Join our Team! We are currently looking to fill our Nutrition Program Coordinator and Office Administrator positions. See below for more details and learn how to apply.


Office Administrator

Office Administrator Job Description

Status: 0.8 FTE (32 hrs/week)

Salary: $17-$20 hourly/DOQ

The Office Administrator provides quality administrative and general bookkeeping support to the organization. This individual is responsible for providing a wide range of administrative duties ensuring efficient office operations, timely and accurate accounting and reporting. The ability to multitask, while maintaining complex schedules and managing administrative support, is essential to this position.

Responsibilities & Expectations:

Administrative support:

  • Communicate with staff and external parties in a friendly professional manner
  • Provide logistical support and coordination of programs, events and meetings
  • Database management (donors, contacts)
  • Data entry for evaluation
  • Office supply inventory
  • IT support and equipment maintenance
  • Onboarding staff
  • Maintain digital and paper filing systems
  • Provide communications support
  • Receive, sort and distribute mail
  • Contribute to overall team effort by accomplishing related results as neededBookkeeping support:
  • Maintain and code financial statements and receipts
  • Process payments
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Communicate with vendors and customers in a timely and professional manner
  • General financial reporting using QuickBooks and ExcelMust have car with insurance; ability to perform activities associated with filing, running errands, which may include semi-heavy lifting and carrying; standing and sitting for long periods of time; flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends; and occasional travel to the farm in Hugo. Health insurance and PTO available.

    To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to Tyra at Tyra@dreamofwildhealth.org. Open until filled.

Nutrition Program Coordinator

FT (Apr-Oct); 0.8FT (Nov-Mar)

Nutrition Program Coordinator 2019_Job Description

The Nutrition Program Coordinator leads nutrition programs at DWH. This individual is responsible for menu planning, shopping, teaching nutrition lessons to youth, coordinating cooking workshops, community food demonstrations and food-related educational workshops, managing expenses according to budget, and gathering surveys and assisting with reporting.

Responsibilities & Expectations:

Be part of the Dream of Wild Health community

  • Attend staff trainings and weekly staff meetings
  • Communicate regularly with team and provide regular program updates
  • Build positive relationships with the youth

Oversee food preparation at DWH, working closely with a Chef

  • Adopt and uphold the DWH Healthy Food Policy at the farm and at all DWH events
  • Plan menus and grocery shop for youth programs and DWH events
  • Coordinate produce lists with the farmers
  • Maintain food safety protocols in the kitchen and obtain “active” ServSafe certification
  • Ensure programs meet local & MN Department of Health food permit regulations
  • Obtain food permits prior to events and before serving food to the public

Plan and implement cooking workshops and nutrition lessons

  • Write and deliver weekly nutrition lessons with youth during summer programs at farm
  • Plan and coordinate cooking workshops (work with Chef or Teacher to lead classes)
  • Coordinate with the DWH staff to oversee occasional youth food demonstrations

Fulfill administrative duties associated with the job

  • Maintain expenses according to budget
  • Mail cookbook orders and maintain inventory
  • Coordinate surveys for evaluation and assist in reporting activities
  • Perform some database entry for tracking youth program participation (in Sales Force)

Assist in programming activities and other duties as assigned


  • Degree in health nutrition or closely related field; or some education with 2+ years experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of nutrition and food systems
  • Experience with menu planning and basic cooking techniques
  • Ability to write lessons and teach youth ages 8-18 about nutrition and healthy lifeways
  • Ensure that programs are consistent with mission, cultural values and organic principles
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with staff and partners
  • Experience working with Native American community (must have basic cultural understanding)

Must have car with insurance; ability to perform activity associated with grocery shopping, including heavy lifting and carrying, cooking; standing and sitting for long periods of time; and flexibility to work occasional evenings or weekends.

To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to Tyra at Tyra@dreamofwildhealth.org  Open until filled.

Or mail to:      Dream of Wild Health

1308 East Franklin Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Attn: Nutrition Program Coordinator Application

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