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Careers at Fulfill

There is nothing more fulfilling than working every day to end hunger and help our neighbors in need get back on their feet for good.

 

If you are interested in any of the career positions listed below, we would love to hear from you! Please send a cover letter and your resume to careers@fulfillnj.org and indicate in the subject line which position you are applying for.

There is nothing more fulfilling than working every day to end hunger and help our neighbors in need get back on their feet for good.

 

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Position Title: Grant Specialist 
Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Development          
Status: Full time Exempt                                              

Fulfill, (formerly known as the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (FBMOC), is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to alleviate hunger and build food security in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Fulfill’s team is dedicated to building community awareness and creating an efficient food distribution network to eliminate hunger. We are also committed to embodying the Agency’s values in all activities and relationships based on collaboration and respect. 

In the position of Grant Specialist, we are seeking an organized and high-energy individual who will work closely with our Development, Finance and Operations divisions to effectively and proactively research, identify and secure grants that financially support the Agency’s mission. The Grants Specialist will be responsible for preparing, submitting, and managing grant proposals, along with ensuring the timely and accurate submission of compulsory reports and metrics.

This position further requires an individual who is a self-starter, detail oriented, efficient and accurate, and possesses strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to effectively collaborate with and support internal departments, board members, key donors, government funders, and private/corporate foundations is essential. Networking and leveraging contacts are also important fundamental requirements to support the grant revenue goals. The Grant s Specialist will be responsible for managing the existing pipeline of funders, strengthening existing relationships, and identifying new funding prospects.  

Qualifications:

  • College degree: BA/BS in business, communications, or English preferred
  • Preferred 3-5 years’ experience in non-profit management with a proven track record of success in securing and managing private and government grants
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), intermediate graphic design skills (Publisher, InDesign), experience with Raiser’s Edge or other donor database programs
  • Superb communication and interpersonal communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required for nights and weekend events

Knowledge: 

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in grant writing and reporting for a non-profit organization; including, but not limited to, working with private/family foundations, corporate foundations, corporations, organizations, and local/state/federal government funding sources.
  • Strategic understanding of donor research, donor segmentation, and donor relations. 
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques and fundraising information sources.

Skills/Competencies: 

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to write clear, structured, and persuasive proposals.
  • Metrics-driven with the ability to create dashboards to manage, track, and meet deadlines. 

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Agency’s strategic goals by generating grant revenue from a comprehensive portfolio of sources that includes private/family foundations, corporate foundations, corporations, organizations, Feeding America, and local/state/federal government funding sources.
  • Develops a thorough understanding of the FoodBank’s history, programs, and financial information to be strategically incorporated in the grant submissions.
  • Executes the full range of activities to prepare, submit, and manage grant applications and proposals.
    • Prepares all acknowledgements and reports.
  • Administers and responds to all renewal activities for current and/or multi-year grants, while managing and strengthening the existing pipeline.
    • Provides stewardship to current donors with frequent communication and updates.
  • Performs targeted prospect research to evaluate and prioritize new funding opportunities.
    • Collaborates with the Development and leadership team to create a plan to engage potential funders for grants and donations.
  • Complies with all grant reporting as required by funders, in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Provides assistance in planning and implementing annual development plan.
  • Works closely with the Development team, directors, and Executive Director to ensure stewardship and cultivation of existing funders and prospective funders.
    • Provides project status updates to management.
    • Updates status calendar with all proposals, funding confirmations, pledges acknowledgements, etc.

Please attach your resume and cover letter to careers@foodbankmoc.org 

Job Title: CDL Driver
Department: Warehouse
Reports to: Operations Manager
Classification: Non-Exempt – Part Time
Date Update: August 26, 2019

About Fulfill:

Fulfill’s mission is to alleviate hunger and build food security in Monmouth & Ocean Counties and to make sure that all people at all times have access to enough nutritious food to maintain an active and healthy life.  Fulfill’s team is dedicated to building community awareness and creating an efficient food distribution network to eliminate hunger. Staff is committed to embodying the values in all activities. Relationships are based on collaboration and respect.  Resources are leveraged in a manner that is strategic and cost effective in order to achieve Fulfill’s mission and goals.

This position is primarily responsible for the timely, efficient and safe pick up and distribution of food and product to the member agencies and donors Fulfill serves.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the conscientious and safe operation of all warehouse vehicles, weighing and material handling equipment in order to avoid personal injury and damage to product, equipment or facility.
  • Follows established procedures and assigned routes for the timely and efficient pick up and delivery of goods; submits all receipts and vouchers for gas, oil, tolls, and other related expenses; accurately completes daily travel log.
  • According to operating procedures, maintains vehicle in clean, safe, and good condition at all times; completes Vehicle Checklists every morning to ensure fluids, mirrors, lights, tire pressure and overall vehicle is in good operating condition; reports problems or damage to manager immediately; cleans vehicle at the end of day; notifies warehouse supervisor of upcoming vehicle inspection, emissions test, insurance, registration and servicing requirements.
  • Follows established procedures safely and efficiently loads and unloads, accurately accounts for all products received or outgoing, and submits associated documentation including Bills of Lading, invoices and warehouse releases.
  • Maintains scale equipment in clean, secure, safe and overall good operating condition for weighing goods.  Weighs food and products to ensure accuracy of inventory, reporting, and proper food distribution charges are maintained.
  • Follows Fulfill’s procedures to avoid spoilage or contamination of food; checks condition of food, determines acceptability of food, secures all containers, accurately prepares or verifies labels reflecting donor name, date, description, weight and any other relevant data; accurately completes and submits documentation recording receipt of food; safely stores and/or delivers product as required; cleans and stores all food transporting equipment daily.
  • Actively recruits donors, identifies wholesale food distributors while on the road, provides distributor with Fulfill’s cards or brochures and report potential donors to warehouse supervisor to continuously expand the donor network.
  • Demonstrates professionalism and speaks respectfully when interacting with staff, volunteers, community, or agency representatives.

