The Partner Agency & Community Engagement (PACE) Coordinator

The Partner Agency & Community Engagement (PACE) Coordinator

The Partner Agency & Community Engagement (PACE) Coordinator improves food access for Sacramento County residents through maintaining and building of partnerships with community groups, food pantries, congregate meal sites, faith-based organizations, and local housing complexes. This position works collaboratively with a network of more than 120 community partners to provide day-to-day support and capacity building opportunities that includes mentorship, trainings, and connection to resources.

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

The PACE Coordinator is responsible for the following (including but not limited to):
• Maintain relationships with existing community partners and cultivate partnerships with additional community organizations
• Assist in coordination of capacity building opportunities for community partners that may include mentorship, trainings, and connection to resources
• Facilitate ongoing collaboration among Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services’ network of emergency food providers
• Provide community partners onsite assistance and training, as needed
• Conduct site visits of distributions facilitated by community partners to ensure products are being distributed safely and according to program requirements
• Serve as a liaison between program staff, operational staff, and community partners to support seamless execution of food distribution activities
• Other duties as assigned

Application qualifications

o Bachelor's degree; or two-to-three years of related work experience
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Ability to:
 Maintain and develop relationships with a diverse population
 Take initiative and work independently with limited supervision
 Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
 Be solution-focused when responding to challenges and unanticipated events
 Maintain accurate records
 Obtain/maintain Food Handler certification
o Willingness to cross-train
o Valid California driver’s license and insurance


Sign-on and retention bonus may apply.

POSITION DETAILS_________________________________________________
• Full time, hourly non-exempt; Monday through Friday with occasional weekends, nights and holidays
• Comprehensive benefits including medical / dental / vision / life / AD&D / LTD / retirement and more

How to apply

All applicants must e-mail resume, cover letter, SFBFS employment application (found at to [email protected] for consideration.

About the organization

Would you like to have meaningful work with an employer that values work-life balance, and colleagues that are all-in, big hearted and solution focused? If so, then SFBFS might be the employer for you!

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS) welcomes people of all backgrounds and circumstances, providing a judgement-free zone for individuals and families throughout Sacramento County. A staff of more than 80 and several thousand volunteers take our mission of fighting food insecurity one step further by offering education and support for families wanting to shape their best tomorrow. For more information, please visit