Food Access Program Coordinator

The objective of the Food Access Program Coordinator (FAPC) will be to support and help execute the Double Bucks at Farmers’ Markets program, which doubles SNAP dollars spent at farmers’ markets in Mecklenburg County.  To best ensure the success of this work, the FAPC will also be involved in work throughout the community to support government-assisted food and nutrition programs and farmers’ market accessibility.  This is a part-time, independent contract position within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Food Policy Council (CMPFC), a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to promote a sustainable, healthy, and equitable local food system. This position requires some travel, and occasional work on evenings and weekends.
Schedule & Compensation

  • Wage Range: $18 – $20/hour, mileage reimbursement for program-related travel 
  • Hourly compensation is based on experience and the position is funded by a combination of grants, contracts and sponsorships
  • Year-round position and hours may vary by season

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination education and lived experience.
  • 1+ years experience managing/promoting programs and/or coordinating activities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to work well with others and build relationships
  • Experience with social media and email marketing platforms 
  • Experience with program evaluation; detail-oriented and reliable
  • Commitment to advancing health equity and food justice
  • Understanding of institutional and structural inequality and the impact on historically marginalized communities in Mecklenburg County and NC 
  • A positive and collaborative attitude and approach to problem solving
Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working in local food systems, with a basic understanding of government food security programs
  • Grants/contracts management and reporting experience 
  • Collaborative learner and problem solver with community engagement skills
  • Experience working with racially, culturally and socioeconomically diverse people and communities
To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Food Policy Council at info@charlottefoodpolicy.com. Questions or inquiries may also be directed to this email.

As a non-profit organization often serving and centering vulnerable and historically marginalized populations, CMFPC is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture aligned with our mission and values. CMFPC strongly encourages applications from people of color and other diverse backgrounds. 

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