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Afterschool & Summer Meals Coordinator, DC Region 

Reports to: Afterschool & Summer Meals Sr Manager  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Capital Area Food Bank - DC  
About the Organization We are so proud to offer an amazing progressive benefit program and highly competitive compensation with Medical & Dental benefits starting Day 1* 401K with a match and an escalating % of contribution. Paid time off & holidays that are exceptional. Free onsite parking in a large lot with an urban garden, a spot for a quick renew. A complimentary shuttle to and from the metro, free beverages and water, company sponsored events, casual work environment *professional development both vertically & horizontally. Volunteer opportunities.

It is an exciting time at the Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) as we continue to undertake our mission. We know that creating long term solutions to food security requires more than meals. It requires education, training, and collaboration. We are seeking people with strong ideas and a passion to come together to address the complex interrelated issues of food security, poverty, and equity. We are expanding in multiple ways: providing food for today and addressing the root causes of hunger by partnering with organizations that provide critical services like job training programs, health care and education. Food has the power to transform lives and move everyone forward. Find out how on our website at Let us discuss how food is at the center of everyone's healthy life!


The DC Afterschool and Summer Meals Coordinator will support the mission of the Capital Area Food Bank through the administration of child nutrition programs in the DC region. The Regional Afterschool and Summer Meals Coordinator is an integral member of the Afterschool & Summer Meals team and supports team efforts cross regionally and in the district. This position requires oversight of the Child and Adult Care Food Program and the Summer Food Service Program. The ideal candidate has experience with federal nutrition program compliance, excellent communication skills, and the ability to foster and maintain relationships with community sites and vendors that are awarded the contract. Additionally, this coordinator manages a large budget and will be required to develop their budget, forecasts, and provide financial reports regularly.

Position Requirements

Program Administration

  • Collect, review and maintain site meal reports entered into Link2Feed, our data management system
  • Serve as main contact with state agency; complete state program applications and requests as needed; attend state led trainings; prepare for audits
  • Manage regional program budget, providing projections and reforecasts as needed
  • Conduct federally required site visits for program compliance
  • Prepare monthly claims for expenses and reimbursements, in accordance with state and federal regulations
  • Strengthen relationships with external partners by participating in workgroups, following up on issues, and acting as a liaison between the Capital Area Food Bank and site staff
  • Communicate with food service vendor to ensure regular meal service for sites
  • Plan and prepare for semi-annual and as needed site staff trainings
  • Work collaboratively with Regional Afterschool & Summer Meals Manager and Coordinators to determine best practices and improve the efficiency and quality of the program
  • Regional outreach & engagement to identify areas of need and potential opportunities for program expansion
  • Collaborate with local hunger advocacy groups and community coalitions
  • Provide practical and technical support to sites in-person, by phone, and email

Position Requirements 

  • AA degree + 1 – 3 years of work exp in a related field.
  • Knowledge of DC community and federal nutrition programs strongly preferred
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work professionally with a diverse constituent base
  • Present a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Commitment to the mission of the Capital Area Food Bank

Work Environment:

  • Physical activities involve sitting for up to 70% of the work day
  • Ability to travel to sites throughout the Washington metro area
  • Ability to lift food and supplies up to 40 pounds
  • Working environment includes office, warehouse, and community
  • Monday – Friday 40 hours per week including evening hours as needed for site reviews


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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