10th Anniversary Plank-a-thon a Great Success!

On Saturday, May 21st, Groton’s KAM Fitness and Nutrition held their 10th anniversary Plank-a-thon fundraiser at the Prescott School Community Center to benefit local food pantries. They raised an amazing $1440 for Loaves & Fishes!

Thanks to all who participated! Your hard work is greatly appreciated and the money you raised will go a long way in helping us to feed our neighbors in need!

Immediate Job Opening: Food Coordinator

FOOD COORDINATOR

WAREHOUSING/INVENTORY/PURCHASING/DISTRIBUTION COORDINATOR

We are seeking a Coordinator to lead the warehousing, inventory management, procurement, receipt, and distribution of all food items passing through the pantry.  Ensure a safe and optimum supply of high-quality food in the pantry.  Maintain and expand sources of shelf stable and perishable food supplies.  Provide supervision and oversight to food operations staff and volunteers.  Routinely collaborate with the pantry’s staff team and dedicated volunteers to distribute a variety of food and personal care items to our clients on a regular basis.

Hours: This is a part time position primarily working during open pantry hours, sorting/stocking and truck offload sessions totaling 25 hours per week.  Schedule is generally Tuesday through Friday with some evenings and Saturdays, schedule subject to adjustment.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree and/or equivalent relevant experience in leadership, supply chain, warehousing, logistics, inventory management or distribution processes.
  • Strong leadership ability including consensus-building
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational and proven time management skills
  • Proactive communication skills (oral and written)
  • Knowledge and comfort with technology and tools for supply chain, inventory management and budgeting.
  • Proficient computer skills – email, Microsoft Office, file management
  • Commitment to continuous process improvement
  • Commitment to the mission and goals of Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc.
  • Covid vaccination and booster required

This position offers paid time off, holidays and a $1,000 hiring bonus ($500 payable at the completion of 3 months of service and $500 payable at the completion of 6 months of service).

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that helps those who face food insecurity in a supportive and dignified setting. We serve our neighbors in Ayer, Devens, Dunstable, Groton, Harvard, Littleton, and Shirley.

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@loavesfishespantry.org

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

WE DID IT!!!

With your help we achieved our goal of raising $20,000 to help support our neighbors in need!

We are grateful to:

Our GOLD SPONSORS
Berry
Enterprise Bank
Friot’s Water Treatment
Rachel Kiley Brock-Compass
Rollstone Bank & Trust

Our SILVER SPONSORS
Jenn Gavin Russo – Compass
Devens- A Massdevelopment Community
Staples

Our GIFT CERTIFICATE DONORS
All Town Fresh
Harvard General Store
Harvard Therapeutic Massage
Union Coffee Roasters

All who WALKED, DONATED and VOLUNTEERED!

We are delighted to announce our TOP FUNDRAISERS:
Sr. Patricia Cushing (top fundraiser two years in a row!)
Team Beth, Dan and Teddy
Team Silk Springing Into Action
Jim Breslauer
Over the Long Hill
Nashoba Associated Boards of Health and Nursing Service

CONGRATULATIONS
to the winner of our Kids’ Fun Run – Finn Cooper!

Once again, our sincere thanks! Your support truly makes a difference to so many of our neighbors!

For more pictures and for more information about the event, please visit LFWalk.org.

 

Lifting and feeding our neighbors since 1983.