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DDF Food Recovery Coordinator (Urban Farm Assistant / Customer Service)

Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs' Activities League
16378 E 14th St, San Leandro, CA 94578
$26 an hour - Full-time


16378 E 14th St, San Leandro, CA 94578

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off

Full job description

DDF Food Recovery Coordinator (Urban Farm Assistant / Customer Service)

Job Description:

Organizational Description:

The mission of the Alameda County Deputy Sheriffs’ Activities League (DSAL) is to unite Sheriff’s Office personnel, citizens and youth of Alameda County in the pursuit and implementation of initiatives that will reduce crime, better the lives of area residents and enhance the community through action and collaboration with its partners.

DSAL recreation programs offer no- and low-cost soccer, boxing, fitness and other recreational activities for low-income community members and provides opportunities for Sheriff's deputies to interact positively with members of the community.

DSAL community development programs endeavor to provide support for community groups, empower community members to engage in the political process, engage in creative placemaking, and make their community a more vibrant, healthy place to live, work and play.

Dig Deep Farms is a DSAL social enterprise with a dual mission of providing access to healthy food and creating job experience and employment opportunities for populations that have historically had limited access to both. DSAL also operates Food As Rx (subsidized produce “prescriptions” for low-income residents and farm stands at local clinics) andFood Recovery initiatives.

Job Summary:

The purpose of the DDF Operations Food Hub Food Recovery Coordinator/Dispatcher position is to make sure that DDF Food Recovery program is running smoothly and efficiently, that all staff are supported in their needs, and that the program meets the expectations and needs of participants, customers, partners and funders. Primary duties and responsibilities are coordinating food recovery networks and detailing daily schedules for food recovery drivers.

DSAL General Competencies:

These are the qualities that all DSAL employees are expected to exhibit.

  • Efficiency: able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
  • Organization: Plans and organizes in an efficient, productive manner, focuses on key priorities. Does not let important details fall through the cracks or derail a project.
  • Proactivity: Acts without being told what to do, brings new ideas to the organization. Moves quickly and takes the initiative on matters of importance.
  • Tenacity: Asks questions until the way forward is clear. Demonstrates a willingness to go the distance to get something done. Follow-through on commitments.
  • Intellectual curiosity: Learns quickly, and demonstrates a desire to absorb new information and put it into practice.
  • Flexibility: Adapts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes well with complexity and ambiguity.
  • Innovation: Creates new approaches to intractable problems. Isn’t tied to old ways of doing business or solving problems.
  • Respect: Maintains courteous and professional relationship with staff and the public; is responsive and fair toward all co-workers. Follows through on all requests.
  • Communication: Keeps coworkers and other parties informed of relevant meetings and work progress. Communicates expectations clearly, gives timely feedback.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Excellent follow through and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and utilize internet based platforms for reporting and dispatching
  • Highly adaptable to changing environments and task schedule
  • Ability to consistently and repeatedly lift >50 lbs.
  • OSHA Forklift certified
  • ServeSafe Management certification required or within 6 months of hire date.
  • Valid CA drivers license and clean driving record required
  • All other tasks and duties as requested


The DDF Food Hub, 2700 Fairmont Drive, San Leandro, CA 94578.

Type of Employment

The position is a full-time hourly position at $26/hour / 40 hours per week

This position includes the following benefits:

  • Part time employees earn sick leave at the rate of one hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked
  • Full time employees accrue vacation according to the following schedule, up to a maximum of 180 hours:
  • 6.67 hours per month or 10 days = 0 -1 year
  • 10 hours per month or 15 days per year = >1 to < 5 years
  • 13.33 hours per month or 20 days per year = >5 years
  • Group health insurance plan: DSAL pays 100% of the value of the Kaiser Silver medical/dental plan. Kaiser Gold and Platinum are also available, and the employee pays the difference in price.
  • $50 monthly cell phone stipend to full time employees who use their personal cell phones for DSAL business.
  • $30 monthly computer stipend to full-time employees who use their personal computers for DSAL business.
  • Non-matching 401K to allow employees to save for retirement pre-tax

Starting Date of Employment:

We would like to hire this position as soon as possible.

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Day shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Employees must wear masks and follow safety protocols.


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations