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.


● 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

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

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


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