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opportunities

Do you want to be a part of the solution to end hunger and food waste? We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a passion to make a difference. Consider joining our team!

  • Are you an avid learner who approaches challenging deadlines and problem-solving opportunities head on?
  • Do you enjoy working as a team and interacting with people from all types of backgrounds?
  • Does the notion of trying new things and going beyond your comfort zone excite you?
  • Are you self-motivated and ready to do what it takes to help reach the common goal?

If you checked the above boxes, you may be a great fit for a role at Last Mile Food Rescue. Consider joining a team of business leaders working hard to solve the problem of food waste and food insecurity.

Benefits:

Flexible Work Schedule

Competitive Pay

Generous Paid Time Off

Health Insurance

IRA contribution

New Parent Leave

Here are our current openings.

Last Mile Food Rescue Market Associate and Dispatcher

Position Title:

Last Mile Market Associate and Dispatcher

Reports to: Last Mile Market Supervisor

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Position Purpose:

LMFR has just introduced a new program in Greater Cincinnati – the Last Mile Market! Last Mile Market is a mobile pantry that supports communities that are experiencing food insecurity and do not have a reliable source of free or low cost healthy & perishable food.

We need someone who will go the extra mile to get our rescued food to those who need it. The Last Mile Market Associate will be directly helping communities facing food insecurity. We are looking for someone who is hardworking, mission driven and has a passion for making their community a better place for all citizens to live and thrive. 

This position is for you if you:

  • Have a passion to make a difference in our community.
  • Want to be part of the solution to hunger and food waste.
  • Enjoy working with customers and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Are detail oriented and organized.
  • Enjoy variety and change in your daily work.
  • Have a high school diploma or GRE and a driver’s license.

What does a Last Mile Market Associate do?

  • Regularly rescues food using the LMFR van from multiple locations and delivers to the Food Market location as directed.
  • Assists with the loading, sorting and distribution of food.
  • Interacts with customers in a friendly manner while taking orders and packing food.
  • Assists with the setup, distribution, and cleanup of the Last Mile Market.
  • Schedules food rescues from food donors to nonprofit sites.
  • Maintains food rescue records, and work with numbers to reconcile pounds.
  • Handles calls from volunteers, donors and partners in the food rescue process.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 2-3 years’ work experience (Preferred).
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent (Preferred).
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Current driver’s license with good driving record. No moving violations within the past 12 months.

Work Schedule & Requirements:

  • Daily 8am-4pm, occasional Saturdays and holidays.
  • The ability to lift 30-60 pounds regularly.
  • Mild to heavy physical activity involving, moving large objects, setting up tables and sorting through food.

Compensation:

$17 an hour

Apply Now

Please direct questions to:

Aaron Moore, Last Mile Food Rescue
aaron@lastmilefood.org
(513)-449-1704

Last Mile Food Rescue Director of Operations

Position Title:

Last Mile Director of Operations

Reports to: Last Mile Chief Operating Officer

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Position Purpose:

Last Mile Food Rescue is searching for a Director of Operations. This role will report to the COO and will manage day-to-day operations to connect food donors with partner agencies. Responsibilities include leading growth strategy, developing and maintaining relationships with donors and agency partners, and leading the Last Mile team to deliver high-impact results. A hybrid/flexible work environment is available for this role. To learn more and apply, please click here.

Last Mile Food Rescue Volunteer Manager

Position Title:

Last Mile Volunteer Manager

Reports to: Last Mile Chief Operating Officer

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Position Purpose:

Last Mile Food Rescue is a Greater Cincinnati food rescue organization on a mission to save good food and get it to those who need it most. By using the power of volunteers fueled by technology (a mobile app called Last Mile), we connect Food Donors with Nonprofits Agencies who serve the region’s food insecure with volunteer drivers, fighting food waste and helping to end the hunger. Since opening our doors in November 2020, Last Mile Food Rescue has seen incredible growth. Volunteers love the simplicity of the app and accessibility of volunteering close to home. Food Donors and Non-profit Agencies see Last Mile as a critical partner in the effort to eliminate food waste and hunger in our region.

We are looking for someone who can engage volunteers and communicate our mission in a way that excites Food Rescue Heroes – our Volunteers and the Community. More than enough good food is available for those who need it. We are looking for someone who is outgoing, and goal oriented with a passion for making our community a better and more equitable place for ALL our citizens to live and thrive.

Major Responsibilities:

Identify, Recruit and Excite Food Rescue Volunteer work force:

  • Find those interested in making a difference by volunteering for Last Mile as Volunteer Drivers.
    • Develop relationships with various communities to recruit volunteers on an on-going basis.
    • Create and implement volunteer recruitment campaigns including speaking engagements, volunteer fairs, media coverage, press releases, and marketing materials.
  • Engage Volunteers & the Community
    • On-board and train all volunteers on LMFR policies, procedures, and goals for community involvement and oversee on-going food safety training and other training for volunteers
    • Convert those who hear our story into regular volunteers or ambassadors in the community. Turn new mobile app downloads to volunteers through engaging text and email campaigns. Turn local food purveyors into food donors.

Communications:  Communicate our message and tell our story to potential volunteers and enablers.

  • Email: Communicate with our LMFR Tribe. Send emails with engaging content and updates on impact we are making.
  • Events: Lead LMFR events to recruit and appreciate our volunteers.

Skills, Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Copy Writing: Write new content for newsletters, annual reports, brochures, event signage, invitations, etc.
  • Photography: Maintain the LMFR photo library.
  • Digitally savvy: experience with software such: Microsoft 365 tools, Salesforce, publishing/layout programs.

Flexible Work Schedule – Hybrid Work Environment

Various Paid Benefits (visit our website for more information)

Digital Start-up Environment & Supportive Culture

Minimum experience 2 years

Compensation $38 – 43,000 depending on qualifications

Start Date: October 15, 2022 or sooner

Apply Now

Please direct questions to:

Eileen Budo, Chief Operating Officer
Last Mile Food Rescue
eileen@lastmilefood.org
(513) 438-6138