Volunteer Services Manager

Food & Friends provides medically-tailored meals, nutrition counseling, and friendship to people living with AIDS, cancer, and other life-challenging illnesses. Our team of sixty employees and thousands of volunteers delivers meals and hope to people living in the District of Columbia and several counties across Maryland and Virginia. There is no charge or income qualification for our services, which are rendered solely on the basis of medical need.

We seek a Volunteer Services Manager to help oversee our award-winning volunteer and service learning programs that welcome approximately 9,000 participants each year. Reporting to the Volunteer Services Director, the Manager will schedule volunteer shifts; conduct orientations and assist with volunteer onboarding; cultivate and maintain relationships with existing volunteers; develop and participate in recruitment initiatives throughout the Washington region; and plan and coordinate volunteer recognition and retention initiatives.  Additionally, the Manager will fill in for the Volunteer Services Director on an as-needed basis.

The successful candidate will have a BA/BS; at least two years of relevant experience, and a valid driver’s license. Experience with volunteer management database software helpful. Additional requirements include superb written and verbal communications skills, ability and willingness to give public presentations, ability to handle sudden changes in scheduling and priorities, and an appreciation for diversity. Must be able to work some evenings, weekends, and holidays. Offer of employment contingent upon a pre-employment drug test.

Food & Friends provides a competitive salary and generous benefits.  Our staff enjoys a high quality, diverse work environment that includes short Fridays and casual dress.  Food & Friends is Metro accessible, and has free on-site parking.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Mr. Lucas Ginn

Food & Friends

219 Riggs Road, NE

Washington, DC  20011

Fax: 202-635-4263

Email:  apply@foodandfriends.org

No phone calls, please

Food & Friends is an Equal Opportunity Employer