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Food Shelf Manager Upper Valley Haven

  • Date Posted September 12, 2023
  • Location White River Junction, VT
  • Category Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description The Upper Valley Haven provides temporary shelter, supportive housing, food, and problem solving to those in need. We are a hardworking, vibrant, and agile team that navigates a complex environment of service within a culture of cooperation. We invest in our team by providing outstanding benefits, cultivating a culture focused on their well-being and personal and professional growth, and offering opportunities to be involved in shaping the organization. Job description


We are seeking a purpose-driven leader to manage our busy food shelf which serves over 3,200 families a year from almost 200 towns in the Upper Valley and beyond. The operation of our food shelf is similar to that of a busy retail store, sometimes exceeding 100 customers a day, with some key differences: our workforce is volunteers who give their time and energy to making a difference in the community, our food supply is comprised of purchased and donated food, and our food is free to anyone who walks through our door. Like a retail operation, responsibilities include scheduling, training, purchasing, inventory management, and maintaining the space in a clean, organized, and safe manner.



Our benefits package includes employer-paid contribution up to 100% of healthcare premiums (medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, over 5 weeks of paid time off, life insurance, and a matching 403(b) retirement plan. We invest in the growth and development of our staff with a role-based, funded learning and development plan. Staff are encouraged to participate in staff-led committees to identify and advance organizational initiatives. 



This is a full-time position. The annual salary is $51,500 - $64,600 depending on experience.



Critical to the success of this position: 

  • Consistently communicates in a timely, efficient, and professional manner
  • Able to create and maintain order out of chaos
  • Self-directed but knows when to ask for support
  • Adapts easily to constantly changing circumstances
  • Interacts comfortably with people with a wide range of abilities and backgrounds
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Able to lift 40 pounds, move about, and be on one's feet for several hours at a time
  • Valid driver's license required to fulfill job duties
Compensation this position is : salaried, 50k-75k Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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