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29 Dec 2023

Full-Time Food Pantry Coordinator, Volunteer

APLA Health – Posted by APLA Health Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at aplahealth.org.

We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment!

We offer:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance (no cost for employee)
  • Vision Insurance (no cost for employee)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 3 Personal Days
  • 10 Vacation Days
  • 12 Sick Days
  • Metro reimbursement or free parking
  • Employer Matched 403b Retirement Plan

This is a great opportunity to make a difference!

This position will pay $25.00 – $26.92 hourly. Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the Direction of the Food Pantry Supervisor of the Necessities of Life Program (NOLP), promote access to food and nutrition education services to people with HIV through the recruitment and coordination of volunteers, recruitment and engagement of clients, and food distribution.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the recruitment, retention, and collection of all volunteer documents that includes processing and electronically filing.
  • Assess volunteers’ skills, interests, availability, etc., match volunteers with appropriate placements and maintain a roster of NOLP volunteers
  • Develop and maintain volunteer resources information and protocols including orientation, policies and procedure documents and volunteer related program publications
  • Create and manage volunteer development and quality assurance questionnaires used by Volunteer Resources
  • Participate in community meetings to promote NOLP services
  • Engage community partners to assess opportunities to recruit new clients to NOLP
  • Participate in program Outreach Meetings to support the recruit new clients and track progress.
  • Assist clients with completion of NOLP application forms and related paperwork and data entry.
  • Assist with food pantry distributions as needed.
  • Acts as a liaison with agencies that host NOLP food distribution sites in the collection and reporting of client-level data.
  • Enter client-level data into Casewatch
  • Collect, process and electronically file client level paperwork that includes enrollment forms and shopping vouchers.
  • Participate in program quality management processes.
  • Participate in events that promote gain of knowledge to support good health outcomes for NOLP’s clients.
  • Assist with the completion of monthly reports.

OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Training and Experience:

High School diploma (or GED equivalent) required. Bachelor’s degree in health education or a human services related major/minor preferred. Previous experience in social services preferred. Fluent in Spanish language preferred.

Knowledge of:

Word processing, database operations, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and internet searches.

Ability to:

Communicate effectively with a diverse population. Identify and update community resources; operate standard office equipment including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and meet assigned deadlines. Demonstrate exemplary customer service with an emphasis on engaging clients and service providers.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 50 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes. COVID vaccination and booster or medical/religious exemption required.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/transgender/disability/veteran

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How to Apply

Visit our website at www.aplahealth.org  to apply or click the link below: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=132736&clientkey=A5559163F67395E0A2585D2135F98806

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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