Food Reservoir Director in Hiawatha, United States

Location Hiawatha, United States
Date Posted October 16, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, Inc. (HACAP) is a diverse, community-focused nonprofit dedicated to empowering and improving the lives of families living with the everyday barriers of poverty.


The Food Reservoir Director has responsibility for planning, leadership, resource development to sustain the Food Reservoir and its programs and to advocate for food security for all.



Provide leadership and guidance to Food Reservoir Team.
Hires and directly supervises Food Reservoir Management Team.
Responsible for the overall planning, development, implementation, and monitoring of operations for the Food Reservoir that are consistent with HACAP s mission and vision, Feeding America requirements, as well as other funder requirements.
Responsible for agency and personnel compliance under the HACAP Policies and Procedures.
Ensures that all Food Reservoir programs are operated in compliance with either agency, Feeding America, DHS and/or funder requirements.
Responsible for projecting a positive image of the agency in the community.
Effectively identifies problems, takes appropriate corrective actions or makes timely notification to the HACAP CEO for areas beyond the Food Reservoir's control.

Fundraising/Resource Development

Responsible for developing resources to support Food Reservoir programs/operations.
Responsible for monitoring all fundraising programs and strategies.
Responsible for submitting proposals and required reports for funding.
Responsible for setting up the system with the Food Reservoir to assure maintaining accountability to donors.

Relationship Management

Participates in agency management team and works collaboratively with other managers toward achieving agency initiatives.
Responsible for maintaining multiple relationships with service providers, internally and externally.
Represents the agency throughout the community and in the media on department related topics.
Maintains open communications and relationships with governmental units, community agencies, and volunteers groups.
Represents HACAP at community groups related to hunger and/or economic sufficiency.
Acts as an advocate for hunger/food insecurity issues at the local, state, and national level.
Provides guidance/support to the Food Reservoir Advisory Council.

Financial Management

Develops departmental budgets following agency guidelines.
Approves department expenditures of funds with budget parameters.


Support the organization's mission, vision, values, policy and procedure by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect personalization, commitment to our community, and accountability and ownership.
Consistently work in a positive and cooperative manner with fellow Team Members.
Consistently demonstrate ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary.
Consistantly come to work on time, working as scheduled, and leaving at the scheduled time.
Maintain appropriate attire and good grooming habits to support HACAP s desire for safe and efficient operations, providing greater service and better customer relations.
Ensure confidentiality of any information concerning an employee, client, family, financial condition or personal peculiarities is strictly maintained.
Ensure that personal health information is protected during its collection, use, disclosure, storage and destruction within HACAP as required by HIPAA.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor s degree in business administration or related field.
Three years of experience in a non-profit or human service organization.
Two years of supervisory experience.
Demonstrated resource development capability.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Conditions of Employment

Proof of valid Driver s license
Proof of valid personal car insurance
Reliable transportation for on the job use

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