Activities involved
Project Management
  • Work remotely
  • Flexible in schedule

Project Manager - Food Drive Event - Jewish Family Services

3-5 hours / weekly
How to Apply
After reviewing opportunity below and if still interested, please send a detailed resume plus cover letter indicating why you are interested to:

Peter Mulholland 
VP Project Services, Project Management Volunteers

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Organization Mission - Jewish Family Services

Guided by the wisdom and values of our Jewish tradition, JFS’ mission is to deliver a continuum of social services to individuals and families of all ages and stages of life, supporting them to live healthy and productive lives. Our vision is to be a leader in the Jewish and broader communities, transforming the lives of individuals and families through quality services and innovative programming that responds to evolving community needs.

Project Summary

This project is a food collection event held at a preselected venue at the end of September 2021. The food will be collected from partner agencies and other organizations such as banks. JFS will have four or five personnel and 15-20 volunteers involved with this project. At the venue, the food will be packed, loaded on a truck, and sent to a specified warehouse. This will end the project.

Project Objectives

•	Develop a schedule for successful completion of the event at end of September. 
•	Develop the work breakdown of up to five JFS personnel and fifteen additional volunteers. 
•	Develop a communications plan with donors to ensure that their donation commitments are met with food delivery to the designated collection venue.

Required Qualifications

•	Excellent communication skills and track record for gaining the respect and cooperation of client’s staff and donors and volunteers.
•	Exceptional planning and leadership skills with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage deadlines and achieve goals in timely manner.
•	Non-profit and social service sector knowledge an asset
Why should you volunteer for this opportunity?
Jewish Family Services will provide a letter of recommendation to the PM volunteer at the successful conclusion of the project, and serve as a reference if appropriate.
Activities involved
Project Management
  • Remote or online
  • Flexible in schedule