Part-time, seasonal position
Expected Schedule: June – December, 20-30 hours/week
Compensation: $15/hour
Weekends on occasion: 3-6 hours

EMAIL TO APPLY: Christine@FoodshedAlliance.org

The Foodshed Alliance’s LocalShare Program works to bring our community together through gleaning or harvesting surplus food produced on northwestern New Jersey farms to help feed those with limited access to healthy, fresh local produce. Food is donated to food pantries, meal programs, and social service agencies and offered at free produce markets.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Manages and directs volunteers on farm sites and at meeting points.
• Assists in management, delivery and distribution of gleaned produce to pantries,
partners and at free produce markets.
• Collects and reports gleaning data.
• Responsible for the vehicle assigned for the day.

Required Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with various types of
volunteers and recipients.
• Detail oriented with excellent record keeping, planning and time management
• Demonstrated technology and smartphone competency including working with
• Driver’s license, good driving record, reliable vehicle and ability to drive pickup
truck and cargo van.
• Personal alignment and commitment to the mission of the organization.
• Flexibility with hours and scheduling which involves some evenings and

Physical Requirements:
• This position is physically demanding and requires the ability to lift 50+ lbs.
• Must be agreeable to work outside in all NJ weather conditions including hot
and humid summer days and wet and cold autumn conditions.

The Foodshed Alliance is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit that works to strengthen our local food system. Our work helps family farms thrive, helps beginning farmers succeed, reduces food insecurity and reduces food waste while protecting the environment.

EMAIL TO APPLY: Christine@FoodshedAlliance.org

  • Contact Name: Christine Parauda, LocalShare Coordinator