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About Open Hand Atlanta:

Open Hand helps people prevent or better manage chronic disease through Comprehensive Nutrition Care, which combines home-delivered meals and nutrition education as a means to reinforce the connection between informed food choices and improved quality of life. With an annual budget of $11 million and a distribution of more than 1.5 million meals per year, Open Hand is one of the largest community-based providers of home-delivered meals in the country. "More than a meal", the organization provides nutrition education and counseling programs to help clients manage their health and prevent further complications. Open Hand is dedicated to using food and nutrition as tools to empower individuals to live independently and with dignity.

BENEFITS AVAILABLE
Open Hand is committed to sponsoring a comprehensive benefits program for all eligible employees. In addition to receiving an equitable salary and having an equal opportunity for professional development and advancement, you may be eligible to enjoy the following benefits which will enhance your job satisfaction:

Medical
Dental
Vision
403B
Pet Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Short Term/Long Term Disability
Legal Shield/Identity Theft Protection
Domestic Partnership Benefits
Associated Credit Union

COMPANY PERKS

Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program (Non Profit Workers)
Active Wellness Committee
-Weekly Wellness Walks & Wellness Tips
-Get Fit Challenge
Access to Staff Registered Dietitians
Tanita Body Composition Test
Community Garden
Good Measure Meals Employee Discount
On-site Yoga, Strength & Toning classes
Discounted YMCA Gym Membership
Volunteering Opportunities

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
Open Hand is a drug free and substance abuse free work environment. Random drug testing may be conducted by an external, neutral tester on all employees. Any perceived use of drugs or reporting to work under the influence of alcohol may be grounds for immediate dismissal.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Open Hand is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by law. Open Hand complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled employees.

BACKGROUND CHECK & DRUG SCREEN REQUIRED POST OFFER

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  • Open Hand Atlanta - Atlanta, GA 30324

    Posted on ZipRecruiter 2017-03-14T11:32:19

    SUMMARYThe Meal Plan Packer is expected to participate in all aspects of the food packaging processes as needed and comply with Open Hand’s food safety, sanitation, and HACCP plan.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include any or all of the following.Assist with setting up packing lineEnsure ALL GM PLANS are in good condition, including meals, snacks, and sidesEnsure accurate packing of ALL GM PLANS, including meals, snacks, and sidesAssist in pulling of sides (from warehouse)Assist in pulling of meal packing bags (from designated bag area)Ensure bags are accurately labeled and in good shapeEnsure all completed meal plans are properly labeled and routedAssist with cleaning and sanitizing of work areaReturn all required paperwork to appropriate staff in a timely mannerOther duties may be assigned as needed.This is a task oriented job. Hours vary depending on work load and circumstancesSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESNoneQUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Knowledge tests may be administered. Employment is based on successfully passing both a background and drug test. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.DRUG FREE WORKPLACE Project Open Hand is a drug free and substance abuse free work environment. Random drug testing may be conducted by an external, neutral tester on all employees. Any perceived use of drugs or reporting to work under the influence of alcohol may be grounds for immediate dismissal.COMPENSATION Compensation is based on an hourly rate. Mandatory time clock usage at beginning of shift, at lunchtime, and at end of shift.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED) and acceptable reading skills.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English. Ability to write simple correspondence in English. Ability to communicate to all staff and volunteers appropriately.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of U.S. money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uncomplicated written or oral instructions.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSNonePHYSICAL DEMANDSEmployee must be able to lift at least 70 pounds repeatedly and to stand for long periods of time. The job requires repetitive and continuous intensive physical labor, INCLUDING FREQUENT TURNING, TWISTING, BENDING OVER, AND WALKING.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may also be regularly exposed to chilled air conditioned conditions which may required extra layers of clothing to remain comfortable. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.CELL PHONE AND HEADSET USAGEThe usage of cell phones is restricted to break time only. Headsets are not allowed while performing duties due to safety issues and impairment of necessary communications with staff and volunteers.
  • Open Hand Atlanta - Atlanta, GA 30334

