Reports to the DGH Steering Committee and through that Committee to Trinity Session.

Works closely with the Controller, the Coordinating Group of volunteer leadership, the Grants Team

Overall Management

  • The PM shall, with the Coordinating Group, establish and maintain the DGH Mission and Vision Statements, building from available legacy documents for review by the Steering Committee and approval by Session.

  • The PM shall provide a written monthly report to the Steering Committee on a schedule appropriate for reporting to the stated (monthly) Session meetings during the year; the report will cover operations and finance, noting particularly successes, stressors, grants applied for and received, and objectives for the month ahead.

  • The PM shall, with the Coordinating Group, establish and maintain policies appropriate for all aspects of DGH, including the PCC guidelines (Leading with Care), and the Food Safe principles, for review by the Steering Committee and approval by Session.

  • The PM will sit as an ex officio member of the Steering Committee.

Volunteer Management

  • The PM will work with the different organizational approaches of the DGH sites in order to support site leadership and where possible provide mitigation for excessive volunteer workload.

  • The PM will support the site coordinators in volunteer recruitment, communication, safety, training. and scheduling, as needed by the site coordinators, as well as administration and data base of same.

    • The PM will establish and maintain, with input from the site coordinators, a volunteer handbook of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for DGH operations, for review by the Steering Committee and approval by Session.

    • The PM in collaboration with the Coordinating Group and subject to the availability of funding, shall establish and maintain suitable registration and other administrative systems necessary to DGH operations, building on the legacy systems in place.

Finance

  • In collaboration with the Controller, the PM shall oversee the financial management of DGH.

    • work with the Controller and Coordinating Group (CG) to optimize the financial and reporting systems and policies in place and develop new ones if required, for review by the Steering Committee and approval by Session.

    • In conjunction with the controller, prepare monthly financial reports for the Steering Committee

  • In conjunction with the Controller and Coordinating Group, prepare a budget for the upcoming fiscal year, for review by the Steering Committee and approval by Session.

Fundraising/Grants:

  • The PM will work with the Grants Team to secure funding for DGH operations.

    • The PM shall establish and maintain a collaborative fundraising regime and supporting documentation to provide financial resources to enable DGH operations, including a Source of Funds targeting strategy, for review by the Steering Committee and approval by Session.

    • The PM shall provide leadership and support to the Grants Team and monitor progress against the source of funds strategy.

    • The PM works with food partners and provides support volunteer leaders to ensure the supply of donated food and reduce the use of funds for food purchases.

    • The PM shall, as part of the Source of Funds strategy, seek and find new funding partners.

Relationships with Sponsors/Brand and Outreach

  • The PM shall, with the Coordinating Group, support established relationships and public relations and develop new outreach strategies, including social media, managing website content and donation links, and engaging in personal outreach.

  • The PM shall, with the Coordinating Group, network outside the organization, for example, visit other food banks, events to network, program ideas, etc., and help with community outreach / establishing neighborhood connections.

Qualities and Strengths

  • Empathy and people skills and the courage to have important conversations with kindness.

  • Good time management skills and ability to manage under conditions of stress and uncertainty.

  • Skills in change management so that the DGH organization and volunteers remain committed to a common goal.

  • Capacity to continue to inspire volunteers and volunteer leaders in their delivery of service and have the ability to develop a relationship of respect and trust with the site coordinators.

  • Knowledge of, or be able to learn about, the current relationships with food partners.

  • Comfort in working in a church-based organization in a multifaith and non-faith context.

  • Food security experience beneficial.

Hours and Pay

This position is defined as a 15 hour a week part-time employee position, at the rate of $30.00 per hour, including four weeks of paid vacation. Statutory deductions taken at source.

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