Community Engagement Coordinator

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Date: 09/24/2020

Location: Duquesne, PA

Organized, detail-oriented team player with passion for providing excellent service for internal and external customers while creating rewarding, fun and meaningful experiences that connect community members with Food Bank’s mission to feed people in need and mobilizing the community to end hunger. Shares primary responsibility with one or more Community Engagement Coordinator(s) for recruiting, orienting and placing an average of 7,000 volunteers per year in action with the Food Bank and growing that number in support of our strategic goals.  Also occasionally supports volunteer efforts of key Food Bank partners and the Community Fundraising team for fundraising events. Foster relationships with volunteers to aid the stewardship process.

Community Engagement Coordinator must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities to meet deadlines, thoughtfully receive supervision and feedback and have strong interpersonal communication skills to work and communicate effectively with a diverse group of people.  Position requires an individual who is willing to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.
The incumbent must also be outgoing and enjoy working in a fast-paced, evolving environment, and demonstrate the ability to embrace the Food Bank’s commitment to treat all people with equity and respect.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
  • At least two years of experience in a non-profit work environment, preferably with a record of successful relationship management with either volunteers, employees or donors.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills; strong interpersonal skills; ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain positive attitude and work environment; ability to work with a diverse group of people.  
  • Ability to work with communities to engage and recruit volunteers through various channels.
  • Experience working with fundraising or CRM database(s), project management software, electronic calendars, Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred.
  • Valid drivers’ license.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.
  • Must be able to pass Act 33 and 34 clearances.

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