interdepartmental relationships to ensure a consistent and integrated volunteer program.
  • Coordinate volunteer outreach at tabling events, speaking engagements and other special events.
  • Schedule and coordinate volunteer daily activity; confirm scheduled volunteer times, obtain and enter completed volunteer forms, schedule staff and set up sort-a-thons.
  • Coordinate volunteer projects and activities throughout the state.
  • Provide training, support and resources to Foodbank staff who work alongside volunteers.
  • Maintain competence in Raiser’s Edge and Volunteer Hub through in-house training and outside resources.
  • Maintain a volunteer management tool, VolunteerHub, and ensure timely and accurate data integration with Raiser’s Edge, our donor and volunteer database.
  • Maintain and update a manual of volunteer policies and procedures.
  • Respond to volunteer inquiries and communicate with volunteers.
  • Develop and implement volunteer recognition.
  • Provide Foodbank tours as needed for volunteers or other visitors.
  • Some night and weekend work required.
  • Regular off-site work and travel required.

General Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Works cooperatively and be able to communicate with staff and volunteers to support the mission of the Foodbank to meet and sustain Foodbank goals.
  • Positively contribute to an organizational culture of safe and secure food handling, warehousing and distribution.
  • The Foodbank relies on volunteers every day to fulfill our mission. All Foodbank employees must support our culture of philanthropy by treating every volunteer with appreciation and respect.
  • Support a donor-centric environment throughout the Foodbank.

A complete job description is available upon request. Please submit application on-line at: https://www.vtfoodbank.org/employment; be sure to include a cover letter & resume. Attention: Human Resources Department, Francine Chittenden. The Vermont Foodbank is an EEO.

PART-TIME, NON-EXEMPT

The Farm Fresh Connect Coordinator is responsible for the operations of the online farmers’ market program. Farm Fresh Connect (FFC) is an innovative online market and delivery service that expands sales of local foods to customers. The goal of FFC is to provide a robust year-round market for local farmers and food producers in which they receive fair prices for their products and to increase the consumption of high quality, local foods by providing consumers with convenient access to those products.  This position is based out of the Rutland Distribution Center

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Works cooperatively and be able to communicate with staff and volunteers to support the mission of the Foodbank to meet and sustain Foodbank goals.
  • Positively contribute to an organizational culture of safe and secure food handling, warehousing and distribution.
  • The Foodbank relies on volunteers every day to fulfill our mission. All Foodbank employees must support our culture of philanthropy by treating every volunteer with appreciation and respect.
  • Provide oversight of all operations, including tracking results and implementing changes as needed to achieve sales goals.
  • Ensure that a high level of food safety guidelines are followed from delivery by farmers and producers until the product reaches the end user.
  • Coordinate with producers to ensure availability and accuracy of appropriate number and variety of food products for the market.
  • Communicate with farmers and other food producers about the status of the market and its changing needs.
  • Provide technical assistance to farmers and other food producers to ensure high quality operations (e.g. website operations, packaging requirements, quality control, timeliness, food safety and accuracy of orders, etc.).
  • Ensure financial records are maintained and payments to farmers and food producers are accurate and timely.
  • Create and maintain systems that ensure FFC is compliant with both internal and external policies and regulations related to risk management.
  • Track project data and create reports about program delivery.
  • Implement and update the Farm Fresh Connect business plan.
  • Assist Branch Manager with increasing sales (# of customers, average order size, frequency of purchases) based on business plan targets.
  • Proactively manage customer service inquiries and resolution of customer complaints.
  • Actively seek input about market from customers and farmers.
  • Recruit new sites and support their initiation and on-going involvement.
  • Manage the weekly aggregation, packing and delivery of orders to sites, including directing and overseeing of other support staff.
  • Manage outreach events, including directing and overseeing of other support staff.
  • Continually evaluate and improve program delivery.

A complete job description is available upon request. Please submit application on-line at: https://www.vtfoodbank.org/employment; be sure to include a cover letter & resume. Attention: Human Resources Department, Francine Chittenden. The Vermont Foodbank is an EEO.