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AZFSN Coalition Coordinator Pinnacle Prevention

  • Date Posted November 21, 2022
  • Location Chandler, AZ
  • Category Agriculture / Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Founded in 2014, Pinnacle Prevention is an Arizona-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating a just food system and opportunities for joyful movement. We work towards our mission through policy, planning, and programming. The values that guide our work include compassion, respect, collaboration, accountability, and justice. You will see us working in neighborhoods, schools, farms, farmers markets, stores, health care settings, with city council, or at the state legislature for a comprehensive approach to supporting community wellbeing for all.
 

We offer a flexible work environment emphasizing a balance of time working in the office, home, and out in the community. Our office environment is pet and family-friendly meaning it is not uncommon to find a little one, whether on four legs or two, playing at our feet during meetings – a nontraditional approach that the ideal candidate will feel comfortable with. The Pinnacle Prevention office is located in downtown Chandler, Arizona in a bike/pedestrian friendly environment.

Pinnacle Prevention is pleased to offer a competitive benefits package for our team members including a 401K retirement savings plan with employer match and medical, dental, and vision with Pinnacle Prevention covering 100% of the insurance premium costs and generous flexibility for time off and leave. 
 

Job description

About Pinnacle Prevention

Founded in 2014, Pinnacle Prevention is an Arizona-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating a just food system and opportunities for joyful movement. We offer a flexible work environment emphasizing a balance of time working in the office, home, and out in the community. Our office environment is pet and family-friendly, meaning it is not uncommon to find a little one, whether on four legs or two, playing at our feet during meetings – a nontraditional approach that the ideal candidate will feel comfortable with. 

 

About Arizona Food Systems Network

The Arizona Food Systems Network (AZFSN) is a statewide network of local, state, and regional food systems advocates, practitioners, and leaders who collaborate to improve the food system for all Arizonans. Members represent individuals, organizations, or local coalitions who come together to deepen their connections, knowledge, and expertise toward actionable food solutions for Arizona’s food system. AZFSN is an autonomous community of practice convened by Pinnacle Prevention serving as the backbone organization. The Network aims to be a repository of food systems and food coalition information and a platform to share that information, build capacity, develop and strengthen relationships, and mobilize action.

 

Arizona Food Systems Network (AZFSN) Coalition Coordinator

Pinnacle Prevention is seeking a full-time AZFSN Coalition Coordinator to guide day-to-day operations of AZFSN and cultivate greater connectivity and alignment across the statewide Network.

 

This is an exempt full-time position with an annual salary of $55,000 commensurate with experience. Pinnacle Prevention is pleased to offer a competitive benefits package for our team members including a 401K retirement savings plan with employer match, medical, dental, and vision with Pinnacle Prevention covering 100% of insurance premium costs, and generous flexibility for time off and leave.

 

Responsibilities

The AZFSN Coalition Coordinator is responsible for overseeing Network activities and coordinating multiple partners and workgroups who work together to advance the statewide food action plan priorities. This includes meeting coordination, facilitation, technical assistance, and progress tracking and reporting. Responsibilities include:

  • Collaboration with regional food system coalitions across Arizona and food action plan workgroups (food access and distribution, land and water access and protection, climate smart foodways, agriculture workforce development, and tribal food sovereignty) to implement AZFSN food action plan priorities.
  • Understanding and commitment to food system issues.
  • Experience with coalition development and coordination.
  • Experience and comfort with facilitation.
  • Skills in community organizing, outreach, and advocacy.
  • Project management experience.
  • Skills in conversational and technical communication around food system issues.
  • Flexibility and adaptability when needing to prioritize competing tasks or projects.
  • Awareness and understanding of policy and justice issues and an ability to communicate our team’s position on justice.
  • Prioritize and organize meeting agendas around meaningful gathering practices.
  • Coordinate logistics of online, in-person, regional, and statewide meetings including scheduling, agenda development, partner communications, and notetaking.
  • Work with the Pinnacle Prevention Communications team to facilitate all Network communications including developing communication tools, sharing of activities and accomplishments, developing talking points, writing reports, and managing AZFSN’s online presence.
  • Coordinate food action plan implementation.
  • Provide technical assistance and food system navigation support to Network partners.
  • Support Pinnacle Prevention’s grant reporting and Regional Food Systems Partnership (RFSP) evaluation.
  • Participate in Pinnacle Prevention’s strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Engage in professional development.
  • Participate in meetings, community events, and otherwise contribute to the mission and strengthen the branding, recognition, and impact of our overall work.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Comfort working remotely and in the office.
  • Willing to work some evenings and weekends, based on events and activities(anticipated no more than a few times per year).
  • Must be comfortable and willing to travel both in-state and out-of-state and to rural and remote communities for in-person meetings, based on events and activities. (Anticipated minimum of quarterly in-person engagements across Arizona. We would love to talk through transportation needs if invited for an interview.)

 

Values Important to Us

  • Compassion
  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Justice

 

Attributes Important to Us

  • Awareness and capacity for self-reflection of one’s own political and cultural position and beliefs.
  • Comfort and familiarity with policy issues centered around the social determinants of health and root causes.
  • Familiarity with social service and nutrition assistance programs.
  • Bilingual English and Spanish speakers and writers preferred.

 

Pinnacle Prevention Position on Justice

Read our full justice statement here.

 

Pinnacle Prevention is an equal opportunity employer. As such, we celebrate diversity. We believe there is strength in our collective lived experience, and we encourage people of color and those from diverse backgrounds, of all identities, to apply and see if Pinnacle Prevention is the right fit!

 

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