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Join the fight to eradicate hunger in our region with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
The Food Security Partnership Assistant will provide project and administrative support to the Director and staff of the Southwestern PA Food Security Partnership. The Partnership works with multiple community partners throughout Southwestern PA to increase participation in food security programs such as SNAP, School Breakfast, and the Summer Food Service Program and to facilitate collaborations with partners in the health, housing, and employment fields. The Assistant will play an important role in gathering materials and information for staff to be prepared for community events and in collecting information from community organizations to inform and evaluate our efforts. He or she works as a member of a team to achieve the goals of the Southwestern PA Food Security Partnership and the strategic plan of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
The Child Nutrition Outreach Manager is responsible for the planning and implementation of strategies to increase participation in child nutrition programs, focusing on the Summer Food Service Program and School Breakfast. The Manager supervises four Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinators who build capacity and provide technical assistance to schools, faith congregations, libraries, government entities, and social service organizations in 11 counties in Southwestern PA. The Manager works with the Coordinators and community partners to reduce barriers to participating in these programs and to increase children’s access to meals in these programs. The Manager participates in and contributes to national conversations around best practices for strengthening child nutrition programs. He or she works as a member of a team to achieve the goals of the Southwestern PA Food Security Partnership and the strategic plan of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
Experienced, take-charge team player with a love for special event management and community outreach. The incumbent should provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional and be able to build relationships with internal and external customers.
Shares primary responsibility with one other community fundraising coordinators for organizing, implementing and evaluating Food Bank events to ensure a strong return on investment, proactively promoting and supporting a growing number of virtual food drives and supporting third-party events to promote success.
Must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines with little supervision and be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends.
Community fundraising coordinator will be cross trained to support corporate and community engagement team efforts which will also include volunteer recruitment, food and fund drives and delivery of community education and outreach programming.
The incumbent should enjoy working in a fast-paced, evolving environment, and demonstrate the ability to embrace the Food Bank’s commitment to treat all people with equity, respect in pursuit of our mission to feed people in need and mobilize our community to eliminate hunger.