As the organization grows, so must our team. Food For Thought Outreach is now interviewing for a Full Time (40+), Hourly, Program Coordinator. Qualified candidates should submit their resumes to 


Food For Thought is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Santa Rosa Beach, FL that provides backpacks filled with healthy, easy to prepare food for students who are dependent on free or reduced school meals. Our goal is to support a child’s development and educational experience by bridging the gap between school meals during weekends and holiday breaks.  Food For Thought has been working to fight child hunger since 2010, and currently serves 31 schools in Walton and Okaloosa Counties, providing backpacks for 2886 students each week. 


The Program and Volunteer Coordinator works closely with the Program Manager to ensure the needs of the Organization’s programs are met and executed within the Mission and Values of Food for Thought Outreach. This position assists the Organization with proper placement and scheduling of volunteers, as well as ensuring supplies and food are on hand to execute the Organization’s programs.

As a team member of Food For Thought Outreach, we work together to fight childhood hunger in our community. Our Mission comes before all other tasks and duties. Team members are advocates and representatives of our work and hold a shared passion for the Mission and Values of our Organization. Growth is to be expected and welcomed in this work and will bring an ever-changing landscape for the team. As a member of a small team, we are all expected to share in the work from the day-to-day tasks to high-level strategy. 


  • Orders food as directed
  • Works with vendors to coordinate all on-site deliveries
  • Assists with scheduling volunteers for appropriate activities
  • Produces and distributes all materials in support of the Organization’s programs
  • Operates as an on-site volunteer support system and assists with oversight of the volunteer’s duties
  • Represents the Organization at partner schools and organizations
  • Supports all program functions during days of service
  • Works with Program Manager as well as other Organization staff to ensure tasks are completed
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed


Employees may be required to attend events and/or be available to work days, nights, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the Organization.


Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to make quick and accurate decisions are essential. Positive and outgoing personality is a must. Must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and social media networks.

Conditions of Work:

While performing the duties of this position, the employee may be exposed to the elements including wet and/or humid conditions, extreme heat, and rain. This position requires travel within the service areas of the organization and requires the employee the regularly drive a company vehicle. Employees are frequently required to use climb, sit, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Employees must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This Job Description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An employee should perform all duties as assigned by management.