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


Administrative Assistant – Major Giving

Food For The Poor’s Major Giving Department is looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant who is organized, has excellent communication and computer skills, has the ability to multitask, is flexible and willing to support a team with a multitude of responsibilities. We are looking for a team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, possesses the ability to interact with staff at all levels, and is resourceful and efficient while maintaining a high level of professionalism. This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday.

Overall Responsibilities:

Provide administrative support to the Vice President of Major Giving and seven team members.

Skills & Qualifications:
  • Ability to work successfully in a high energy, fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • High level of proficiency in all Microsoft applications
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Professionalism in appearance and actions with ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to identify and solve issues
  • Team player with positive “can do” attitude
  • Effective time-management skills
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision
Education:

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred

Experience:
  • Minimum of three years' related experience
  • Previous administrative experience required
  • Experience with donor databases and providing high-volume team support in a non-profit environment is strongly desired
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/admin-majorgiving


Digital Marketing Specialist – Emerging Media Department

Food For The Poor is seeking a creative, organized and deadline-driven team player to handle an important role in our Emerging Media Department.

Overall Responsibilities:

Lead and manage Food For The Poor’s digital marketing efforts to maximize existing donor cultivation and new donor acquisition by maximizing channel conversions. Develop and manage the creation of gift catalogs as well as the design and management of social media and digital advertising.

Skills & Qualifications:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Artistic and creative thinker
  • Ability to successfully complete projects and assignments according to deadlines
  • Team player
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • High level of proficiency in computer applications (email and web design, graphic design, HTML, social media marketing and search engine marketing)
  • Javascript, HTML 5 and additional programming languages a plus
Education:

Bachelor of Arts degree preferred

Experience:

Minimum of two years in the digital marketing field. Should be an accomplished professional in all areas of digital marketing — including social, search and email. Should be an experienced graphic and web designer. Experience with nonprofits and fundraising is a plus.

To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/digital-marketing


Call Center Administrator – Information Systems Department

Food For The Poor, Inc. is seeking a Call Center Administrator to join our Information Systems Department. If you have experience working with predictive dialers or call center applications as well as corporate phone systems, please apply for this unique opportunity. This is a full-time position and the hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Create and maintain call center marketing projects according to scripts and parameters provided by marketing staff
  • Setup and maintain call center project source, list, campaign and outcome codes
  • Ensure that daily, weekly and monthly call center procedures are followed
  • Provide call center software support and training to call center staff
  • Troubleshoot call center software complications
  • Maintain, repair and troubleshoot call center hardware and software, including computers and telephones
  • Provide modifications to Synthesis and Mitel MiCC screens and functionality as necessary
  • Investigate, solve or escalate system/data issues with vendor
  • Manage and create reports in Mitel MiCC for department usage and call centers
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to successfully complete projects and assignments according to deadlines
  • Good analytical and programming skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask efficiently and effectively
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft applications
Education:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field with preferred major in Computer Science or Management Information Systems

Experience:

Experience managing corporate cellular account, implementing technology and organizing users. MDM software experience preferred. SQL experience a plus.

To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/information-systems


Church, School and Community Development Coordinator

Are you an organized and determined fundraiser? Are you passionate about building relationships and helping the poor? Food For The Poor is seeking a talented person with integrity who will serve as a direct link between the organization and churches, schools and community groups that may wish to partner with Food For The Poor on relief and development projects. Your hard work will result in tremendous blessings for needy people in the Caribbean and Latin America, and also for the groups you will connect with, here, in the United States.

Overall Responsibilities:

Initiate, create and develop long-term relationships with groups to foster their commitment, develop partnership arrangements, increase donations and raise funds to help the poor.

Qualifications:
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communication and presentation skills; including the ability to speak persuasively
  • Decisive with superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently and also within a team
  • Proven relationship-building skills in a professional capacity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proficiency working cooperatively with others
  • Ability to proactively identify prospects that support Food For The Poor’s mission and programs
  • Strong understanding of the church and nonprofit sector to enable good networking
  • Former work experience on a church staff or diocese is advantageous
  • Ability to comfortably converse with pastors and priests
  • Ability to connect relationally with students, principals and teachers
  • Proven hospitality skills for leading groups internationally
  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships for fundraising purposes
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
Education:

Undergraduate degree is preferred

Experience:
  • A minimum of one year nonprofit fundraising experience preferred
  • A minimum of three years of sales, marketing or public relations experience, preferably in a nonprofit environment
  • Experience in public speaking and making presentations
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/church-school-coordinator


Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Specialist

Put your fundraising and people skills to use in this exciting opportunity as part of Food For The Poor’s Emerging Media Team. If you can easily build relationships with donors as well as internal colleagues and teams, while providing leadership, training and support for our Champions For The Poor Program, please apply today!

Overall Responsibilities:

Primary focus is to maximize revenue and engagement for the Champions For The Poor Program.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Well organized
  • Deadline driven
  • Team player with excellent project management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask and have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, but also able to lead when appropriate
  • Minimum intermediate level of proficiency in the following areas: HTML, graphic design, and social media marketing
Software Requirements:
  • Microsoft Office Suite with excellent skills in Word, Outlook and Excel, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience with fundraising and content tools, such as Classy, Luminate Online or Wordpress a plus.
Education:

Bachelor of Arts degree required

Experience:

Minimum of two years of project management, marketing or fundraising experience. Nonprofit experience a plus.

To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/fundraising-specialist


Director of Planned Giving

Overall Responsibilities:

Develop, promote, and expand the planned giving program and direct program activities in coordination with the organization’s fundraising efforts to achieve goals, prepare departmental budget, manage departmental operations and staff, and network with outside groups and individuals to promote Food For The Poor’s planned giving programs. This is a full-time, management position in the Planned Giving Department.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Broad, in-depth knowledge and understanding of planned giving products/programs
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, writing, and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to establish rapport and build relationships with individuals
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent management skills
  • Ability to budget and make effective use of monetary resources
  • Computer literacy in planned giving programs and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability and willingness to travel to visit donors and/or prospects approximately 40% - 50% of the time
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required
Experience:
  • Five plus years’ related experience in a fundraising or direct marketing organization
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/director-planned-giving


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, please call toll-free 877-654-2960 or email speakers@foodforthepoor.org

Location: Throughout US Relocation: Not necessary Travel: Yes