Community Partner Coordinator – South Central Idaho

Job Title:  Community Partner Coordinator, Southcentral
Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Department:  Partnerships & Programs
Reports to: Director of Programs & Partnerships
Location: Southcentral Idaho

Responsibilities include establishing a strong Community Partner Network in Southcentral Idaho by supporting the growth and retention of partners, to include community organizations and schools, ensuring partner compliance with all necessary laws, policies, and guidelines regarding safe food distribution. In addition to supporting other departments for food distributions, this position also supports nutrition education. The coordinator supports the Director of Partnerships & Programs as well as the Nutrition Services Manager with identifying and ensuring equitable distribution of product in the region, connecting nutrition to partners, and other special projects.


1)  Program & Partnerships (65%)

  • Screen prospective community partners and assist with application and agreements between The Idaho Foodbank and partner.
  • Develop partners, including schools, and ensure compliance including site visits and ongoing training.
  • Assist in the implementation of a partner network gap analysis and capacity measurement tool for community partners, including surveys.
  • Foster cooperative relationships between community partners and The Idaho Foodbank through customer service and conflict resolution.
  • Assist in the implementation of the Mobile Pantry program, Just-in-Time deliveries, and other community food distribution opportunities.
  • Represent IFB during community projects and participate in meetings and on committees as appropriate.

2)  Nutrition Education (25%)

  • Networking with health-centered organizations and assisting in delivering Hunger to Health Initiatives.
  • Participate in the recruitment, management, and stewardship of nutrition education volunteers.
  • Assist in working with partners to create nutrition interventions that are applicable to their communities.

3)  Development & Food Sourcing (5%)

  • Provide support as needed to Food Sourcing regarding donor relationships.
  • Assist the development team in representing The Idaho Foodbank at fundraising events, connecting with press/media, and coordinating outreach.

4)  Other (5%)

  • Attend internal meetings as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Passion for nutrition, health, and community connections a must.
  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience and commitment to serving low income individuals and families.
  • Must be strong independent worker as well as be able to work as a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Proven competencies in Microsoft Office products, including Internet, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and standard office equipment.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.
  • Have a valid Driver’s License and access to an automobile with current auto insurance.
  • Must be able to pass the Manager’s Level ServSafe Certification.
  • Physical job requirements include ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Frequent travel required within counties served by organization/programs

This work is performed primarily in an office environment while sitting at a computer terminal for extended periods of time. Employee will use computer and smart phones extensively. Work may involve periodic lifting and carrying of items that may weigh up to 30 pounds. May work outside normal business hours, such as evenings and weekends, and could require driving frequently due to work performed in the community. Mileage reimbursement will be provided when using a personal vehicle.