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We’re hiring! Join our team and apply for an open position below:
– National Programs Coordinator
– Advocacy & Organizing Manager
– Development Manager

National Programs Coordinator (Los Angeles)

Swipe Out Hunger is a nonprofit based in Los Angeles that partners with universities nationwide to end student hunger. The organization provides both innovative and common sense solutions to food insecurity on college campuses. Swipe Out Hunger’s flagship program allows college students to donate their extra meal credits to support food insecure students on campus. The organization has been called a “Champion of Change” by President Obama and its CEO was recognized on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for the program’s innovative work. Today, Swipe Out Hunger operates on more than 100 campuses across 37 states and has served 1.8 million meals.

Position Overview

Swipe Out Hunger is seeking a driven and collaborative Coordinator to support the growth of its university presence at a critical time for the organization. The National Programs Coordinator will report to the VP of Programs and also work closely with other members of the Programs Department.

On a typical day, this will include speaking with college student leaders and administrators to help set up new meal donation programs, facilitating connections between leaders on different campuses, growing potential strategic partners, and managing additional projects that leverage a specific skill-set the candidate is excited to contribute.

Job Responsibilities Include:

Campus Training
The Coordinator will work with the VP of Programs in all phases of program growth. This includes conducting initial orientation phone calls with campus leaders both 1:1 and through group trainings, providing ongoing coaching and proper supportive resources, troubleshooting implementation challenges, conducting active follow-up to maximize success, tracking impact, and collecting best practices across the higher education basic needs landscape.

Organizational Growth
The Coordinator will work with the Programs Department to identify, establish, and advance partnerships with like-minded entities that could expand the scale or scope of Swipe Out Hunger’s work. Some examples of strategic partners include higher education systems such as SUNY, corporate partnerships such as Campus ID companies and Dining Providers, campus recipients of governmental funding such as through Hunger-Free Campus legislation, and nonprofits and foundations with aligned missions.

Administration
The Coordinator will be responsible for general operations such as: database and contact management, support with programming and development administration needs (i.e. inventory management and mailing), event planning support, and other duties as needed.

Additional Duties
The Coordinator will support the mission and day-to-day execution of what needs to move the organization forward. As a start-up, the team is “all hands on deck,” doing whatever is necessary to meet the goals. This may include travel to conferences and relationship-building with key stakeholders.

The Ideal Candidate:

– Bachelor’s Degree is required
– 1-3 years of organizing or advocacy experience
– Experience managing timeline based projects
– Outstanding relationship skills– you naturally build relationships with people
– Strong communication skills– you know the importance of a well-crafted email
– Experience in sales
– Organized, detail and solution oriented
– Committed to social justice
– Resilient and undeterred by rejection
– Background in community organizing is a bonus
– You’re a self-starter and are comfortable with the dynamic start-up workplace culture
– A team player who is willing to do what it takes– no job too small or big

Additional Expertise Sought
As a fast growing start-up, we want to leverage any additional special skill set you could contribute to the team. Are you a master at graphic design? Event planning? Copy editing? Team morale? Data analysis? Public Policy?

Compensation and Benefits  

Full time position. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Work with an engaged, upbeat and collaborative team. Be mentored by a leading national social entrepreneur.

Hours are flexible. Unlimited vacation and PTO. We work hard and encourage a balanced lifestyle. We offer health insurance reimbursements.

Swipe Out Hunger proudly values diversity. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

Send an email to team@swipehunger.org titled: “First Name Last Name – National Programs Coordinator” so, “Michael Jordan – National Programs Coordinator”. Please include:
– Resume or CV
– A 100-200 word blurb on who you are and why you’re excited about his position.

Following initial review, select applicants will be invited to interview. References will be requested following a successful interview.

Advocacy & Organizing Manager (New York)

Swipe Out Hunger is a nonprofit based in Los Angeles that partners with universities nationwide to end student hunger. The organization provides both innovative and common sense solutions to food insecurity on college campuses. Swipe Out Hunger’s flagship program allows college students to donate their extra meal credits to support food insecure students on campus. The organization has been called a “Champion of Change” by President Obama and its CEO was recognized on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for the program’s innovative work. Today, Swipe Out Hunger operates on more than 100 campuses across 37 states and has served 1.8 million meals.

Position Overview

The Advocacy & Organizing Manager would be the second hire for Swipe Out Hunger’s burgeoning Research & Development (R&D) Lab. The R&D Lab launched in Fall 2019, growing the organization’s work into advocacy and innovative solutions beyond our flagship “Swipe Drive” program. 

The Advocacy & Organizing Manager would join a driven and collaborative team at a critical time for the organization. We’re seeking someone to be on the ground with our New York  campus communities, specifically at the CUNYs, while also working collaboratively at the national level to expand our programs. The Manager would : 1) support and work collaboratively with student leaders as you create and lead advocacy campaigns focused on campus, local, and national solutions, and 2) collaborate to source and grow innovative programmatic solutions across the country. The Manager will work remotely and will report to and work closely with the Chief Strategy Officer.

