Big Apple Incentives Program Coordinator
This position sits in the Healthy Eating Unit, which aims to promote healthy eating through shaping the environment and building on New Yorkers resources, knowledge and skills. This position is funded through August 31, 2024 by a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. The position is contingent upon availability of federal funding.
The Healthy Eating Unit seeks a Big Apple Incentives Program Coordinator to support development, implementation and expansion of nutrition incentive programs that aim to make fruits and vegetables more affordable for New Yorkers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The Big Apple Incentives Program Coordinator will support: implementation of the Health Bucks SNAP incentive at farmers markets; coordination of Half Off Farm Box, a new incentive on SNAP purchases of prepackaged bags of locally-grown produce; and expansion of the Get the Good Stuff program at independently-owned and operated grocery stores.
The Big Apple Incentives Program Coordinator will report to the Nutrition Incentives Program Manager and be a key member of a team of 5-6 people focused on developing and executing innovative approaches to increasing access to healthy food among New Yorkers with low incomes.