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Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium doloremque laudantium. It is FamilyFarmed’s policy to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions or opportunities of employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, veteran status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

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Good Food Is Good Medicine, grown out of our successful health and wellness programs since 2016, seeks positive health behavior and change through a culturally-relevant series of experiential and informational programs that connect food choice and preparation with health, wellness and longevity.

The Good Food Is Good Medicine Program Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the administration/operations and delivery of FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Is Good Medicine (GFGM) community-based programs.

This position will serve as the GFGM hub, coordinating and overseeing program activities, communicating and coordinating with partners, advocating GFGM programs to our communities.

The successful Program Coordinator will be a competent administrator (ensuring accurate record keeping/tracking) and an outstanding communicator with a talent for building strong community relationships.

Contact employment@familyfarmed.org to apply

The Responsibilities

  1. Plan and coordinate all operational//administrative/technical support for the GFGM program.
  2. Working with program leaders, plan, coordinate and oversee all program partner meetings, program sessions, presentations, etc.
  3. Collect, coordinate program data, track program results and metrics, prepare documents and reports for funders, board, partners, etc.
  4. Working with the COO, maintain required program financial/budget data and records.
  5. Representing the GFGM program, engage in community relationship building with existing and new community leaders.
  6. Serve as an advocate and spokesperson for the GFGM programs and partners.

The Requirements

  1. College degree or relevant work experience.
  2. At lease five years of community-engagement experience.
  3. Working knowlege/backgound and/or interest in community health and healthcare issues.
  4. Experience working with underserved/underrepresented communities preferred.
  5. Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  6. High proficiency in all Microsoft Office, MS EXCEL, MS PPT, all virtual meeting platforms, graphics, etc.
  7. High level communications skills including verbal, written, report writing and editing; ability to communicate effectively to varied audiences.
  8.  Able to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines in an evolving program.
  9. Thrives in a team-oriented setting with varied and diverse challenges.
The  Program Manager  is responsible for managing administration and delivery for FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Accelerator program (including Market Access Program activities). The  Program Manager  will report to FamilyFarmed’s Chief Operating Officer and will supervise the GFA Program Coordinator while collaborating with program consultants and other FamilyFarmed staff.
 
To be successful in this important role, you need to be comfortable facilitating and creating knowledge-focused programs that depend on the contributions of volunteers in order to be able to provide support to Members/participants. You also need to successfully drive Member recruitment and retention, lead cohort programs and activities and ensure Member and volunteer satisfaction. Ultimately, an excellent Program Manager should be a strong teacher/facilitator and a strong manager with an ability to solve problems, proactively identify opportunities and a talent for building strong relationships within FamilyFarmed and its external stakeholders.
 
Contact employment@familyfarmed.org to apply
 
Duties and Responsibilities: Good Food Accelerator (70%)
  • Facilitate all GFA activities and events, including cohort classes
  • Create and manage curriculum, including instructor engagement
  • Create events and activities that support Member objectives
  • Provide support, coaching and issue resolution for GFA Members
  • Recruit and retain the volunteers that provide critical subject and industry expertise
  • Identify, recruit and engage Members
  • Facilitate business counsel for Members
  • Track and report key metrics
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for GFA’s volunteers and other stakeholders
  • Ensure quality and performance metrics are consistently met or exceeded

Market Access Program (20%)

  • Formalize and manage the retailer-focused program
  • Recruit and retain local retailers
  • Facilitate workshops
  • Provide support, coaching and issue resolution for program participants
  • Track and report key metrics

Other Activities (10%)

  • Supervise GFA Program Coordinator
  • Contribute to FamilyFarmed’s community and industry engagement activities
  • Special projects as assigned  

Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s level college degree (education, non-profit and/or business preferred) or relevant work experience
  • At least 10 years of experience in non-profit program management or relevant field
  • Experience developing/enhancing curriculum and learning offerings
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate classes, events and activities to encourage participation
  • Ability to identify new ways to expand stakeholder service and satisfaction
  • Strong commitment to details and program execution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing people
  • Experience using processes, tools and metrics as foundational management tools
  • Demonstrated collaborative mindset
  • Able to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines in an evolving program
  • Performance management and coaching experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with strong MS Excel and MS PPT skills

It is FamilyFarmed’s policy to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions or opportunities of employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, veteran status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

FamilyFarmed will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, veteran status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Such action shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, job classification, upgrading, promotion, demotion or transfer, recruitment advertising, layoff or termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for and quality of training.

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