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Posted on 09/22/2017

Event Team Leader - Aurora (FT)

Feed My Starving Children - Aurora, IL

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Job Description

Your Role:

Travel to Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) MobilePack™ events across the country to direct large volunteer groups of youth and adults in packaging food product. Perform general labor and warehousing tasks.

 

Pay, Schedule & Benefits:

  • Wage is $13.48/hour. This is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly) position.

  • Travel expenses covered (transportation, hotel, meals). Approximately 50% of events are local, and 50% out of state.

  • Regularly scheduled for 2-4 events per month based on your personal availability.

  • Must be available Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. Most events span weekends (Friday – Sunday, or Thursday – Monday). Shifts can be 8+ hours per day, and often occur in the afternoon/evening hours.

  • Occasional trainings and meetings are required at the warehouse in Aurora.

  • Benefits include health insurance, 401k with employer match, PTO, FSA, dental, vision, and more.

  • Opportunity to travel internationally on an expenses-paid trip to meet FMSC’s food recipients and learn more about sharing FMSC’s story.

     

    What You’ll Do:

  • Travel to and from FMSC MobilePack™ events.

  • Educate large groups of volunteers on the FMSC story and mission. Adjust presentation delivery to each audience.

  • Instruct volunteers on how to package food product; monitor volunteers to ensure proper adherence to procedures.

  • Ask volunteers to donate through financial gifts and/or by purchasing products from the MarketPlace™ store.

  • Delegate tasks to volunteer teams.

  • Assist with cultivating cooperative relationships with event hosts during event execution.

  • Operate powered industrial forklift and pallet jack to organize inventory and load/unload shipments.

  • Perform setup and clean-up of MobilePack™ events.

  • Maintain the flow of supplies and finished product around the packaging and warehouse areas.

  • Label inventory, palletize boxes, and wrap and strap pallets.

  • Uphold personnel and food safety policies and procedures.

  • Perform transactions for merchandise sales.

  • Lead a brief Christian prayer, inviting volunteers to pray over the packaged food.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

     


Your Team:

  • Reports to Senior Event Supervisor.

  • Join our group of professional world-changers. Work alongside dedicated, talented folks.

     

    To Apply: Go to www.fmsc.org/apply. You may upload a resume along with your application (not required).

Job Requirements

Your Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Commitment to support, promote, and authentically communicate FMSC’s Christian mission and goals.

  • Able to travel to local and out-of-state events.

  • Able to be on your feet continuously walking around for 8+ hours, push, pull, repeatedly lift 30-50 lbs., bend, twist, use fine manual dexterity, etc.

  • Enthusiastic, team-oriented, and customer-centric attitude.  Assertive and able to coordinate and delegate.

  • Strong interpersonal and large-group communication skills, including demonstrated public speaking experience. Able to educate, persuade, and instruct large groups.

  • Experience asking for donations desired.

  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to troubleshoot in a highly-variable environment.

  • Able to perform responsibly, follow directions, and use good judgment and discretion.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Able to respectfully communicate with diverse groups varying in age, religious beliefs, ethnicity, ability level, etc.

  • Experience operating a forklift and pallet jack preferred.

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