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


Outbound Caller – Church Assignment Coordinator

Are you organized, determined and enjoy talking on the phone? 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. Your hard work will result in tremendous blessings for needy people in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Overall Responsibilities:

Contact churches throughout the United States to obtain, schedule and coordinate weekend visits for clergy speakers to share the plight of the poor on behalf of Food For The Poor.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Goal orientated with a high level of personal motivation, energy and accountability
  • Outgoing and dynamic communicator with excellent listening, speaking and writing skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships
  • Detail oriented with excellent record-keeping skills
  • Must have integrity, enthusiasm, a passion for the mission and the ability to work as a team player
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to prioritize duties, manage time efficiently, multitask, remain focused and determined on reaching monthly goals
Education:
  • Minimum high school diploma; additional education a plus
Experience:
  • Minimum of one year administrative, fundraising, marketing, or customer service experience
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/churchcoordinator


Data Quality Coordinator – Gifts In Kind Department

Do you have strong Excel skills and possess excellent time management skills? If you enjoy handling a large volume of work, answered “yes” to these questions and are seeking a rewarding, full-time opportunity, please apply today.

Overall Responsibilities:

Prepare, analyze, and enter data into Microsoft Navision to process donations and inventory information for the GIK Coordinators, maintain electronic files, and conduct Internet research.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Strong Excel skills with accuracy
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize a large volume of work within tight timeframes
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Competency with figures a must
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
Education:
  • Associate’s degree preferred.
Experience:
  • At least two years’ of related experience, preferably managing Excel spreadsheets.
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/datacoordinator


Bilingual Administrative Assistant – Gifts In Kind

Our Gifts In Kind Department is seeking an experienced bilingual Administrative Assistant who is well organized, flexible and will enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting this diverse department. Our Gifts In Kind Department ensures that large quantities of food, medicine and other essential items are successfully procured from nonprofit organizations and corporate donors. The candidate should possess the ability to interact with staff at all levels, be able to work in a fast-paced environment, be resourceful and efficient while maintaining a high level of professionalism. This is a full-time position.

Overall Responsibilities:

This position provides administrative support to the Gifts In Kind Department including, but not limited to, telephone work, composing correspondences and special assignments. This position reports to other department managers when the Director is out of office.

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Good data entry skills with attention to detail
  • Internet research skills
  • Excellent writing skills in both English and Spanish
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) and the Internet
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Energetic, self-motivated and team player
  • Strong initiative and solid judgement
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
Experience:
  • At least three years of related experience preferred
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/giftsinkind-admin


Photographer

Would you like to use your photographic expertise to help the less fortunate in developing countries throughout the Caribbean and Latin America? As a Staff Photographer, you'll travel throughout the Caribbean and Latin America to document stories of need and work within the Creative Department to create compelling fundraising/marketing materials through storytelling for the organization. The work of the Staff Photographer will play a key role in fundraising to further Food For The Poor's mission to provide emergency aid and long-term development projects for the impoverished. The Staff Photographer position is an in-office position with some travel.

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Apply critical thinking to photo selection, story content and general fundraising ideas with the Creative team.
  • Coordinate story gathering trips with the organization's partners.
  • Participate in travel planning meetings and for coordinating story gathering trips.
  • Travel to countries served by Food For The Poor to photograph and document the plight of the poor.
  • Serve as in-house photographer documenting various events and public relation opportunities.
  • Responsible for all photographic editorial functions including editing, key wording, toning, scanning, preparing files, etc. for use in fundraising, public relations and other marketing functions.
  • Processes photographs and creates/maintains digital photo archive.
  • Provide in-house support to fulfill photographic requests from clients and Creative team.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Expert knowledge of photography and photographic processes
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Detail and deadline oriented
  • Flexible
  • Team player attitude
  • Ability to work in a multitude of different environments, including potentially challenging and sometimes extreme conditions in developing countries
  • Ability to travel internationally on a regular basis
  • Computer proficiency in Macintosh platform; Photoshop, archiving and related applications
  • Strong ethical principles in story telling
Education:
  • College degree in photography, graphic art, journalism, or related field
Experience:
  • Nonprofit experience a plus
  • Photojournalism or documentary background preferred
  • Requirement: Valid U.S. passport
  • Ability to work in a team environment a must
  • Ability to work in an office environment a must
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/photographer


Database Administrator – Information Systems Department

Food For The Poor, Inc. is seeking a Database Administrator to provide 24/7 support of the database management systems and be involved in providing support for the Microsoft SQL Server infrastructure which includes programming, installation, monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting issues. This role will involve optimizing database performance, database upgrades and/or migrations. This is a full-time position.

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Department’s Database Administrators in support of production database services to ensure the highest standards of availability, resilience, integrity, security and performance required by our business systems
  • Set up new databases in Microsoft and perform database maintenance
  • Work with the Department’s Network Administrators during installation, configuration, software upgrade and updates to maintain environments
  • Work with the Department’s Database Administrators in development, setting up and managing automated backups
  • Set up and manage scheduled SQL Server Agent jobs
  • Complete performance tuning and database optimization
  • Set up centralized monitoring, executing scripts, patches, backup reports, status reports and performance monitoring
  • Ability to work during non-business hours including weekends and holidays, as needed
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
  • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
  • Provide backup for other IS personnel
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Expertise with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 – 2017
  • Advanced troubleshooting and tuning capabilities with SQL
  • General SQL performance and tuning skills including server configuration and tracing facilities
  • Working knowledge of job scheduling
  • Strong sense of commitment, loyalty and urgency
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
Education:
  • College degree with a major in Computer Science/Information Technology
Experience:
  • Two to three years of related work experience in database programming languages similar to SQL
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/database-administrator


Programmer / Analyst – Information Systems Department

Our Information Systems Department is seeking a Programmer/Analyst. If you have programming experience and enjoy writing or modifying programs, analyzing specifications into appropriate computer language, and performing testing solutions, this job is for you. This is a full-time position.

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Write new, or modify existing computer programs or queries by coding instructions into machine-readable form
  • Test all programs for functionality in a test environment before submitting to manager
  • Create and maintain documentation, file layout, and source code dictionaries related to applications developed in-house
  • Create user manuals, as needed, and provide required user training on new or existing systems
  • Act as a resource person to solve computer problems for users
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Good analytical and programming skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to successfully complete projects and assignments according to deadlines
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Able 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:
  • A minimum of three years’ programming experience in SQL. Knowledge of FoxPro or other Dbase-type language, and Access helpful
To apply for this position, please visit:

www.foodforthepoor.org/programmeranalyst


Director of Legacy and Gift Planning

Overall Responsibilities:

Develop, promote, and expand the legacy and gift planning 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 legacy and gift planning programs. This is a full-time, management position in the Legacy and Gift Planning 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