Description of Job
Storehouse Food Bank, Sudbury, (a compassion ministry of Stour Valley Vineyard Church) has a vacancy for a StoresTeam Coordinator.
Storehouse as a whole service has grown significantly over the last four years. The number of people fed has more than doubled (2017:1,559 people;2020: 3,910 people). The amount of stock items processed has also increased exponentially (2017:38,115 items;2020:72,321 items).Because of this continued increase, year on year, Storehouse is now looking to employ someone for 3days a week (22.5hrs) to coordinate, recruit and train the team of volunteers who look after the food donations and process them as they come in.
Discipleship is an important part of all Coordinator Roles at SVV because we recognise that our prime responsibility as a church is to make disciples. This is done through every area or ministry in church life, Storehouse is no exception, and so this role is also a pastoral one.The Stores Team Coordinator would be responsible for recruiting, training, and discipling volunteers. They would also be responsible for maintaining our public Donation Stations at local Supermarkets and cultivating a good working relationship with the Managers of those Supermarkets.
Storehouse has a strong relationship with the local community and keeps them updated on its fluctuating stock requirements through its FB page. Keeping the public well-informed through FB would also be part of this role.To maintain our charity status, we also need to record and report our activity data, use of Excel is essential for this.The essential working days would be Mondays and Thursdays with options open for the third working day.
•A person of faith and a follower of Jesus, willing and able to disciple others
•Good communication skills and excellent telephone manner
•Good timekeeping•Ability to manage a team and to receive and follow instructions
•Good logistical skills for stock rotation and management•Driver’s licence and use of their own vehicle
•IT skills –must be familiar with email, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Zoom and Facebook
•Physically fit and able to lift full stock trays
•Able to do community presentations
•Able to design FB post and posters