Make a difference in your community! Work at the Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank.

 

For either position, send resume and cover letter to: resumes@pmsc-dtfb.org

Position Title:  Wellness-Engagement Coordinator 

Reports to:    Program and Member Services Manager

Classification:    Full-time/Non-Exempt

Typical Schedule:     Monday – Friday (35 hours) per week sometimes requires work on holidays, weekends, and evenings

Hourly wage:    $21-$23 per hour                                                                      

The Pike Market Senior Center is a place of welcome and safety for where older adults find good nutrition, social engagement, and opportunities for increased wellness. 

 

Essential job duties: 

  • Develop, implement and evaluate activities and special events that promote wellness, socialization, education creativity, health, and personal growth for seniors living downtown.

  • Help market activities and events to Senior Center members and the greater community.

  • Engage volunteers and contract with individuals to facilitate activities.

  • Develop programs that create community and purpose for seniors living downtown.

  • Develop partnerships that expand opportunities for members and raise awareness of PMSC in the greater community

  • Keep abreast of programming ideas and innovations for older adults

  • Conduct surveys and develop responsive programming

  • Support partnerships with Seattle Central College Service-Learning Office and University of Washington, Community Engagement & Leadership Education (CELE) Center for the purpose of welcoming service-learning students, interns, and practicum students. 

  • Plan and produce celebrations of holidays and special occasions for Senior Center members

  • Support the annual Pike Market Senior Center Women’s Retreat at Camp Burton, Vashon Island

  • Plan and escort monthly public transportation field trips

  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • BA degree in Human Services OR 2 years’ lived or worked experience in community setting with activity coordination responsibilities.

  • Positive experience working with diverse and marginalized populations including people who are homeless and/or have mental illness

  • Knowledgeable about resources available to low income seniors and able to conduct research to obtain further information

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Enjoys interacting with seniors, is open-minded and even-tempered

  • Skilled at finding creative solutions

  • Ability to anticipate needs and align resources

  • Strong motivational skills

  • Demonstrated willingness to work collaboratively

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize

  • Time management and organizational skills: attention to detail, accuracy, and consistency in executing tasks is vital

  • Networking skills

  • Strong computer and IT skills especially: MS Office and video conferencing platforms

  • Outgoing and observant personality

  • Enjoys building partnerships

  • Speaks and writes in English clearly and fluently

  • Strong communication and active listening skills with coworkers and a wide range of stakeholders

  • Ability to speak Spanish or Mandarin a plus
     

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience working in a senior center setting preferred


Essential Physical Skills

This position requires frequent sitting, standing and occasional walking; lifting 30 pounds or more; manual dexterity to operate phones, computers, and other office equipment; strong command of the English language; ability to manage sometimes complex problems.


Environmental Conditions

Generally, in an office environment with occasional visits to external environments that require driving to and from various locations within the King County. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Position Title:  Home Delivery Coordinator

Reports to:    Pike Market Food Bank Manager

Classification:    Full-time/Non-Exempt – 35 hours per week,

Typical Schedule:     Monday – Friday, sometimes requires work on holidays, weekends, and evenings

Hourly wage:    $20-$23 per hour                                                                      

The Pike Market Food Bank serves people of all ages who face hunger. The Pike Market Senior Center strives to make each day better and safer for older adults in downtown Seattle. Together, we provide services, activities, and support that contribute to more self-sufficient and fulfilling lives.

 

The Home Delivery Coordinator (HDC) oversees the planning and operation of the Pike Market Food Bank’s Home Delivery Program. The home delivery program works in partnership with low-income residential buildings in the Pike Place Market and downtown Seattle to provide groceries for individuals who are homebound.

 

Essential job duties: 

  • Participate in and support the daily operations of the Pike Market Food Bank.

  • Coordinate all aspects of the Core Home Delivery Program including operational planning.

  • Oversee the training and supervision of volunteers to assist with home deliveries and other related tasks.

  • Maintain relevant databases and paperwork for home delivery partnerships, client information, and reporting.

  • Stay up-to-date on communications (i.e. email and voicemail) with grocery home delivery clients and partner contacts.

  • Act as liaison between the food bank and partner building staff.

  • Help develop and administer a clear, fair system for expanding enrollment.

  • With Food Bank Manager, develop partnerships to reach more residents in our community.

  • Train partnered building staff on the process of administering the needs assessment.

  • Screen and enroll new clients into the program.

  • Create and coordinate home delivery weekly menus with Warehouse manager.

Qualifications/Required skills / abilities 

  • 1 year experience training and working with volunteers.

  • 1 year experience in operations/logistics.

  • Experience communicating with individuals of different backgrounds and life situations.

  • Experience working with spreadsheets, databases, and word processing.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA degree preferred.

 

Essential Physical Skills

This position requires frequent sitting, standing and occasional walking; lifting 30 pounds or more; manual dexterity to operate phones, computers, and other office equipment; strong command of the English language; ability to manage sometimes complex problems.

Environmental Conditions

This job operates in the food bank warehouse, housed with equipment such as an electric and manual pallet jack, cardboard baler, hand truck and other equipment. The employee is frequently exposed to cold, heat, noise and smells. In addition to working in the warehouse and distribution area (covered outdoor garage), the Home Delivery Coordinator spends time using a computer and phone in an office setting.