The Central Texas Food Bank is seeking a Seasonal Program Coordinator to support the Child Hunger Strategy Team in administering the Children’s Summer Meal Programs: Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and BackPack Program. The ideal candidate for this position is focused, hard-working, an excellent communicator, and is dedicated to the mission of the Food Bank: To nourish hungry people and lead the community in the fight against hunger.
Timeframe: This 40hr/week assignment will run from approximately May 1, 2018-August 16, 2019.
- Communicate daily with the Central Texas Food Bank’s staff and program partners to ensure smooth operations of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and BackPack Program, including meal ordering, delivery, and reporting.
- Together with the Child Hunger Strategy team, work to place daily meal orders with the Kitchen staff and coordinate the routing of meal deliveries.
- Prepare essential documentation and materials such as meal orders, packing labels, and delivery tickets for Kitchen and Transportation staff daily.
- Conduct site visits and monitors for compliance with Food Bank, USDA, and Feeding America Guidelines
- Maintain program partner files in compliance with Food Bank, USDA, and Feeding America standards, including health department documentation, food safety certifications, background check certifications, and more.
- Work with program partners to ensure accurate and timely completion of Daily Meal Service reporting forms through Link2Feed and weekly BackPack reporting forms.
- Track program participation at Children’s Program partner sites; track participation issues and opportunities for program growth.
- Maintain up to date data tracking tools to report program statistics on a daily, weekly, quarterly, monthly, as assigned.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Experience with program administration and data entry in a professional office setting preferred.
- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and internet applications in a Windows environment.
- Spanish language skills preferred, but not required.
- Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers in a collaborative environment.
- Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups on complex community issues.
- Ability to represent the Food Bank in a professional manner under a variety of conditions.
- Ability to successfully manage regular communications with and provide excellent customer service to Food Bank program partners.
- Commitment to serving children in accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy which strictly prohibits this program from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Additional Requirements with or without Reasonable Accommodations:
- Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, repetitively lift and carry up to 25 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment.
- Conditions may include working inside, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
- Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.