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Bilingual Nutrition Services Coordinator

Project Bread connects people and communities in Massachusetts to reliable sources of food while advocating for policies that make food more accessible—so that no one goes hungry. To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger is seeking a Nutrition Services Coordinator to join our growing Health Care Partnerships team.

At Project Bread, we have a deep commitment to creating positive social change and recognize that hunger and racism are inextricably linked. We work in a fast-paced environment that values learning, innovation, and diverse perspectives. Knowing its centrality to our work, Project Bread is committed to equity and inclusion. We aspire to build a diverse team, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

About Health Care Partnerships and Flexible Services

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts received a five-year waiver (2023-2027) from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services to improve the ways in which MassHealth provides care to its members. Among many other elements, it includes funding for the Flexible Services Program where accountable care organizations (ACOs) may pay for health-related social needs like nutrition and housing supports. Project Bread has partnered with multiple ACOs to receive referrals for food insecure individuals who have a medical diagnosis.  Our staff conduct assessments and develop individualized nutrition service plans to provide these members with good and services to improve their nutrition and food security. If you are interested in learning more about the Flexible Services Program, please visit

We are currently hiring three positions to join our team. We seek Nutrition Services Coordinators who are fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and/ or Cape Verdean Creole.

Supervisor: Assistant Director of Health Care Partnerships

Salary Range: $58,000 - $60,000


The Role: The Nutrition Services Coordinator responds to referrals and develop service plans customized to meet the individual needs of each client so that they can access the healthy foods needed to best manage their health conditions. This position will primarily work with members remotely, but the role may include some in-person visits on an as needed basis.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Meet with clients to identify their individual barriers to healthy food access.
  • Design nutritional service plans to meet the needs of each client, this may include:
    • provision of food vouchers and household kitchen items;
    • enrollment in Project Bread cooking classes and counseling with a Project Bread dietitian; and
    • connections to SNAP, WIC, School Meals, and other foods assistance programs.
  • Maintain connections with clients to ensure that the designed service plan is meeting their needs and adjust as appropriate.
  • Maintain accurate records in Salesforce.
  • Ongoing communication with health center staff to ensure optimal support for each member.
  • Promote usage of Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline.
  • Perform other related tasks as needed.

Organizational Responsibilities and/or Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the annual Walk for Hunger, including working as event staff the weekend of the Walk, attending pre-Walk events as assigned, and supporting Walk for Hunger fundraising efforts.
  • Provide administrative support to other Project Bread departments as needed.
  • Participate in organization-wide events and meetings and perform other program duties as assigned.


There are innumerable ways to learn, grow, and excel professionally. We know people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We respect this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant.

We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. That said, we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate the majority of the qualifications and experiences listed below.

  • 2+ years experience providing direct services to low-income individuals.
  • Background in nutrition.
  • Database experience (Salesforce preferred).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Desire to be a part of a strong and supportive team.
  • Experience working in diverse environments with people of different backgrounds.
  • Sense of humor.
  • Patience and empathy.
  • Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, or Cape Verdean Creole.

This position will need to be present in the East Boston office on a regular basis. All employees are currently working a hybrid remote and in-office model and are expected to spend at least one day in office per week.

For the safety and protection of Project Bread Staff & Constituents we do have a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy that requires all staff to be fully vaccinated per the CDC definition. Accommodation requests will be considered through our normal request process.

Benefits include Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, life and long-term disability, contributions to commuting costs and wellness expenses, and unlimited paid time off.

Please apply here by completing our application form and uploading your resume and cover letter in MS Word or PDF format.

Review of applications will begin March 3 and continue until all positions are filled.

Project Bread is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Please contact us at if you would like to request special accommodations during the interview process.

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