Food Recovery in Marin County: We pick up excess fresh food from businesses & organizations and immediately deliver it to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable children, adults, and families.

Job Opportunities

ExtraFood is hiring a part-time Food Recovery Coordinator and a part-time Administrative Assistant! 

Organization

Founded in 2013, ExtraFood.org’s mission is to help end hunger and wasted food in Marin County, California. Our first step is our county-wide food recovery program: we pick up donations of excess fresh food from Marin businesses and organizations – such as grocery stores, restaurants, and schools – and immediately deliver the food to nonprofit recipient organizations – such as senior centers, homeless shelters, and after-school programs – that serve Marin’s most vulnerable children, adults, and families. In 3 ½  years, our staff and volunteer team have organized, picked up, and delivered 1,200,000 pounds of food – 1,000,000 meals – from 175 food donors to 92 sites across Marin, reaching 5,000 people every month.

ExtraFood is:

For more information: www.extrafood.org

Position Summary: Food Recovery Coordinator (part-time)

This new, part-time, non-exempt position, reporting to the Operations Manager, is responsible for using ExtraFood’s refrigerated vehicle to pick up and deliver recovered food on critically important routes requiring this new capacity. You’ll be an ambassador for ExtraFood, cultivating and sustaining our relationships with key employees at food donor and recipient partner organizations, and delivering high-quality, nutritious food for people in need. This is a 25-hour-per-week position that complements ExtraFood’s volunteer program and significantly expands ExtraFood’s capacity to help end hunger and wasted food in Marin.

Responsibilities

1. Based on daily schedule, complete specified “food trips”: pick up food donations from businesses and deliver to recipient partners, all within Marin County.

2. Complete spontaneous food trips as needed.

3. Keep vehicle clean and maintained according to ExtraFood protocol.

4. Complete food safety certification, if not already certified, and keep certification up-to-date.

5. Participate in ExtraFood staff meetings and occasional events.

Qualifications

Required skills/experience include:

The following skills/experience are a plus:

Compensation

Email resumé and cover letter to:

Marv Zauderer, Executive Director, Marv@ExtraFood.org

 

Position Summary: Administrative Assistant (part-time)

This entry-level position provides administrative support to ExtraFood’s staff: generating and sending reports and correspondence; data entry and management; ordering supplies; supporting occasional events; and performing other office-related tasks that are typical in a start-up environment. Reporting to the Executive Director, this is a non-exempt, 15-hour-per-week position based in our Kentfield office. 10 of the 15 hours are on Thursdays and Fridays, with the schedule for the remaining hours negotiable. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, personable, excellent at multi-tasking, highly fluent with technology, and engaged with our mission.

Responsibilities

1. Generate quarterly reports by extracting data from ExtraFood’s Salesforce database, gathering input from staff, and editing an Adobe InDesign template.

2. Enter data on ExtraFood’s deliveries, new volunteers, food donors, and recipients into ExtraFood’s database, iCloud Contacts, and website.

3. Assist Operations staff with preparing weekly delivery schedule and volunteer newsletter.

4. Name and file incoming photos in online photo library.

5. Generate and send fundraising materials and correspondence as needed.

6. Monitor supply levels and order supplies for office and volunteers as needed.

7. Support occasional events as needed.

Qualifications

Required skills/experience include:

The following skills/experience are a plus:

Compensation

Email resumé and cover letter to:

Marv Zauderer, Executive Director, Marv@ExtraFood.org

 

 

Supported in part by:

Marin Community Foundation County of Marin The San Francisco Foundation