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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.

Supply Chain Financial Analyst

The Supply Chain Financial Analyst will provide planning, analysis, and reporting associated with tracking key operations metrics, using analytical and quantitative methods to understand, predict, and enhance supply chain processes. The Supply Chain Financial Analyst is responsible for assembling cost and transaction data, analyzing performance, identifying problems, and developing recommendations which support planning and operations.

Corporate Relations Officer

Refine Second Harvest's corporate giving program, which raises $5.5 million in corporate giving annually. Build high-trust relationships with a portfolio of emerging companies to help them meet their Corporate Social Responsibility goals. Determine employee engagement strategies, develop sponsorship opportunities, and leverage corporate matches to improve food and fund drives.

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


Americorps/Vista Temporary Job Opportunities

The Health Trust has joined together with AmeriCorps VISTA and five local community based organizations in San Jose, CA to form HealthCorps VISTA. The goal of this program is to expand current efforts at each of these partner organizations to increase access to healthy foods among low-income populations and to promote long-term sustainability measures to ensure these efforts continue long after VISTA resources end.

HealthCorps VISTA is currently recruiting members for the 2015-2016 program year. All positions are full-time, year-long positions beginning in August, with the possibility of being extended every year for up to three years. While skills may vary for different VISTA positions, the ideal VISTA candidate will have the following attributes: knowledge of current issues concerning food, health, and sustainable gardening practices; articulate oral and written communication skills; and a commitment to the vision of the organization.

Volunteer and Resource Coordinator

The Volunteer and Resource Coordinator will work closely with our existing partners and new and existing community collaborations to extend our reach into underserved communities. They will provide training and support to organizations who want to serve more people and distribute more food.


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.