Operation Food Search (OFS) is looking for a detail-oriented, motivated, flexible, and passionate individual to join our Innovation team. The Manager of Food Is Medicine Initiatives will work across food-is-medicine programs focused on implementing the Fresh Rx: Nourishing Healthy Starts and Fresh Rx: Prescribing Healthy Futures programs. The Manager of Food Is Medicine Initiatives will lead the implementation of a randomized control trial for Fresh Rx: Nourishing Healthy Starts, which serves pregnant people experiencing food insecurity, and Fresh Rx: Prescribing Healthy Futures, which will serve youth with type 1 diabetes and their families. A strong desire to work between innovation and program implementation is a must for a successful applicant.
Position Overview: The Manager of Food Is Medicine Initiatives reports to the Senior Manager of Innovative Programs and shall work to promote and support programming in accordance with OFS’s mission and goals. The Manager of Food Is Medicine Initiatives will also work in close collaboration with the innovation team including the Manager of Foodservice Operations, Fresh Rx Community Chef, Diabetes Specialist, Food & Nutrition Specialist, Care Managers and Nutrition Ambassadors, as well as the larger Department of Policy and Innovation.
“I’m the first person visitors see when they come to OFS, and I welcome the opportunity to lift people’s spirits in a way that captures the positive energy here. We are a hopeful place, and I want everyone to feel that.”
—Bridget Brooks, OFS Front Office Administrator
Join Our Team
For more than 40 years, Operation Food Search has been able to serve others because of the dedicated people who have shaped and supported our organization: selfless volunteers, generous donors, outstanding partners and an excellent staff committed to the mission of healing hunger. We are seeking dedicated professionals who share our vision that all children and families in our community have the nutrition, food and skills to live healthy lives.
“I was immediately drawn to OFS for how it combats the root of the problem through policy change and innovative programming. I feel very lucky to be a part of such a knowledgeable and passionate team!”
—Joanne Song, Policy Fellow
What We Stand For
Operation Food Search prides itself on providing both immediate hunger relief and working on the root causes of hunger. We do this work with passion for its value and respect for those we collaborate with and those we serve.
OFS is pleased to offer its permanent full-time employees several comprehensive insurance benefits, including health insurance, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, nine paid holidays annually, personal days and vacation days. In addition, we support the professional development of our employees throughout the year.
Diversity and Inclusion
We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in our organization and for all those we serve and collaborate with. Diversity, equity and inclusion work is a continuous process that prioritizes a positive and collaborative work environment where all employees are appreciated for who they are and what they contribute. We value different backgrounds and perspectives as we work to make a meaningful, measurable impact in the region and to ensure all children and families have the nutrition, food and skills they need to live a healthy life.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Operation Food Search does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.