• Location: CBU
  • Deadline: March 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Number of Positions: 1                                                 Competition Number: FBC-0313

Employer: CBU Students’ Union                                    Closing Date: March 13, 2020

Reporting To:  VP Finance & Operations

Purpose: The CBU Students’ Union is currently seeking an individual to fill the student position of Food Bank Coordinator. This position is designed to oversee and create initiatives for the CBUSU Food Bank.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing the food bank’s operation as directed by the Students’ Union.
  • Seeking new ways to enhance the services provided to students
  • Shopping for food to stock the food bank (heavy lifting will be required)
  • Planning, marketing and executing food drives, collection programs, and other food related events and initiatives
  • Planning, marketing and executing monthly food giveaways
  • Refer students to various services related to accessing food and receiving financial support
  • Maintain suitable inventory levels and create shopping lists to replenish stocks
  • Monitor sales at various grocery stores to guarantee affordable shopping trips
  • Seek sponsorship from various grocery stores and suppliers, and negotiate deals and discounts
  • Perform monthly inventory counts to monitor stock levels.
  • May supervise and manage volunteers to assist with the creation of materials and or distribution of food.
  • Ensure food bank is open and or accessible at least 10 hours per week
  • Other tasks reasonably assigned by the Students’ Union


  • Must be returning to a university or college in September 2020
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced office environment
  • Ability to work within a budget
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Creativity an asset
  • A valid government driver’s license and abstract is required

If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume quoting FBC-0313 no later than 4:00PM on March 13, 2020.  Applications may be sent to the attention of Dawn MacDougall, Administration & Health Plan Manager using the information at the bottom of this posting.

Please note that only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

CBU Students’ Union, P.O. Box 5300, Sydney, NS   B1P 6L2, 902-539-2886 (fax)