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Advocacy & Government Relations Specialist

Advocacy & Government Relations Specialist is responsible for coordinating Foodlink’s advocacy efforts in alignment with the organization’s evolving Advocacy Agenda and policy priorities. Foodlink’s

Advocacy & Government Relations Specialist is responsible for coordinating Foodlink’s advocacy efforts in alignment with the organization’s evolving Advocacy Agenda and policy priorities. Foodlink’s role as the regional food bank extends well beyond the distribution of emergency food, and we have focused increasingly on advocacy as we advance our mission of leveraging the power of food to build healthier communities. The Advocacy & Government Relations Specialist will help lead Foodlink’s internal Advocacy Working Group that includes staff members at all levels of the organization, and represent Foodlink in external coalitions involved in anti-hunger and anti-poverty work. The position also engages frequently with elected officials throughout Foodlink’s 10-county service area.

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Sr. Director, Foodlink Community Kitchen

The Senior Director of the Foodlink Community Kitchen is accountable for the centralized oversight and management of all programs and operations within the Community

The Senior Director of the Foodlink Community Kitchen is accountable for the centralized oversight and management of all programs and operations within the Community Kitchen, including meal production and distribution, catering, the Foodlink Career Fellowship and the Foodlink Community Café. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of strategic planning, team management, financial oversight, operational improvements and system modernization, an ability to make data-driven decisions, and commitment to fostering a culture of accountability and consistency to assure our customer service starts from the inside out. The role requires a mission-oriented, business-minded and solution focused-thinker who works closely with senior leadership and all departments across the organization. The Foodlink Community Kitchen has been operating for 20 years and has been a key part of the food service landscape of Rochester, the ideal candidate will keep this front of mind and take the time to learn from the team what works well and what needs support before making changes.

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Member Services Associate

The Member Services Associate (MSA) is a customer service professional who will be in daily contact with this network, with a particular focus on:

The Member Services Associate (MSA) is a customer service professional who will be in daily contact with this network, with a particular focus on: Member Marketplace customers, order contents, delivery or pickup times, and special requests. The MSA will serve as the main customer service point for Foodlink’s Member Marketplace. Additionally, the MSA will perform other administrative duties including answering phones, filing, copying, collating and distributing instructional materials and may assist with special projects as they arise.

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Curbside Market Operator

The Curbside Market is a mobile market that sells fresh, healthy, and affordable foods in low income communities throughout Foodlink’s service area. The Curbside

The Curbside Market is a mobile market that sells fresh, healthy, and affordable foods in low income communities throughout Foodlink’s service area. The Curbside Market Operator is responsible for ensuring safe, timely and efficient market operations at each site as assigned by their daily route and schedule. Daily responsibilities include loading/unloading, driving the Curbside Market vehicle, providing exemplary customer service, money handling and use of point-of-sale system, data collection, and volunteer supervision.

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Development Manager, Donor Impact

The Development Manager, Donor Impact is an integral part of Foodlink Development & Marketing team. They will oversee a donor/prospect portfolio by initiating, building,

The Development Manager, Donor Impact is an integral part of Foodlink Development & Marketing team. They will oversee a donor/prospect portfolio by initiating, building, and maintaining dynamic, reciprocal relationships with individuals and families who have a desire to partner with Foodlink. They will build meaningful connections and opportunities to demonstrate donor impact and increase donor engagement. The Development Manager will create and implement a mid-level fundraising strategy & plan, in partnership with the Director of Development. As a fundraising leader, the Development Manager will employ Foodlink values and industry best practices to foster a culture of philanthropy across the organization.

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Safety Manager

The Safety Manager is responsible for building and maintaining a culture of safety at Foodlink. The SM is responsible for the overall coordination, planning,

The Safety Manager is responsible for building and maintaining a culture of safety at Foodlink. The SM is responsible for the overall coordination, planning, and application of Foodlink’s safety program and the establishment of safety guidance for all departments. The SM will proactively monitor and address the health and safety risks and hazards within the workplace and develop strategies for mitigation.

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Kitchen Expediting & Delivery Support

The Kitchen Expediting and Delivery Support (KEDS) is a critical role in our meal distribution. The KEDS is part of the team that assures

The Kitchen Expediting and Delivery Support (KEDS) is a critical role in our meal distribution. The KEDS is part of the team that assures quality, temperature, accurate quantity of all food distributed from our kitchen. This role will fill in as needed in the Expediting Kitchen, food packing rooms, docks, or even delivering meals in our box truck or van.

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Community Farm Manager

The Community Farm Manager will design, implement, and celebrate activities that draw on partnerships between land, food, community members, and community partners at the

The Community Farm Manager will design, implement, and celebrate activities that draw on partnerships between land, food, community members, and community partners at the Lexington Ave. Community Farm, a 1.33-acre urban agriculture campus located between the Edgerton and Lyell-Otis neighborhoods of northwest Rochester. The farm consists of a large community garden, a commercial growing operation, and public pocket park and play area. Through the Lexington Avenue Community Farm, Foodlink provides opportunities to build connections between the land, our programs, and our community.

After almost a decade of renting 1.33 acres from the City of Rochester, Foodlink purchased the land and an adjacent parcel with a building. We also have the opportunity to rent more land from the City and expand the footprint of our campus. The farm has reached a critical inflection point and we are ready to imagine, plan, and execute innovative and just solutions to produce good food and ensure communities can feed themselves with dignity.

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