Program Manager, Hunger Free Heartland

Deadline: until filled

Food Bank for the Heartland is seeking a Program Manager to develop and manage innovative programs to address child hunger in the Omaha metro area and across the State of Nebraska. 

Example Duties:

  • Become a subject matter expert on federal child nutrition programs, specifically breakfast and summer meals, and other strategies to address child hunger and food insecurity;
  • Manage HFH’s School Breakfast program:
    • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including community organizations,  state, city and county officials and agency staff, teachers, parents, school administrators, food services staff, afterschool and summer providers, etc. to ensure buy-in;

•       Introduce and implement program with school officials and partners;

•       Provide technical assistance and engage stakeholders through training, meetings and presentations, site visits, and support materials;

•       Evaluate program implementation and work with schools and partners to establish and use best practices to expand program participation; Coordinate the collection and analysis of data on program participation rates and trends and related metrics;

•       Supervise consultants and volunteers;

•       Create and manage content for HFH website, newsletter, printed materials, etc.

  • In collaboration with the Food Bank for the Heartland’s Program Team, coordinate outreach and provide implementation support for the Kids Cruisin’ Kitchen summer meals program;
  • In collaboration with the State of Nebraska Department of Education and other partners, support innovative strategies to expand summer meals in Nebraska.

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and two years of experience working for a nonprofit or human services agency; Equivalent experience considered in lieu of education;
  • Program or project management experience required;
  • Experience leading project teams desired;


View the full job description and instructions for applying on the NAM career center site.