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Our client, The Met Council is America’s largest Jewish charity dedicated to serving the needy.

Position Summary:

This is a key community engagement position. The 171 Lexington Program Manager is responsible for creating a hub of volunteer activity in service of supporting ongoing emergency food delivery throughout the community.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Identify and nurture partnerships with volunteers, donors and community groups to support volunteer activities out of 171 Lexington;
  • Identify and engage with non-profit partners and communal institutions to identify individuals and families who could use emergency food packages;
  • Support ordering and packing of client’s emergency food packages;
  • Implement and maintain inventory control;
  • Ensure the space remains a welcoming, exciting, and functional place that supports our program goals and activities.


  • Superior customer service skills
  • Significant experience with donors and community stakeholders
  • Must be closely familiar with local community groups
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Solid problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Exceptional communication skills—both written and verbal
  • Strong knowledge of Windows 10 and all Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously
  • Significant organization skills, with an ability to stay focused on assigned tasks

Skills and Education: 

  • Associates degree (required); Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Fluent in English (required); additional languages helpful
  • Knowledge of Kashrut laws (preferred)

Physical Demands:

  • Required Frequently: Standing and climbing stairs; carrying laptop & computers (approx. 10-25 lbs)
  • Required Occasionally: Reaching above the shoulder, and lifting, pushing and pulling 5-25 lbs
Willie Hochman
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