Job Responsibilities Include:

Student Advocacy
– Develop resources focused on how students can engage in advocacy on campus and beyond
– Collaborate and coordinate closely with the campus leadership
– Provide students one-on-one coaching and support to develop advocacy goals (e.g. increased SNAP access on campus, innovative and sustainable programs that reallocate resources to food security on campus, regional political advocacy around bills to fund higher ed basic needs)
– Manage and host learning opportunities, including training and webinars with shareouts, troubleshooting, and special guests specialized in advocacy work in higher education (e.g. congressional staffers, advocacy organization representatives, student leaders who have led successful campaigns)

Campus Organizing + Program Implementation
– Identify pathways for campus community to reduce hunger on campus in a sustainable way, stemming from programmatic best practices
– Build taskforce of campus students and stakeholders to share context, design solutions, and launch implementation
– Develop reports of best practices that will be studied, developed, and proliferated nationally
– Evaluate and iterate programmatic solutions

Organizational Support
– Build out toolkits, best practices, and briefs based on work on the ground
– Identify and develop relationships on behalf of Swipe Out Hunger as the organization’s New York City representative
– Supporting the mission and day-to-day execution of what needs to move the organization forward. As a start-up, the team is “all hands on deck,” doing whatever is necessary to meet the goals.

The Ideal Candidate:

– Bachelor’s Degree is required
– 1-3 years of organizing or advocacy experience
– Experience designing campaigns and gaining community support
– Outstanding relationship skills– you naturally build relationships with people
– Resilient and undeterred by rejection
– You’re a self-starter and are comfortable with working remotely as part of a bigger dynamic team
– A team player who is willing to do what it takes– no job too small or big
– Experience organizing college students is a plus
– Past involvement in education or food equity work is a plus

Compensation and Benefits  

Full time position. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Work with an engaged, upbeat and collaborative team. Be mentored by a leading national social entrepreneur.

Hours are flexible. Unlimited vacation and PTO. We work hard and encourage a balanced lifestyle. We offer health insurance reimbursements.

Swipe Out Hunger proudly values diversity. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

Send an email to team@swipehunger.org titled: “First Name Last Name – Advocacy & Organizing Manager” so, “Michael Jordan – Advocacy & Organizing Manager”. Please include:
– Resume or CV
– A 100-200 word blurb on who you are and why you’re excited about his position.

Following initial review, select applicants will be invited to interview. References will be requested following a successful interview.

Development Manager (Los Angeles)

Swipe Out Hunger is a nonprofit based in Los Angeles that partners with universities nationwide to end student hunger. The organization provides both innovative and common sense solutions to food insecurity on college campuses. Swipe Out Hunger’s flagship program allows college students to donate their extra meal credits to support food insecure students on campus. The organization has been called a “Champion of Change” by President Obama and its CEO was recognized on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for the program’s innovative work. Today, Swipe Out Hunger operates on more than 100 campuses across 37 states and has served 1.8 million meals.

Position Overview

The Development Manager would join a driven and collaborative team with the goal of helping to grow the organization’s fundraising infrastructure at a critical time for the organization. The Development Manager would report to and work directly with the CEO.

Job Responsibilities Include:

Development
– Work closely with CEO to develop and manage strategy for individuals and foundations
– Develop LOIs and grant proposals
– Support CEO with foundation program officer relationships
– Work with Vice President of Programs on development of Grant Reports
– Manage donor database and donor life cycle
– Take logistical lead on special events related to donor engagement and fundraising
– Collaborate with Director of Communications for donor facing communications
– Cultivate individual donors and partners through consistent communication
– Manage timely acknowledgement process for donors

Board Support
– Identifying and supporting recruitment of members
– Logistical support for meeting preparation 
– Inform and help facilitate the board’s development committee

Operations Support
– Manage office inventory, such as thank you notes, collateral, etc.
– Manage team email account and assign those messages to other team members as necessary

Additional Duties
Supporting the mission and day-to-day execution of what needs to move the organization forward. As a start-up, the team is “all hands on deck,” doing whatever is necessary to meet the goals. Accordingly, this position will include general admin and operations responsibilities such as database management, inventory management, and conference planning. 

The Ideal Candidate:

– Bachelor’s Degree is required
– 1-3 years of experience cultivating donor relationships or working with foundations
– Outstanding relationship skills– you naturally build relationships with people
– Strong communication skills– you know the importance of a well-crafted email
– Experience with donor databases
– Experience in sales is a bonus
– Organized, detail and solution oriented
– Resilient and undeterred by rejection
– You’re a self-starter and are comfortable with the dynamic start-up workplace culture
– A team player who is willing to do what it takes– no job too small or big

Compensation and Benefits  

Full time position. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Work with an engaged, upbeat and collaborative team based in Downtown LA. Be mentored by a leading national social entrepreneur.

Hours are flexible. Unlimited vacation and PTO. We work hard and encourage a balanced lifestyle. Team lunches and an office full of snacks. We offer health insurance options or health insurance reimbursements.

Swipe Out Hunger proudly values diversity. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

Send an email to team@swipehunger.org titled: “First Name Last Name – Development Manager” so, “Michael Jordan, Development Manager”. Please include:
– Resume or CV
– A 100-200 word blurb on who you are and why you’re excited about his position.

Following initial review, select applicants will be invited to interview. References will be requested following a successful interview.

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