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Friday, June 11, 2021

Job Posting - FoodCorps Michigan Program Coordinator



FoodCorps Michigan is seeking to fill a Program Coordinator with a start date of August 2, 2021. Please forward this position description to any interested person. The job is based in Detroit.

Primary Responsibilities:

Service Member Training, Management, and Support

  • Building and leading a statewide cohort of service members
  • Offering coaching to achieve programmatic quality and fidelity
  • Developing strong relationships with site supervisors and school and district contacts to ensure service members receive appropriate direction and support
  • Collaborating with the Program Director, and state and local leaders to coordinate and deliver state orientation and monthly formal or informal trainings and gatherings for service members during the program year. These gatherings will be remote until safe to gather in person.

Program Management and Administration

  • Conducting a minimum of 2 in-person site visits with each service member in the state to observe programming, deliver feedback, support improvements, and celebrate successes
  • Ensuring that AmeriCorps members, sites, and schools are meeting FoodCorps and AmeriCorps compliance requirements
  • Using data related to program quality, compliance, and satisfaction to drive communication and programmatic adjustments
  • Serving as the lead for service member recruitment efforts and providing administrative and operations support as needed
  • Evaluating the performance and alignment of existing sites
  • Supporting the planning of visits with potential donors

Skills of the Ideal Candidate:

  • Self-starter, with the ability to collaborate and build a strong rapport with team members both in-person and remotely required
  • Previous experience leading and coaching groups of volunteers, service members, or employees required
  • Skilled at developing and maintaining relationships, including service members, service site partners, and school administrators
  • Ability to plan and facilitate high-quality trainings and other professional learning experiences
  • Ability to take direction, self-advocate, and exhibit leadership in relationships across the organization
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfort and competence in working with people from a diversity of backgrounds, and a passion for incorporating the needs and desires of the community you serve.
  • Comfort using online and social media platforms for communication, organization, and collaboration
  • Knowledge of FoodCorps or other national service programs and/or familiarity with school or district contexts, and/or farm to school, garden, or nutrition education programming

How to Apply:

To be considered, submit your résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements through our hiring site at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

FoodCorps pays salaries that are competitive with nonprofits of our budget size and geographic location and offers generous vacation and medical benefits, 401(k) matching, professional development funds, and a sabbatical policy. This position is a Coordinator-level role with an annual salary range of $42,000-47,000.

Kind regards,




Addell "Dale" Austin Anderson | FoodCorps
Michigan Program Director

440 Burroughs Street
Suite 306
Detroit, MI 48202
Cell: 313-409-6684

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