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Volunteer Coordinator Opportunity at Uhuru Foods and Pies, St. Petersburg FL!

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Uhuru Foods and Pies


Looking for an opportunity to utilize your people planning skills? Use your scheduling expertise to organize for a cause.

Join Uhuru Foods & Pies on our mission to build an independent African economy and promote self-determination for African people!

We are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to consolidate individuals, groups and organizations to participate in Uhuru Foods & Pies to ensure the success of all Uhuru Foods activities.

Summary of Qualifications: Under the supervision of the Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, the Recruitment & Outreach Coordinator carries out promotional work to solicit individuals, groups and organizations to participate in Uhuru Foods & Pies. The Volunteer Recruitment & Outreach Coordinator promotes Uhuru Foods & Pies as part of Black Star Industries, winning support for building an independent African economy and self-determination for African people.

Essential Functions:

  • Post and Promote photos, videos, and descriptions of volunteer positions and shifts on Facebook, Volunteer Match, Craig’s List, college websites, student service group sites and other online sources and social media sources.
  • Distribute volunteer recruitment literature to individuals and to businesses/community locations (display posters and flyers/cards)
  • Create and send emails in HTML format with photos and videos to promote and recruit
  • Send or enter online announcements to print media sources
  • Make contacts for volunteers by phone, email and/or online postings to schools, service clubs, companies, community service programs, church/religious and other groups. Schedule and make presentations to groups to solicit volunteers.
  • Follow up by phone and email with all those expressing interests in volunteering. Personalize standard emails and speak with potential volunteers to explain the organization, volunteer positions and staffing hours/days, and to assess volunteer skills and interests.
  • Recruits and coordinates volunteers for outreach
  • Maintains a record of all recruitment and outreach work, and maintains a database of all volunteer, media and promotions/recruitment contacts.
  • Attends and makes reports to Uhuru Foods & Pies Recruitment team meetings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Characteristics:

  • Ability to win support for Uhuru Foods & Pies, Black Star Industries and promote the programs of the Uhuru Movement. Passionate about recruiting volunteers into the Uhuru Foods & Pies organizational structure.
  • Personable and people-oriented.
  • Outgoing and approachable
  • Works collaboratively, as a team player.
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Detail oriented: to prioritize tasks and manage time well.


  • Basic computer and internet proficiency or willingness to learn including managing simple Excel spreadsheets and Word documents, Google Docs and Hubspot.
  • Some experience in promotions and marketing.

Be a part of the food team that builds a future for African people worldwide!

For more information call Uhuru Foods & Pies at 727-914-3609 and ask for Janice Kant, or email stpete@uhurufoods.org. Please include a contact number and email address on all VolunteerMatch and email inquiries.

Learn more about Uhuru Food & Pies at https://uhurupies.org/

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About Uhuru Foods and Pies


1245 18th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712, US

Mission Statement

To create, produce and sell the freshest foods to build self-sustaining economic development, designed for the prosperity and self-determination of present and future generations of African people worldwide


Uhuru Foods and Pies sells fresh, quality foods at Markets, Festivals and special events to fund programs of the Uhuru Movement for economic development and social justice for African people worldwide.

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We'll work with your schedule.


Uhuru House1245 18th Avenue SouthSt. Petersburg, FL 33705



  • Administrative Support
  • Food Service
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization





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