Job Openings

Healthy Food Access Coordinator

The Community Food Bank of Central Alabama is hiring a Healthy Food Access Coordinator who will have three areas of responsibility:

  1. Coordinating the Double Up Food Bucks Program in Alabama, which makes fresh fruits and vegetables accessible and affordable to families struggling to eat healthy of a limited budget. The program enables partner farmers markets and grocery stores to match a resident’s SNAP benefit (formerly known as food stamps) with up to $20 of free produce vouchers. Families will be able to use these vouchers to purchase fruits and vegetables at the market during times of the month when their SNAP benefits traditionally have run out. [50% of the POSITION’s TIME]
  2. Assisting with the operation of a mobile grocery store called the Corner Market that travels to economically distressed neighborhoods that do not have access a full-service grocery store; and [50% of POSITION’S TIME]
  3. They will also assist and help build the capacity of our partners to meet grant requirements, food safety standards, increase their healthy food distributions, comply with USDA requirements, and better serve people at risk of hunger.

*To apply for this position, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, completed application, and writing sample, to jobs@feedingal.org   

Community Food Bank of Central Alabama is an equal opportunity employer and provider. EEO

2 AmeriCorps Summer Meals Coordinators (May-Aug)

This role will assist the Community Food Bank’s summer meal program that serves over 1,200 children at up to 20 sites. They will assist with performing site visits, offering follow-up training/guidance to meal site coordinators, and ensuring daily meal orders are submitted. This role will also research strategies for how meal site coordinators can engage children in healthy eating habits during meal time. This role will also assist with the evaluation of summer meal sites including surveys and focus groups with children in the summer meal program. It may require delivering shelf stable meals once during the term. This role is highly interpersonal, and requires that members work well with others. Members must be able to accommodate changing work conditions and diverse points of view. Members must learn to balance both program
identity and AmeriCorps identity. AmeriCorps is available to all, without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, creed, or veteran status.

Summer AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator (May- Aug)

This role will assist with the coordination of the Food Bank’s Volunteer Program and act as liaison with volunteer groups. They will (a) recruit and facilitate teams of volunteers who inspect food donations and pack menus intended for resident at risk of food insecurity, (b) support programs such as a mobile grocery store, school food pantries, and daily emergency food requests, and (c) coordinate volunteer-led food drives and other community outreach events. They will cultivate long-term volunteer relationships by offering volunteer training, managing online volunteer campaigns and developing a volunteer appreciation program. AmeriCorps is available to all, without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, creed, or veteran status.

AmeriCorps Assistant Healthy Food Access Coordinator (12 month term)

The Assistant Healthy Food Access Coordinator will have three areas of responsibility: (1) Assisting with the expansion of a free summer lunch program for children at risk of food insecurity over the summer months when schools are closed. [40% of TIME] (2) Assisting with the operation of a mobile grocery store called the Corner Market that travels to economically distressed neighborhoods that do not have access a full-service grocery store; and [25% TIME] (3) Assist with additional hunger programs including mobile school pantries that delivery fresh produce and other healthy staples to school campuses. Perform site visits to feeding program partners to ensure adherence to food safety standards and other guidelines. [35% TIME] They will also assist and help build the capacity of our partners to increase their healthy food distributions, meet food safety standards, comply with USDA requirements, and better serve people at risk of hunger.. AmeriCorps is available to all, without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, creed, or veteran status.

AmeriCorps Assistant Volunteer Coordinator (12 month term)

The Assistant Volunteer Coordinator will assist with the coordination of the Community Food Bank’s Volunteer Program and act as liaison with key partners. The Volunteer Program includes but is not limited to: (a) recruiting and facilitating teams of volunteers who inspect food donations and pack menus for programs, (b) supporting volunteer-based food programs such as a mobile grocery store, school food pantries, and daily emergency food requests, and (c) support volunteer-led food drives and other community outreach events. AmeriCorps is available to all, without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, creed, or veteran status.