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Program Facilitator

Company: Feed My Starving Children
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Combine your skills and experience with your passion for changing lives! For over 30 years, Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) has been working to combat hunger worldwide. Time and time again, our passionate team has put FMSC on the Star Tribune Top Workplace list. As a part-time Volunteer Program Facilitator you will facilitate an exceptional volunteer experience while furthering our mission of feeding Gods children hungry in body and spirit. This is a part-time position with a set schedule that includes Thursday evenings 3:45pm - 9:45pm, with some daytime and other evening hours and 7 hour shifts two Saturdays per month. Occasional Sunday and holiday availability required. This position is based out of our Schaumburg, IL location. Why you should apply:

  • For starters, were a fast-growing organization with a high level of ethics and integrity weve been rated 4 out of 4 stars on Charity Navigator for the past 16 years!
  • Were focused on meaningful work. Use your skills to truly make a difference!
  • Work alongside compassionate, talented co-workers and have fun along the way. Outside of the pandemic, were known for having great potlucks, delicious treats, celebrating holidays and birthdays, and finding opportunities to spend time in fellowship.
  • Enjoy a healthy work/life balance. We care about your well-being!
  • Receive great benefits like paid sick time and 401(k) with employer match.
  • We pay competitively with other non-profits. As a new hire youd make $16.00/hr. How were keeping staff safe during COVID-19:
    • Adherence to local mask ordinances.
    • Daily symptom screenings.
    • Extra sanitizing, disinfecting and cleaning procedures. The Day-to-Day:
      • Provide a top-notch volunteer experience. Youll build rapport, answer questions, give large group presentations, and show genuine appreciation. We love our volunteers!
      • Orchestrate packing session activities. Well count on you to ensure that everything runs smoothly from time management to the flow of people and materials to staying on track with meal production.
      • Lead an improvised Christian prayer over the packed meals after each session, inviting volunteers to join in if theyd like. Prayer is an essential part of what we do.
      • Perform warehousing tasks. Youll lift and palletize heavy boxes, and move inventory using a pallet jack (dont worry, well provide training). Does this sound like you?
        • An interest in supporting, promoting and authentically communicating FMSCs Christian mission and goals.
        • Provides top-notch customer service and has a willingness to go above and beyond to meet the needs of our volunteers.
        • Thrives in a team setting: Youre extremely flexible and have a tendency to pitch in and fill in the gaps without being asked.
        • Possesses a knack for public speaking in a variety of styles (i.e. educating, storytelling, persuading and instructing) and comfortable speaking in front of various sized groups.
        • Proven ability to exert yourself physically for a 4-8 hour shift, walk and stand in intervals up to 4+ hours. Ability to push, pull, bend, twist, lift 30-50 lbs. repeatedly and use hand tools like utility knives.
        • A desire to maintain a clean and food-safe facility by doing laundry and cleaning floors, dishes and bathrooms several times per day.
        • Fueled by working with large groups and in a fast-paced setting. You have a high degree of energy and stamina to withstand 4+ hour shifts. FMSC is an equal opportunity employer, and we consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, sex, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, public assistance status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more about diversity, equity, and inclusion at FMSC - Powered by JazzHR PI191613266

Keywords: Feed My Starving Children, Schaumburg , Program Facilitator, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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