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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.

Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing high level professional support to the CEO. Must be self-directed and motivated, demonstrate strong business acumen and have an aptitude for anticipating up-to-the-minute priorities. This is a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment where the Executive Assistant must be able to solve problems independently and quickly. Responsibilities include various administrative duties, scheduling, travel arrangements, correspondence on behalf of the CEO, independent oversight of complex projects, budget management and analysis, preparation of presentations, maintaining executive expense reports, and SHFB Board and Board committee support.

Business Applications Manager

The Business Applications Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day to day management of the applications used throughout the Food Bank's operations. As the primary liaison with application users, the position will be responsible for maintaining application uptime and troubleshooting user questions/problems as necessary. The successful candidate will work with vendors and key stakeholders to define and document business processes, and to document requirements for application enhancements, integrations, and upgrades as required.

Financial Analysis and Cost Manager

The Financial and Cost Analysis Manager will provide key support to planning and analyzing finances, implementing new processes and projects and developing and tracking the metrics to support current strategies and future goals.

Community Nutrition Manager

This position will lead and manage the Community Nutrition Program. Ensure compliance with nutrition education grants, including complex tracking and evaluation protocols. Plan, implement, and evaluate culturally competent nutrition education interventions to diverse and low-income populations by providing nutrition, health, food safety and sanitation, and consumer information to SHFB partner agencies and program participants in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Improve the nutritional status and promote the general well-being of low-income families and individuals. Provide support on safe food handling to Food Bank staff.

Warehouse Specialist

The Warehouse Specialist will ensure that all food and non-food products are received and stored in a safe and orderly manner and made accessible for distribution.

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.