St. Louis, MO, August 14, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- Operation Food Search (OFS), a non-profit hunger relief organization, recently hired Claire Conroy as Nutrition Education Program Coordinator and Jocelyn Fundoukos as Communications Manager.
In this position, Conroy will teach nutrition education and Cooking Matters classes in the community, as well as coordinate satellite partnerships for the program. She will handle organizing volunteers for the classes, working toward expanding volunteerism within the nutrition education team and enhancing retention strategies. Conroy earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition & Dietetics with an emphasis in the Culinary Arts from Saint Louis University. She completed her dietetic internship at Tulane University in New Orleans, and she earned her Master’s degree in Medical Dietetics from Saint Louis University.
Fundoukos’ responsibilities include managing internal and external communications, as well as marketing. She will focus on changing the conversation around food insecurity by engaging donors, advocates, lawmakers and community partners. Prior to joining the agency, she worked as a strategic communications and marketing consultant at nonprofits and businesses. Fundoukos earned Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Virginia.
“We welcome both Claire and Jocelyn to our agency and look forward to all they will achieve,” said OFS’s Executive Director Kristen Wild. “As our agency continues to grow, we need strong team members to further support our mission. I have great confidence that both Claire and Jocelyn will be strong assets today and in the future.”
Operation Food Search (OFS) is a hunger relief organization founded in 1981 that provides food and nutrition education. With a strategic focus aimed at ending childhood hunger, OFS empowers families with a range of programs and services proven to reduce food insecurity and increase access to healthy and affordable food. The agency helps feed more than 200,000 individuals on a monthly basis – one-third of whom are children – through a network of 330 community partners in 31 Missouri and Illinois counties. OFS is located at 1644 Lotsie Blvd. For more information, call (314) 726-5355.