Nonprofit Career Opportunities

Food For The Poor seeks compassionate, capable individuals to help us serve those in greatest need. Our organization relies on a dedicated staff to partner with donors in bringing relief to poverty-stricken communities.

If you are someone who feels a call to serve the poor, we encourage you to submit your resume. Listed below are the open positions at Food For The Poor:

Positions Available


Donor Services Representative

If you have the kind of “gold standard” customer service skills that make people feel valued, and you are compassionate, reliable, attentive and personable, we have a great opportunity for you.

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Respond to and/or initiate telephone calls, written correspondence, or emails from/to donors and other individuals who have questions, complaints or request information
  • Make changes and/or corrections to donor records and follow up on shipping of orders
  • Correct and update donation information in Convio, our fundraising software program
  • Process donations and requests for memorial cards, Mass offerings and special occasion events (birthday, anniversary, baptism, illness, wedding, etc.)
  • Generate appropriate thank-you and memorial letters to individuals making donations
  • Process various donors’ requests
  • Maintain daily activity log
  • Multitasking responsibilities, including answering incoming calls, making outbound calls and processing outbound correspondence using mail merge
  • Perform front desk receptionist responsibilities as needed
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the Donor Services Supervisor/Manager/Director
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Minimum high school diploma
  • At least three years’ experience in customer service, preferably in a nonprofit environment
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Excellent customer service skills, including telephone and interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask is necessary, answering phones and performing administrative duties interchangeably
  • Ability to successfully complete projects and assignments in a timely fashion
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook, experience in mail merge a plus) and AS/400
  • Ability to create and compose various correspondence
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/donorservices-rep


Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst

Do you have experience working as a Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst? Are you bilingually fluent in both English and Spanish? If so, Food For The Poor has a unique opportunity for you. This is a full-time position located in our Coconut Creek, Florida, office with international travel required.

Overall Responsibilities:

Design, implement, and manage the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) process for Food For The Poor’s projects in the countries where Food For The Poor works.

Skills & Qualifications:
  • Solid analytical and methodological skills for organizing ideas, structuring and writing documents and presentations
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing conditions and requirements
  • Ability to support knowledge management and participate in the promotion of learning in the office environment through leadership and personal example
  • Detail oriented
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Self-starter who works well independently with little guidance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with others, especially our partners in foreign countries
  • Ability to interpret and analyze collected M&E data in preparation of technical reports and documents
  • Results driven
  • Ability to handle complex situations
  • Ability to establish clear goals and standards
  • Ability to perform programming
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be bilingually fluent in both English and Spanish; knowledge of French and Haitian Creole is a plus
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally a minimum of 50 percent of the time
Education:

Bachelor’s degree, ideally with specialty in analytics and a background in sociology. Master’s degree preferred.

Experience:

Minimum two years' experience specific to planning, monitoring and evaluation processes, preferably in the development of economic and/or social programs/projects.

To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/evaluation-analyst


Events Manager – Special Events

If you are a motivated, dynamic individual who can coordinate galas and events for 400 or more people, all while achieving fundraising goals and acquiring new donors, then Food For The Poor has a wonderful opportunity for you.

Overall Responsibilities:

The Event Manager's primary responsibility is to produce financially and operationally successful events while meeting budgetary goals. The Events Manager works under the direction of the Special Events Director in creating and achieving the goals established for each event, while keeping with the organization's missions, values and vision. These events include, but are not limited to: galas, 5K walks/runs, black-tie cocktail affairs and other third-party fundraisers.

For each event, the Event Manager is responsible for developing new leads and sponsors, recruiting committee members, and planning and production, which result in raising funds. The Events Manager must coordinate elements of multiple events at one time. A successful candidate is responsible for building teamwork, must be detail-oriented, and able to multitask and delegate when possible.

Qualifications:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills, including public relations and diplomacy
  • Willing and able to work additional hours at night and/or weekend
  • Strong organizational, time-management and negotiating skills
  • Schedule driven and detail oriented
  • Creative and self-motivated
  • Flexible with ability to travel up to 50%
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and AS400 database systems, plus Internet and social media proficiency required
  • Experience working with Greater Giving software strongly preferred
  • Sponsorship sales and major gifts experience in a nonprofit setting is preferred
  • Excellent networking and relationship-building skills
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and able to work well under pressure/tight deadlines
  • Skilled in prioritizing work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in fundraising, marketing, sales, public relations and event coordination with a successful track record in a wide spectrum of events
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/eventsmanager


Graphic Design Production Assistant – Creative Department

Food For The Poor, Inc. is looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, technically adept person to immediately fill our entry-level Graphic Design Production Assistant position. The primary responsibilities of this position include specific pre-production functions, such as creating mock-ups for print material, dry-mounting art prints to boards, reviewing design files, photo toning and creating detailed print specifications for projects. The Graphic Design Production Assistant will also assist the team members with other tasks and projects as requested.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Cut, create and lay out mock-ups for graphic design jobs
  • Create detailed specifications for print material
  • Perform prepress checks on design files
  • Tone photos for print
  • Scan and file artwork
  • Collect, distribute and archive final printed samples
  • Update Creative Wall Calendar
  • Check inventory on office supplies
  • Take care of other sundry administrative duties as needed
  • Perform Project Manager duties when Project Manager is not in office
Experience & Skills:
  • More than one year of relevant experience in a graphic design and print production environment required
  • Must be technically and mechanically inclined
  • Must be extremely attentive to detail with a strong commitment to quality assurance
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic, graphic design/production environment
  • Prepress experience a plus
  • Photo-toning experience a plus
  • Familiarity with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Mock-up or crafting experience a plus
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/graphicassistant


Clergy for our Speakers Bureau

Are you interested in preaching in the U.S. on behalf of Food For The Poor’s ministry to destitute families throughout the Caribbean and Latin America? As opportunities become available throughout the year, we hire English-speaking and bilingual (Spanish/English) Catholic and Episcopal priests and Lutheran pastors.

Your participation will open hearts to the gospel message and create public awareness of the Third World’s plight.Through your involvement, you will help Food For The Poor provide needy families with food, medicine, basic housing, education and more.

  • Commitment is only for weekends
  • Salary/stipend, travel and expenses provided
  • No relocation necessary
  • Must have permission from Bishop or Major Superior

Join the outreach of Food For The Poor today.

For more information,call Joan Vidal toll-free 877-654-2960 ext. 6419 or email speakers@foodforthepoor.org

Location: Throughout US Relocation: Not necessary Travel: Yes