Colorado Nonprofit Association

Food Systems Program Manager

About Lifespan Local

Lifespan Local’s mission is to cultivate community well-being through partnerships with local residents and community champions. We are a fast-moving, innovative, community-driven organization supporting the health and well-being of the Southwest Denver community through our cross-sector programs and projects. Lifespan also leads the Southwest Food Coalition; a group of residents and agencies working together to address food insecurity and improve food systems.  


Position Summary

Lifespan Local was awarded the Healthy Food for Denver’s Kids (HFDK) grant to increase healthy and culturally relevant food access, nutrition education,
and benefits enrollment for families with children ages birth to five in Southwest Denver (SWD) neighborhoods.

The Program Manager will be responsible for contributing to Lifespan’s growing food program and managing the HFDK grant, ensuring all grant
deliverables and action plans are successfully met. This includes program implementation
, grant management, and partner relationship building and maintenance. 


Essential Job Functions

Program Implementation

Grant Management

Partnership Management

Lifespan Food Program


Education and Skills Requirements

Typical Physical Demands

Required sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office
machines such as computers, fax machines, the telephone and other office equipment. Use of pallet jack and warehouse equipment to sort and distribute


Working Conditions

May require occasional evening or weekend hours. Requires working in a warehouse setting and delivering resources to food partners with Lifespan’s
truck driver.