Comprehensive Health Plan

The health and well-being of our team are important. We provide full and part-time permanent employees with extended health, dental, vision, life & accident insurance coverage.

Registered Retirement Savings Plan

We provide full and part-time permanent employees with the option to enrol in our Group RRSP matching plan.

Learning and Professional Development

We support the career growth of our team. Full and part-time permanent employees are provided with a yearly allowance to use for professional development training and courses.

Vacation

Time off from work increases productivity and creativity! Permanent full-time employees receive 3-weeks’ vacation. This increases after 3 years of continuous employment. You'll also get your birthday off with pay and an additional paid personal day!

Well-Being Resources

Our employees have confidential access to an employee and family assistance program that provides support with mental, physical, social and financial well-being.

Development Coordinator

  • Do you want to make a difference in your community?
  • Join our team, in our vibrant and impressive office and warehouse.
  • Full-time Permanent Position.

Employee benefits

We provide a modern and inclusive office environment, with excellent Skytrain accessibility and free parking. Our competitive benefit plans for this position include: healthcare/dental/vision, 3 weeks accrued vacation leave and a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan. Your birthday and a personal day are additional paid days off.

The GVFB is a certified Living Wage Employer! This recognizes the GVFB’s commitment to paying fair wages, upholding good work standards for our employees and contributing to poverty reduction and a higher standard of living in our community.

Growth opportunities

  • Professional Growth – mentoring, professional development courses and conferences.
  • Financial Growth – competitive salary and excellent perks.
  • Personal Growth – be part of a close and supportive team with strong leadership.

Position overview

The GVFB is searching for a talented and professional Development Coordinator to join our dynamic development team. Your duties will be diverse and multi-faceted, therefore adaptability is vital for this position.

Key aspects of this role include administrative duties related to fundraising and events, gaining firsthand experience in non-profit fundraising and relationship management, as well as donor and grant research and tracking.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide general assistance for the Development Department and help to maintain organization, structure and efficiency;
  • Provide a consistently high standard of donor service and care in responding to any donor questions or concerns;
  • Provide support to a wide range of fundraising activities including direct mail, monthly giving, online fundraising, mid-level giving, employee giving, etc.;
  • Become highly competent in the use of the Raisers Edge database;
  • Record donor contact information, meeting results and outcomes in Raiser’s Edge;
  • Support the development team with queries and exports from Raiser’s Edge ;
  • Provide regular reports to the department ensuring timely and accurate information, including financial reports, program results and activity, donor base (new-to-file, attrition), solicitor activity, etc.;
  • Become familiar with Luminate Online (online fundraising platform) and provide support and assistance, as required, for Virtual Food Drive and other online activities;
  • Become familiar with Luminate email tools and assist to construct and send email communications;
  • Undertake research on individual donors, foundations and organizations;
  • Assist, as required, with gift processing and data entry;
  • Be available to attend and support events as required;
  • Introduce new ideas and initiatives into the role whilst taking ownership of work.

Personal attributes and core skills

  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities;
  • Proven ability to develop processes to streamline, automate, and build efficiencies with technological tools;
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships, work in a team environment, and build trust;
  • Sense of humour, honesty, compassion;
  • A flexible and collaborative, proactive work ethic;
  • Hands-on, adaptable, able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer relations skills;
  • Self-starter, organized, and be able to work with minimal direction;
  • Ability to work well under time-sensitive deadlines;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Qualifications and experience

  • 2+ years’ experience in administrative work;
  • 1+ years’ experience consistent with fundraising and donor relations in a not-for-profit or charitable setting;
  • Experience with fundraising software, Raiser’s Edge preferred;
  • Highly skilled in all aspects of Microsoft Office.

Please submit your resume and cover letter in one PDF document to: [email protected] 

We are actively recruiting for this position and encourage you to apply now if you are keen on this opportunity!

A criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors is required upon hiring.

NOTE:

Due to high volume applications, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Fundraising Officer, Online

  • Do you want to make a difference in your community?
  • Join our team, in our vibrant and impressive office and warehouse.
  • Full-time Permanent Position.

Employee benefits

We provide a modern and inclusive office environment, with excellent Skytrain accessibility and free parking. Our competitive benefit plans for this position include: healthcare/dental/vision, 3 weeks accrued vacation leave and a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan. Your birthday and a personal day are additional paid days off.

The GVFB is a certified Living Wage Employer! This recognizes the GVFB’s commitment to paying fair wages, upholding good work standards for our employees and contributing to poverty reduction and a higher standard of living in our community.

Growth opportunities

  • Professional Growth – mentoring, professional development courses and conferences.
  • Financial Growth – competitive salary and excellent perks.
  • Personal Growth – be part of a close and supportive team with strong leadership.

