Travel to Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) MobilePack™ events across the country to direct large volunteer groups of youth and adults in packaging food product. Perform general labor and warehousing tasks.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Travel to and from FMSC MobilePack™ events.
Educate large groups of volunteers on the FMSC story and mission. Adjust presentation delivery to each audience.
Instruct volunteers on how to package food product; monitor volunteers to ensure proper adherence to procedures.
Ask volunteers to donate through financial gifts and/or by purchasing products from the MarketPlace™ store.
Delegate tasks to volunteer teams.
Assist with cultivating cooperative relationships with event hosts during event execution.
Operate powered industrial forklift and pallet jack to organize inventory and load/unload shipments.
Perform setup and clean-up of MobilePack™ events.
Maintain the flow of supplies and finished product around the packaging and warehouse areas.
Label inventory, palletize boxes, and wrap and strap pallets.
Uphold personnel and food safety policies and procedures.
Perform transactions for merchandise sales.
Lead a brief Christian prayer, inviting volunteers to pray over the packaged food.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Schedule & Details:
Part-time, non-exempt (hourly) position.
Wage is $13.48/hour.
Travel expenses covered (transportation, hotel, meals). Approximately 50% of events are local, and 50% out of state.
Regularly scheduled for 2-4 events per month based on your personal availability.
Must be available Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. Most events span weekends (Friday – Sunday, or Thursday – Monday). Shifts can be 8+ hours per day, and often occur in the afternoon/evening hours.
Occasional trainings and meetings are required.
Reports to Mobile Manufacturing Manager.
Will have consistent exposure to soy, a known allergen.
To Apply: Complete the online application at www.fmsc.org/apply. You may also upload a resume (not required). Position is open until filled.
Required Experience & Qualifications:
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Commitment to support, promote, and authentically communicate FMSC’s Christian mission and goals.
Able to travel to local and out-of-state events.
Able to be on your feet for 8+ hours, push, pull, repeatedly lift 30-50 lbs., bend, twist, use fine manual dexterity, etc.
Enthusiastic, team-oriented, and customer-centric attitude. Assertive and able to coordinate and delegate.
Strong interpersonal and large-group communication skills, including demonstrated public speaking experience. Able to educate, persuade, and instruct large groups.
Experience asking for donations desired.
Flexible, adaptable, and able to troubleshoot in a highly-variable environment.
Able to perform responsibly, follow directions, and use good judgment and discretion.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Able to respectfully communicate with diverse groups varying in age, religious beliefs, ethnicity, ability level, etc.
Experience operating a forklift and pallet jack preferred.
Christian non-profit Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) has tackled world hunger since 1987 by sending volunteer-packed, nutritious meals to 70 countries. These meals are specifically designed to reverse and prevent malnutrition and are used in schools, orphanages, clinics and feeding programs to break the cycle of poverty. In 2015, FMSC welcomed more than 1 million volunteers to pack nearly 273 mil...lion meals through its permanent sites and nationwide MobilePack program. The Minnesota-based charity spends more than 90% of total donations directly on feeding the hungry and has earned the highest four-star rating from Charity Navigator for 11 consecutive years. Visit fmsc.org for more information.