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Community Programs Coordinator, North County

North Santa Barbara County
Santa Maria
Full Time

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Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

JOB FUNCTION- The Community Programs Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all Foodbank food literacy programs in North County ensuring the success of all Foodbank community programs as pathways to the Foodbank’s mission of ending hunger and transforming the health of Santa Barbara County. The Community Programs Coordinator will be part of an innovative, energized team within an organization that is constantly moving forward toward its mission.

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Execute the coordination of all North County FBSBC programs.
  2. Plan and perform community outreach as needed for any FBSBC programs in North Santa Barbara County.
  3. Assist with program development including building trusted partnerships, identifying client needs, and planning for longer-term sustainability.
  4. Ensure all Foodbank reporting protocols are completed according to schedule including food inventory, volunteer hours, and client intake data.
  5. Train, supervise, and cultivate strong relationships with program volunteers.
  6. Develop and maintain strong communication channels for planning and collaborative problem-solving with internal departments and external agencies.
  7. Supervise 1-2 department interns that will provide administrative support.
  8. Other duties as assigned or delegated.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree (Social Science, Education, or Nutritional Science preferred)
  • Nutrition background/knowledge preferred
  • 1-2 years project management experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Proficient in reading/writing and speaking Spanish required
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to hold self and other accountable to deadlines
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting low-income and underserved populations
  • Passion for working with youth
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Professional Suite

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid CA Driver’s License
  • Clear driving record
  • Access to reliable transportation for occasional work-related travel
  • Flexible schedule to meet program goals.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

 

Compensation and Benefits: Salary dependent on experience. For Full-Time positions, employees are eligible for the following benefits: medical, dental, vision, wellness benefits, 403(b) retirement plan, paid time off, and supplemental benefits.

 

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.

 

To apply for this position, email your cover letter and resume to Jacqueline Valencia, Assistant Director of Programs and Education at jvalencia@foodbanksbc.org .

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