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Nutrition and Compliance Specialist - DC Public Schools
DC Public Schools The Specialist, Nutrition, Compliance, and Partnerships, Food & Nutrition Services is responsible for oversight of several activities and projects for nutrition, compliance, and partnership development and maintenance. The Specialist will lead efforts to ensure compliance with all Child Nutrition Programs, to include the National School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program, Free Summer Meals Program, and DC Healthy Schools Act. This role will act as the lead liaison with the FNS field specialist operations team, ensuring compliance activities are executed throughout all school cafeterias. When required, the Specialist of Nutrition, Compliance, and Partnerships will represent DCPS and the Manager, Nutrition, Compliance, and Partnerships at meetings and events internally as well as across other agencies and community partners. This includes external-facing partnerships with food-related organizations locally and nationally to drive the public image and work of FNS through social media, traditional print, and televised media and websites.
NY Policy Coordinator
American Farmland Trust The Policy Coordinator will support efforts to develop and grow AFT's programs and assist with research projects which will not only inform future AFT Policy, but also serve as a resource for stakeholders at the local, state, and national levels They will have the opportunity to work across teams within AFT’s New York Regional Program, as well as with external partners including farmers, landowners, agricultural professionals, and institutional leaders at K-12 schools. Responsibilities The New York State Policy Coordinator’s duties and responsibilities will include:
Supporting the leadership of two statewide coalitions: Alliance for New York’s Farmland and the NY Grown Food for NY Kids Coalition;
Managing event logistics for Advocacy Days
Organizing sign-on letters of support for key policies and programs
Drafting emails to key state leaders and lawmakers
Building relationships with new and current stakeholders, partners, and policy makers;
Assisting with policy research to support programming areas and inform future policy strategy, including drafting white papers and research publications;
Advancing AFT’s Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) efforts both internally as well as externally as related to the policy program;
Preparing for, attending and participating in lobbying meetings and advocacy;
Helping coordinate programs for a diversity of stakeholders across multiple formats, such as webinars, networking events, and educational workshops;
Assisting with coordinating internal meetings and communications to ensure timely completion of program activities;
Helping to build farmer engagement with advancing AFT’s policy agenda; and
Assisting with social media campaigns, storytelling, virtual lobby days, regular email updates, and other digital communications; Salary Range: $45,000- $55,000
Food Systems Coordinator
Healthy Communities of the Capital Area This position coordinates food systems work housed at Healthy Communities of the Capital Area, including leading the Maine Farm and Sea to School Network (MFSN), Maine Farm to Institution (MEFTI), and coordinating other local, state, and regional food systems projects.
Healthy Eating Active Living Coordinator
Healthy Communities of the Capital Area This position is a member of the Healthy Communities of the Capital Area team and works with other staff and community partners to implement Maine Prevention Network grant-specific program objectives throughout Kennebec County, Maine. Objectives include community education, policy and systems change, and community-level environmental enhancements for the prevention of obesity-related diseases.
Community Coordinator (Rooted in Community project, CT)
Farm to Institution New England The Community Coordinator will coordinate farm to institution work in New Haven, CT and participate in a cohort for shared learning across the three communities involved in the Rooted in Community project. The position will be grant funded from April 2023 to October 2025, with the possibility to extend. This position is largely remote with some in-person meetings and site visits in the community, with occasional travel throughout New England.
Massachusetts Farm to School Massachusetts Farm to School is seeking a Data Associate to support the successful implementation of the federally funded Local Food for Schools program. The Data Associate will oversee the data collection efforts of the program. They will collect, clean, and analyze purchase data from schools participating in the program and provide the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education with the data necessary for the program’s financial management and reporting. The Data Associate will also support the Mass. Farm to School staff in additional database work as needed for other programs.
The successful candidate will have strong database skills and attention to detail. They should be a self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as a core member of an all-remote team.
This temporary position is 10-15 hours per week with an anticipated end date of August 2024. The pay range for this position is $23/hr – $25/hr. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply as soon as possible with a preferred start date in late April.