Careers

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Sharing Life is a special place to work, and many employees see their work as a ministry calling. We seek employees from a wealth of diversity who provide powerful, creative ideas that grow out of our different backgrounds and cultures.

Our organizational tagline reads “Demonstrating Compassion” and we believe our employees are the greatest organizational asset to do that when serving our clients. Our value of providing the highest level of client services in an atmosphere of teamwork defines who we are. We are a unique organization strategically located in Mesquite, TX to serve 35 zip codes in Rockwall, Kaufman, and Southeastern Dallas county. We are also the first North Texas Food Bank HUB - a concept that allows us to serve 62 smaller pantries with food to enable them to serve their clients.

Please email resumes to jacob@sharing.life



Pantry coordinator

Salary Range: $15.00 - $16.50 / hour - Full Time

Position Overview: The Pantry Coordinator serves as the primary staff member for Sharing Life’s client-choice food pantry. The Pantry Coordinator maintains pantry inventory, food orders, and stock levels. This individual works closely with other Client Services staff and volunteers to maintain access to nutritious food for the pantry. We strive for Sharing Life’s food pantry to not just be a last resort when someone is hungry, but a planned budgeting tool for low-income families in our community and the Pantry Coordinator must be able to identify and implement strategies to encourage nutritious food choices and provide convenient, efficient access to food for our clients.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain accurate and sufficient inventory of product in the client-choice food pantry
  • Provide daily supervision to volunteers, interns, and AmeriCorps members assigned to pantry duties
  • Provide excellent customer service to our pantry clients
  • Work with Hub staff to safely and timely pull/stock pantry orders
  • Ability to utilize online inventory system to process orders
  • Work with Impact Manager to implement pantry initiatives focused on improving the health of pantry clients
  • Coordinate with Financial Empowerment to provide food support to Working Families participants
  • Work with Director of Operations to identify and implement technology solutions to increase pantry efficiency and improve pantry-related client outcomes
  • Accurately track and log daily activities
  • Maintain a clean pantry, free of hazards and potential food safety issues
  • Safely operate warehouse equipment, including fork lifts and pallet jacks
  • Ensure pantry goals are met based on the Sharing Life Strategic Plan
  • Must have the ability to regularly work Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings
  • Recognize and adhere to all local, state, and federal safety requirements
  • Candidates must submit to background check and have a clear driving record
Education and Experience
  • Education and Experience
  • 2 years’ experience in food pantry operations
  • Understanding of social determinants of health
  • Forklift experience strongly preferred
  • Must have the ability to regularly work Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings
  • Ability to learn and train others in emerging technologies
Physical Working Conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. The employee may lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
2019 Pantry Coordinator.pdf
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Accountant

Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000

Position Overview: The accountant’s role involves processing Sharing Life's accounts payable and accounts receivable. The accountant assists and supports the Board Treasurer and development team in acknowledging donors and grant reporting, preparing financial reports, and processing payroll.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Process incoming donation thank you letters, both monetary and in-kind
  • Prepare financial reports by collecting and analyzing financial data
  • Comply with all local, state, and federal legal requirements
  • Track and report financial information per grant requirements
  • Assist organization staff in special programs (fundraising, etc)
  • Input financial transactions through Quickbooks and integrate with donor software
  • Work with staff to prepare annual fiscal budget
Education/Experience Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
5 years’ experience working in accounts payable/receivable, general ledger and payroll
Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
  • Must be proficient in Quickbooks
  • Microsoft Office familiarity
  • Fund accounting experience highly preferred
  • Non-profit experience preferred
  • Experience with donor management software (preferably Donorperfect)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule, including some evening and weekend work.
Physical Working Conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. The employee may lift, carry or otherwise move and position objects weighing up to 15 pounds.
2019 Financial Manager.pdf
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