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Regional Partnership Manager

Employer
Alameda County Community Food Bank
Location
Oakland, California
Salary
The non-negotiable starting salary for this position is $83,100 per year.
Closing date
Oct 24, 2021
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Job Details

  • Are you interested in using your program and project management acumen to make the difference in the lives of more than 300,000 Alameda County residents?
  • Are you excited by the idea of spending your days helping local nonprofits maximize their impact?
  • Do you strongly believe that no one in Alameda County should go to bed hungry?

If you said “yes!” to any of these questions, then please consider joining the Alameda County Community Food Bank’s mission of passionately pursuing a hunger-free community as our Regional Partnership Manager. ACCFB is in the midst of a very ambitious strategic plan focused on expanding our reach in the community — and we need your help!

The Regional Partnership Manager is responsible for leading a team of program coordinators to ensure distribution goals and program compliance standards are met within their specific region. Additionally, they are responsible for developing and implementing new initiatives, strengthening processes and logistics, and program evaluation. A critical component of this position is maintaining and deepening relationships with ACCFB’s partners, overseeing specialized distribution models as well as client experience across the network.

Alameda County Community Food Bank is a well-established and multi-faceted organization, which has been at the forefront of hunger relief efforts for 35 years. As one of the most efficient direct-impact organizations in the country, few nonprofits are as well-respected — or have a bigger impact on the community — as us. We are a dedicated group of mission-driven people who serve 1 in 5 county residents and will provide enough food for 30 million meals this year. But that barely scratches the surface of all our work. We’re changing lives … we’re forward thinkers who encourage innovation … we’re proud of our work … and we’re having fun doing it! 

With our new strategic plan, we are setting a bold trajectory for the long-term work required to dismantle the systems that perpetuate poverty, including racism. Our staff regularly engage in conversations about race, class, power and privilege as part of our organizational commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Please learn more about our efforts at www.accfb.org.

 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Required Competencies

 

  • 5-7 years’ experience in a social service field.
  • Minimum 2 years of proven, successful program management experience from strategic development through implementation.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience motivating, training, and supervising at least one direct report or volunteers.
  • Experience building partnerships with community and faith-based organizations of various sizes.
  • Strong customer service orientation; ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Clear and effective communicator; excellent diplomacy skills; comfort navigating difficult conversations including giving and receiving feedback.
  • Experience developing training curricula and materials, and facilitating trainings one-on-one and in groups.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and professional relationships.
  • Proven experience with setting and driving timelines and deliverables for multiple concurrent projects, and building consensus in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail, experience keeping accurate records on complex programs.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Comfort and experience regularly working with relational database management systems (MS Access, Microsoft NAV, CERES), including ability to perform queries, compile data and generate reports.
  • Experience working with people from diverse ethnic, economic and religious backgrounds.
  • Valid California Driver’s License and insurable driving record. (Personal vehicle not required.)

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Experience in a nonprofit environment with a variety of stakeholders and deeply rooted community values.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Cantonese.
  • Knowledge of and experience with issues related to hunger and poverty.
  • Experience with emergency food programs.
  • Knowledgeable in food safety practices.

 

Personal Attributes and Values

  • Passion, enthusiasm, focus, and creativity around Alameda County Community Food Bank’s vision, mission and values of community, leadership, transparency, innovation and diversity.
  • Commitment to human-centered social and racial justice work and a desire to make an impact in our community and beyond.
  • Impeccable integrity and honesty.
  • A sense of humor deftly combined with a can-do attitude.
  • Innovative self-starter and problem solver; Flexibility with new and changing environments and situations.
  • Strong work ethic with an orientation toward innovation and process improvement.

 

Physical Requirements

This work is located in both office environment and community settings. Physical activities necessary in the performance of this job include ability to: Sit for prolonged periods; move throughout the food bank in performance of duties; visit community settings; conduct site visits including walking, bending, stopping, and squatting; communicate in a clear speaking voice; interpret instructions; and use a computer.

 

Benefits and Compensation

This is a full-time, exempt position working Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (7.5 hour workday; 30 minute unpaid lunch). The non-negotiable starting salary for this position is $83,100 per year. We offer an outstanding benefit package including:

  • Medical: ACCFB pays 100% for employees and 93% for dependents for our Kaiser HMO. Buy-up options to Blue Shield HMO or PPO plans are available.
  • Dental: 100% employer-paid for employees and their dependents.
  • Vision: Paid by employees.
  • Paid time off starting at: 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 12 holidays, and four paid early closures annually.
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending and Commuter Accounts.
  • Employer-paid life, AD&D & LTD insurance, as well as buy-up options for increased coverage.
  • 403(b) plan available on the first day with employer match after one year. Fully vested at three years.
  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and dependents.
  • Free ongoing 1:1 financial coaching and access to an interest, service fee and credit requirement-free short-term loan program after six-months on staff.

Company

Our Commitment to Fight for What We Believe

On behalf of our entire Alameda County Community Food Bank community including our staff, board, agency partners, volunteers, sponsors, contributors, advocates, food program participants, and supporters – we are committed to fight for what we believe:

  • Food is a basic human right.
  • Every child, adult and senior should have the opportunity to reach their full potential and live vibrant, productive lives – nutritious food is essential to success.
  • Our Community and economy must be inclusive of everyone, regardless of race, age, gender, family or immigration status, ability, how they worship, or who they love – everyone should have a path to economic prosperity.
  • Alameda County Community Food Bank honors our differences and celebrates the diversity of our Community.

Alameda County Community Food Bank remains passionately committed to working with community advocates and elected officials to ensure that nutrition and other safety-net programs continue to be accessible and meet the needs of community members.

Your commitment – including your voice and enthusiasm – energizes our staff, board, agency partners, and all who support us as we passionately pursue a hunger-free community.

We work every day to make ours a more just community by providing essential nourishment for our bodies and minds. We invite you to continue to be part of our work in furtherance of a more equitable and inclusive Alameda County, where a person’s life chances and outcomes are not determined by political affiliation, economic status, place of origin, immigration status, religion, age, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, or other personal characteristics.

Please join us.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
510-635-FOOD
Location
PO Box 2599
Oakland
CA
94614
US
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