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 Outreach Manager
The Community Outreach Manager will collaborate with a wide range of community organizations to improve access to food for low-income individuals in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. The position will focus on working both with Second Harvest Food Bank’s network of partner agencies, as well as conduct outreach to bring on new community partners. The primary focus is to increase their level of engagement with the Food Bank’s CalFresh Outreach and Grocery Rescue programs. The position will strategically identify and secure new partners to reach underserved community members in need of food assistance.
Calfresh Outreach Coordinator
The CalFresh Outreach Coordinator is responsible for conducting activities to improve participation in the CalFresh Program in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties in order to help alleviate food insecurity. This position will coordinate special CalFresh projects and initiatives as well as identify and secure potential community partners such as schools, faith-based communities and community-based organizations to increase the number of CalFresh program participants. The Coordinator will also provide prescreening and application assistance with CalFresh applications and coordinate outreach activities with the CalFresh Outreach team.
Administrative Assistant: Programs and Services
The Administrative Assistant will join a fast-paced and collaborative Programs and Services team, which is responsible for providing food to nearly 250,000 individuals monthly. We are looking for a candidate with solid customer service skills who can provide internal administrative support to the Programs & Services team. The position also focuses on working externally with SHFB partner organizations and supporting activities at food distribution locations. Successful candidates will have strong database and desktop publishing experience, experience supporting projects and events, well-organized, proactive, detail-oriented, and also enjoy working with a wide range of people and being part of a larger team to support the mission of the organization.
This position will assist with all aspects of transportation logistics of warehouse goods, including but not limited to supervision of departmental staff, annual and on-going budgets, equipment acquisition, maintenance and necessary reports, etc.
Donor Engagement Manager
The Donor Engagement Manager is an exciting new position within the Development and Communications Department. This is an internal facing position focused on the systems and processes that allow for the highest level of donor service. This position is part the Annual Fund and Development Operations Team. The team is responsible for raising $14 million annually, half of Second Harvest's revenue budget.
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 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
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.
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