Food Bank Name Central Texas Food Bank
Austin, TX
Post Date July 5, 2017
Job Title Programs Coordinator - Child Hunger Strategy Team
Description Programs Coordinator - Child Hunger Strategy Team position available in Austin, TX
Opportunity Type Job
Job Responsibilities

Process and file Kids Cafe, SFSP, and BackPack reports daily. Maintain Central Texas Food Bank’s meal and BackPack ordering systems. Communicate daily with Central Texas Food Bank’s vendor and program partners to ensure smooth operations, including ordering, delivery, and reporting. Ensure accurate completion of meal and BackPack reporting forms. Identify discrepancies between vendor invoices and Food Bank records to facilitate timely reconciliation and processing of reimbursement. Coordinate and maintain monitoring schedule for site visits and monitors. Track program participation at the Food Bank’s partner sites and identify issues and opportunities to report to the Children’s Programs Manager. Maintain program partner files to ensure accuracy and completeness, including health department documentation, food safety certifications, background check verifications and more. Maintain inventory of children’s meal program supplies and other materials. Provide training, technical assistance and other customer service support for program partner sites as needed. Orient new and current program partners on Food Bank program policies and procedures. Document and monitor food orders for Kids Cafe sites that prepare their own meals. Conduct site visits and monitors for compliance with Food Bank, USDA, and Feeding America guidelines as needed. Update data tracking and reporting documents on a daily, weekly, quarterly, monthly, and annual basis, as assigned. Ensure that client intake, data entry, and data management are conducted according to Food Bank standards. Actively participate in team processes to create a high functioning support system for program partners. Participate in long- and short-term program planning and development. Assist in the development of program timelines to ensure timely completion of program deliverables. Perform other duties as assigned.

Application Qualifications


Education, Experience, and Training

Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA): Public policy, Social Work, Business or related field required. Experience with program administration and data entry in a professional office setting. Experience working with volunteers and families of varying socio-economic backgrounds. Experience with program development and implementation. Experience with food distribution programs preferred, but not required. Spanish language skills preferred, but not required.

Knowledge and Skills

Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, analytical, and communications skills. Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to organize and manage multiple projects while adhering to deadlines in a high-energy, fast-paced environment. Ability to manage time efficiently and to work independently with minimal supervision. Proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Proficiency with the Internet and learning new technology. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical ability to utilize program data to inform program development. Good judgment and discretion; strong ethical character capable of handling confidential information. Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other Food Bank staff and volunteers in a collaborative environment. Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups on complex community issues. Ability to represent the Food Bank in a professional manner under a variety of conditions. Ability to successfully manage regular communications with and provide excellent customer service to Food Bank program partners. Knowledge of federal feeding programs (CACFP/SFSP) preferred. Ability to keep up-to-date records and comply with daily reporting requirements.


Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, hear with aid, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, repetitively lift and carry up to 25 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, and operate motor equipment. Conditions may include working inside, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane. Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile.

Deadline August 4, 2017
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About the Organization
Additional Information

The Programs Coordinator is a key member of the Child Hunger Strategy Team and helps to administer the Central Texas Food Bank’s children’s meal programming, including Kids Cafe, BackPack, and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).
This position supports both internal and external program operations of the Food Bank’s children’s meal programs. This includes playing a key role in developing strong partnerships with program partners through regular communication and the provision of technical assistance as needed.

The Programs Coordinator is responsible for maintaining all data and documentation required to administer the Food Bank’s children’s meal programs.
The Programs Coordinator works independently and collaboratively with Central Texas Food Bank staff to ensure smooth operations of the Food Bank’s children’s meal programs.


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