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Program Administrative Assistant - Part-time

Food Bank of Alaska is seeking a motivated, well-organized Program Administrative Assistant to provide administrative and agency services support to our Department of Food Programs. Responsibilities include maintaining meticulous agency and client files, performing accurate database entry and data management, providing customer service to our partner agencies and clients, including phone support, reporting and tracking for various programs, assisting with monitoring and managing the food inventory for the various programs, and assisting with events. The Program Assistant is a vital part of Department of Food Programs, and will also help to provide educational classes, technical assistance, and other training opportunities and communications to partner agencies, clients, and volunteers regarding food distribution, food safety, civil rights, client outreach, and nutrition.

The ideal candidate will have a High School Diploma or equivalent and 2 years work experience in office administration, and/or social services. The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail, and have experience with word processing and spreadsheet software (Outlook preferred); database experience is a must. The candidate must be able to work independently and in groups, and have excellent organizational skills. This position is a great opportunity for someone interested in developing their non-profit and program management skillset and for someone seeking a job with opportunities for increased responsibility and opportunity.

This position reports to the Program and Agency Relations Manager and is a part-time, non-exempt position for 20 hours a week, Monday through Friday. On occasion some night and weekend work may be required, in addition to the regular hours. The ideal candidate must be able to lift 10lbs regularly and up to 40lbs on occasion. The hourly rate is $14.00-$16.00 per hour. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume and cover letter to: Food Bank of Alaska, 2121 Spar Avenue, Anchorage, 99501, fax 907-277-7368, email jobs@foodbankofalaska.org. Food Bank of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

 
Policy and Advocacy Manager 

 Food Bank of Alaska is seeking a SNAP Outreach Manager to join our committed team. The Manager of SNAP (Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program) Outreach (SNAP-O), implements the state food stamp outreach (FSO) plan at Food Bank of Alaska, and serves as the FBA expert on the SNAP program in Alaska.This position will lead and help develop FBA’s SNAP-O activities, looking for opportunities for increased scope and reach of the SNAP-O work.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES - Develop and oversee the strategic direction of the SNAP-O program. Act as the lead on implementing new grants supporting SNAP-O at FBA. Develop, implement, and oversee work plans that meet grant goals and objectives in a timely and efficient manner. Develop proposals for grants supporting FBA’s SNAP-O efforts, in partnership with department director, and manage grant budgets. Work with our state partners at the Division of Public Assistance to ensure compliance with state eligibility requirements. 
Remain current on federal and state SNAP policy and legislation, SNAP administrative best practices, and SNAP-O best practices within the Feeding America network. Assist in collecting stories of SNAP recipients for advocacy purposes.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS - BA or 2 years work experience in program management or social services. Familiarity with SNAP or other public assistance programs a plus. Supervisory experience. Demonstrated initiative and creativity in developing and implementing new projects. Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Comfortable public speaker. Excellent interpersonal skills, empathy for persons in need, and ability to maintain client confidentiality. Bilingual speaking ability a plus. Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel, as well as the internet. Experience with databases and reporting. Familiarity with technology such as digital outreach. Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check as required for SNAP programs. Valid AK Driver’s License and the willingness to travel throughout Alaska and the USA. Commitment to organizational mission to end hunger. 

This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Public Engagement. The starting pay range is $41,000- $50,000 per year, depending on experience. Food Bank of Alaska values work-life balance and provides a great work atmosphere. We offer holiday pay, PTO, medical and dental insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan, wellness plan, training and professional development. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume and cover letter to: Food Bank of Alaska, 2121 Spar Avenue, Anchorage, 99501, email jobs@foodbankofalaska.org