Taste Project Program Coordinator, Meal Services Arlington, TX · Full time

Taste Community Restaurant is looking for a Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator is responsible for educating clients on our mission and vision, ensuring clients feel right at home in our facility, and for providing an exceptional experience for our clients. The position is responsible for our pay-what-you-can meal program delivery and oversees the volunteer service and welcome teams.


Feed, Educate, and Serve

  • Have a full understanding of the mission and vision of Taste Project.
  • Educate guests and volunteers on the mission and vision of Taste Project.
  • Promote the organization and organizational events.
  • Execute our policies and procedures so everyone can equally participate and enjoy our programs.
  • Build a culture of personal value and appreciation of all our guests and volunteers.
  • Interact with guests and volunteers to promote inclusion and a sense of belonging.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with apprenticeship program partners to recruit potential applicants into various apprenticeship programs.
  • Hold information sessions and interview applicants for the apprenticeship programs.
  • Work with funding partners to verify availability and eligibility for funding.
  • Schedule and coordinate class time between apprentices and educational partners.
  • Work with Kitchen Manager to make sure menus reflect the skill requirements to complete the program.
  • Work with the Kitchen Manager and Operations Manager to ensure apprentices are receiving the proper number of work experience hours.
  • Document and record apprenticeship program milestones, outcomes, and key measurables.
  • Report to program partners the necessary measurables.
  • Build and maintain employer relationships alongside program partners.
  • Coordinate and oversee apprentice showcase events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 2-years nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Food Manager Certification (training provided if hired).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety roles, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Willing and able to lift 50lbs., and be continuously on your feet and walking.
  • Willing to undergo a background check.
  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Candidate must be willing to work weekends and holidays.


$45,000 - $55,000 per year