Title School Resources Coordinator
Reports to: Associate Director of School & Community Based Initiatives
Location: 39 Broadway
Primary Purpose of Job
The purpose of this position is to coordinate nutrition and health education efforts provided by Food Bank For New York City for schools, after-school programs and community-based organizations. This position will support the development of program planning, as well as coordination of implementation processes, such as school pantry services, other anti-hunger efforts in Food Bank’s suite of services, school meal programs, and urban farming efforts. Additional responsibility in providing technical assistance to all nutrition and health education programs will be a vital role of this position.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate monthly operations of school- and community-based pantry programs, including logistics surrounding the ordering, delivery, volunteer and material needs, ensuring adherence to program goals and deliverables;
Process all program documentation and prepare monthly reports of all school-based services provided;
Support nutrition and health education program planning in conjunction with Associate Director of School & Community Based Initiatives;
Support and coordinate working relationships between Nutrition & Health Education team and other Programs Teams, including Research & Evaluation and Benefits Access to implement processes at existing NHE school programs;
Coordinate the expansion of additional, school-based partner programs, such as breakfast in the classroom, school wellness councils, gardening and physical activity programming, including site recruitment and training of associated school personnel;
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with school staff, administration and collaborative partners to create, strengthen and expand partnerships with Food Bank nutrition education programming;
Provide technical assistance to CookShop schools/sites, teachers and school administration to support the implementation of a comprehensive nutrition education program – citywide travel required;
Serve as spokesperson/liaison to a variety of audiences including presenting at conferences, media events and community meetings;
Collaborate with the fundraising team to identify and secure funding sources to support existing and potential projects;
Contribute to a quarterly newsletter for school administration, teachers, workshop leaders and volunteers;
Perform other duties as required.
Working within a fast-paced environment, this position requires an individual with a keen interest school- and community-based nutrition and health education services reaching children, teens and adults. A solid understanding of and experience in nutrition and/or health education programming, and experience working and communicating with a variety of audiences required.
Bachelor’s Degree in public health/policy, organizing or related field, and at least three years experience with program support experience required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in public speaking and group facilitation.
Must be able to establish priorities and a course of action for handling multiple tasks.
Interest and familiarity with food poverty and nutrition policy a plus.
Proficiency in all MS office applications required. Experience with InDesign or other publishing software a plus.
Fluency in Spanish and/or other languages a plus.
Minimum Education Required