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Current Employment Opportunities

Eastern Operations Manager 

Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Employment Type: Full Time

Description: Manages all day-to-day operations and programs of Feeding South Dakota's eastern region to ensure mission goals and objectives are being met. Provides leadership to direct reports through effective communication, setting goals, managing performance, providing recognition and rewards, and handling personnel matters with consistency and proper documentation. Manages external relationships with agencies, retail and manufacturing partners, and Feeding America. Coordinates the organization's transportation needs and assists with the solicitation of in-kind food donations from local, state and nation-wide donors. Responsible for the efficiency, quality and timeliness in the delivery of the organization's program services.

Requirements: Qualified candidate must possess proven management skills, with a minimum of two years of leadership experience. Minimum of a Bachelor's degree and at least two years of relevant experience in organizational and systems management. Warehouse management and logistics in material storage and transportation are desired. Strong communication and interpersonal skills required in order to motivate and engage others to advance the mission and goals of the organization.

Contact: Chad Olson Operations Director

               3511 N. 1st Avenue
               Sioux Falls, SD 57104
               Phone: 605-335-0364 ext.13

Development Associate

Location: Rapid City

Employment: Full-Time

  • Responsible for managing Feeding South Dakota’s grant program, including grant schedules, grant reporting, and the writing of grant
  • Coordinates and prepares presentations to individuals, corporations, and foundations.
  • Assists in project/capital gift campaigns at the direction of the Development Director.
  • Assists in the development of Feeding South Dakota endowment programs.
  • Assesses current donor base and cultivation of possible donors.
  • Cultivates relationships with individuals, corporations and foundations through personal visits. 
  • Records status of relationships with donors, community members and business owners in donor database, builds reports as needed, and coordinates donor recognition programs.
  • Act as a liaison to supporting organizations and groups fundraising to benefit Feeding South Dakota.
  • Coordinates special events as assigned.

Contact:  Kerri DeGraff, Development Director

               3511 N. 1st Avenue
               Sioux Falls, SD 57104
               Phone: 605-335-0364 ext.17

Warehouse Associate

Location: Sioux Falls Food Pantry

Employment: Full Time

General Job Objectives: The Warehouse Associate assists the Sioux Falls Food Pantry Manager with all pantry operations and inventory control, including maintaining the pantry shelves and accepting product donations. 

  • Ensures the proper storage, rotation and maintenance of food products.
  • Properly weighs, receipts and handles product donations. 
  • Guides clients through the process of receiving products from the pantry.
  • Assists in the supervision of volunteer staff and projects.
  • Performs day-to-day cleaning and maintenance of the pantry.
  • Ensures compliance with all Feeding America warehouse/pantry requirements. Practices food safety standards.
  • Weighs and tracks outgoing product inventory.
  • Fills in for the route driver as needed.
  • Assists, as directed, with major food drives or volunteer activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Food Pantry Manager. 

Job requirements for this position:

  • Two years of relevant experience in inventory/warehouse operations.
  • Experience with customer service and demonstrated good customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs, with frequent lifting of 50 lbs.
  • High school diploma required. Associate degree or more preferred.

Contact:  John Geyer, Sioux Falls Pantry Manager

               417 N Phillips Avenue
               Sioux Falls, SD 57104
               Phone: 605-335-6921

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