Part-time Positions Available: Program Coordinators
EATS Park City is seeking four part-time Program Coordinators to help with Taste Tests (one position available) and Cooking Classes for Better Health (three positions available) in Park City, Utah.
About EATS Park City
Founded in 2013, EATS (Eat Awesome Things at School) Park City’s mission is to ensure every student has access to fresh, nutritious, appealing food and opportunities to develop lifelong positive and healthy food habits. We work with the school district and our community to improve the school food program using education as the foundation for change. We are funded through individuals, foundations, and corporate sponsorship.
About the Positions
EATS Program Coordinators will be responsible for running and further developing the organization’s nutrition education based programs in the Park City School District. Reporting to the Program Manager, the Program Coordinators will contribute to the operational success of EATS Park City by assisting with development of programs, delivery, quality control and evaluation. In these roles, the Program Coordinators will play a key role as an external face of EATS Park City in the nonprofit and local community.
EATS and the Coordinators work with the Park City School District to implement effective hands-on courses and programs teaching nutrition education that healthy eating and cooking can be delicious, enjoyable and available to all students. Program Coordinator responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Work with chefs, nutrition educators, teachers and agency/site managers to implement courses and EATS core curriculum and school district requirements.
- Work with volunteers to develop objective performance measurements across all sites, to ensure consistent, high-quality evaluation and goal setting for all stakeholders.
- Complete all preparations for class including, but not limited to, assembling and transporting equipment, materials, and groceries, and preparing volunteer staff.
- Complete program evaluation and other program reporting documentation as necessary.
- Participate in actively seeking out, working with, and maintaining positive relationships with agencies assisting the EATS programs with education, demonstrations, and donations of supplies.
- Assist with the development of EATS outreach materials and handouts for programs audience, as needed.
Volunteer Management and Training:
- Instill a sense of accountability among team members by modeling tight oversight of individual and organization performance standards.
- Develop and implement a system to evaluate the skill, experience, and professional development needs of volunteers.
- Assist in cultivating existing relationships with vendors with the goal of ensuring sufficient space and resources, and access to services.
- Provide volunteer instructors with training and materials needed to teach courses and make sure they follow procedures and course guidelines.
- Support and manage volunteer instructors during class to make sure they have all required materials and communicate key messages.
- Implement a professional development program to address employee/volunteer experience and skill gaps.
- Provide timely and consistent communications with volunteers.
- Identify and participate in opportunities to recruit volunteers. Build relationships with chefs, dietitians, nutritionists and other potential volunteers to maintain enough trained instructors to reach course goals.
- Provide recognition of volunteers.
- Help with special events such as volunteer appreciation/recognition events.
- Work with supervisor to set personal goals and follow the work plan created for the position.
- Ensure all necessary course reporting is in order in network resource center.
- Complete additional reporting and communications contributions as required, which may include blog posts, newsletters, photographs, and volunteer and participant story gathering.
- Submit time-sheets in accordance with EATS requirements.
- Participate in trainings, as requested.
- Maintain a high level of working knowledge related to school meals, hunger, nutrition standards, regulations, and trends.
- Collaborate with other organizations as necessary, to ensure high quality service to individuals within our network of agencies.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.
Coordinators and volunteer members are part of local organization and take part in all associated training and activities. New EATS members will receive orientation training from staff leading each program. Members will be part of a peer network volunteers, community members and be a part of regular training opportunities for new programs.
Work from your own home office, various community organization settings, and regular travel throughout Park City, Utah for programming. Work hours will include early mornings (7 am) and after-school. Weekend and evening meetings may be required.
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to gain experience in program management and help grow, develop and evaluate community-based nutrition education programs. The successful candidate will partner with the Program Manager and may work collaboratively with other nonprofits. Specific requirements include:
- Proficient in using technology as a management reporting tool and experience working with information technology to develop and implement program evaluation systems.
- Ability to work with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive group.
- Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for EATS Park City’s mission.
- At least 18 years of age.
- RELIABLE CAR REQUIRED
- Ability to lift 40 pounds.
- Two-years of college, four-year degree or graduate student preferred but not required. Experience most important.
- Interest in nutrition, gardening and/or culinary arts.
- Driver’s license and good driving record.
- Public speaking skills.
- Computer skills.
- Ability to balance a variety of tasks simultaneously.
- Volunteer management experience preferred.
- Experience working with youth and/or adults in formal and/or informal education programs.
- Food Handler’s permit within 30-days of hire.
- Enrollment contingent on successful passing of criminal background search (including a FBI fingerprint-based criminal history check).
Terms and Benefits
Part-time, paid position: 10 hours per week on average – flexibility as needs require. Start date of August 1st 2017 with responsibilities running through the school year. See Coordinator Job Descriptions for salary.
Submit a resume and cover letter, via email, stating why you want to be a part of the EATS Park City program and why you are interested in the Program Coordinator position(s). Email cover letters and resumes to EATS Park City at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Opportunity Employer
For questions about our EATS program, contact: Ann Bloomquist at email@example.com.