coordinator of a food pantry resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Highly organized worker with experience obtaining and distributing food to area families. Talented at volunteer coordination, event planning and reporting. Compassionate when interacting with and assisting wide range of community members in need of food assistance. Energetic bringing positive attitude to boost team-building abilities and productivity. Creative thinker with history of finding innovative solutions to problems.

  • Conflict resolution
  • Relationship building
  • Community organization
  • Food drives
  • Donation sorting
  • Drive-thru operation
  • Food distribution
  • Social services
  • Problem resolution
  • First Aid
  • Public speaking
  • Client meetings
  • Effective customer communication
  • Customer support and assistance
  • Community outreach
04/2021 to Current
Coordinator of a Food Pantry Amikids Lafayette, LA,
  • Planned and promoted food drives and donations to build stock.
  • Organized annual events to provide families with meals during holidays and peak seasons.
  • Collected and tracked data to create reports.
  • Monitored food safety and rotation process by enforcing procedures.
  • Coordinated, scheduled and supervised food pantry volunteers.
  • Arranged food pickups and unloading of goods from delivery trucks.
  • Assisted with stocking shelves and removing expired items.
  • Assigned volunteers to keep all food bank shifts properly staffed.
  • Boxed family-sized boxes of groceries for distribution to families in need.
  • Received canned goods and other nonperishable items, recording all donations to food bank.
  • Sorted and packaged items to be delivered to clients.
  • Limited food waste by assisting clients in selecting only needed items.
  • Sorted and distributed food to disadvantaged families, including canned goods and fresh produce.
  • Repackaged bulk donations into smaller portions for distribution.
  • Facilitated positive, grocery store atmosphere for all clients visiting food bank.
  • Helped clients select nutritionally balanced meals.
  • Represented food bank at special events to raise awareness of need.
  • Packaged and loaded groceries into cars for clients.
  • Delivered food to clients unable to get to food bank.
  • Maintained cleanliness of volunteer center and warehouse areas.
03/2005 to 11/2021
Shift Supervisor Stitch Fix Shillington, PA,
  • Collaborated with team members to improve performance and implement training updates.
  • Performed opening and closing procedures including setting up registers and arranging products to keep facility operations-ready.
  • Trained 5 people to be owners of a franchise employees in effective work procedures and performance strategies to optimize operations.
  • Completed opening and closing duties to facilitate business operations.
  • Employed optimal safety practices resulting in zero hazards, incidents or lost-time accidents.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to conform with materials specifications and quality standards.
  • Enforced safety protocols to promote cost-effective and safe handling of equipment and materials.
  • Employed security and loss prevention strategies during shift to maximize safety.
  • Assisted upper management with daily operations to meet standards of service and quality.
  • Set up, adjusted and maintained machines to operate at peak levels and meet challenging demands.
06/2010 to 04/2019
Stylist Colegio Juarez City, STATE,
  • Recommended treatment and styling products to customers to meet current needs or resolve specific concerns.
  • Cut and styled natural, artificial, colored or textured hair.
  • Showcased desired product features in shoots to enhance appearance and improve consumer purchasing numbers.
  • Kept work area clean and neat to stay productive.
  • Maintained safety protocols by ensuring proper and safe handling of equipment and materials.
  • Backed up reception desk by answering phones, scheduling appointments and processing payments.
  • Communicated with clients about haircare needs and suggested appropriate products to increase sales by 20%.
  • Treated customers to extra services such as shampooing and head massage to promote loyalty.
  • Applied artificial nails or gel-based color to finger- and toenails.
  • Maximized company profits through effective product sales and updated customer service standard to obtain 50 return customers.
  • Set up workstation and treatment room with products, equipment and supplies to facilitate services .
  • Recommended hair styles to compliment clients' facial features and coloring.
  • Washed, colored, cut and styled hair for high volume of clients daily.
  • Collected payment from customers and scheduled next appointments.
  • Provided comprehensive hair treatments such as repairing, styling or coloring for all types of hair.
  • Drove retail sales through salon product and service promotion, making specific client recommendations.
  • Closely monitored customer satisfaction while completing courses, resulting in 100% customer satisfaction rate.
  • Fostered clean and sanitary work environment to protect customers and staff from infection.
  • Recommended styles and treatments based on clients' needs and appearances.
  • Maintained updated knowledge of industry products and chemical composition structure and properties.
  • Beautified customers by performing facials and waxing.
  • Stayed up-to-date on current and emerging trends to increase professional value and meet diverse client needs.
  • Kept notes listing preferences and services provided to clients for quick reference.
  • Provided hair care for about 25 men, women and children daily.
  • Collaborated with clients of all types to increase profile and status through effective styling.
  • Greeted each client and asked questions to determine fashion needs.
  • Colored, cut and installed extensions according to referenced photo and desired outcome.
  • Evaluated client's hair and physical features to determine style and cut plans.
  • Applied makeup to achieve desired day-to-day and special event looks.
  • Evaluated client hair type, condition and desired outcome to determine ideal services.
  • Prepared makeup, hair and nails for photoshoots according to client specifics.
Education and Training
Expected in 09/2013
High School Diploma:
Ceneval - Mexico City,
Expected in 01/2012
Diploma: Cosmetology Education
Instituto Juarez - Mexico City, Mexico,
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Obtained new products realizing overall increase in customer satisfaction and cost efficiency.
  • Promoted from volunteer to coordinator, in less than 12-months
  • Created highly effective new strategy that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Led team to achieve , earning recognition from upper management and financial reward.
Additional Information

I am a hard working mother that understand the every day struggle of being a single parent that wants to help and give as much as I can to my community through my work and to help carry at least a little bit of their struggles, acknowledging and understanding each situation, giving the best I can of myself, always.

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School Attended

  • Ceneval
  • Instituto Juarez

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  • Stylist


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