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Program Coordinator, Southwest Florida

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Brighter Bites
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Fort Myers, FL

Brighter Bites


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Published 8 days ago

September 28, 2020
September 25, 2020
$38,000 - $40,000

Role

The Brighter Bites Program Coordinator is responsible for the successful implementation of the program at assigned schools or sites. In coordination with his/her city team, the Program Coordinator will organize program activities in areas including but not limited to: weekly recipe preparation, program implementation and evaluation, Brighter Bites site operations, YUM nutrition education implementation, and volunteer recruitment and engagement. At the discretion of the city’s team leader, coordinators may also be responsible for one of the three main pillars of Brighter Bites (food access, nutrition education, fun food experience).

Position Description

-       Assists with all aspects of Brighter Bites program implementation in assigned schools/sites, including effectively managing relationships with key site contacts and volunteers.

-       Ensures nutrition education curriculum is implemented at assigned sites.

-       Tracks Brighter Bites program components by maintaining accurate data and reports for each site.

-       Informs both school principals and Brighter Bites management of key activities and makes periodic program evaluation and progress reports.

-       Prepares and delivers oral presentations at professional meetings as assigned.

-       Acts as onsite supervisor of part-time Program Associates, interns, and volunteers at each site to ensure proper program implementation.

-       As assigned, participate in program working groups and support the corresponding activities

-       Other duties as assigned.


Requirements

-      Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus.

-      Bachelor's degree in nutrition, public health, education or a related field, or 4 years or more of relevant experience.

-      Previous experience working in an educational setting, a plus.

-      Excellent written and verbal skills

-      Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel.

-      Ability to manage large groups of people

-      Comfortable with giving presentations to small and large groups

-      Previous experience volunteering/interning with Brighter Bites, a plus.


Operational and Physical Requirements

-      Must be able to travel independently to school sites around city area (w/ mileage reimbursed).

-      Must be able to lift produce boxes/bags weighing between 10-50 pounds each on a continuous basis.

-      Must be willing to work outdoors at site locations for multiple hours at a time.

Role

The Brighter Bites Program Coordinator is responsible for the successful implementation of the program at assigned schools or sites. In coordination with his/her city team, the Program Coordinator will organize program activities…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Brighter Bites offers a robust benefits package through Insperity, our professional employer organization (PEO). Benefits include; health, dental and vision benefits, health spending accounts (FSA and HSA), paid basic life, personal accident, short and long term disability insurance, educational and adoption assistance and 401K plan. Full time employees are also be eligible for PTO (Paid Time Off) and paid holidays.

Brighter Bites offers a robust benefits package through Insperity, our professional employer organization (PEO). Benefits include; health, dental and vision benefits, health…

Level of Language Proficiency

Conversational Spanish is a requirement.

Conversational Spanish is a requirement.

Location

2031 Jackson Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to marcela.romero@brighterbites.org with the subject line "Program Coordinator Applicant".

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to marcela.romero@brighterbites.org with the subject line "Program Coordinator Applicant".

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