Child Nutrition Programs Supervisor

Child Nutrition Programs Supervisor

The Child Nutrition Programs Supervisor coordinates the administrative and programmatic work of the Food Bank as it acts as a Sponsor of the USDA and PA Department of Education (PDE) administered Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The Supervisor assists the Manager to oversee the implementation of activities related to these Programs to deliver excellent service to our partner sites and ensure compliance with Program regulations. He/she works as a member of a team to achieve the goals of the Child Nutrition Team and the strategic plan of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

End date
Opportunity type
Programs / Agency Relations / Clients
Job responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Supervise two permanent Child Nutrition Programs support staff and 4-5 temporary summer staff, providing them with day-to-day problem-solving support
•Work with all staff supporting CACFP and SFSP sponsored programs to effectively prioritize and address issues as they arise
•Provide oversight of the onboarding process for partnering organizations serving food to kids
•Design and implement training that utilizes adult learning principles with staff at sites where food is served
•Problem solve issues related to program implementation, working closely with community partners while keeping the Manager informed
•Oversee process for monitoring sites as well as supervising staff and volunteers who monitor sites
•Monitor program components to ensure they comply with state and USDA regulations. These include but are not limited to reviewing menus, verifying accurate record keeping, and completing meal reimbursement claims
•Assist in development of policies and procedures for program sites
•Oversee menu development and communication with SFSP and CACFP food vendors
•Design and use methods that encourage program stakeholders to have input into program implementation
•Respect the geographic and cultural diversity of network members and their participants by becoming familiar with customs and behaviors in various locations
•Promote practices that support diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence
•Deliver presentations to a variety of audiences to educate about the CACFP and SFSP
•Assist the Manager or other Food Bank personnel in gathering information for Food Bank grant proposals and reports
•Work closely with the Child Nutrition Programs Coordinator and Child Nutrition Programs Compliance Assistant to ensure that all record keeping is accurate and submitted by deadlines
•Coordinate work closely with the Child Nutrition Outreach Team for site recruitment and outreach support
•Carry out additional responsibilities as determined by the Director and Manager of Child Nutrition Programs

Application qualifications

•Must possess a Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience
•Have a minimum of two years of experience working with social or human service organizations
•Demonstrate an excellent level of attention to detail and follow through on tasks
•Possess an attitude of collaboration and a genuine joy for working with community organizations
•Demonstrate an ability to solve problems creatively
•Demonstrate an ability to work with people from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds
•Possess excellent computer skills and comfort with learning new technology
•Be able to publicly speak and develop presentations that deliver information to a variety of audiences
•Have the ability to work independently or also as part of a team
•Possess the highest quality customer service skills (exhibit objectivity, calmness, helpfulness, empathy)
•Be available to work evening and weekends as needed during a 40 hour work week
•Must possess a vehicle and valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license. Work travel is reimbursed at the federal reimbursement rate.

Certificates: PA State Police Background clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Federal Criminal History Record Information (FBI Report)

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Life, AD&D and Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
Vacation, Personal, Sick and Holiday Paid Time Off
Flexible Spending Plan
403B Retirement

How to apply

Go to… click apply, create a login, fill out our online application and attach resume and cover letter.

About the organization

The mission of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is to feed people in need and mobilize our community to eliminate hunger.