Job Title: Program Manager
Location: Boise, ID
Supervised By: Director
About the Organization
The Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force (the Task Force) envisions that in a
state as abundant as Idaho, hunger will not exist. We work to put public and private resources into action statewide to eliminate hunger and provide food security for all Idahoans. The Task Force is a small organization, currently managed by a staff of three, with a big reach that
includes a membership of 20 organizations who focus on food security and nutrition. Flexibility and adaptability defines our office culture and promotes our ability to move quickly to develop and deploy innovative programs that address hunger and food insecurity.
About the Role
Food insecurity and chronic disease often go hand-in-hand. Through the Rx for Fresh Fruits & Vegetables (RxFFV) program, you will help those with prediabetes and diabetes manage their condition by providing access to fresh fruits and vegetables. The RxFFV program allows struggling families to shop for fresh produce at local vendors using vouchers at no cost to those
families. As the Program Manager, you will play an important role in addressing food insecurity and chronic disease by developing, managing, and growing relationships with health clinics, grocery vendors and community resources. You will work closely with the Executive Director to
plan for the strategic expansion of this program by building on our network of partnerships throughout Idaho.
This position provides an amazing opportunity for someone with a passion and interest in addressing food insecurity and inequities through a holistic food systems approach. Through our partnerships, you will have access to numerous local, regional and national organizations that develop programs and policies that positively affect our communities and increase access to
healthy, nutritious food!
Specific responsibilities listed below:
● Clinic Management: Maintain relationships with clinic providers, provide program training for new clinic staff and develop relationships with new clinics in anticipation of expansion.
● Participant Management: Screen clinic referrals for eligibility and conduct enrollment orientation for eligible patients; coordinate and organize incentive/education bags; make monthly contact with each patient, provide care management, and distribute vouchers.
● Vendor Management: Provide regular training and feedback to partner retail vendors; collect redeemed vouchers and invoice on behalf of the vendors.
● Build a robust nutrition education program for our participants drawing on community resources and readily available nutrition programs.
● Maintain program database, ensuring confidentiality and HIPAA compliance; provide regular reporting and analytics to the Executive Director.
● Collaborate on plans for expansion to new geographic locations, new clinics and new vendors; revise program marketing materials whenever applicable
● Manage and expand the umbrella Food is Medicine program by cultivating relationships with community partners and providing care navigation to clinic referrals.
● Assist with program development and sustainability planning through grant writing, producing an annual program report and coordinating regular Guiding Group meetings.
● Support the efforts of volunteers and interns and collaborate on
projects and initiatives as they come up.
● Assist in additional organizational ad hoc projects as needed,
o Contribute to IHRTF website and social media
o Assist in planning the Spring and Fall Task Force
meetings, as well as the Biennial Statewide Summit on
Hunger and Food Security
o Partner in planning annual community fundraising efforts such as Idaho Gives
Day and “Leftovers”
Qualifications & Skills
● High School diploma or equivalent; college degree a plus.
● Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a professional office; small nonprofit or start-up experience a plus.
● Exceptional attention to detail and strong data entry experience.
● Ability to use experience, sound judgment, and resourcefulness to adapt current practices to new situations and select the best course of action.
● Knowledge of best practices around social media and website management.
● Working experience and comfort with Microsoft Office, Google suite and other apps, such as project management technology.
● Strong written, verbal and presentation communication skills; the ability to interact with a diverse group of individuals from program participants to executive community supporters.
● Event coordination experience (in-person or virtual) a plus
● Must have a valid driver’s license and a working vehicle
● Ability to ascend/descend stairs
● Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. regularly
● Occasional local/regional travel expected
Hours & Compensation
This role requires approximately 30-40 hours per week. There is flexibility in the schedule to meet your personal needs. Due to COVID, staff currently work remotely and schedule office presence in line with public health guidelines.
Compensation is up to $15-17/hour depending on experience.
How to Apply
We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. We believe that every team member enriches our organization by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, to identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions to end hunger in Idaho.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application deadline of March 31st.
We will reach out to you directly to confirm receipt and to
instruct you on next steps.