Program Manager

Posted by
Bread Head-CA
Los Angeles, CA
Published 22 days ago

About Bread Head: 

An exciting opportunity to join Bread Head's mission to provide access to food literacy, education, and resources. By partnering in the empowerment of people marginalized by social inequity, we help develop healthy and inclusive communities.

Job Summary

The Program Manager is a key member of our Bread Head team and will report to the Executive Director. They will provide supervision and direction to designated program support staff. 

This position is responsible for managing Bread Head’s growing programmatic service operations. The ideal candidate will be a big picture thinker with enthusiasm for community outreach and engagement, with demonstrated ability to design and implement micro/macro systems around program operations and delivery. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include: 

  •  Facilitate the day-to-day management of Bread Head programs and supervision of designated Program support staff. 
  • In collaboration with designated staff, conduct outreach, cultivate and manage relationships with organizations for collaboration, partnerships, and participant referrals. 
  • Manage participant contact directory database and all communications. 
  • Manage all contracted program deliverables, maintain compliance and contribute to reporting processes. 
  •  Create systems to monitor and track programmatic performance measures. 
  • Design and implement data collections methods, administer surveys, and assist with performance evaluation reports and impact studies. 
  • Assist with referring clients to resources such as CalFresh and partner organizations. 
  • In collaboration with designated Bread Head staff, manage volunteers, interns and assist in formulation of stakeholder advisory boards. 

Demonstrated Skills, Abilities and Competencies

The Program Manager must demonstrate the following skills, abilities and competencies: 

  •  Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as with outside partners and collaborators. 
  • Ability to manage programming budgets and financial resources required. 
  • Flexibility to meet organization’s needs. 
  • Strong communication skills and organizational tendencies. 
  • Works well independently and in teams. 
  • Public speaking & community outreach skills. 
  • Ability to multitask and manage deadlines. 
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries with all stakeholders and preserve confidentiality. 
  • Ability to accept and demonstrate respect for cultural diversity in all its forms and exhibit comfort working in culturally diverse environments, while promoting equity and inclusion.
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote and Outlook and cloud-based systems. 

Education, Experience and Language: 

  • Management: 3 years (Required) 
  • Social Work: 3 years (Preferred) 
  • Experience working with issues of food literacy, food insecurity & food justice (preferred) ●Experience working with issues of social inequity. 
  • Bachelor's Degree (Required) 
  • Master's Degree (Preferred) 
  • English (Required) 
  • Spanish (Preferred) 

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. 

Details at a glance:

$50,000-60,000 depending on experience


Benefits (paid vacation, health, vision, dental, matching 401K) will be available, waiting period applies. 


Los Angeles, CA (Venice 90066) Covid-Possible temporary hybrid: onsite & remote 

To Apply: 

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to  

Please reference BREAD HEAD PROGRAM MANAGER  in email subject line

About Bread Head: 

An exciting opportunity to join Bread Head's mission to provide access to food literacy, education, and resources. By partnering in the empowerment of people marginalized by social inequity, we help develop healthy and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 4, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level


12906 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066, USA

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