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Would you like to make important differences in our community?

Then come to work for Second Harvest Food Bank!
We have both Employment and Internship opportunities available.

As an employee, you will earn competitive wages and have an excellent selection of benefits. The Food Bank currently pays 100% of medical, dental and vision insurance premiums for regular employees who work 20 or more hours per week, and 60% for their dependents. Employees can choose between an HSA or HMO medical plan. The HSA plan is supplemented with generous contributions to the account by the Food Bank. Additional benefits include dental, vision, employee Life, AD&D, STD and LTD insurance, a "pre-tax" Flexible Benefit Plan, ten paid holidays and Flexible Time Off (FTO) starting at 20 days per year. We also offer a 403(b) Retirement Plan with a "5% of your pay" Food Bank contribution after one year of employment.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Please click the titles to read full details about each opportunity.

Food Resources Coordinator

The Food Resources Coordinator is responsible for providing strong administrative support to the Food Resources team in the areas of Grocery Rescue and local food donations. The ideal candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and possess the ability to collaborate and build a "positive" team environment.

Donor Engagement Manager

The Donor Engagement Manager will function as a key strategist, advisor, and leader on the Annual Fund team, working closely with the Director of Annual Fund to refine and implement fundraising and donor engagement strategies focused on acquiring, retaining, and inspiring greater gifts from both individual and institutional donors.

Creative Director

The Creative Director will be responsible for the creative vision for Second Harvest Food Bank. Through innovative, cutting-edge communications, you will establish and develop Second Harvest's brand identity and personality, and ensure that Second Harvest is seen as relevant, respected, remembered, and supported.

Truck Driver

Truck drivers collect and deliver fresh, frozen, and processed food products and materials in and out of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties; interact with our suppliers, clients, and volunteers with professionalism and courtesy; treat all constituents with dignity and respect; and serve as a positive representative of the Food Bank in helping achieve the organization's mission.

To apply for any listed position, please e-mail your resume with a cover letter listing your salary requirements and a statement indicating how you feel you would contribute to the food bank's philanthropic purpose. Job candidates who comply with this application process will receive priority review and consideration.

Larry Diskin, Senior Director of Human Resources

e-mail: jobs@shfb.org


Student Internship Opportunities:

Looking for field experience as part of your educational program for college? Food Bank managers are constantly defining short and long-term projects that can not only make an impact on the Food Bank's mission, but also can assist students looking for practical field experience in the social services, nutrition education, fund-raising or non-profit business sector.
View Student Internship Opportunities 


Come Join Us!

Best Nonprofit to Work For, 2012

Top Reasons to Work for SHFB

1. You are inspired by our vision and mission and want to contribute your skills and knowledge to our cause.

2. You believe in going above and beyond and approach supporting our clients and fellow Food Bankers with a "servant's heart"

3.You treat people from every walk of life or circumstance with respect and expect to be respected for who you are as well.

4. You want to be a member of a positive work culture, where hard work, creativity and innovation are rewarded while also maintaining a healthy balance between personal and professional values.