Part-time Dispatcher

Food Connect - Philadelphia, PA (30+ days ago)

Food Connect is using technology to solve the complicated problem of hunger, and we are looking for the best and brightest to help us grow. We are a nonprofit tech organization with an app that matches food donations, local shelters, and available drivers in real time. Our aim is to ensure excess food ends up on the plates of the hungry instead of in the trash, all within a few hours so that even perishable food does not go to waste. Our model has been a success in the Philadelphia region, including partnerships with the NFL and Democratic National Convention.

We are looking for a driven, passionate, and innovative part time Dispatcher. The Dispatcher position is a remote part time position. The position is 28 hours a week and the pay rate is $12 an hour. The hours are Mondays: 8:00am-11:00am, Tuesdays from 8:00am-8:00pm, Wednesdays: 9:00am-11:00am, Fridays: 9:00am-11:00am, and Saturdays from 11:00am-8:00pm. The hours are subject to change. You will be responsible for coordinating food donation pick-ups and drop-offs. The position requires a computer, internet access, a phone and communication skills. You can work from the comfort of your home!

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and weekly availability.

Responsibilities of a Food Connect Dispatcher:

  • Monitor our logistics platform for new food donations
  • Contact the food donors to confirm donation details
  • Assign a driver to transport the donation from food donor to recipient organization
  • Match donations to a local homeless shelter, meal site or food pantry

Signs that you’ll make a great Food Connect part time Dispatcher:

  • Access to a computer, internet, and a phone
  • Skilled in problem solving
  • Technologically adept and comfortable with learning new software applications
  • Strong communication skills, ability to engage with a diverse set of people
  • Strong initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision

As a Dispatcher, you help Food Connect increase the volume of food we can recover, which has a direct impact on both the environment and hunger in Philadelphia. If you are looking for a meaningful, purpose-driven opportunity, Food Connect is right for you! Please submit a resume, cover letter and your weekly availability for full consideration.

To learn more about Food Connect, visit

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.00 /hour