Program Description 

MEANS Database is seeking a Program Manager applicant based in Florida to join our team starting in mid-September. As a food recovery platform, we have been making strides to increase food recovery in Florida and are looking for a food waste savvy, multitasking master to join our team. While our team is remote, we’re looking for a Florida-based individual to assist with outreach and attend in-person events on behalf of MEANS. If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resumé to  by August 22, 2022. 



  • Coordinate food recovery outreach in the state of Florida- with a special emphasis on Orange and Sarasota Counties.
  • Create biweekly reports to update stakeholders on progress within the state of Florida.
  • Present MEANS Database to nonprofit organizations, businesses, school districts, and municipal governments through multimedia presentations.
  • Lead weekly meetings with MEANS staff focusing on the Florida program and attend related meetings.
  • Serve as a point of contact for donation drivers and community partners across the state.
  • Collaborate with potential food donors, nonprofits, mutual aid organizations, and community members to develop an inclusive and functional food recovery system.
  • Work with other program managers on ongoing food recovery initiatives across the country.  



  • Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree,  or similar experience.
  • Experiencing leading a small team to reach measurable goals.
  • Proficiency in Google Drive and Canva.
  • Understanding of food pantry operations, food service operations, or related areas.
  • Passionate about food systems, food sovereignty, food recovery, food waste, or food insecurity in America.
  • Currently reside within the state of Florida.


Compensation and Benefits

This position is a salaried, full-time, W-2 position, with base salary and additional opportunities for performance-based bonuses. The base salary of this position is paid biweekly at a rate of $1923.08 per pay period for a yearly base pay of $50,000.00 (before taxes). Full-time staff are expected to work an average of 36 hours per week including our weekly staff meeting. 


Benefits include:

  • Half-day Fridays
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Four weeks of PTO
  • Additional Holiday Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Mental Health time
  • Health insurance through a QSEHRA plan