Child Hunger Programs Coordinator

North Carolina
Child Hunger Programs Coordinator

The Child Hunger Programs (CHP) Coordinator is responsible for working directly with Social Workers, Counselors, and or Administrators within elementary, middle, and high schools to implement BackPack Buddies and or School Choice Pantries within the schools. CHP Coordinator works under the supervision of the Child Hunger Programs Manager. The CHP Coordinator is based primarily at Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Food Hub in Durham but travel to the Malone Center in Raleigh and other locations in our seven-county service area as required.

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Opportunity type
Programs / Agency Relations / Clients
Job responsibilities

• Establish and maintain program contractual agreements with each participating school in compliance with Feeding America National policies and procedures.
• Commit to the Food Shuttle mission and apply our Core Values
• Collaborate with school site coordinators and Operations Department to ensure effective and efficient program delivery.
• Provide excellent customer service to our school partners.
• Submit program scheduling requests to Warehouse Manager to ensure timely deliveries.
• Coordinate distribution of nutrition education materials with the Community Health Education Team in support of Child Hunger Program.
• Ensure collection and maintain school data for each site’s distribution.
• Conduct program evaluations annually.
• Complete reports and projects as required in a timely manner.
• Assist Manager in implementing sustainable growth plans for expanding current programs and executing new Child Hunger Programs.
• Other duties as assigned.

Application qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services or related field preferred or equivalent work experience
• The ability to relate to and understand the effects of food insecurity within our communities.
• Program oversight and coordination experience.
• Highly skilled ability to prioritize and balance projects at various stages simultaneously.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively as a team member.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Able to solve problems or overcome issues quickly and creatively.
• Proven ability to work steadily and independently with minimum supervision.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium. (Publisher, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Ability to occasionally work extended hours or on a weekend based on program demands.
• ServSafe Certification a plus
• Working knowledge of Data Management Software and Inventory System (Salesforce) a plus.

• Customer Orientation: The ability to demonstrate concern for satisfying one’s external and/or internal customers.
• Building Collaborative Relationships: The ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside or outside the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support.
• Flexibility: Openness to different and new ways of doing things; willingness to modify one’s preferred way of doing things. Ability to modify daily work schedule when needed.


$18.00- $20.00 per hour based on experience and qualifications, plus benefits after 30 days of employment.
• Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Medical Benefits Plan: The Food Shuttle currently contributes 70% of the employee Core Medical Plan, 70% of the employee Dental Plan, and 100% towards the employees Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
• Simple IRA: The Food Shuttle provides a matching contribution equal to 100% of your elective deferrals, up to a limit of 3% of your compensation for the calendar year
• Paid Time Off: Fifteen (15) Paid Time Off (PTO) days annually.
• Paid Holidays: Ten (10) designated paid holidays per year, including 1 floating holiday.

How to apply

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 9/23/22
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to build a team of individuals from diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences.

About the organization

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle envisions a hunger free community. We feed our neighbors, teach self-sufficiency, grow healthy food, and cultivate innovative approaches to end hunger. As a member of Feeding America, the Food Shuttle distributes over 8 million pounds of food per year, 26% of which is fresh produce. From Senior Grocery Bags, Backpack Buddies and School Pantries; to Community Health Education and Mobile Markets; Catering and Culinary Job Training; and Community Gardening and a 14-Acre Farm; we go directly to the point of need to empower people and overcome the burden of hunger.

Additional information

• Work Environment: Work is value, goal and deadline oriented with frequent interaction with school personnel.
• Primarily computer work in a climate controlled, office setting, with extended hours as needed.
• Some physical work in both warehouse and outdoor settings, in all weather conditions and temperatures is required.
• The noise level is typically moderate.

• Frequently required to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.
• Extensive computer operation with repetitive finger movement
• Required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 40lbs.