    Posted on ZipRecruiter 2017-03-03T07:13:06

    Great Benefits after 60 days!Drug Screen & Background Check Required Post OfferSUMMARYThe Pre-Weigh Specialist is expected to participate in all aspects of weighing and labeling of ingredients from bulk into pre-determined units for use by production and ensure that proper food safety and sanitation measures are maintained. Weighing and labeling of ingredients from bulk into pre-determined units for use by production while working with the Executive Chef, Inventory/Purchasing Supervisor, Cooks and Menu Development Team to ensure that correct quantities of needed materials are weighed to meet production needs; ensure proper yield analysis; reduce waste and shortages. JOB SKILLS, RESPONSIBILITIES & CHARACTERISTICSAccurate and timely weighing and labeling of ingredients from bulk into pre-determined unitsAdheres to all Open Hand safety guidelines, rules and regulations, company policy manual, code of conduct, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and attendance policy.Assists with maintaining food production records conforming to federal/state and departmental guidelines, and complies with all health and sanitation regulationsChecks the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.Cleaning and maintaining of ingredients, weighing room, scales, and utensilsClearly and accurately label on recipes those items that are pre weighed and the amounts that the cooks are still to pullCompletes tasks in a timely manner and communicates statusConsistently maintains a positive outlook and approach to workDocuments all activities as required in a timely manner to the appropriate staff.Ensures all food product is trimmed and cleaned properly in the most cost effective manner.Executes exact measurements, weights, and methods specified by recipe/ build sheets when preparing, portioning, and packing/presenting food.Follows all safety guidelines and procedures related to operating a blast chiller.Maintains a professional appearance and wears appropriate clothing and shoes at all timesMaintains positive working relationship with all staff, customers, volunteers, and stakeholders of open Hand; respectfully cares for all Open Hand equipment and property.Must ensure that daily shift production is running in a timely manner, and uses time effectively and efficiently to meet needs of the department.Plans work schedule as needed to ensure all food is weighed in a timely manner, following all food code standards.Prepare weekly pre-weigh inventory reports for reviewPrepares food utilizing standardized recipes provided. Follows recipes exactly, pulling exact weights of ingredients as prescribed in recipe, and informs supervisor of any problems with recipes or menu items as soon as possibleResponds positively to instructionResponsible for any other weighing tasks as directed including but not limited to caterings, emergency food production, and breakfast, lunch, or dinner partiesResponsible for consolidating all food products as needed on speed racks and food storage containers to specifically use as little space as possibleResponsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of ALL culinary equipment, small wares, and areas including coolers, freezers, hallways and pass through, and maintaining a safe and clean work environment and uses equipment only as intendedResponsible for working scheduled hours and to be on time for all shifts, strictly follows all policies and is a great influence to others.Return Calls from OH promptlyTakes pride in weighing all recipes perfectlyWeighs all food in the order of the yield tracking recipe production number sequence starting with all recipes numbered “1” before moving on the recipes numbered “2”. Continues to cook in that sequence until all recipes are weighedWill be required to consistently weigh recipe ingredients with utmost precision SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESNoneQUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Start of job will be dependent on a satisfactory criminal background check.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED) and acceptable reading skills.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English. Ability to write simple correspondence in English. Ability to communicate to all staff and volunteers appropriately.SOCIAL SKILLSRequires ability to communicate appropriately with all staff and volunteers.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of U.S. money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSAbility to pass Servsafe Certification class and exam to become Servsafe Certified.PHYSICAL DEMANDS Employee must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and to stand for long periods of time. The job requires repetitive and continuous intensive physical labor.COMPENSATIONCompensation is based on an hourly salary since position is non-exemptWORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may also be regularly exposed to chilled air conditioned conditions which may require extra layers of clothing to remain comfortable as well as various cleaning fluid fumes. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.CELL PHONE AND HEADSET USAGEThe usage of cell phones is restricted to break time only. Headsets are not allowed while performing duties due to safety issues and impairment of necessary communications with staff and volunteers.Drug Screen & Background Check Required Post Offer
  • Open Hand Atlanta - Atlanta, GA 30324

