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Updated December 13, 2017

Daily Bread Express (DBX) Coordinator, HIV Services

LOCATION:  EMO’s Patton Home, HIV Day Center program site and other sites as assigned.

NON-EXEMPT Position:  Full time, typical hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm.  Some nights and weekends required.

SALARY: $15-17 per hour.

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume no later than 4 p.m. on December 29 to You may also mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239.

PURPOSE:  To coordinate all aspects of the DBX home delivered meals program and provide nutritional education and staff support to the HIV Day Center

ACCOUNTABILITY:  To the mission and goals of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) as determined by the Board of Directors, and as administered by the Executive Director and his/her delegates.

REPORTS TO:   HIV Services Program Manager


BENEFITS:  All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, credit union, employee assistance program, and employee trainings.  Employees in exempt positions that are at least 0.50 FTE or non-exempt positions that are 20 hours per week or more, also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements.


  1. Ability to work within the mission, vision and ethics of EMO.
  2. Willingness and ability to work in a respectful manner with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstances, religion, culture and sexual orientation.
  3. Valid Driver’s License and evidence of insurability.
  4. Experience recruiting, training and supervising volunteers.
  5. Current food handler’s permit.
  6. High-level organization and prioritization skills and ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor.
  7. The ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  8. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  9. Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  10. High tolerance for ambiguity and change.
  11. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows tools and applications.


  1. Spanish language proficiency.
  2. Working knowledge of HIV disease and HIV related issues, including mental health and nutritional concerns.
  3. Prior experience working with communities experiencing physical and/or mental health issues, and aging populations.
  4. Experience in community outreach.


  1. Encourage a spirit of hospitality, organization and community within DBX and the HIV Day Center.
  2. Recruit, train, supervise and manage all DBX volunteers.
  3. Coordinate all aspects of the DBX program, including:
    1. Client outreach
    2. New client intakes
    3. Record keeping and file maintenance
    4. Reporting and billing
    5. Scheduling volunteers and planning delivery routes
    6. Program development
  4. Provide regular nutritional education at the HIV Day Center.
  5. Ensure the safety of clients, staff and volunteers by developing, maintaining and enforcing client compliance with the DBX and HIV Day Center’s policies and procedures.
  6. Provide staffing for the HIV Day Center in an on call and/or part time schedule.
  7. Provide psychosocial support to DBX and Day Center clients. 
  8. Provide kitchen support when needed and prepare meals when Kitchen Coordinator is unavailable.
  9. Other duties as assigned

Employee Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary employees), which includes:
- holidays
- vacation
- sick leave
- employee trainings
- employee assistance program

Additional benefits for regular non-exempt employees in positions that are 20 hours per week or more and regular employees in exempt positions that are 0.50 FTE or more also include:
- medical insurance
- dental insurance
- disability insurance

If the position requests a cover letter and resume, they may be emailed to Please attach your cover letter and resume in a PDF, Microsoft Word, or Rich Text.

Download an Application Packet or please call (503) 221-1054 or come in to our central office (address listed at top of page). Directions to EMO.

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. People of color, women, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by state and federal regulations will be observed.

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