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Employment Opportunities

The Food Bank of Lincoln has a dedicated staff of employees in a number of interesting and diverse positions. Occasionally we are recruiting people who are dedicated to our mission of feeding hungry people in the area. Any positions currently accepting applications will be posted here.

Current Openings:

  • Distribution Center Volunteer Coordinator

    Reports To:
    Distribution Center Manager

    The Distribution Center Volunteer Coordinator will provide oversight to volunteers who are working in the Distribution Center four to five afternoons per week. This person will train volunteers in areas such as food-sorting, Commodity Supplemental Food Program packing, Food Safety practices, cleaning and more.

    1. Be responsible for all afternoon volunteer activities in the Food Bank of Lincoln Distribution Center.
    2. Train volunteers in Food Sorting, and CSFP “bag-packing.”
    3. Support the Food Bank of Lincoln’s Food Safety Program.
    4. USDA Training for all volunteers.
    5. Work with Operations Director and Distribution Center Manager to be responsible for cleaning, sanitizing and documentation procedures.
    6. Operate Food Bank Distribution Center equipment in a safe manner.
    7. Prepare the sorting and CSFP areas for the next day’s activity.
    8. Support Food Bank inventory practices.
    9. Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Knowledge and Experience Requirements:
    1. High School Diploma
    2. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
    3. Good communication skills.
    4. Must be insurable.
    5. Must undergo Company Care screening.
    6. Must be willing to undergo background check.
    7. Previous experience with volunteers helpful.
    8. Attention to detail.

    **Apply Now**

    Donor Relations Coordinator

    Reports To: Development Director/Assistant Executive Director

    Responsibilities: The Donor Relations Coordinator performs and oversees accurate data entry into various databases and also manages the Food Bank Thank You process for donors in a timely and efficient manner. This position will also support front office operations, including office volunteers and be part of welcoming all to the Food Bank by phone and in person.

    1. Oversee donor database, and donor records.
    2. Oversee, print and prepare donor thank you letters, which may include bulk mailing preparation.
    3. Work with volunteers to get thank you letters out in a timely fashion.
    4. Support front office volunteer corps and the delegation of their work.
    5. Work with Community Outreach Assistant to ensure we have coverage – phone and greeting – in front reception area.
    6. Assist with general reception duties, including answering the multi-line telephone and directing calls.
    7. Reconcile cash receipts, including credit card transactions with the Finance Dept on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
    8. Oversee operation and maintenance of copier and postage machine.
    9. Support Community Outreach Assistant with ordering of supplies (office, bathrooms, etc.)
    10. Assist Development Assistant with donor research and analysis, and manage such tasks as Donor Suppression lists for Feeding America.
    11. Assist with annual audit reports and provide accurate income detail from database.
    12. Support and assist in executing Food Safety Programs.
    13. Work closely with direct mail providers on all aspects of donor solicitation.
    14. Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Knowledge and Experience Requirements:
    1. Team player who maintains professional approach during stressful times.
    2. Good communicator, especially when working with staff and volunteers.
    3. Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Familiarity with database entry.
    4. Accuracy, especially in the realm of data entry.
    5. Good organizational skills.
    6. Capable of performing a variety of duties from day to day and being willing to help others in a pinch. Multi-tasker.

    **Apply Now**

  • The Food Bank of Lincoln is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    For more information please call (402) 466-8170
    Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm.

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