Agency Training Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA

Arizona Food Bank Network

About the organization

AzFBN is a network of 5 food banks, with their 1000 associated pantries, that is a state-wide anti-hunger agency who combats hunger through advocacy, innovation of new efficient ways to combat hunger, and supporting food banks and pantries to feed those in need.


• Strengthen relationships with food pantries and organizations that can support food pantries throughout Arizona
• Develop trainings, workshops, and other resources that food pantries need to overcome common challenges
• Support selected food pantries in forming a strategic plan, and using this strategic plan to guide the growth of their food pantry
• Document sustainability challenges that food pantries face in order to create effective training resources to address these obstacles
• Identify and coordinate with subject experts to create effective training materials and deliver engaging workshops
• Increase food pantries’ awareness of resources available to them through targeted outreach and communications
• Plan and facilitate day-long in-person workshops (as appropriate based on COVID-19 situation) for food pantries, including coordinating all facets of travel, such as meals and lodging
• Train others on how to best utilize the training materials developed, training the trainers
• Support partners in implementing trainings across the anti-hunger network


• College degree, or relevant experience in place of degree
• Prior experience training and educating others
• Strong initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
• Ability to effectively facilitate educational trainings and workshops
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to collaborate with diverse audiences, understand challenges, problem solve, and develop effective solutions
• Knowledge of training subjects, such as nonprofit management, financial management, effective communication, or computer skills is a plus
• Strong organizational skills
• Passion for combating hunger
• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products
• Able to travel as needed throughout the state; work related travel reimbursed


living allowance

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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