Nutrition Network Representative

City
Denver
State
Colorado
Title
Nutrition Network Representative
Description

The Nutrition Network Representative supports the Nutrition Network Division Supervisors and Manager in operational and logistical functions related to the activities of the division’s direct-service programs. This role is responsible for solicitation, selection, and service of Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and Totes of Hope sites adding to Nutrition Network’s portfolio.

End date
Opportunity type
Job
Job responsibilities

Essential Functions:

• Research and recruit potential sites for the CACFP and SFSP programs in accordance program requirements:
• Use of online tools
• Sending emails and conducting follow up calls
• In person meetings as requested
• Liaison for assigned Kids Café sites, including but not limited to:
• Provide training, coaching and guidance
• Verify that all required documentation of temperatures and time are recorded on incoming daily meal count sheets
• Monitor Sites & provide appropriate documentation
• Maintain relationship with the meal site contacts
• Perform site monitor duties including visiting sites and complete all the required documentation to ensure compliance with CACFP, SFSP and Totes of Hope
• Assist in annual CACFP and SFSP trainings Use of Power Point in front of groups of 10 or more and web-based training as needed
• Provide support to Wyoming and West Slope as needed for NN programs
• Maintain and update the Convio address listing used for email communications as needed; provide articles for monthly Programs Newsletter
• Serve as primary coordinator for the Totes of Hope Program including processing applications, fielding calls, regular communications via phone and email.
• Coordinate annual Food Safety and Civil Rights certification; communication to sites; update FirstNet Learning site as needed; request reports and provide updates on certification completion
• Serve as backup as needed to Nutrition Network’s Administrative Assistant for recording daily meal attendance sheets, filing, CERES work
• Serve as backup as needed to Operations Supervisor in the warehouse on days when sites pickup food for NN programs
• Coordinate and lead summer meal distribution at Mobile Pantry locations
• Assists with other duties as necessary

Work Environment:

• Sitting for long periods, standing and walking intermittently
• Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, crouch or crawl, talk or hear
• Use specific vision abilities, including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
• Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds

Competencies:

• Commitment to fulfilling the mission of FBR; represents the FBR brand in a positive manner internally and externally
• Ability to provide excellent customer service and communicate effectively with a wide range of constituents
• Able to interact with others in a diplomatic, courteous and positive manner
• Must have strong organizational, multi-tasking and critical thinking skills
• Ability to coordinate multiple tasks efficiently while meeting deadlines and objectives
• Ability to prioritize and work with multiple groups at the same time
• Demonstrated ability to work independently
• Self-directed, proactive and independent problem solver
• Strong computer skills and comfortable learning new technology

Application qualifications

Education and Experience:

• High School diploma or equivalent required
• Minimum 2 years’ prior experience working in an administrative or customer service role; nonprofit experience preferred
• Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language fluently, and communicate verbally and in writing at a professional level; bilingual a plus
• Advanced Excel and Microsoft Word knowledge required
• Must have current driver license and reliable vehicle for frequent site visits

Benefits

Food Bank of the Rockies offers medical, dental and vision insurance, employee assistance program, paid time off, 10 paid holidays and a 401K plan.

Deadline
How to apply

Every one of our employees is a critical part of our success. Will you be the next one to join our team? Please apply today by emailing your resume to Human Resources at [email protected].

About the organization

Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR) is the largest private hunger-relief organization in the state of Colorado. Founded in 1978, FBR was known as the Colorado Food Clearing House. Today, FBR has extended its reach across Northern Colorado, providing food and supplies to more than 500 hunger-relief programs. Since 1978, FBR has provided more than 615 million meals for people in need. Last year, through our direct service programs and partner agencies, we distributed nearly 60 million pounds of food, enough to provide more than 134,000 meals each day to children, seniors and families in need. FBR is a member of Feeding America.

FBR has a staff of 112 employees at warehouses in Denver, Wyoming and the Western Slope. Additionally FBR has a pool of more than 23,000 volunteers, who last year donated nearly 123,000 hours of time – the equivalent of 59 full-time employees!

Our Mission:

We help families thrive by efficiently procuring and distributing food and essentials to the hungry through our programs and partner agencies.

Our Vision:

Make food security a reality for every Colorado Family.

Additional information

Expected Hours of Work:

This role is considered full-time working approximately 40 hours per week and is eligible for overtime for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek. Work schedules may vary each week and consists of weekdays and occasional evenings/Saturdays. Occasional site visits after 4pm. Local travel only, no overnight trips are required.