Lead and execute Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) MobilePack™ events across the U.S. Complete pre- and post-event logistical and administrative tasks. Perform general labor and warehousing tasks at events.
Pay, Schedule & Benefits:
This is a full-time, exempt (salaried) position. Work schedule varies based on event schedule and includes weekday, weeknight, and weekend hours.
Approximately 12-15 days/month all-expenses-paid domestic travel is required (approximately 3 MobilePack™ events/month - commonly Thursday through Sunday). Approximately 50% of events are local and 50% out of state.
Benefits include health insurance, 401k with employer match, PTO, FSA, dental, vision, and more.
What You’ll Do:
Execute MobilePack™ events: coordinate on-site logistics; manage food production; lead and provide work direction to Volunteer Program Facilitators; and follow standard operating procedures.
Perform all aspects of Volunteer Program Facilitator duties at events as necessary, including:
Educate volunteers on the FMSC story and mission, and instruct them on how to package food product.
Ask volunteers to donate through financial gifts and/or by purchasing products from the MarketPlace™ store.
Maintain the flow of supplies and finished product around the packaging and warehouse areas.
Label inventory, palletize boxes, and wrap and strap pallets.
Operate powered industrial forklift and pallet jack to organize inventory and load/unload shipments.
Lead a brief Christian prayer, inviting volunteers to pray over the packaged food.
Uphold workplace safety, food safety, and food quality policies and procedures.
Cultivate cooperative relationships with event hosts prior to, during, and following the event.
Confirm and finalize pre-event details: paperwork, travel plans, freight logistics, fundraising, etc.
Perform post-event tasks: record food production, reconcile expenses and merchandise sales, provide event feedback, etc.
As directed, collaborate with Event Planners to plan and strategize for large and/or more complex MobilePack™ events.
Assist with MobilePack™ program planning and process improvement.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Commitment to support, promote and authentically communicate FMSC’s Christian mission and goals.
Minimum of associate’s degree and 1 year of leadership experience. Supervisory experience preferred.
Able to be on your feet for 8+ hours, push, pull, repeatedly lift 30-50 lbs., bend, twist, use fine manual dexterity, etc.
Strong leadership skills; able to be assertive, coordinate, delegate and positively motivate a team.
Able to actively identify, analyze and solve problems in a highly-variable environment. Must be flexible and adaptable.
Strong interpersonal and large-group communication skills, including demonstrated public speaking experience. Able to educate, persuade and instruct large groups.
Able to perform independently and responsibly, using good judgment and discretion.
Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of attention to detail, accuracy and follow-up.
Able to respectfully communicate and work with diverse community groups varying in age, religious beliefs, ethnicity, ability level, etc.
Proficient with Microsoft Office and database systems.
Work location is Schaumburg, IL. Reports to Mobile Manufacturing Manager.
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About Feed My Starving Children
Feeding kids. Feeding spirits. Empowering communities.
Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) believes hope starts with food. As a Christian nonprofit, FMSC is dedicated to seeing every child whole in body and spirit. FMSC meals are hand-packed by volunteers and sent to an incredible network of partner organizations that stay with communities for the long haul, empowering them to move from relief to development. More than 1.3 million volunteers packed nearly 365 million FMSC meals in 2018. More than 91 percent of total donations go directly to feed kids. More at fmsc.org.