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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.

Community Program Coordinator

Responsible for oversight and coordination of the field locations of self-help programs that will ensure ongoing nutritional support to low-income seniors. Accountable for membership and planned, timely distribution of food in assigned community-based off-site locations. This job typically requires incumbent to be working in the field a minimum of 50% of the time.

Development Operations Manager

To manage Development Operations team to provide excellent donor stewardship and internal customer service. The Development Operations Manager will manage the Development Operations staff, develop business systems and processes, serve as a partner for the Finance and  Information Technology Departments to implement new processes and technologies, run reports, and make recommendations for improved strategies based on the evaluation of data. This is a management position requiring strong leadership, analytical skills, database knowledge, project management, attention to detail, excellent customer service, independence, and flexibility.

Director of Major Gifts

To support and keep pace with the expansion of hunger relief services to the community, Second Harvest's fundraising program is growing quickly; in the past three years, support from individual and foundation major gift revenue has doubled. The new Director of Major Gifts will build on this year-over-year success, focusing on the strategic and sustainable expansion of philanthropic revenue from individuals and foundations, while leading and coaching a team of talented professionals. The Director must be resolute in his or her critical role in driving the organization forward in the fight against hunger. Therefore, the ideal candidate will be a genuine, mission-driven leader with a track record of fundraising success. As a public advocate for the organization, the Director must have excellent relationship building skills and a broad appeal in order to retain and advance Second Harvest's favorable reputation in the community and beyond.

Marketing and Events Associate

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly-organized, team player for this position who is eager to build their hands-on marketing and events experience in a growing, fast-paced environment. You will play a supporting role, shaping the future of SHFB’s online and offline activities. Whether you're providing logistical support for our Make Hunger History event, leading a tour for our donors, writing a blog post highlighting a partner agency, evaluating the effectiveness of a Google AdWords campaign, or tweeting from the Hunger Action Summit, you take part in helping to end local hunger.

As the Marketing and Events Associate, you will also provide support in the planning, organization, implementation, reporting, and evaluation of selected SHFB marketing campaigns, events, and digital media efforts. This will include various conferences, donor cultivation, stewardship, public education, recognition opportunities, and some program-related activities. You will be reporting to the Digital Marketing and Advertising Manager.

 Partnership Coordinator

The Partnership Coordinator’s role is to provide customer service to partner agencies receiving food from Second Harvest Food Bank (SHFB). Assisting partner agencies with online ordering, picking up orders, shopping for more food products, rescheduling deliveries and pickups, coordinating the agency helpdesk, and supervising volunteers and produce hub distributions.  This position involves interaction with 15-50 partner agencies per day in the check-out office when they pick up their orders, as well as, numerous phone calls and emails to partners.  This position requires patience and strong customer service skills.  It also requires understanding of and adherence to rules and compliance with partner agencies.

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.

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.