Program Coordinator

November 01, 2019 3:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Produce Perks Midwest

Produce Perks Midwest

is a regional nonprofit that pioneers solutions to address inequities within our food system. Our work increases affordable access to healthy food, supports farmers and strengthens local economies - in our most underserved communities.

Summary: Produce Perks Midwest (PPM) seeks a Program Coordinator to support its Produce Perks (PP) and Produce Prescription (PRx) programs: 

Produce Perks is Ohio’s nutrition incentive program, providing a $1-for-$1 match for SNAP/EBT customers shopping at participating locations. 

PRx connects patients with diet-related diseases (diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular, etc.) to providers that write prescriptions for free fruits and vegetables. 

This position will coordinate on-going program operations and also support the development and growth of programming throughout Ohio. This position will require some travel within Ohio, as well as occasional evening and weekend work.

Responsibilities: 

● Program Operations, Expansion & Implementation 

○ Serve as a point of contact for PP and PRx program operators to connect with resources and best practices, and to troubleshoot challenges 

○ Assist in the development and implementation of trainings and provide technical assistance related to program operations 

○ Track and ensure compliance with data reporting from program sites 

○ Support program development and statewide expansion 

● Communications, Outreach & Program Promotion 

○ Support promotion efforts 

○ Regularly update website/social media with relevant program updates and information 

○ Contribute to monthly e-newsletters and other communication initiatives 

○ Coordinate regular communications with program partners 

● Program Evaluation 

○ Assist in the development and production of quarterly and annual program reports 

○ Conduct focus groups of program users 

○ Conduct site visits 

● General Program Support & Sustainability 

○ Participate in weekly staff meetings and monthly network calls 

○ Support planning/coordination of quarterly network meetings & monthly calls 

Required Skills and Experiences: 

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience 

● 3-5 years work experience in a relevant field (public health, food systems, nutrition, healthcare, etc.) 

● Working knowledge of farmers’ markets, local food systems, and healthy lifestyle practice 

● Passion and vision for healthy, equitable food-system development 

● Strong oral/written communication skills; ability to speak in front of small groups and public settings 

● Ability to effectively coordinate with remote partners 

● Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to work independently and with diverse populations 

● Experience managing, analyzing, and presenting data 

● Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, Google Docs, Dropbox, and social media platforms 

Basic Working Requirements: 

● 18 years of age or older 

● Willing/able to travel within the state of Ohio several times per year 

● Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation 

This is a full-time position based in our Sharonville, OH office. Produce Perks Midwest offers a lively office culture and a supportive work environment. Starting salary for this position is $41,600. 

To Apply: 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references as one PDF attachment to info@produceperks.org

Please title email subject line: ProgramCoordinator_[first name][last name]. 

Applications due by 5 PM on Monday, November 25, 2019. 

PRODUCE PERKS MIDWEST IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE CELEBRATE DIVERSITY AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL EMPLOYEES. 


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