The Food Resource Coordinator is responsible for food acquisition and donor relations. Incumbent is directly responsible for building, maintaining, and stewarding local food donor relationships with a focus on quality donations and a high level of customer service. He/she creates and manages the process of procuring packaged food and fresh produce from area grocery stores, distributors, brokers, food processors, manufacturers, farmers, and other local donors, as well as a shared responsibility for securing corporate and national food donations through the Feeding America (FA) food bank network. In addition, this position is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing annual and independent food drives within the community. The Food Resource Coordinator regularly interacts and collaborates with all departments in the organization, in addition to external community partners, providing current knowledge of food systems and procurement methodologies in addition to providing excellent customer service, logistics assistance, internal resource management, food safety, and creative problem solving.
About Community Food Share
At Community Food Share, we are a community connector. By strategically leveraging our donor’s time and money and our partners’ resources, together, we better serve the participants who rely on us. Accessing fresh, nutritious food isn’t always easy or affordable. That’s what we’re here for. By partnering with local farms and grocery stores, we provide participants with food they feel good about feeding their family. How are we able to distribute more than 10 million pounds of food a year? It takes a lot of hard work, a ton of collaboration, and a dynamic group of FEARLESS people and organizations to make it all happen.