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Position
Volunteer Manager
Type
Full-time
Organization
Last Mile Food Rescue
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Job Summary

We are looking for someone who can engage volunteers and communicate our mission in a way that excites Food Rescue Heroes - our Volunteers and the Community. More than enough good food is available for those who need it. We are looking for someone who is outgoing, and goal oriented with a passion for making our community a better and more equitable place for ALL our citizens to live and thrive. 

Job Description

Position Purpose: Last Mile Food Rescue is a Greater Cincinnati food rescue organization on a mission to save good food and get it to those who need it most. By using the power of volunteers fueled by technology (a mobile app called Last Mile), we connect Food Donors with Nonprofits Agencies who serve the region’s food insecure with volunteer drivers, fighting food waste and helping to end the hunger. Since opening our doors in November 2020, Last Mile Food Rescue has seen incredible growth. Volunteers love the simplicity of the app and accessibility of volunteering close to home. Food Donors and Non-profit Agencies see Last Mile as a critical partner in the effort to eliminate food waste and hunger in our region.

We are looking for someone who can engage volunteers and communicate our mission in a way that excites Food Rescue Heroes - our Volunteers and the Community. More than enough good food is available for those who need it. We are looking for someone who is outgoing, and goal oriented with a passion for making our community a better and more equitable place for ALL our citizens to live and thrive.

Major Responsibilities:

Identify, Recruit and Excite Food Rescue Volunteer work force:

  • Find those interested in making a difference by volunteering for Last Mile as Volunteer Drivers.
    • Develop relationships with various communities to recruit volunteers on an on-going basis.
    • Create and implement volunteer recruitment campaigns including speaking engagements, volunteer fairs, media coverage, press releases, and marketing materials.
  • Engage Volunteers & the Community
    • On-board and train all volunteers on LMFR policies, procedures, and goals for community involvement and oversee on-going food safety training and other training for volunteers
    • Convert those who hear our story into regular volunteers or ambassadors in the community. Turn new mobile app downloads to volunteers through engaging text and email campaigns. Turn local food purveyors into food donors.

Communications:  Communicate our message and tell our story to potential volunteers and enablers.

  • Email: Communicate with our LMFR Tribe. Send emails with engaging content and updates on impact we are making.
  • Events: Lead LMFR events to recruit and appreciate our volunteers.

Skills, Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Copy Writing: Write new content for newsletters, annual reports, brochures, event signage, invitations, etc.
  • Photography: Maintain the LMFR photo library.
  • Digitally savvy: experience with software such: Microsoft 365 tools, Salesforce, publishing/layout programs.

Flexible Work Schedule – Hybrid Work Environment

Various Paid Benefits (visit our website for more information)

Digital Start-up Environment & Supportive Culture

Minimum experience 2 years

Compensation $38 - 43,000 depending on qualifications

Start Date: October 15, 2022 or sooner

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