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Food Systems Coordinator - New Hampshire Food Bank

Catholic Charities New Hampshire

Catholic Charities New Hampshire is one of the largest non-profit social services agencies, serving 1-in-12 New Hampshire residents and helping them overcome major life obstacles, build independence and move their lives forward. Programs include Counseling Services, The New Hampshire Food Bank, The CareGivers, Our Place, Parish & Community Services, Immigration Legal Services and the St. Charles School. For more information, please visit www.cc-nh.org.


The New Hampshire Food Bank is currently seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Food Systems Coordinator. The Food Systems Coordinator is responsible for fostering a mutually beneficial relationship between the New Hampshire Food Bank and our member agencies. This position will also be tasked with developing collaborative partners in the northern part of the state. We offer a great work environment with generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, 401(k) and life insurance along with other fringe benefits.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree with major study in Human Services, Community Development, Food Systems or a related field (Preferred)
  • 1-2 years of experience working in human services or a related field
  • A commitment to serving vulnerable populations and ending hunger in New Hampshire
  • Acceptance of Catholic Charities and New Hampshire Food Bank’s values and mission
  • Ability to work with individuals of varied backgrounds, be flexible and have personal integrity
  • Possess the ability to deal tactfully with the general public
  • A willingness and ability to travel throughout multi-county service area
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of computers and various software packages, including Microsoft Office
  • Ability for some night and weekend work
Responsibilities:
  • Monitor member agencies through site visits to ensure compliance with Feeding America’s regulations
  • Inform member agencies of available resources and work cooperatively with members of the operations team
  • Provide agencies with the technical assistance needed to develop and expand their services to the community
  • Conduct orientations for new agencies and agency representatives to ensure each agency has the tools they need to properly utilize the Food Bank’s services
  • Seek out and develop collaborative partners in the North Country of the state
  • Act as liaison between the Food Bank and member agencies by promptly responding to agency calls, requests for information, and complaints
  • Educate all partners on the value of overall nutrition as a key component in reducing food insecurity
  • Identify local partners who grow, manufacture, or process food in the North Country and report those contacts back to the operations and/or development team for further development
  • Host quarterly meetings with collaborative partners with the intent to creating goals that will lead to the expansion of various programs
  • Promote Food Bank by attending charity fairs, school and civic functions
  • Maintain effective communication and coordination with company personnel, departments, management, and the public
  • Promote NH Food Bank through public relations, use of media, presentations to school and community groups, and participation in food shows and fund raising events
  • Meet with, prepare and present information to NH Catholic Charities staff and Board Committees as required
  • Advocate for NH Food Bank efforts, hunger relief and nutrition education as necessary
  • Prepare monthly projected activities with weekly reporting to direct supervisor
How to Apply:

To be considered please send your resume, cover letter, and requirements to Kevin Spillane (Recruitment and Compensation Specialist) at kspillane@nh-cc.org

Job Location:

Berlin

Date Added: September 10, 2019

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