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Food Insecurity Coordinator

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The Bronx Community Foundation


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Published 17 days ago

December 1, 2020

DESCRIPTION:

The size and scale of our Food Insecurity challenge, due to today’s highly inequitable contexts, coupled with the myriad of solutions for solving the systemic challenge require a full-time consultant to pull together a comprehensive strategy, coordinate efforts within strategies, and identify future funding needs. There are over 30 groups in The Bronx involved in the battle to eradicate Food Insecurity and this warrants having a resource dedicated to sprint and pull these organizations together to create a borough wide plan. We envision this consultant as a Bronx community member who will act as a resource to The Bronx Community Foundation, coordinating and sustaining collaborative action under the management of the Foundation’s Food Insecurity vertical team.

Needs Overview:

  • Work with Food Insecurity Vertical Leads on day-to-day management activities
  • Finalize Food Insecurity strategy.
  • DELIVERABLE: Bronx Food Insecurity strategic plan
  • Maintain and foster relationships with partner organizations in The Bronx and beyond, and manage the ongoing engagement with new and existing partners. Manage volunteers.
  • DELIVERABLES: Partner map; Partner engagement plan; Staff transition/continuation plan post consultancy
  • Execute on initial phase of Bronx Food Insecurity strategic plan.
  • DELIVERABLES: Project management plan; Partnership Strategy; Weekly update reports

Responsibilities:

  • Develop Bronx Food Insecurity strategic plan for 2021-2022.
  • Create a comprehensive plan that includes solidifying partnerships, operations plan and advocacy/policy plan, financial projections, impact projections, and evaluation methods.
  • Present plan to Food Insecurity Vertical leads and Foundation co-founders.
  • Collaborate with other team members on modeling, forecasting, and scenario planning.
  • Maintain and foster relationships with partner organizations in The Bronx and beyond, and manage engagement with new and existing partners.
  • Develop a partner map and engagement plan.
  • Develop and onboard staff to transition/continuation plan for post consultancy.
  • Execute on initial phase of Bronx Food Insecurity strategic plan.
  • Develop a detailed project management plan for 2021 strategy and high-level project management plan for 2022 strategy.
  • Pilot strategies, cultivate relationships, and lead projects o Build out and institutionalize systems and processes.
  • Document day-to-day activities.
  • Drive day-to-day operations management, including:
  • Project management, including timelines and internal and external communications o Meeting coordination and documentation.
  • Managing relationships with partners and community members.
  • Submit weekly reports to Foundation Food Insecurity Vertical leads.
  • Other duties as assigned

Additional Qualifications:

  • Thinking innovatively and outside of the box.
  • Aware of (and sensitive to) cultural diversity.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Building partnerships.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management along with ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, prioritizing requests and projects.
  • Individuals who are bilingual are preferred, but not required.
  • Bronx-based and/or with a strong understanding of The Bronx’s complex systems.
  • Women and individuals of color are encouraged to apply. 

DESCRIPTION:

The size and scale of our Food Insecurity challenge, due to today’s highly inequitable contexts, coupled with the myriad of solutions for solving the systemic challenge require a full-time consultant to pull together a…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary

Location

557 Grand Street, Suite 3, Bronx, NY 10451

How to Apply

Please send your resume with cover letter to​ ​foodcoordinatorapplication@thebronx.org.

Please send your resume with cover letter to​ ​foodcoordinatorapplication@thebronx.org.

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