Position overview

The GVFB is seeking a Fundraising Officer who is passionate about fundraising and donor experience. They have the dedication and fundraising skills to make a lasting impact within the organization. They play a key role in growing the Food Bank’s online presence, promoting and managing the Food Bank’s Virtual Food Drive peer-to-peer site, crafting compelling email communications and creating a memorable online donor experience. They are a positive, solutions-oriented team player helping us to reach our fundraising goals and create online enthusiasm for the work of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

Key responsibilities

  • Overall day-to-day management of the Luminate Online fundraising platform;
  • Developing & managing email campaigns, donation forms, Teamraiser (peer-to-peer) and other web projects in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Crafting an online donor experience that promotes the GVFB’s mission and accomplishes GVFB’s fundraising goals through developing online donor recruitment, engagement, recognition & stewardship;
  • Managing Teamraiser events & configuration – including the Virtual Food Drive and similar peer-to-peer events;
  • Providing personal attention to Teamraiser ‘champions’ – providing coaching, fundraising assistance, support and ‘prompting’ to ensure fundraising opportunities are maximized and barriers to success are removed;
  • Implementing and monitoring website analytics (Google Analytics) to ensure a comprehensive view of user interaction with the website, all Luminate properties and all inbound marketing or solicitation initiatives;
  • Leveraging social media as a marketing and fundraising tool, tracking and reporting on comparative conversion rates and ROI and making recommendations for budget spending;
  • Staying current on industry tools and trends including web technologies; online fundraising best practices; social media and continually learn technical skills to improve the Food Bank’s online presence and fundraising success.

Personal attributes and core skills

  • A deep understanding of online fundraising, email communications and content management best practices;
  • Must be able to exercise decisiveness and good judgment in situations requiring the evaluation of information to reach creative solutions;
  • Familiarity with search engine optimization, website analytics, and campaign performance tracking;
  • Strong project coordination skills, including ability to work proactively and efficiently, set priorities, and meet overlapping deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Knowledge and competency in using social media in fundraising and its execution;
  • Strong interpersonal and donor relations skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Function as an integral member of the overall team, and provide not only leadership and strategy, but also recommendations and support as appropriate;
  • Willingness to learn and grow as strategies and technologies evolve.

Qualifications and experience

  • 1+ years’ experience with Luminate Online in a not-for-profit organization preferred;
  • 2+ years of experience in marketing or fundraising. Experience in a nonprofit organization is a substantial plus;
  • Experience with content management and donor relationship management systems;
  • Experience and familiarity with Raisers Edge a plus;
  • Data entry experience;
  • Knowledge and experience with digital marketing tools, including Google Analytics;
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite, and ability to learn other software programs as needed an asset.

We are actively recruiting for this position and encourage you to apply now if you are keen on this opportunity!

Please submit your resume and cover letter in one PDF document to: [email protected] 

A criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors is required upon hiring.

NOTE:

Due to high volume applications, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Human Resources Advisor

  • Do you want to make a difference in your community?
  • Join our HR team and enjoy delivering stellar service to our employees
  • Full-time Permanent Position

Employee benefits

We provide a modern and inclusive office environment, with excellent Skytrain accessibility and free parking. Our competitive benefit plans for this position include: healthcare/dental/vision, 3 weeks accrued vacation leave and a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan. Your birthday and a personal day are additional paid days off.

The GVFB is a certified Living Wage Employer! This recognizes the GVFB’s commitment to paying fair wages, upholding good work standards for our employees and contributing to poverty reduction and a higher standard of living in our community.

Growth opportunities

  • Professional Growth – mentoring, professional development courses and conferences
  • Financial Growth – competitive salary and excellent perks
  • Personal Growth – be part of a close and supportive team with strong leadership

Position overview

This role will nicely suit a talented HR professional who is looking to embark on a career working into the nonprofit world or continuing working in one.

You will stand out by delivering stellar service to our employees, with sincerity, making a real impact to our internal culture. Be prepared for a boost in job satisfaction where your contributions are valued and truly make a difference. Seeing the impact of your work helping others really does feel great!

The HR Advisor plays a critical role working closely with our HR Manager to deliver and execute a broad range of HR services, this is in addition to Privacy Officer related duties.

Key responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with all employees to ensure HR has a “pulse” on the organization, encourage a high level of employee engagement to maintain a strong company culture;
  • Full cycle recruitment activities as required, partnering with hiring managers throughout;
  • Assist with developing, implementing and managing onboarding content and delivery;
  • First point of contact when privacy issues arise;
  • Conducting privacy audits, maintaining and implementing our privacy policies, managing privacy training;
  • Update internal HR policies as required, ensure compliance with employment standards and best practices;
  • Assist with preparing and coordinating probation reviews and annual employee performance reviews;
  • Establish effective employee relationships across all departments and at all levels based on trust, experience, and credibility;
  • Provide HR support around employee safety, health and welfare;
  • Conduct employee check-ins, be visible in the workplace walking around the warehouse / office, engaging with staff members and getting to know them;
  • Respond to employee requests, inquiries and concerns in a friendly, timely and solution-oriented manner;
  • Facilitate the off-boarding process, to include conducting exit interviews.

