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Holiday & On-Call Food Recovery Driver

Position Summary

This position, reporting to the Director of Programs, is responsible for using ExtraFood’s refrigerated truck (no special driver’s license needed) to pick up and deliver rescued food on critically important routes. You will be an ambassador for ExtraFood, cultivating and sustaining our relationships with key employees at food donor and recipient partner organizations, and delivering high-quality, nutritious food for people in need. 

This is a backup/on-call position where you will cover for our two existing drivers if they are sick or on vacation. Required availability Monday-Friday December 22- January 14, with a guaranteed 7+ hours each day, to cover for a driver’s scheduled vacation. Additional on-call work as needed.

Responsibilities

Based on daily route schedule, complete specified “food trips”: pick up food donations from businesses and deliver to recipient partners, all within Marin County. Complete spontaneous food trips as needed throughout the day

Interact professionally with staff at food donor and recipient organizations. Act as an ambassador for ExtraFood, communicating information about shared successes and addressing any issues that arise

Arrive at food donors and recipients within specified time windows 

Follow all food-safety guidelines in handling food 

Weigh donations and report weights online 

Escalate any issues or feedback to Operations Coordinator as necessary 

Keep vehicle clean, sanitized and maintained according to ExtraFood protocol 

Complete online food safety certification (at ExtraFood’s expense), if not already certified, and keep certification up-to-date

Qualifications

Required skills/experience include:

Passionate about our mission

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; professional manner

Outstanding driving skills with at least one year professional driving experience

Excellent driving record as indicated by DMV report

Available at 8:00 am M - F at ExtraFood office in Kentfield

Able to lift and maneuver up to 50 lbs. safely up to 8 hours per day

Highly organized; demonstrated on-time performance with tracking/reporting data

Valid California driver’s license (no special license needed)

Willing to submit to background check

At least 21 years of age

Communicate effectively in English

2 professional references

 

Compensation

Competitive and commensurate with experience

The feeling of making a big difference in our community every day

 

Email cover letter summarizing interest in position and experience, plus resumé to:

Monica Ravizza, Director of Program at Hiring@extrafood.org

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2017 Award Recipient: Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence

Supported in part by:

Marin Community Foundation County of Marin The San Francisco Foundation