May perform Receiver/Handler duties as required

  • Inspects incoming product to ensure products for accuracy of Bill of Lading, container markings or damage, dates, temperature requirements and pest/contamination in accordance with Fulfill operations.
  • Accurately, efficiently and safely sorts, labels products and receiving labels and stored items on racks, shelves, bins or refrigerated rooms/freezers according to product type size, expiration date or product code.
  • Weighs and records items received from local donors, completes product documentation and stores as necessary.
  • Performs monthly inventory count, as instructed, by physically counting and accurately recording product quantity and type, notifying warehouse supervisor of discrepancies or problems.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and safe work area at all times including warehouse, grounds, bins and equipment; cleans up spills immediately; keeps walk areas and exits clear; locks and secures equipment and facility as required; notifies manager of problems or needed repairs immediately.
  • Completes and maintains logs for refrigeration/freezer temperature control, quality control, pest control, incoming freight, cleaning, repair and trash.
  • Works with, and may oversee work of volunteers, to complete order processing and customer service, requiring ability to communicate clearly and effectively in explaining procedures or following up with volunteers.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • Able to read and interpret documents, forms, procedures
  • Able to write routine reports, complete forms/logs
  • Possesses basic math skills including addition, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
  • 2 years related experience
  • Valid NJ driving license and good driving record are required
  • CDL class B license or higher is required
  • Ability to operate material handling, forklift, reach machine, pallet jacks, and scale equipment.  
  • Safety and sound operation of vehicle is essential
  • Follows all Fulfill procedures; demonstrates a commitment to the values, mission and professional integrity.  

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Warehouse environment
  • Extensive driving, walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying items weighing in excess of 130 pounds
  • Drives trucks, operates forklift and other material handling equipment regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, fumes, air particles, cold and vibrations; regular contact with volunteers and agencies
  • Periodically works extended hours, nights, and weekends

Job Title: Warehouse Associate
Department: Operations
Reports to: Operations Manager
Classification: Non-Exempt – Part Time
Date Update: August 26, 2019

About Fulfill:

Fulfill’s mission is to alleviate hunger and build food security in Monmouth & Ocean Counties and to make sure that all people at all times have access to enough nutritious food to maintain an active and healthy life.  Fulfill’s team is dedicated to building community awareness and creating an efficient food distribution network to eliminate hunger. Staff is committed to embodying the values in all activities. Relationships are based on collaboration and respect.  Resources are leveraged in a manner that is strategic and cost effective in order to achieve Fulfill’s mission and goals.

As a member of the Operation Team, the Warehouse Associate plays an important role in ensuring the highest level of inventory accuracy and the overall efficiency of the warehouse and the associated functions of the warehouse.  The Warehouse Associate is responsible for order fulfillment, receiving and other general warehouse duties as assigned. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • According to established guidelines and the appropriate “pick” sheet, accurately and thoroughly fulfill inventory order requests.
  • Accurately accounts for all products received; completes receiving forms for inventory documentation
  • Inspects incoming product to ensure products for accuracy of Bill of Lading, container markings or damage, dates, temperature requirements and pest/contamination in accordance with Feeding America and Fulfill.
  • Accurately, efficiently and safely stores items on racks, shelves, bins or refrigerated rooms/freezers according to product type, size, and expiration date or product code.
  • Utilize conscientious and safe handling of all warehouse material handling equipment including pallet jacks, hand dollies and forklift in order to avoid personal injury to self, others and damage to product, equipment or facility.
  • Remain knowledgeable of current inventory and inventory levels.  Performs monthly inventory count, as instructed, by physically counting and accurately recording product quantity and type, notifying supervisor and/or manager immediately of discrepancies or problems.
  • Works with Operations Manager for accurate and timely completion of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe work area at all times including warehouse, grounds, bins and equipment; cleans up spills immediately; keeps walk areas and exits clear; locks and secures equipment and facility as required; notifies supervisor of problems or needed repairs immediately. 
  • Works with and may oversee work of volunteers to complete order processing and customer service, requiring ability to communicate clearly and effectively in explaining procedures or following up with volunteers.
  • Demonstrates professionalism and speaks respectfully when interacting with staff, volunteers and the general public. 
  • Adheres to all AIB, Feeding America, DOH, DOA and OHSA standards.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED required.  
  • Experience in a warehouse environment preferably in the food industry.
  • Ability to read and write in English and at a level that is generally accepted as literate. 
  • Possess basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
  • Must be willing to be certified on all power equipment and have the ability to operate material handling equipment such as dollies and pallet jacks, forklifts, etc..
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) preferred. 
  • High level of personal integrity and honesty.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Warehouse environment: extensive walking, standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying items weighing in excess of 70 pounds; operates material handling equipment; regularly exposed to variable weather conditions from mild to extreme heat and cold, fumes, air particles, contact with volunteers and customers; periodically works extended hours.

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