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Program Manager Food Moxie

  • Date Posted January 04, 2020
  • Location Philadelphia, PA
  • Category Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description From Seed to Supper, Food Moxie's mission is to educate and inspire people to grow, taste, cook and eat healthy food.  We are a non-profit educational organization located in Northwest Philadelphia. Job description

40-45 K DOE
Essential Responsibilities:

Education Management & Support

  • Design and lead implementation of trauma-sensitive, community-informed curricula for FM structured learning programs including Garden Club, Hope Kitchen, Farm Club, Land Lab, and Land and Table learning events that inspire people to grow, taste and cook healthy produce
  • Take the lead to ensure that education spaces are safe, clean, and organized for program implementation and lead communication of program roles with support staff and volunteers.
  • Create learning opportunities that inspire people to taste and/or cook nutritious, seasonally-inspired produce and healthy meals that incorporate at least five servings a day of produce
  • Ensure programs are delivered with the highest level of quality; are aligned with the organization’s mission and goals; produce strong quantitative and qualitative results; and meet or exceed grant outcomes
  • Create and maintain a safe and comfortable learning environment for above education events
  • Shop for and lead the preparation of perishable ingredients on a daily basis in support of program food tastings and cooking experiences focused on seasonal, healthy produce

Home and Community Initiatives and Graduate Resources

  • Lead the promotion and implementation of Food Moxie Home and Community Initiatives including Fresh Start, Food Share and Gather for Good
  • Promote resources for continued education and access by program participants and graduates to urban gardening, culinary literacy and community food security wellness activities

Staff and Volunteer Management

  • Provide leadership to program staff and volunteers, including supervision, development and resource sharing as relate to assigned program planning and implementation activities
  • Coordinate schedules, orient and oversee staff and volunteers to assigned educational programs
  • Provide materials, supplies, and tasks to staff and volunteers for assigned learning programs

Project Management

  • Support annual budget forecasting in preparation for next fiscal year
  • Ensure that all assigned programs are delivered on time, within scope and within budget
  • Coordinate internal and external resources and materials to execute projects and lessons
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director, recruit, interview and select well-qualified program volunteers and student interns for above programs

Partnership Building

  • Keep staff and community members at partner sites informed about programs and events associated with the above programs on an at least weekly basis
  • Collaborate with liaisons at partner sites to increase program participation
  • Work with stakeholders at program sites to develop strategies to increase visitation and engagement with growing and other learning spaces including actively publicizing and recruiting for education events and celebrations
  • Cultivate existing partner relationships with the goal of ensuring sufficient space and resources, and access to staff support as needed for above programs

Record Keeping, Documentation, Meetings

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records in BOX (attendance, evaluation forms, curriculum)
  • Submit weekly/monthly/quarterly reports as requested
  • Participate in staff meetings and retreats as requested

Data and Evaluation

  • In coordination with ED implement and revise data collection as needed to assess program effectiveness and to identify areas for improvement and efficiencies through consistent analysis
  • Provide ED and board annual summary evaluation (data story) by early January according to the program evaluation framework
  • Develop forms and records to document program activities as needed
  • Report evaluation findings to the Executive Director and recommend changes to enhance the program, as appropriate
  • Create annual data story using data collected from all structured learning and home and community initiatives and implement Salesforce or other data collection systems as requested


  • Provide daily photos to document from programs to document program impact, for FM communications through website, social media, and other FM promotional materials
  • Publicly represent FOOD MOXIE with positive attitudes and communications about the organization and with the responsibility to resolve any issues that arise that would prevent this through private and advance internal communication to ED or board
  • As requested, provide presentations


  • Support for special projects as assigned including annual events and large workdays


  • Demonstrated success supervising staff, managing projects/programs, and working collaboratively with partners to implement programs and maintain evaluation records
  • Demonstrated success creating, supervising and implementing educational activities associated with promoting organic food gardening and farming, horticulture, & cooking with seasonal produce
  • Demonstrated success in small business planning and implementation that will support entrepreneurial business planning activities with youth and adults
  • Ability to manage time efficiently - with great attention to details/deadlines - while working on several program curricula simultaneously
  • Comfortable with public speaking and able to represent Food Moxie at public events
  • Experience establishing and maintaining positive community and educational relationships
  • Must be able to maintain attendance and evaluation records and regularly report results
  • Exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. High level of attention to detail and organizational skills. Strong computing skills, including complete command of MS Office Suite
  • Proven management experience and strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently, think creatively, solve problems, and make decisions in accordance with established policies. Ability to communicate problems to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Energetic, positive, flexible, able to work independently and with a team in small, busy office
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times; has a high moral character
  • Demonstrated understanding of FOOD MOXIE’s values and strong desire to advance the mission
Compensation this position is : salaried, less than 50k Application instructions
This job expired on March 04, 2020
DeadlineJanuary 12, 2020

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