Employment

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It is the policy of FOOD for Lane County to afford equal employment opportunity to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected condition or characteristic.

Employee Benefits for Full-Time (30 hour/week or more) Employees

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FOOD for Lane County
770 Bailey Hill Road
Eugene, OR 97402

Current openings

Donor Database and Development Coordinator
RESPONSIBLE TO: Development Director HRS PER WEEK: 40 CLASS: Non-Exempt
SALARY RANGE: $16-$20/Hour with Comprehensive Benefits Package

SUMMARY of POSITION: This position is responsible for managing the donor database, reporting on revenue goals, tracking the development calendar, managing the communications calendar, coordinating the mailing processes for direct mail solicitation, coordinating special campaigns, and overseeing donor acknowledgement and recognition. This position assists the Development Director with professional coordination and monitoring of the annual development plan, and works in collaboration with the members of the Development Team to support the overall fundraising activities of FOOD for Lane County.

Complete job description.

Please submit applications (FFLC employment application, resume and cover letter) by Monday, May 16th at 5 p.m., attention Darrel Kau, Development Director.

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Summer Food Program Site Supervisor 

FOOD For Lane County is looking for some fun, reliable, kid-friendly people to help with our Summer Food Program! (21yrs & older)

This is a temporary, part time position which runs June 27th through August 26th.

Site Supervisors are required to use their own vehicles to pick up hot lunches and coolers from a staged pick-up point to be taken out to an assigned park, school or housing complex. Meals are served according to USDA and County Health rules (training is provided). You will be paid for a minimum of two hours’ work time (or more, if you work more), plus gas reimbursement from the pick-up point to the meal site and back.

The Summer Food Program (SFP) is a USDA subsidized program designed to feed children (2-18 years of age) during the summer when school meals are not available. This is a greatly needed program in this county and applicants must be committed to the well-being of children and ensuring the program is run properly according to USDA’s rules and regulations.

Dependable vehicle, proof of insurance and Food Handler’s Card required!

Full job description.

Download an application and background check form here or pick one up from our office at 770 Bailey Hill Rd. Please complete the application** – please use Microsoft Word only, and bring it with you to an open interview session on Friday, May 13th at the FFLC Dining Room (270 W. 8th. Ave., Eugene, across from the WOW Hall), from 3PM-4:30 PM.

Compensation: $9.75/hr plus gas mileage reimbursement.
Questions? Contact Stefani here or at 343-2822 ext. 351.

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Youth Farmers
Thank you for your interest in FOOD for Lane County’s Youth Farm Summer Program! Youth will be working with us at the farm from May 21-September 24, and the Youth Farm schedule does not conflict with school schedules.
The Youth Farm offers its participants:

  • Educational activities, field trips, and guest speakers on gardening, nutrition, financial planning, and career development
  • Training in customer service, leadership, and team work
  • Access to fresh, organic fruits and vegetables
  • The opportunity to serve their community by growing nutritious food for low-income households
  • Healthy physical activity and a chance to make friends
  • 15 hours of work per week at minimum wage

Participating at the Youth Farm is fun, fulfilling, and challenging! Our expectations of participants are high; crew members make a commitment to show-up on time on their scheduled days ready to participate productively and in all kinds of weather. The position also involves some heavy lifting, bending-over for extended periods, and doing repetitive physical activities.
If you are between the ages of 15-19, and interested in applying, please fill out the 3-page application. Guidelines for a successful application are as follows:

  • Print neatly; illegible applications will be recycled!
  • Answer every question completely
  • Be sure your information is accurate
  • Let us know what’s great about you, and what you can offer!

In order for your application to be considered complete, you need to have an adult who knows you well, but is not a member of your family, fill out the attached youth farmer reference form. Please include the reference with your application, or have the person writing your reference mail or fax it to us as soon as possible.

Applications will be accepted until May 2. Please send us your application today! If you have any questions, call us at 541-343-2822, or e-mail.

Sincerely,
Jen Anonia & Ted Purdy
Gardens Program Manager and Youth Farm Manager

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