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Outreach Coordinator at Comfort Food Community

Greenwich, NY


Date Posted: April 11th, 2023 

Title: Outreach Coordinator



Comfort Food Community (CFC), founded in 2014, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that works to address rural hunger needs in Washington, Warren, and Saratoga counites in upstate New York. 

The Outreach Coordinator (OC) is part of CFC’s Community Health team. This team works to address health disparities through education and connection to resources and services. The Outreach Coordinator runs our Farmers Market Produce Prescription Program, a voucher program that we administer in partnership with CDPHP at the Glens Falls and Saratoga Springs Farmers Markets every Saturday from May through December.  

The OC coordinates all outreach efforts for the Community Heath team. The OC will provide resource navigation at our pantry services and handle all incoming and outgoing referrals for food assistance and other resources, from housing to SNAP enrollment. They will outreach to partner agencies to spread awareness about our programs and stay informed on programs and services in our region. This position will collaborate with the Nutrition Education Coordinator on larger initiatives and work on health-related aspects of CFC’s food distribution goals. 

This is a 30-40 hour, at-will position with a pay rate of $20-22. CFC offers nine paid vacation days per year and an additional 15 days of paid time off (accrued hourly) for the first year of employment. This position is based at our offices in Greenwich, NY with the possibility for some work from home time. Additionally, we pay 50% of a single-member gold-level health insurance plan from CDPHP.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all logistics of our Farmers Market Produce Prescription Program, including contract development, budget management, and all voucher logistics including distribution, data tracking and reporting. 

  • Attend Saturday markets to distribute vouchers, including screening for eligibility and intaking participants on Salesforce using an iPad, and collect vouchers from vendors. 

  • Be informed and compliant with Protected Health Information (PHI) and HIPPAA security protocols. 

  • Coordinate emergency food deliveries and responses. 

  • Outreach and deepen existing partnerships with area food pantries, organizations, and agencies. 

  • Manage shared Community Health grant and budget with the Nutrition Education Coordinator, ensuring that grant and contract target metrics and budgets are being met. 

  • Maintain and log program data records on multiple platforms. 

  • Participate in community working groups and cohorts to maintain and advance relationships with partners. 

  • Participate in professional development webinars and trainings. 

  • Be informed on regional agencies, services, and navigating referral platforms. 

  • Maintain professional, responsible, and conscientious standards of care and confidentiality at all times. 

  • Develop and Lead Programs Committee, bringing together those we serve with staff and board to provide community input on program design.

Organizational Values

Each employee upholds CFC organizational values, as follows:

  • Dedication and commitment. We are bound by our mission to feed people, and we are invested in minimizing the harmful impacts of hunger.

  • Fun! Humor heals. This can be emotionally taxing work and we remember to keep things light.

  • Honesty, trustworthiness, and integrity. At our core, we cannot do what we do without believing in each other.

  • Collaboration and teamwork. Fulfilling our mission is contingent on excellent cross-program communication.

  • Care, empathy, and support. We lead with kindness and compassion for all those we interact with.

  • Creativity and resourcefulness. How can we do our work in innovative ways that question the norm and get us further than ever?

  • Tolerance and respect. Our uniqueness is what makes us special and our collective understanding of this allows all to flourish.

  • Accountability and diligence. We are clear with our roles yet can side-step as needed. Our shared work ethic gets the job done.



  • Experience and demonstrated ability to meet the job responsibilities. 

  • Demonstrated ability to connect with others and build trust and connection especially across barriers of class, race, gender, etc. 

  • Ability and experience managing project budgets. 

  • Availability for every Saturday commitment from May- mid December and attend pantry services outside of 9-5 hours. 

  • Strong technology skills. 

  • Demonstrated commitment to food access. 

  • Track record of independently structuring and prioritizing tasks, projects and deadlines.


About CFC

Comfort Food Community (CFC) works to build community to alleviate rural food insecurity, improve health, and create a robust, sustainable local food system. We are headquartered in Greenwich, NY, a small town of about 5,000 people, in Washington County in the upper Hudson Valley. We provide food through a dynamic operation of programs. CFC operates with a paid staff of 12 and more than 75 volunteers. We promote a workplace that supports equity, diversity, and inclusion. Our operating budget is $1.7 million, supported by all Board members, individual donors, government grants, corporations, and foundations.



To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter indicating why you are interested and qualified for the position to Amie Collins at

Thank you for your interest!

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