Executive Director, Food Moxie
Posted by Food Moxie on August 24, 2021
The Food Moxie Executive Director (ED) oversees all strategic and operational responsibilities of the organization and provides leadership for Food Moxie’s staff, programs, strategic plan, and execution of its mission. Other key duties include fundraising, and community outreach and managing partnerships. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.
The Food Moxie Executive Director shall lead the organization in its mission to educate and inspire people to grow, prepare, and eat healthy food. Food Moxie activities include partnering with organizations in Philadelphia to engage youth and families in gardening, farming, and food education, to promote self-sufficiency, community connectedness, and advance food justice. The ED will support the Food Moxie mission by working directly with community program participants to share information and resources with one another to grow and cook food, as well as learn about food systems and agriculture. In partnership with local schools and community-based organizations, Food Moxie’s signature programs and initiatives center around experiential learning, leadership development, and “building agency” with participants to bolster individual and community health.
The ED will ensure that organizational and programmatic operations align with Food Moxie’s commitment to equity and inclusion, cooperative principles, and promote local, small-scale, urban agriculture.
The ED position currently supervises a staff of two.
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