Personal attributes and core skills

  • Not afraid to “roll up your sleeves!”
  • Resourceful, solution oriented and comfortable working in an environment that is focused on deliverables;
  • Professionalism, with a strong commitment to providing excellent service to employees;
  • Possess superb interpersonal communication skills in English (oral and written);
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain confidential information;
  • Fun, collaborative, supportive and authentic team player;
  • Prioritize a busy workload and work well under pressure without being easily flustered;
  • Flexible and adaptable to change;
  • Exceptional relationship-building skills, able to interact positively with employees at all levels;
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, e.g. with our applicant tracking system and internal HR system;
  • Demonstrate good judgment and a high level of professionalism;
  • Proficient in strong record keeping with all necessary documentation related to employee matters;
  • Adapt, thrive and multi-task within a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment;
  • Comfortable presenting and speaking in front of both large and small groups.

Qualifications and experience

  • 4+ years Human Resources related experience working in a fast paced environment;
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or a related field and post-secondary diploma or certificate in HR;
  • Knowledgeable with HR best practices and regulations, including the Employment Standards Act and Human Rights Legislation;
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Experience using an HRIS system.

 

We are actively recruiting for this position and encourage you to apply now if you are keen on this opportunity!

To apply please submit your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to: https://easyapply.co/job/human-resources-advisor-3?rcid=indeed

A criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors is required upon hiring.

 

NOTE:

Due to high volume applications, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.

Data Analyst

  • Do you want to make a difference in your community?
  • Join our team, in our vibrant and impressive office and warehouse.
  • Full time-permanent role.

Employee benefits

We provide a modern and inclusive office environment, with excellent Skytrain accessibility and free parking. Our competitive benefit plans for this position include: healthcare/dental/vision, 3 weeks accrued vacation leave and a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan. Your birthday and a personal day are additional paid days off.

The GVFB is a certified Living Wage Employer! This recognizes the GVFB’s commitment to paying fair wages, upholding good work standards for our employees and contributing to poverty reduction and a higher standard of living in our community.

Growth opportunities

  • Professional Growth – mentoring, professional development courses and conferences.
  • Financial Growth – competitive salary and excellent perks.
  • Personal Growth – be part of a close and supportive team with strong leadership.

Position overview

Ensure stakeholders, both internal and external, have sufficient data to make informed decisions. Support the management team with monthly metrics reports that create transparency into the various departments across the operation, and support the CEO’s reports to the Board with specific KPI and other ad hoc reporting requests. Maintain the operations databases, and assist other staff with their data needs. Project related work will arise throughout the year, such as software deployment analysis and support for the Operations and Distribution departments.

Key responsibilities 

  • Compile and present regular monthly reports to the Management team;
  • Compile KPI reports with the CEO for the Board of Directors, and support any other Board reporting needs
  • Provide quality assurance of imported data;
  • Processing confidential data and information according to industry guidelines;
  • Supporting initiatives for data integrity and normalization;
  • Generating reports from single or multiple systems;
  • Fulfill ad-hoc data and report requests from other internal and external stakeholders;
  • Create and maintain KPIs that align with organizational objectives;
  • Maintain data tables housed in Excel;
  • Training end users on new reports and dashboards;
  • Provide direction and supervision for data entry and food quality measurement volunteers;
  • Enter data accurately and quickly.

Personal attributes and core skills

  • Strong knowledge of quantitative analytics, with a foundational knowledge of statistical concepts;
  • Basic to Intermediate SQL, knowledge of relational database concepts;
  • Advanced Excel knowledge, with basic VBA knowledge;
  • Programming knowledge a plus;
  • Reporting tools such as (PowerBI, Tableau, etc.);
  • Critical thinker, attentive to the minor details as well as the big picture;
  • Strong project coordination skills, including the ability to work proactively and efficiently, set priorities, and meet overlapping deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Able to prioritize multiple incoming requests;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Willingness to learn and grow as strategies and technologies evolve;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Qualifications and experience

  • Completion of post-secondary education in in Statistics, Business, Computer Science, Economics, or other related fields;
  • 2-3+ year Data Analysis related experience working in a fast paced environment;
  • Not-for-profit experience considered advantageous;
  • Experience using reporting tools a plus (PowerBI, Tableau, etc.);
  • Experience using SQL;
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
 

We are actively recruiting for this position and encourage you to apply now if you are keen on this opportunity!

Please submit your resume and cover letter in one PDF document to: https://easyapply.co/job/data-analyst-75 

 

A criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors is required upon hiring.

NOTE:

Due to the high volume of applications, only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.