East Side Table is looking for a new Senior Program Coordinator!

East Side Table seek a part-time project coordinator for our senior food access pilot beginning summer 2019 through the end of the year. East Side Table is working to address access to healthy food and development of new food skills with East Saint Paul’s diverse communities. Initiative include Make-at-Home Meal Kits from Local Crate, community events, cooking class, and community meals.

The East Side Table senior pilot’s goal is to improve the health and well-being of East Side senior residents by increasing access to health food and opportunities to dine with neighbors, family, and friends. The main activities include coordinating meal preparation and packing events with our Senior Advisory Council members, facilitating monthly Senior Advisory Council meetings, and working with East Side Table partner organizations to identify additional engagement opportunities.

We’re looking for someone with experience in working with senior populations, a passion for food access and cooking, and an understanding of the vibrancy and diversity of the East Side of Saint Paul communities. Hours range from 10-20 a week, including some evening and weekends with flexible schedule.

For more details and to apply: Send resume and letter of interested to info@eastsidetable.org or call 651-300-2505.

Thanks!

-East Side Table

EAST SIDE TABLE SENIOR COORDINATOR

Part-time (10-20 hours/week, varies and flexible)

Duration: 6 months, with possibility of extension

Pay: Competitive

Reports to: East Side Table Coordinator and partner organization representatives

East Side Table seeks a part-time project coordinator for our senior pilot beginning June 2019 through December 2019. East Side Table is working to address access to healthy food and development of new food skills with East Saint Paul’s diverse communities. Initiatives include Make-at-Home Meal Kits from Local Crate, community events, cooking classes, and community meals.

The East Side Table senior pilot’s goal is to improve the health and well-being of East Side senior residents by increasing access to healthy foods and opportunities to dine with neighbors, family, and friends. The main activities include group meal prep and packing events, on-going engagement with our East Side Table Senior Advisory Council, and intergenerational community meals during the summer months. The Senior Coordinator will be responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing the group meal prep and packing events in partnership with the Senior Advisory Council. The Senior Coordinator will also support the monthly Senior Advisory Council meetings and attend monthly East Side Table workgroup meetings to report on senior activities.

Pilot timeline and Senior Coordinator responsibilities:

June – July

  • On-boarding time to become familiar with East Side Table history and programming.
  • Working with East Side Table staff, develop group meal preparation and pack event plans and materials (invites, educational information, recipe cards, signage, etc.).
  • Attend monthly East Side Table Working Council meetings
  • Attend monthly Senior Advisory Council meetings.

August – September

  • Organize group meal preparation and pack events – working with Senior Advisory Council, identify a location, recipes, number of attendees, date/time, and activities.
  • Work with East Side Table Coordinator to source ingredients and materials.
  • Coordinate transportation to meal and meetings with NewTrax as needed 
  • Act as organizer (“sous-chef”) at event by helping set-up, preparing recipes, engage with attendees, and clean-up. 
  • Track small community meal data – number of attendees, number of meals served, community engagement evaluation data, and meal cost.
  • Attend monthly East Side Table Working Council meetings.
  • Support monthly Senior Advisory Council meetings.

August – October:

  • Attend monthly East Side Table Working Council meetings.
  • Support monthly Senior Advisory Council meetings.
  • Work with East Side Table Working Council to draft Senior Pilot evaluation report including tracked data, community engagement surveys, and participant experience stories.

Other activities:

  • Support engagement with Youth Advisory Council
  • Support planning of intergenerational meals in summer 2019 as needed

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with senior populations preferred
  • Education or experience in commercial food preparation, nutrition, senior outreach or other similar areas.
  • ServSafe a plus, but opportunity to receive with support from East Side Table to complete
  • Personal, volunteer or work experience with diverse and/or low-income populations would be great!
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Self-motivated and ability to follow through and take independent initiative
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Access to personal transportation for work travel

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