Temporary Programs Coordinator

Job Title: Temporary Programs Coordinator 
Organization: Beyond Hunger
Reports to: Program Manager
Supervises: AmeriCorps Member, Summer Interns and Volunteers
Job Status/Salary: Full-time, hourly - $15-$17/hr. (Six-month position with potential for extension)
 

Job Summary:

The Temporary Programs Coordinator provides support for the successful implementation of current and future programmatic initiatives, including developing short- and long-term plans for programs, monitoring progress, assuring adherence, and evaluating performance.  Specific programs include Home Delivery, Summer Meals, Surplus Project and new program initiatives as directed by PM.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

PROGRAM DESIGN & DELIVERY
• Assist in design of performance objectives
• Implement and monitor programming to meet desired outcomes
• Liaise with other staff to ensure effective and efficient program delivery
• Coordinate the delivery of services among different program activities to increase effectiveness and efficiency
• Identify and evaluate risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks
• Assist in the planning and execution of the home delivery program’s expansion
• Identify new community partners to meet program participation goals and comply with grant requirements

STAFFING & OUTREACH
• Develop yearly outreach plan according to program needs and capacity
• Implement public relations and communications strategies to support program goals and increase community awareness and participation
• Organize and establish meetings on regular basis with key stakeholders to foster positive relationships
• Engage AmeriCorps/volunteers/interns for appropriate programs
• Ensure all program staff/AmeriCorps/volunteers receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the programs
• Supervise program staff by providing direction, input and feedback

MONITORING & ASSESSMENT
• Establish and ensure the maintenance of database(s) which include participant and prospect contact, participation information, and assessment tools
• Follow assessment protocols for each program
• Solicit participant and community input to improve programs
• Monitor program activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation of each program.
•  Report evaluation findings to the supervisor, team and board of directors

GENERAL
• Maintain flexibility with time, tasks and priorities
• Pursue a program of professional self-development, including selected readings, seminars, and workshops
• Assume additional responsibilities as necessary or to accomplish the purpose and goals of the Beyond Hunger including orientation and cross-training in the Pantry distribution area

Qualifications:
• College Degree in health sciences, public health, nonprofit management, social work, business, nutrition, or related experience in program administration
• Bi-lingual skills (English/Spanish) preferred
• Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong organizational and time-management skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows based computer application and database management
• Must have strong and polished interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
• Creative, strategic and analytical thinker with the ability to manage multiple projects
• Experienced in developing and managing budgets, hiring, and training, supervising and assessing personnel
• Ability to work under pressure and with a wide variety of people

Environment:  Multi-level work area: administrative offices/workspace not fully accessible to the mobility impaired.  Must be physically capable of walking up and down stairs and be able to lift 50+ pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Workplace is a smoke- and drug-free environment.  Equal opportunity employer.

To apply please submit resume and cover letter to: adriana@gobeyondhunger.org

Deadline December 5, 2020.