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Coordinator, Community Food Programs 

About the Organization Philabundance is the Delaware Valley's largest hunger-relief organization. Our mission is to drive hunger from our communities today and to end hunger forever. We serve 90,000 people in need a week through our own food distribution programs and a network of 350 agencies in 9 counties in Pennsylvania and South Jersey.

Philabundance employees are hired based not just on their job skills, but also on their commitment to our mission and the work we do to help feed the 750,000 people in our area facing hunger. This means that each of us, working together collaboratively, will do all that we can to help end hunger in our community.

Our core values include: Trust, Impact, Innovation, Respect and Collaboration. This is the true guide behind what we do. Our organization is committed to maintaining a positive, engaging and supportive workplace for all of its employees. Philabundance is dedicated to having an excellent staff who will serve our community and our clients in need. Join us!
Category Corporate Services  
Division Philabundance - Berks  
Location Philabundance - Berks Warehouse  
Position Coordinator, Community Food Programs  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Shift -not applicable-  
Number of Openings 1  

Position Summary:

Philabundance is seeking a Coordinator in our Community Foods Program (CFP) to support the CFP Manager in all daily activities that support the community food programs administered through agencies and Philabundance Direct Programming. This is a multifaceted role that will challenge you to manage a full range of administrative activities while also working with partner agencies, volunteers and the public. Current programs include Fresh For All, CSFP, PantryBox Pilot, BackPack Program and LunchBox. This position operates during normal business hours and will be a mixture of administrative office duties and off-site field responsibilities.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary liaison focused on pre-boxed programs which are “client ready” prepackaged food boxes. Current programs include: CSFP, PantryBox for Seniors, Kids LunchBox and Kids Backpack

  • Serve as a back-up liaison for Fresh For All

  • Participate in agency monitoring and ongoing site management

  • Work closely with internal department staff to identify, track and coordinate programming with partners.

  • Coordinate research, outreach and exploratory meetings with partners and internal staff

  • Provide meeting agendas, minutes and follow up action items and communicate with relevant staff

  • Ensure all necessary agreements with sites, partners and agencies are executed as outlined

  • Provide community partner support including training, consulting and onsite assistance as mutually outlined by the partner agreement.

  • Implement work plan as outlined with manager and communicate delays or issues in a timely manner

  • Provide relevant content for monthly status reports of program activity, accomplishments and challenges

  • Ensure HFPA and PDA compliance is maintained per program requirements

  • Ensure maintenance of company vehicles designated for program use, reporting concerns and arranging for routine maintenance in a timely manner

  • Assist in the development and implementation of new programs and department initiatives to help meet Philabundance strategic mission goals

  • Document appropriate program procedures and attend meetings as needed

  • Other duties as needed

Position Requirements


  • High energy level, strong sense of initiative, and a sense of humor
  • Creative problem solving, flexibility and practices good judgment
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills; phone, email and in person
  • Self-directed, able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • General office and data entry experience with a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to lift and move boxes up to 50lbs
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation
  • 2-year degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working with diverse groups of people
  • Experience working with presenting and/or teaching
  • Experience working with school systems a plus
  • Computer skills required: Word, Excel, and Outlook. Microsoft CRM or relevant database experience a plus.
Open Date 10/17/2017  
Req Number COR-17-00001  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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