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The Food Bank of Western Mass Agency Recruitment Coordinator in Hatfield, Massachusetts

HATFIELD PLEASE SEE WEBSITE FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION Agency Recruitment Coordinator We are looking for someone who loves to engage with people and organizations to help us grow our network of Food Bank member agencies. If you are a detail-oriented, creative problem-solver, who likes to make connections, who is passionate about The Food Bank's mission, and who is looking for a 40 hour/week position, this could be the right job for you! Some of the work for this position can be done at home, some in the office, and there is also weekly travel throughout Western MA. We are currently located in Hatfield, and we are moving to our new facility in Chicopee next year. In addition to a great work environment, The Food Bank offers 14 days of paid vacation to start, 11 paid holidays, 10 paid sick days, excellent health and dental coverage, and a retirement plan with employer match. This position pays $17.74-$17.99/hour. Here is the job description for this position JOB OVERVIEW This position is part of the Agency Relations team and is responsible for recruiting, reviewing, engaging, and orienting new member agencies to The Food Bank's network. These activities include outreach to potential member organizations, review of applications, orientation of new members, initial inspection of the physical location of new programs, and generating contracts for new programs upon acceptance to the member agency network. This position entails frequent travel throughout the four Western Massachusetts counties. WORKING CONDITIONS Frequent travel to member agencies and partners throughout Western Massachusetts JOB QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS Education & Training and Experience - Associate degree or equivalent and one year of relevant experience or 2-3 years prior work experience Other skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills, in person, on the phone and by email Comfort with "cold-calling" organizations to inquire about their interest in potential membership Strong interpersonal skills Strong organizational and time management skills Demonstrated ability to take initiative Highly proficient in the use of MS Office, ability to navigate the Internet effectively and ability to learn new computer programs Ability to work well within a team and to be comfortable and flexible in a changing environment Ability to drive, excellent driving history, access to a reliable vehicle, and willingness to drive throughout Western Massachusetts or ability to secure regular and reliable private transportation to accomplish the same goals. JOB PREFERENCES Bilingual in Spanish/English Occasional availability to travel outside of Massachusetts for conferences. Experience working in human service organizations Proficiency in database management Experience and comfort working in a variety of cultures and communities In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture Nondiscrimination Policy, this institution is an equal opportunity provider and prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, marital or familial status. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call 202/720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.