Trillium Health NY Food Program Coordinator in Trillium Health, New York

At Trillium Health, we're committed to diversity and inclusion. You'll see it in our hiring practices, our employee programs, the communities we serve and the sponsorships we invest in. For over 30 years Trillium has been dedicated to providing patient-centered health care to the LGBTQ community & greater Rochester community, we champion what matters most to our Patients and employees. We are a health center knee-deep in Rochester's vibrant & eclectic downtown neighborhood. With nearly 226 professional & clinic staff, we hope you'll consider becoming a part of the Trillium Health family. We are also a National Health Service Corp member.

Trillium Healthis a neighborhood health center that provides accessible, affordable services to the community. We’re focused on caring for all of an individual’s needs. “Extraordinary care, always,” is not just our noble purpose at Trillium Health, it’s our operational system. Our mission targets the complex vulnerabilities of our community, as we address the social, physical, and behavioral needs of those we serve, all under one roof.

More than 30 years ago we were born from the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Trillium Health has grown into a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look A-Like, allowing us to expand our reach and serve those who too often face barriers to care. From primary medical care, to LGBTQ affirming care, we are committed to our community. If you are interested in an organization that truly cares, Trillium Health may be for you.

Consider joining our growing Trillium Health family as a Food Program Coordinator.

Coordinate all aspects of the daily functions of the Food Cupboard, weekly congregate meal, and other food/meal services of the agency.

1.Food Program

  • Oversee all aspects of the Food Cupboard, including inventory/ordering/purchasing, pick-up/unloading, stocking of the emergency food shelves, food bag preparation, and distribution.

  • Coordinate weekly congregate meal, including food preparation and service, set-up, and clean up.

  • Work with Volunteer, Student, & Employee Enhancements Manager to coordinate volunteers for food cupboard and congregate meal, and oversee volunteers while performing duties.

  • Coordinate and oversee provision of daily meal for Syringe Exchange Program.

  • Collaborate with Care Management, Community Health Initiatives, and/or Clinic staff to coordinate provision of meals and/or snacks for support groups, education groups, meetings, and/or individual lunch for a patient/client in need..

  • Oversee proper sanitation, handling, preparation, storage and delivery of food products according to local health codes.

  • Working with the Food Program Assistant, maintain the orderliness and cleanliness of the Food Cupboard and program kitchen on a daily basis.

  • Compile and report program data as required.

  • Work effectively with other staff, including Food Program Assistant(s) to perform program duties.

  • Demonstrate developing knowledge of HIV/AIDS, nutrition, and related issues.

  • Drive assigned vehicles.

  • Maintain Level 1 Food Handler Certification

  1. Miscellaneous

A. Requires the ability and commitment to respect and support inclusiveness and diversity including but not limited to individuals of different backgrounds, cultures, races, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, experiences, opinions, etc.

B. Requires individual demonstration of commitment to the One Trillium behaviors and business impacts and modeling them in the organization.

C. Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all patient, client, employee, protected and proprietary information.

D. Employees are accountable for meeting the performance standards of their departments and must participate as requested in compliance audits, process improvement and quality improvement plans.

E. Other specific duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or equivalent required plus Level 1 Food Handler Certification; Associate’s Degree preferred. Non-profit and coordination experience preferred. Requires the ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, races and sexual orientations. Must be able to meet agency driving policy requirements for this position, including a valid NYS Driver License and a good driving record. Some flexibility with schedule required. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and perform physically demanding tasks on a daily basis for long periods of time.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Occasionally the employee must stoop, bend and lift or move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.