Location: Durham, North Carolina
Job Description: This is a full-time position focusing on managing staff and volunteers to provide high quality distribution of direct emergency food supplies, emergency financial assistance and case management services to families on behalf of the parishes of the Piedmont Deanery, and in accordance with the policies and procedures set forth by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh. The Program Director coordinates the fundraising for the Durham Community Food Pantry (DCFP) and leads the Resource Development Committee to maintain DCFP fundraising efforts to support daily operations. Must have excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution and critical thinking skills to manage staff, lead volunteers, and work directly with clients.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and- 4-6 years’ experience; experience working in human services and community development; demonstrated competency working with families of various cultural backgrounds; ability to manage of volunteers; knowledge of food insecurity issues and food safety regulations; ability to present program message to communities; demonstrated strong customer service capabilities; budget management skills; ability to drive box truck / forklift and utilize a pallet jack; proven computer skills including Word, Excel and other appropriate applications; knowledge of and commitment to Catholic social teachings and practices and the mission of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh; valid NC Driver’s License and a vehicle in working order for business use; authorized to work in the U.S.
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual in Spanish/English oral and written communications; Management and supervisory experience in human services
*Job responsibilities may involve travel and some work beyond the regularly scheduled workdays, i.e., weekends and evenings as scheduled, and as needed.
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To apply, please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: Jeremy Ireland, Piedmont Regional Director, at Jeremy.Ireland@raldioc.org.
Please no phone calls.