Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry is hiring Full-Time Field Coordinator

Full-Time Driver/Field Coordinator (Charlottesville)

Loaves & Fishes, a Charlottesville non-profit organization that provided two million pounds of free groceries to 53,000 people in Charlottesville and surrounding counties in 2021, is hiring a full-time driver to coordinate and pick up donations from nine different area grocery stores. The Field Coordinator works with the Operations Manager, Assistant Operations Manager, and warehouse staff to ensure donations are picked up daily (M-F) and handled efficiently and safely from donor to pantry warehouse.

Job Requirements

  • Able to act as an effective ambassador for Loaves & Fishes in interactions with partner agencies and grocery stores
  • Able to safely drive, operate, and maneuver pantry’s 24-ft. box trucks
  • Able to lift up to 65 pounds
  • Well-organized, respectful, reliable, and able to follow instructions
  • Able to communicate effectively in English with grocery store and pantry staff
  • Able to establish effective working relationships with diverse individuals
  • Able to operate pallet jacks and a forklift; will train and certify the right candidate
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn and uphold food safety standards
  • Willing to learn and effectively problem-solve

Job Duties

  • Pick up donations from local grocery stores Monday through Friday in pantry’s 24-ft. box truck
  • Load and unload truck for pick-ups
  • Weigh, log & sort donations & store perishable foods in refrigerators/freezers at the pantry
  • Schedule, drop off & pick-up truck for regular service
  • Operate warehouse equipment to perform necessary duties (forklift, power jack, pallet jacks, baler, etc.)
  • Assist and perform other warehouse duties as guided/needed by Operations Manager

Hours:   40 hours/week, M-F; may require an occasional Saturday morning (no more than once every several months)

Wage:   $19-$23 an hour based on qualifications plus health insurance and paid time off

Minimum Qualifications:  High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred; customer relations experience; valid driver’s license with at least 5 years’ driving experience and clean driving record; CDL NOT REQUIRED. Successful candidate will undergo a background and motor vehicle record check and work history verification with references.

To apply, send Matthew Gariepy a completed application at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before November 30, 2022.

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