Community Programs Coordinator

Arkansas Foodbank

Job title: Community Programs Coordinator

Company: Arkansas Foodbank

Job description: Position Summary:

The Community Programs Coordinator is responsible for conducting scheduled mobile pantry and senior box distributions, including community partner outreach, pantry logistics, client intake and food distribution. This position coordinates mobile pantry and senior box client intake process to include appropriate distribution methods including but not limited to: mobile pantry distributions, drive-through distributions, limited client-choice distributions and limited deliveries. They counsel new and existing children and senior feeding programs, and mobile distribution partners on compliance, policy and programs. They are responsible for assisting community partners with technical support regarding tools, programs and compliance. This position requires up to 80% in-state travel. This position requires an understanding of all Arkansas Foodbank food safety policies and compliance with all food safety related procedures, including attaining and maintaining ServeSafe certification.

The Community Programs Coordinator is a vital member of the Programs department and collaborates with them to support the implementation of new strategies, programs or initiatives. They participate in the execution of children and senior feeding programs, including recruitment, inspection, onboarding, intake and evaluation. This position will be comfortable learning new technology, as well as an eagerness to utilize Arkansas Foodbank software systems. They will possess strong interpersonal skills, a spirit of collaboration and team work, and a commitment to hunger relief.

Arkansas Foodbank team members will demonstrate a commitment to our mission and to the fight against hunger in Arkansas. They must have a clear understanding of and ability to articulate the mission and vision of Arkansas Foodbank and a desire to work with diverse populations. Team members must exemplify Arkansas Foodbank values while representing the organization at public, social, and business settings.

The statements contained herein describe the scope of the essential functions and responsibilities of the position but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work responsibilities. Nothing restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to the job at any time. Irregular hours may be required occasionally.


The following qualifications are preferred for the candidate or employee:

The equivalent of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) preferably in Social Work, Business, Nonprofit Management, Community Development, Health Administration, or a related field and

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in community outreach, service leadership, social services or related field
  • Experience in a non-profit organization is preferred
  • Valid Arkansas driver’s license and proof of insurance.
  • Ability to travel up to 80% of the time in-state.

Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements upon approval of the Chief Executive Officer of the Arkansas Foodbank.

Arkansas Foodbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees, volunteers, donors or clients on the bases of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

Hourly Rate $19.71 – $21.63

Expected salary: $19.71 – 21.63 per hour

Location: Little Rock, AR

Job date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 08:42:58 GMT

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