Current Job Opportunities
+ Site Coordinator
Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are needed for this position, as well as the ability to self-start and work independently. As this position will involve the distribution of fresh produce, the ability to lift heavy boxes of 50 lbs is required.
About Corbin Hill Food Project
Corbin Hill Food Project (CHFP) is a New York City community based organization whose mission is to supply fresh food to those who need it most. Launched in 2009, CHFP is a mission-driven non-profit that works with local supply partners to distribute fresh food through its Farm Share, Institutional and Community Connect programs. Guided by values of social justice, food sovereignty and racial equity, CHFP works to intentionally serve vulnerable populations.
Reporting to Farm Share Manager, the Site Coordinator will manage distribution at one or more of our Farm Share locations. During distribution, the Site Coordinator will act as the primary Corbin Hill representative to site Shareholders and should be comfortable talking about Corbin Hill and the Farm Share program. In addition to facilitating Farm Share distribution, Site Coordinators are responsible for recruiting new Shareholders at their site. This is a perfect position for those who are passionate about working in food systems and with communities.
Key responsibilities include the following:
Manage the logistics of distributions — including set-up, break down, arranging and displaying produce and other products, and assisting Shareholders collect their items. Manage Shareholders’ account — using tablets provided by Corbin Hill, you will be able to have access to Local Food Marketplace software, collecting payments and recording information in an accurate manner. Reports - all the reports need to be done right after the distribution ends. Members Engagement — Create a warm and engaging community at site by building connections with Shareholders — including learning each Shareholder’s name and background, collecting information on their experiences, tastes and preferences (via conversation, surveys, etc.). Review weekly distribution list and offer recipes weekly to Shareholders. Community Engagement —Be knowledgeable about events in the surrounding community such as; festivals, flyering, local media and blogs, community board meetings, presentations, contact with like-minded organizations, etc. Act as liaison between Corbin Hill and site host organization.
Outgoing, friendly, superb interpersonal skills (both written and verbal)
Comfortable managing difficult or frustrating situations with Shareholders.
In community organizing and/or customer service industries. A STRONG interest local food systems, food justice, social justice, social entrepreneurship, health disparities, public health, and nutrition. Comfortable working independently in unstructured environments; able to multi-task and functions well under pressure Basic Spanish conversation skills strongly preferred; Cantonese, French and Bengali also a plus. Able to lift boxes up to 25 pounds and stand for long periods of time Basic knowledge (or willingness to learn) about regional agricultural practices Being able to work in a different weather conditions (Hot and rainy days during the summer)
Site Coordinators will work on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays to staff their Farm Share sites and do community outreach. There are also additional opportunities to do some additional neighborhood organizing/outreach events as they occur. Most Farm Share shifts are in the afternoon/evening; plan to allocate between 3-7 hours per week to staff a Farm Share.
How to Apply
Please apply by emailing a single pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Site Coordinator Application”. Please include a cover letter including the experiences that qualify you for this position and a resume.
Corbin Hill Food Project is committed to diversity in the workplace. It is Corbin Hill Food Project’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by state or federal laws.
+ Volunteer Opportunities
Farm Share Site Assistant: Please visit our Volunteer Match page for details and sign-up information.
+ Office Manager
We are looking for an experienced and responsible Office Manager to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Duties of the Office Manager include providing administrative support to the Farm Share program, Corbin Hill leadership, assisting in daily office needs, and managing our company’s general administrative activities.
Corbin Hill Food Project (CHFP) is a New York City community based organization whose mission is to supply fresh food to those that need it most. Launched in 2009, CHFP is a mission-driven non-profit that works with local supply partners to distribute fresh food through its Farm Share, Institutional and Community Connect programs. Guided by values of social justice, food sovereignty, racial equity, and financial sustainability, CHFP works to intentionally serve vulnerable populations. CHFP works with more than 30 partners across that city and in 2016, sold more than 16,000 Shares that fed more than 65,000 people across its Farm Share, Institutional and Community Connect Programs.
The Office Manager is a new position at the Corbin Hill Food Project. This person will be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks including answering the phone, assisting in checking the Farm Share email account, assisting Corbin Hill leadership with scheduling, ordering office supplies, filing and general administrative duties. We are looking for someone that is detail-oriented, a fast learner and takes initiative. Training will be provided, but it is essential that the person in this position understands Corbin Hill, our programs and how to maneuver within our Farm Share software system. The Corbin Hill Food Project is a small team and we are looking for someone that works hard and gets along with others.
- Act as the first line of communication
- Answer phone calls
- Respond to Farm Share email
- Assist Corbin Hill leadership with scheduling
- Provide general administrative support, which includes but is not limited to the following:
- Keep files up to date
- Ensure office is kept tidy
- Booking meeting spaces
- Ordering or picking up food for trainings and meetings
- Scanning documents and uploading to online drive
- Take notes during meetings
- Perform other duties as necessary and (or) assigned.
Qualifications and Background
EDUCATION No education requirement
EXPERIENCE At least three years of administrative experience
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
● Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office platform (i.e. Excel, Word) and Google platform (i.e. Google drive, Google docs, sheets, etc.) ● Ability to work well independently and in teams ● Excellent communication skills (written and oral) ● Professional demeanor and ability to prioritize responsibilities and function effectively during stressful or busy periods ● Excellent organizational and information management with strong attention to detail and accuracy ● Takes initiative, self-starter, and self-directed in conjunction as well as the ability to work effectively in a team ● Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple concurrent tasks.
The salary range for this position is $40,000 - $45,000 and includes a benefits package, generous vacation time, sick leave, and a weekly Farm Share.
How to Apply
Please apply by emailing a single pdf file to email@example.com with subject line “Office Manager Application." Please include a cover letter including the experiences that qualify you for this position and a resume.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, caste, tribe, age (40 or older), disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.