Job Opening for Food Security Project Manager with HCC

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties
PO Box 517 Dayton NV 89403
775-246-7550

Position-Project Manager Food Security

Definition: Under direction of the Healthy Communities Coalition’s (HCC) Executive Director and Board of Directors, the Project Manager will provide oversight and coordination of food security and education efforts in schools in Lyon County School District and the Lyon County community.

Principle Responsibilities: (1) Coordinate and implement garden and nutrition projects. (2) Assist in community and school environment assessment. (3) Policy, Systems and Environmental strategies. (4) Work with multiple partners to ensure a collaborative effort across food systems.

Communication: Maintain clear lines of communication with school administrators and HCC partners. Participate in frequent meetings with Executive Director and garden coordinators.

Qualifications: Degree or experience in Agriculture, and or Nutrition
Experience in coordination and working with partners. Ability to lead, nurture and attend to the spirit of collaboration, and the passion for positive community change.

Compensation: $15-$18 an hour depending on experience and funding available. Position is Grant funded and is not guaranteed.

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is a grassroots based partnership whose vision is to mobilize, share, and collaborate for healthy communities where all have opportunities to grow, live and learn. Our mission is to strive to promote and support sustainable, culturally inclusive prevention services, community initiatives, and capacity building systems that address all factions of a healthy community for all members.

The HCC team offers a unique work environment with much flexibility and opportunity for community engagement, ongoing trainings and deep connectivity.

Healthy Communities is an equal opportunity employer.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

3) email: intake@usda.gov

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