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Program Director, Brown Bag - Oakland

Company: Elder Care Alliance
Location: Oakland
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

An Elder Care Alliance CommunityAbout Mercy Brown Bag"Seniors helping seniors" is at the heart of Mercy Brown Bag Program, supported by Elder Care Alliances Mercy Retirement & Care Center. For 40 years, our volunteers have lovingly filled and distributed bags of fresh produce, healthy grains, canned goods, lean proteins and more.We sort, pack and distribute groceries to dozens of sites throughout Alameda County. Food insecurity is an alarming trend in the region, where half of all seniors struggle to make ends meet. High cost of living in the countycoupled with low incomes and poor health or disabilitiescause seniors to skip meals or choose between food and their lifesaving medications.About this opportunityWe are looking for a leader to take Mercy Brown Bag Program (MBBP) into the next 40 years. This leader will oversee Mercy Brown Bag Program operations at our Mercy Retirement & Care Center in Oakland, CA. Responsibilities include overall direction for the program, supervision, budgeting, management and strategic planning for the operations and activities of Mercy Brown Bag Program, including warehouse, facilities, staff, and volunteers ensuring program sustainability.Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors college degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Proven experience in a management position
  • Possess good problem solving and strategic thinking skills
  • Knowledge of proper food handling and storage procedures
  • 3-5 years experience in Development with past success
  • Confident and natural communicator with high level proficiency in the use of the English language in oral and written forms.
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task successfully
  • Ability to collaborate well and be an effective team player
  • Ability to appreciate and work with diverse populationsEqual Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status Job ID: 2022-2171 Shift: Day External Company Name: Eldercare Alliance External Company URL: http://eldercarealliance.org/ Street: 3431 Foothill Blvd.

Keywords: Elder Care Alliance, Oakland , Program Director, Brown Bag - Oakland, Executive , Oakland, California

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