Community Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $38,000



Start Date


Application Deadline



202 West Gowe Street
Ste L
United States


We seek a Community Coordinator who is passionate about the work we do, excited to become part of our organizational culture and willing to contribute to its growth. This is a full time (40 hours/week) exempt position. Our culture handbook and policies are available upon request.

The main duties are as follows:

Community Events and Outreach (roughly 60%)

·     Plan and execute our community events including migrating meals, Journey to Peace, and the annual fundraising event

·     Oversee the launch of the Ubuntu Newsletter – a series of 12 letters that will enable subscribers to learn more about refugees and immigrants and spark an internal revolution in engaging in constructive and equitable ways

·     Create, implement and report evaluation metrics for our community events

·     Develop and maintain partnerships for community events

·     Represent the organization at outside events by tabling and/or speaking. These events would include job fairs for outreach to refugee/immigrant participants as well as community events where guests are interested in learning more about how to get involved in the community.

·     Represent the organization at local and regional meetings where the focus is on the refugee/immigrant population.

·     Recruit, manage and support volunteers to assist with programs and one off events.

·     Recruit employers to join our network

·     Respond to media requests. Seek positive media and PR attention when there is something newsworthy to share

·     Develop and execute a communication strategy for increasing the customer base at Ubuntu Street Café. This includes café setup, information available to diners and electronic means

·     Maintain Project Feast’s website and social media

·     Develop newsletter content and share 2-4 updates a month to our community

Catering (roughly 30%)

·     Field catering requests that come in through the website, email and phone calls.

·     Discuss the needs of the customer and how Project Feast may meet them.

·     Create quotes for customers.

·     Communicate confirmed events with the kitchen team to coordinate food production.

·     Deliver the food to events and help with set up / service as needed. Typically, an apprentice is encouraged to be present for exposure and learning.

·     Send invoices to customers and maintain the catering invoice system.

·     Generally, provide great customer service and find ways to showcase the Project Feast mission with catering customers and their guests.

·     Help create some curriculum content related to catering and customer service.

·     Provide mentorship to apprentices around event management and customer service.

Administrative (roughly 10%)

·     Assist with staff meetings

·     Process donations and send thank you letters

·     Assist with grant application and reports



  • A strong commitment to equity and inclusion.
  • A strong interest in the nonprofit sector and the refugee/immigrant population.

·      Experience working with refugees / immigrants and performing outreach

  • Experience with event planning and / or project management.
  • Strong skills in communication and marketing
  • Food industry experience preferred. This can include back of house, front of house, catering, and management.
  • Growth orientation. Excited about trying new approaches, creative, love tackling new challenges and learning from mistakes and failures. Willing to continually invest in personal leadership.
  • A high level of energy for the organization and role.
  • Ability to communicate authentically and effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Willingness to work with a large sense of ownership in a collaborative environment with a flat hierarchy. Care about the success of team members in addition to personal success.
  • Detail oriented and able to switch to big picture thinking. Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing workload.
  • Willingness to maintain a strong work ethic in the face of challenges and able to stay calm and professional when issues arise.
  • Understands the impact of trauma on learning or is willing to learn.
  • Able to work some evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Experienced with software such as Microsoft Word and Excel, email platforms like Gmail, and cloud platforms like Google Drive
  • Experienced using social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn

Refugees and immigrants are highly encouraged to apply



  • Starts at $38,000 a year and will be based on experience
  • There is currently no medical insurance offered
  • 30 days of vacation a year (20 days of Paid Time Off including paid sick leave and 10 federal holidays)
  • Free daily lunch (often a “feast”!)

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent spoken and written English

Other languages are appreciated but not required

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please contact with a cover letter and resume to be considered. Only serious and qualified candidates please.