Program Manager, Sunday Suppers
Sunday Suppers is an exciting community based program that works with families to improve their health and well-being through the family meal, hands-on cooking lessons, community gardening and exercise. The primary role for the Program Manager is the recruitment and retention of families in the program and providing an exciting, fun and instructive experience to support their goals for change. The ideal candidate will be dynamic, dedicated to our mission and have experience in community engagement, food and nutrition, and program implementation and be able to multi-task. The Program Manager reports to the Sunday Suppers Director. Responsibilities include:
Recruitment & Retention
a) Collaborate and work closely with Community Liaison to create relationships with individuals, schools and other organizations to identify potential participants.
b) Contact referred families within 1 week to determine eligibility, provide a program overview and gather baseline information.
c) Maintain regular (at least biweekly) and ongoing communication with phone calls, activities and one-on-one meetings in order to insure buy-in and retention.
d) Offer monthly volunteer opportunities for participants.
e) Carry out SS’ incentive program.
a) Recruit and coordinate volunteers within and outside the community to support all activities.
b) Gather contact information and release forms from all volunteers
c) Supervise volunteer activities.
d) Contact volunteers 4 days before supper to verify attendance.
e) Send thank you to every volunteer within one week.
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