    Posted on ZipRecruiter 2017-01-20T09:13:50

    SUMMARYThe Business Development Associate is responsible for building awareness and driving sales of Good Measure Meals (GMM). The ideal candidate will develop the brand through both sales and collaboration opportunities in the health and wellness community, through the advocacy of balanced nutrition and the utilization of Good Measure Meals. This position is responsible for seeking out and developing lasting partnerships with health clubs, municipalities, and corporate and medical establishments, which will ultimately result in GMM product and service sales. The ideal candidate will be able to work in a face-paced environment, with the ability to manage a portfolio of accounts, and exemplifies confidence and credibility when speaking on health and wellness related topics. This position also requires the ability to create synergy between individuals, companies and municipalities that are looking to improve the overall wellbeing of the community. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES· Research prospective accounts in targeted markets, pursue leads and follow through to a successful partner acquisition· Build & maintain relationships with GMM pickup locations and strategic alliance partners.· Leverage relationships to expand awareness of the GMM brand within the assigned sales territory.· Have full working knowledge of GMM products, marketing objectives and annual budgets for cooperative programs with partners.· Strategize and implement cooperative programs with partners in order to increase awareness and visibility of GMM and promote sales of meal plans and ancillary services.· Achieve monthly and quarterly sales goals outlined by the Senior Vice President and document in monthly goal tracker· Develop and manage territory marketing and sales budget· Collaborate with Business Development team to strategize growth plans, sales objectives and partner retention initiatives.· Establish consistent communication with key personnel at partner locations & provide timely follow up and correspondence with customer/partner leads.· Identify and build relationships with residential and business neighbors of pickup locations.· Brainstorm innovative ideas for location/business type/customer demographics and communicate/strategize with marketing team to create and implement print and digital messaging for appropriate channels.· Integrate partner PUL activities with GMM messaging collateral.· Schedule and conduct marketing events with pickup location partners as well as strategic partners.· Identify strategic pick up location areas and secure agreements with partners to support those market demands.· Utilize non partner sources for referral bases and leverage current and new partner relationships for networking and partnership ideas.· Write and execute pick up location agreements when partners are approved for pick up designation and coordinate all cooler installations/retrievals.· Solicit partner content to contribute to the monthly GMM newsletter that is distributed electronically to the GMM database.· Contribute content for GMM newsletter/social media on a monthly basis.· Participate in health fair and corporate wellness events with corporate and community partners/prospects as needed.· Responsible for reporting on weekly events, sales calls, trends and sales to the SVP and to GMM team at weekly team meeting.· Complete understanding of the social enterprise; the GMM relationship to Open Hand Atlanta and how our missions align to meet the community’s health and wellness needs.· Support Good Measure Meals and Open Hand Atlanta’s events throughout the community as needed EDUCATION· 4 Year College Degree in Business, Marketing, Health/Wellness or Related Field preferable· Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Outside Sales, Retail, Food/Beverage, and/or B2C Marketing· Account Management or CRM Experience· Experience in Health and Wellness a Plus, Fitness Certification or Degree a Plus· Computer skills including MS Office Suites QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.· Strong analytical, strategic and innovative thinker with creative problem solving skills· Effective communication within and between teams and willingness to work collaboratively.· Mission driven· Propensity to drive efficiencies and innovative business solutions· Ability to network and engage key partners· Strong, demonstrated written communication skills with the ability to convey complex information in an easy to understand, compelling and engaging manner.· Engage with different stakeholders throughout the organization to brainstorm ideas for content.· Strong ability to gain buy-in and motivate team to achieve/exceed team goals.· Ability to set and achieve clearly defined goals ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONSLANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence and reports. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance. REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and oral instructions. Ability to deal with problem situations in a professional manner. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSValid automobile driver license & insurance. 
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