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Job Title: Assistant Director of Food Pantries

Organization Objective: CROS Ministries serves the hungry in Palm Beach and Martin Counties through community collaborations. CROS is supported by churches, synagogues, community groups and private individuals throughout Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast, all of whom share in this common goal.

Expectation for All Employees: All employees will support the organization’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: professionalism, excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect individuality of others, commitment to our community, accountability, and ownership of actions and decisions. All employees will demonstrate support of the organization through commitment to policy, safety and security, and compliance. All employees are expected to participate in organization events and support organization program operations.

Job Overview: This program position is responsible for assisting the Director of Food Pantries and overseeing the Lake Worth, Riviera Beach, and West Palm Beach Food Pantries. This is a full-time position. Wage range $15-$17/hour.

Essential Functions
•Manage the Lake Worth, Riviera Beach, and West Palm Beach Food Pantries
•Serve as back up for all other pantry locations
•Assist Director of Food Pantries in operations as directed
•Attend meetings and conferences as needed
•Collect food donations and distribute food and supplies to the pantries as needed
•Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers in pantries and at the warehouse
•Organize and coordinate community food drives
•Oversee data management and program reporting
•Maintain relationships with community partners
•Work to educate the community as to systemic causes and solutions to ending hunger
•The responsibilities listed on this posting are not intended to be all-inclusive and additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Education and Experience
•Bachelor’s Degree in related field OR Associate Degree in related field plus five years directly related work experience
•Previous experience working with volunteers preferred

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
•Must have a valid FL driver license, clean driving record, and be able to travel countywide
•Must be able to pass background check
•Strong computer knowledge, database experience preferred
•Basic office skills and excellent organization and time management skills
•Basic math skills
•Basic inventory skills a plus
•Strong oral and written communication skills
•Teamwork and interpersonal communication skills
•Ability to understand and follow instructions to complete assigned tasks
•Ability to organize and prioritize work
•Ability to problem solve, implement solutions, work independently
•Fluency in Spanish and/or Creole preferred

Orientation Factors
•Must be able to lift and move 25 lbs. repetitively
•Must be able to withstand extended periods of sitting, standing, and/or bending
•Must be able to climb stairs
•Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with diverse groups
•Occasional after hours work is required throughout the year.
•The physical 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.

Employee Benefits Summary
•Employer provided health insurance
•Employer provided life insurance
•403(b) pension plan available
•Section 125 (medical expense/child care expense) plan available
•10 vacation days/10 sick days per year

Mail or e-mail a letter/e-mail of intent and a completed employment application. You can also request a CROS employment application form by calling our office at 561-233-9009.

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CROS Ministries
ATTN: Meredith Caldwell
3677 23rd Ave. S., #B-101
Lake Worth, FL 33461


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Submissions should have both components, as listed above, to be considered complete. Submissions should be postmarked by July 6, 2018, if mailed. E-mailed submissions should be received by July 6, 2018.

It is the policy of CROS Ministries to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, gender, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, age or other unlawful discriminatory characteristics as defined in federal, state, or local laws. All candidates are considered on the basis of individual character, qualifications, and abilities in relation to the requirements of the advertised position.

CROS Ministries
3677 23rd Avenue South, #B-101, Lake Worth, FL 33461