Program Coordinator


Culinary Health Education for Families program (CHEF) is a 501(c)(3) organization located in San Antonio, Texas.  Rooted in the belief that Food is Medicine, CHEF teaches children and families basic nutrition and practical cooking skills, with the long-term goal of motivating individuals and communities to adopt and sustain healthier eating habits.



  • Provides administrative support to CHEF Team, including CEO, COO, and  Community Outreach Director;
  • Supports CHEF programming (including  marketing/social media, public relations, special events, and community outreach and engagement);
  • Serves as Office Manager:  responsible for basic office management including maintaining office supply inventory, basic bookkeeping, expense report management for CHEF team, calendar management, filing, archiving, support for board meetings, office reception, etc.
  • Creates and supports CHEF Volunteer Corps to support CHEF Community Kitchens and Special Events.



“The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.”

  • Event planning experience preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal skills: excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to work well with multiple teams across multiple organizations;
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills are required
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Committed to positive problem solving;
  • Strong organizational skills: self-motivated, confident, efficient, detail oriented, thorough, accountable;
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment, and maintain collaborative relationships with all members or the CHEF community;
  • Must have a welcoming and approachable presence in front of all (students, community partners, board members, interns, etc.);
  • Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in handling sensitive issues with confidentiality and discretion;
  • Position will require working occasional evenings and weekends in support of CHEF events and programming.



  • Requires College Degree and/or minimum of five years of experience of providing executive assistance in a busy office environment;
  • Excellent Computer skills including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Social Media Tools



  • Supports CHEF Marketing and Messaging Strategy including assisting with  implementation of social media content and website updates content and calendar listings), Newsletter Editing and Distribution, etc.
  • Supports scheduling of CHEF community resources:  Creates and maintains a database of trained CHEF volunteers available for Teaching Kitchens, Schools, Pearl Farmers Market, and helps facilitates deployment of volunteers to CHEF program sites.
  • Maintains master calendar of all CHEF events and classes
  • Manages and ensures availability of all collaterals for CHEF presentations, events, etc.
  • Ensures photo and/or video documentation of CHEF events for marketing purposes
  • Handles all initial requests for CHEF appearances and programming;
  • Supports CHEF meetings, conferences, workshops, training sessions.


The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those occurring in the performance of the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The Culinary Health Education for Families program (CHEF) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested candidates, please submit your cover letter and resume using the form provided.

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