Intake Specialist
Food Bank For New York City 14 reviews - New York, NY

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To meet, greet and assess diverse New Yorkers’ emergency food needs and then act as a resource assisting clients as they access in-house services and direct them to appropriate external referrals.

Job Responsibilities Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate program enrollment, monitor program compliance to ensure that the program meets annual goals and assist with submission of reports;
  • Accurate compilation, filing and entry of data including daily tracking of activities;
  • Coordinate referrals and follow up;
  • Ensure courteous, efficient pantry services;
  • Support staff and volunteers as needed;
  • Monitor the Emergency Food Pantry Program, e.g., assuring that food donations have been property inventoried, and stocked and that the food distribution is done in accordance to policy;
  • Monitor volunteer and stipend hours and generates monthly reports;
  • Assist with maintaining a clean, safe and orderly facility;
  • Maintain an open and respectful attitude towards clients and colleagues;
  • Other duties as required.

Application Qualifications
  • Must be detail oriented, team player, patient, and compassionate;
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs, i.e., Access, Excel, and Word;
  • Must have the ability to make sound decisions and work with minimal supervision;
  • Experience and ability to relate in a comfortable, non-judgmental manner with persons from all ethnic, socioeconomic, and religious backgrounds;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish;
  • Ability to work flexible work schedule;
  • College degree and/or comparable experience;
  • Experience in pantry administration preferred;
  • Knowledge of public benefits a plus;
  • Women and people of color strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline Open

About this company
14 reviews
Food Bank For New York City was founded in 1983 to address the growing needs of people seeking emergency food assistance in New York City....