Position Title: Healthy Food Access Coordinator
Department: Asset Management
Supervisior: Community Impact Programs Manager
FLSA Category: Exempt
Status: Part-time, Temporary
Salary Range: $20-$22 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Under the general direction of the Community Impact Programs Manager, the Healthy Food Access Coordinator will ensure the success of the Affordable Housing Food Distribution Pilot Program at two First Community Housing (FCH) properties in San Jose: Curtner Studios and Iamesi Village. This position is fully grant based, part-time, and temporary. The Healthy Food Access Coordinator will be a member of FCH’s Community Impact Team, which creates healthy, equitable, and sustainable communities for residents at our affordable housing complexes through on-site programming and activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
Primarily manage a total of six (6) on-site food distribution events per week: two-hour sessions three times per week, in the evenings and on weekends, at two separate properties
Develop supportive relationships with residents and conduct regular outreach to encourage their participation in resident programs and activities
Create and distribute event flyers in a timely manner
Maintain collaborative relationships with property site staff
Understand existing food and garden programs across all FCH communities
Understand current food resources and programs available to residents across all FCH communities
Provide support for the implementation of new food programs at FCH properties
Assist FCH Community Impact Team with events and tasks as needed and as time permits
Minimum education level: high school diploma or GED
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong time management and organizational skills
A positive and team-focused attitude is essential
Ability to work well with people of various backgrounds, abilities, and age groups
Ability to work independently and in groups of co-workers and patrons
Proficiency with MS Office (esp. Excel, Word, Teams, Outlook) and Publisher
Ability to travel between separate sites with reliable transportation
$20-$22 per hour
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. You may be required to travel by car, plane, or other form of transportation to attend business meetings or conferences.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to talk or listen. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skill, or ability. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.
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ABOUT FIRST COMMUNITY HOUSING
First Community Housing (FCH) is an award‐winning California 501(c)(3) Non‐Profit Housing Development
Corporation located in San Jose, California. Since 1986, FCH has created housing for low‐income residents in 23
affordable rental housing developments (over 1,800 units) throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. FCH has been
a pioneer of the integrated design‐build process, leading to innovative design and sustainability. Low‐income populations we serve include families, seniors, individuals, and those who are formerly homeless, developmentally disabled, and clients of mental health services.
FCH is an Equal Opportunity Employer to all regardless of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, actual or perceived gender identity, age, or sexual orientation. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and our goal is to employ a workforce that is representative of the
communities we serve. FCH is a Drug‐Free workplace and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.