Founded in 2014, Pinnacle Prevention is an Arizona-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to growing healthy families and communities. Our mission is to inspire and advance a healthy food system and opportunities for active living. Our team believes all families should have access to healthy food and opportunities to develop healthy relationships with foods. We think all individuals should have access to healthy and safe communities to enjoy physical activity. We work to make these visions a reality across Arizona by offering training, consultation, technical assistance, research and evaluation, advocacy and policy support, community engagement, and community-based programs. You will see us working in neighborhoods, schools, farms, farmers markets, stores, health care settings, with city council, or at the state legislature for a comprehensive approach to addressing community needs.
Programs Support Specialist
Pinnacle Prevention is seeking a full-time Programs Support Specialist who will support coordination of our community-based programming, primarily focusing on farmers market nutrition programs support and coordination, as well as overall administrative and operations support for the organization. We offer a flexible work environment emphasizing a balance of time working in the office, home, and out in the community. Our office environment is pet and family-friendly meaning it is not uncommon to find a little one, whether on four legs or two, playing at our feet during meetings – a nontraditional approach that the ideal candidate will feel comfortable with. The Pinnacle Prevention office is located in the heart of downtown Chandler, Arizona in a bike/pedestrian friendly environment.
This is an exempt full-time position with an annual salary of $42,000 commensurate with experience. Pinnacle Prevention is pleased to offer a competitive benefits package for our team members including a 401K retirement savings plan with employer match; medical, dental, and vision with Pinnacle Prevention covering 100% of the insurance premium costs; we offer generous flexibility for time off and leave; and, we welcome children and pets in our office.
The Programs Support Specialist is primarily responsible for daily administrative and operations support with a focus on coordinating programming and implementation efforts for our farmers market nutrition programs.
Farmers market programs support responsibilities include (~50% of your time:
- • Serving as the program point of contact
- • Responding to program inquiries from program participants, farmers market managers, growers, and community partners
- • Drafting program communications
- • Managing data collection, entry, and reporting; maintaining organizational files
- • Scheduling and coordinating market manager, grower, and partner trainings and meetings
- • Supporting program supply purchasing and inventory,
- • Managing maintenance and repair of program equipment, such as tablets
- Operations support responsibilities include (~50% of your time):
- • Providing administrative, logistical, and scheduling support to the Executive Director and team
- • Scheduling and coordinating meetings, trainings, and events including securing facilities, catering, and managing supplies and printing
- • Creating and maintaining systems for tracking work
- • Participating in strategic planning and decision-making with the Pinnacle Prevention team
- • Engaging in professional development
- • Participating in meetings, community events, and otherwise contribute to the mission and strengthening the impact of the overall work of Pinnacle Prevention
- • Education or related work experience in nonprofit, public health, or social service program settings
- • Strong written and verbal communication skills
- • Strong organizational skills
- • Experience and passion for food justice, the nonprofit sector, and social causes overall
- • Flexibility and adaptability
- • Ability to work in office, remotely, and outdoors in the community
- • Ability to work some evenings and weekends
- • Must be able to drive a vehicle and maintain a valid driver’s license
- • Must be willing to travel both in-state and out-of-state and to rural and remote communities
- • Commitment to the Pinnacle Prevention mission
Values and Attributes Important to Us
- • A great sense of humor
- • Kindness
- • Humbleness
- • A desire to push boundaries
- • A natural curiosity
- • Spanish-speaking
- • Familiarity with food systems, farmers markets, active design, and legislative and advocacy processes
We encourage interested candidates to submit a resume and cover letter by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 19th. In your cover letter, please tell us why you are interested in this job, what you like about Pinnacle Prevention, and share examples of experiences that make you a strong candidate. The anticipated start date for this position is Monday, July 6th. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Pinnacle Prevention will not respond to any phone call inquiries regarding this position.
Pinnacle Prevention is an equal opportunity employer.