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Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

02-11-2016 - 08:00 AM

Volunteers are invited to have breakfast at the Food Bank.

Community Bowl Painting Party

03-10-2016 - 05:00 PM

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Food Bank Closed

03-25-2016 - 01:00 AM

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05-03-2016 - 01:00 AM

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05-14-2016 - 01:00 AM

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Help Wanted: Executive Administrative Assistant - 12-26-2013

Executive Administrative Assistant

• Performing basic clerical duties as assigned to include, but not limited to, word processing,
data entry, filing, finance/accounting reports, employee reports, mail assistance, etc.
• Correspondence including thank you letters, handwritten notes, business letters, etc.
• Answers telephone using a multi-line system.
• Interact with department staff to facilitate communications and operations..
• Provide information to guests/callers regarding the organization.
• Grant writing, reporting and various reports.
• Receptionist duties.
• Other responsibilities as assigned which may involve working in service programs and
• Sort incoming mail and distribute mail to the proper party.
• Balance daily donations and agency payments.
• Compile data for reporting.

The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications:

• Able to work independently within a diverse and changing work environment.
• Excellent writing and math skills.
• Excellent verbal communication skills; familiarity and ease working with groups of various
• Excellent interpersonal and hospitable customer service skills, with the ability to exude
patience and compassion to those served by the Food Bank.
• Able to maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality as it relates to information
regarding the organization.
• Proficiency in office software, specifically Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
• Working knowledge and comfort with internet browsing and research.
• Ability to lift weight loads up to 40 pounds.
• Flexibility and willingness to provide support in a variety of areas.
• Ability to prioritize tasks efficiently.
• Available daily transportation
• Valid Driver's License

Grant writing experience a plus. Email Resume to to apply.

Rules for acceptance and participation in the program are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or handicap. Any person alleging discrimination on the basis of race color, national origin, age sex, or handicap has the right to file a complaint within 180 days of the alleged discriminatory action with the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana or the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, P.O. Box 3481, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821-3481, phone (225)922-1319.