Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinator – Armstrong, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence Counties

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Website Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

The Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinator develops and implements an outreach plan to increase capacity and participation in federal and privately funded child nutrition programs, including the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), the National School Breakfast Program (SBP), and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) among others in Armstrong, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence Counties. Additionally, the Coordinator is responsible for providing support and best practices to community stakeholders who are implementing these types of food assistance programs. He/she works as a member of a team to achieve the goals of the Child Nutrition Team and the strategic plan of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and recruit partner organizations and bring them together to formulate a county plan to increase participation in the SFSP
  • Initiate and maintain strong partnering relationships with stakeholders who have an interest in federal child nutrition programs and food insecurity more generally to support their efforts and increase engagement in other programs addressing childhood hunger in their communities
  • Communicate with school staff about strategies for increasing participation in the School Breakfast Programs and other child nutrition programs they offer
  • Assist partners in identifying and overcoming barriers to expanding sites for federal child nutrition programs and increasing participation
  • Learn about best practices from programs throughout the U.S. and share them with our network of partners
  • Deliver presentations to a variety of audiences to educate them about food insecurity and the role child nutrition programs play in alleviation of hunger
  • Work towards benchmarks of increasing participation in federal child nutrition programs and increasing engagement of partners in other food assistance programs
  • Advocate for improvements in federal child nutrition programs on state and federal levels
  • Assist in gathering information for grant reports and proposals that support child nutrition work
  • Support team projects to continuously improve operations and strengthen service provided to our partners
  • Collaborate with the Food Bank’s Technology and Development Teams to collect and analyze data for evaluation and prepare periodic written reports
  • Additional responsibilities as determined by the Child Nutrition Outreach Supervisor and Manager of Child Nutrition Programs


  • Bachelors’ degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Have a minimum of two years of experience working with social or human service organizations
  • Ability to work with people from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds
  • Ability to make presentations and develop and deliver information to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Possess an attitude of collaboration for working with community organizations and schools
  • High quality customer service skills (exhibit objectivity, calmness and helpfulness)
  • Attention to detail and follows through on tasks
  • Excellent computer skills required
  • Automobile and valid Pennsylvania Driver’s license are required.  Work related travel is reimbursed at the federal reimbursement rate.
  • Ability to work from regional office in Beaver Falls with frequent travel throughout Armstrong, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence Counties and occasional travel (every 1-2 months) to main offices of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in Duquesne, PA.

Certificates: PA State Police Background clearance, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Federal Criminal History Record Information (FBI Report)

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