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People Loving Nashville

Resource and Donation Manager

People Loving Nashville


Job Summary

The Resource and Donations Manager is a key member of the Programs team who will oversee the resources team in the day-to-day operations of donation logging, partnership management, and facilitation of normal and emergency donations to clients. You are a logistical wiz who loves solving puzzles, and creating structure, all with a heart for service.
The Resource and Donations Manager will report to the Director of Program Operations and provide supervision and guidance to two part-time Resource Coordinators, and one part-time Food Resource Coordinator.

Job Responsibilities


  • Engage with people experiencing unsheltered homelessness to reduce the risk of harm and to enhance safety and health
  • Provide client support by identifying urgent needs and offering services through PLN partnerships and other resources
  • Oversee weekly PLN programming, ensuring all needed resources and supplies are included
  • Oversee the Monday night off-site outreach set-up
  • Manage donation pickup and ensure all donor partnerships are sustained
  • Research and establish new donation partnerships throughout the greater Nashville Metropolitan area, including churches, thrift stores, food banks, and corporate partnerships
  • Implement, document, and maintain an organizational system for all storage spaces
  • Plan and oversee volunteer clean-up days to maintain all storage spaces
  • Supervise a team of resource and food coordinators and volunteers to maintain all supplies and donations
  • Report and keep a record of in-bound and out-bound donations; ensuring supplies are kept stocked
  • Report on food donations to senior leadership
  • Oversee the planning and execution of furniture set up for newly-housed clients
  • Perform other duties to support PLN, as assigned
  • Drive the resource box truck to and from outreaches and supply pick-ups



  • You support the work, mission, and values of People Loving Nashville
  • ​You have the desire to meet people where they are and a passion for service
  • You have a minimum of 1 year of supervisory and mentorship experience
  • ​You are an effective communicator; in person, by email, or by phone and you’re able to communicate easily with people from varying walks of life; you’re a patient and an attentive listener
  • You have the ability to create a project plan with a vision of the full scale of a project and understand on how to best break it down into detailed tasks
  • ​You have a successful track record in setting priorities, shaping processes, guiding investment in people and systems, and developing an infrastructure that creates a stronger and more efficient organization
  • You are impeccably organized with an ability to wear multiple hats in an ambiguous, fast-moving environment and willing to jump in where needed
  • You are an effective communicator, whether that’s in person, by email, or phone and you’re able to communicate easily with people from varying walks of life
  • You are a patient and attentive listener
  • You are flexible and adaptable to the needs of a grassroots organization and willing to jump in where needed
  • You’re a team player
  • You have a valid driver’s license and personal auto insurance
  • You are willing to work outside conventional business hours (which can include nights and weekends, as needed).

Additional Information


Please inquire within.

How to Apply


  • Please email your resume and cover letter to ashley@peoplelovingnashville.com.
  • Include your last name and the position title in the subject.  (example, “Jones – Outreach Specialist”.)
  • Include your cover letter and resume as pdf attachments titled “YourNameLetter” and “YourNameResume.” ​
  • In your cover letter, please tell us how you found out about this opportunity and whether you have applied for a position at People Loving Nashville in the past.


  • Date Posted: April 28, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Housing