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Would you like to make important differences in our community?

Then come to work for Second Harvest Food Bank!

You will earn competitive wages and excellent 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. You can choose an HSA or HMO medical plan. The HSA plan includes generous contributions by the Food Bank. Additional benefits include employee Life, AD&D, STD and LTD insurance, "pre-tax" Flexible Spending accounts, 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.

Class A Truck Driver

The Class A Truck Driver will 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, treating all constituents with dignity and respect, and serve as a positive representative of the Food Bank in helping achieve the organization’s mission.

Community Program Coordinator - Temporary

The Community Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting Regional Program Coordinators and Managers with the coordination of the field locations for food distribution programs that will ensure ongoing nutritional support to low-income individuals and families, which includes managing membership, attendance, scheduling of distributions and the coordination with site coordinators and volunteers. This job typically requires incumbent to be working in the field a minimum of 25-50% of the time.

Development Operations Supervisor

The Development Operations Supervisor will perform high level gift processing tasks. The Development Operations Supervisor is responsible for the management of the monthly giving and stock donations, integration of online and offline data required for the release of the monthly eNews email blast and other online communications, as well as the editing and organization of documentation related to overall data systems functionality. This position provides intensive support to the Development Operations Manager and supervises the donation processing team. The position requires strong interpersonal skills, analytical and technical skills, and extreme attention to detail and flexibility.

Director of Operations

The Director of Operations is responsible for executing the customer-oriented, efficient, and reliable delivery of food to nearly 330 community partners at more than 700 sites monthly, the collection and receipt of food donations from 70 donors weekly, and the delivery and pick up of food barrels from over 1000 community food drives annually. The Director manages the internal logistics of inventory receiving, put-away, storage, and picking as well as the data management and analysis of the entire operation with budgetary responsibility for these activities. S/he is responsible for maintaining both food and personnel safety and ensuring Operations personnel have the knowledge, capability and equipment to do the work.

Food Connection Coordinator

The Food Connection Coordinator is responsible for conducting activities to improve participation in the CalFresh and Food Bank Programsin Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties in order to help alleviate food insecurity. This position will coordinate special food access projects and initiatives, coordinates outreach activities for the Food Connection field teams in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties as well as identifies and secures potential community partners such as schools, faith-based communities and community-based organizations. The Food Connection Coordinator also provides direct client assistance over the phone and in the field with prescreening and enrollment assistance.

Inventory Control Specialist

The Inventory Control Specialist works as team member to support all Inventory functions and documentation for Second Harvest Food Bank in both Santa Clara County facilities (Curtner Center and Cypress Center) and as needed for San Mateo County (Bing Center). They ensure timely and accurate entry of all inventory documentation and transactions and work on special projects as assigned.

Logistics Specialist

The Logistics Specialist will assist in communication and coordination of the day to day operations that pertain to the pick-up and delivery of purchased and donated food for our clients.

Manager of School Breakfast and Out-of-School Time Meals

The Manager of School Breakfast and Out-of-School Time Meals will provide valuable experience working with key stakeholders and advocates to launch a broad-based effort to dramatically increase the amount of meal as provided by others.  SHFB’s school breakfast and community meals expansion work is part of the Lead and Influence area of the Organization’s new strategic plan.  You would be responsible for being part of the team to grow school breakfast meals by 4 M meals and community meals by 2 M Meals.

Nutrition Education Coordinator

As the Nutrition Education Coordinator, you will run the nutrition education program in Santa Clara County for our network of over 300 partner non-profit agencies. You will first assess the nutritional needs of our agencies’ clients and then research and implement a nutrition education program to successfully meet those needs.

Partnership Manager

The Partnership Manager collaborates with a wide variety of community organizations to maintain and improve food services for low-income individuals in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties with a particular focus on children, schools and medical clinics. The Focused Services Team is responsible for management, operation, and reporting for Second Harvest Food Bank’s children, school and clinic based services as well as new and innovative initiatives.

Regional Program Coordinator

The Regional Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the field locations for food distribution programs that will ensure ongoing nutritional support to low-income individuals and families, which includes managing membership, attendance, scheduling of distributions and the coordination with site coordinators and volunteers. This job typically requires incumbent to be working in the field a minimum of 50% of the time.

Regional Program Manager

The Regional Program Manager is responsible for the management of food distribution programs that ensure ongoing nutritional support for low-income individuals and families, which includes the management and oversight of membership, attendance, the scheduling of distributions and the coordination with site coordinators and volunteers. This job typically requires incumbent to be working in the field a minimum of 30% of the time.

VISTA Program Analyst

The VISTA Program Analyst will support the Produce Mobile program and evaluate the program so as to make changes that will help effectively and efficiently connect people to the nutritious food they want and need. Additionally, the VISTA will leverage work done in the Family Harvest and Brown Bag programs and establish a client feedback loop for Produce Mobile to better record and respond to client feedback.

VISTA School Breakfast and Out-of-School Time Meals Coordinator

The VISTA School Breakfast and Out-of-School Time Meals Coordinator will work with key stakeholders and advocates to launch a broad-based effort to dramatically increase the amount of food assistance provided by others and will be part of the team to grow school breakfast meals by 4 M Meals and community meals by 2 M Meals.

Warehouse Specialist

The Warehouse Specialist insures that all food and non-food products are received, stored and handled in a safe, accurate and efficient manner and made accessible for distribution. Warehouse Specialists unload and load trucks/trailers/donor’s vehicles, store food and rotate stock in preparation for storage and distribution; and pick, palletize and load product onto SHFB vehicles in advance of delivery.

  

  

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!

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.