Careers

Join Our Team!

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 our 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 situated in Mesquite, TX to serve 31 zip codes in Southeastern Dallas county. We are also the first North Texas Food Bank HUB - a concept that allows us to serve smaller pantries with food to enable them to serve their clients in a more cost- and time-effective way.

Please email resumes to jacob@sharinglifeoutreach.org


Current positions open:
2018 Programs Manager_1.pdf
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​Job Title:                          Programs Manager                                   
Supervisor:                       Manager of Corporate and Community Engagement
Salary Range:                   $36,000 - $40,000

​The full job description is below, but what we're really looking for is someone who wants to own their role. Sharing Life is a large, multi-service agency covering a wide range of services for low-income families in the Dallas area. We operate one of the largest food pantries in the Metroplex, as well as provide other support services like clothing, medical equipment, and utility assistance. Our Programs Manager needs to be high energy and be comfortable living in the gray areas. They need to be empathetic to our clients' situations and understand that many of the people we serve are in what might be the worst place in their life. Demonstating Compassion isn't just wording in our mission statement, but it's the driving force behind why our doors open every day.

Position Overview: The Programs Manager serves as the primary liaison of Sharing Life programs and protocols to our clients. The Programs Manager coordinates the day to day activities of Sharing Life while clients are on the premises and plans for future activities and special programs. This individual works closely with clients, volunteers, and staff to maintain a compassionate environment for those we serve.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain understanding of all programs available to clients
  • Assist clients with issues, questions, and concerns providing consistent, accurate information
  • Coordinate all special programs, including Summer Food & Fun, Back to School, Taste & Trade, Holiday feeding programs, and the Christmas Faire.
  • Develop and implement registration procedures for clients as indicated for these programs.
  • Work with established volunteer groups, Americorps members, and other staff and volunteers to institute best practices for each of these programs
  • Maintains relationships with individuals outside of Sharing Life who may be involved in the execution of these events.
  • Maintain frequent communication with Financial Empowerment team regarding utility assistance.
  • Ability to learn and understand various software platforms utilized for different programs
  • Adhere to agreed upon schedule and adjusts hours as needed for any required attendance outside of normal working hours.
  • Maintain and update Google calendar with all scheduled vendors, meetings, and other important dates/times.Knowledge of any special circumstances each day and ability to relay this information to volunteers and appropriate staff at the morning meeting.
  • Develop projects for group volunteers
  • Serve as on-duty staff for Thursday night/Saturday as agreed upon with manager
Candidate must submit to background check and have a clean driving record

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. 
2018 Warehouse Associate.pdf
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Job Title:                          Warehouse Associate                                
Supervisor:                       Hub Manager
Wages and Hours:             Part-time and full-time positions available. $12.50 - $13.25/hr

Position Overview: The Warehouse Associate serves as the daily support staff for Sharing Life warehouse operations. The Warehouse Associate pulls orders, loads/unloads trucks, and maintains inventory counts for all shelved product. This individual works closely with other food pantry staff, volunteers, and Sharing Life staff to maintain access to nutritious food for pantries.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain accurate inventory of available product
  • Safely operate warehouse equipment, including fork lifts and pallet jacks
  • Provide excellent customer service to our partnering food pantries
  • Safely and timely load/unload delivery trucks
  • Ability to utilize online inventory system to process orders
  • Accurately track and log daily activities
  • Maintain a clean warehouse, free of hazards and potential food safety issues
  • Recognize and adhere to all local, state, and federal safety requirements
Candidates must submit to background check and have a clear driving record

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.
 
Please email resume to jacob@sharinglifeoutreach.org