Are you ready to apply your talents as an educator to the growth of an innovative nonprofit that builds healthier communities by connecting people to the earth, their food, and each other? Do you want to be challenged by your work, learn a ton of stuff, contribute to creating a new way of interacting with the earth and the food it produces, have a lot of fun, be inspired, and make a significant impact?
Job Overview & Requirements
Food Moxie seeks a Manager of Culinary Literacy (MoCL) who will develop curriculum for – and lead – our cooking and nutrition programs across all sites. The MoCL will work collaboratively with other program staff to deliver innovative budget-conscious cooking and nutrition education programs using a team-based approach. Responsibilities include curriculum development aligned with program goals and objectives, recipe development and costing, and providing instruction in healthy cooking techniques. They will maintain, create, and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders including site partners (teachers, caseworkers, etc.) and community organizations. The successful candidate will have high emotional intelligence and be able to easily develop trusting relationships with diverse individuals from many different backgrounds. The MoCL will have a strong work ethic, the ability to lead and adapt, and a commitment to Food Moxie’s mission and values.
Our story: Food Moxie was founded in 2007 as Weavers Way Community Programs, the nonprofit affiliate of Weavers Way Cooperative. From seed to supper, Food Moxie educates and inspires people to grow, prepare, and eat healthy food. We accomplish this through our work with underserved students, children, and families in one of the poorest and most food insecure communities in the country. We use garden and culinary education programs – both growing food and cooking food – to promote nutrition and healthy eating habits. We share knowledge, tools, and inspiration, to connect individuals to the power they have to transform their own health and the health of their communities.
Reports to: Program Director
Supervises: PT Education Specialist(s), Volunteers/Interns
Curriculum Development & Delivery – Culinary Literacy & Nutrition
Home & Community Support
Outreach & Engagement
Volunteer/Seasonal & PT Staff Management
Record Keeping, Documentation & Meetings
JOB PARTICULARS, COMPENSATION, AND BENEFITS
Type: Full Time, Exempt (occasional evenings/weekends)
Sites: All Sites, Home Visits, Community Events
Compensation: $34,000-37,000 (commensurate with experience)
Competitive benefits packaging, including medical/dental/life/disability insurance; 401k plan plus match; 15% discount at Weavers Way Co-op; generous paid time off
FOOD MOXIE was created by the Board of Weavers Way Cooperative in 2007 as a means to expand its role in, and to positively impact, the community in which it operates. In the years since, we have grown organically in response to community interest, fortuitous partnerships and staff capacity. Our farm, nutrition, and culinary education programs have touched the lives of thousands of people, and have brought us well-deserved recognition and support.
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