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Summer Food Service Program Growth and Expansion Coordinator
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Summer Food Service Program Growth and Expansion Coordinator 

Position Overview:

The Summer Food Service Program Growth and Expansion Coordinator will help build the capacity of the Social Innovation Laboratory in support of the mission of helping improve social programs and the processes behind them to ultimately break the cycle of poverty through developing, documenting and marketing organizational projects, both fundraising and non-fundraising driven.

Main Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and review evidenced-based practices in the area of food scarcity in Kansas.

  • Conduct Grant research, grant writing/proposal development, MOU development, and fundraising for the project.

  • Assess the current geographical areas of need: food deserts and eligible areas.

  • Identify and recruit potential project partners and key stakeholders. 

  • Create volunteer training and policy manual.

  • Implement and assess initial mobile food pantry concept.

  • Disseminate findings through presentations and publications.

  • Update  “How-to” Guide for operating “TPUR” that includes detailed plans for replicating “TPUR” sites as a part of program expansion including all innovative techniques used.

  • Compile a database of key community leaders to approach for suggestions of individuals to fill positions of site supervisor and on-site volunteer personnel.

  • Monitor and evaluate (observation and data collection) replication of program sites over the summer.

  • Establish and facilitate an advisory committee for this project (food insecurity) which would include significant representation of the target youth, their families, experts, and partner organizations.

  • Assist with analysis of data to determine program impact.



• This position is full-time with flexible scheduling based on unique organizational programs and services. Compensation is based on current full-time VISTA pay in the 66801 zip code. Health benefits are available.

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