Food for People

The Food Bank for Humboldt County

Job Opportunities

Food for People is the official food bank for Humboldt County. As we grow, we are in search of dedicated, energetic and motivated individuals to join us in our mission to help fight hunger and improve the health and well-being of our community.
If you would like to apply for one of our positions and become part of our team, download the employment application and follow the instructions included in the job description of your interest.

Local Food Resource Coordinator: This multi-faceted, energetic position includes the coordination of our Gleaning Program and Food Drives Program. Job duties include establishing and maintaining strong relationships with local farmers and other food donors; coordinating farm gleaning (including direct harvesting and volunteer recruitment & management); detailed inventory and record keeping; coordinating the planning, purchasing, contracting, and tracking of several grant-funded local produce purchasing projects; coordinating and planning food drives; conducting media outreach for the Local Food Resources Program; and coordinating all aspects of the Plant a Row for the Hungry campaign. The person hired must have a passion for working with local farms, backyard gardeners, and other food donors, strong organizational, computer, data tracking, inventory, and communication skills, ability to lift up to 50 lbs repetitively, represent Food for People in the community with the utmost professionalism, and enjoy working with a diverse food donor and volunteer base. Please click here to view the full job posting, qualifications, and application instructions. Please click here for the full job description

Seasonal Summer Lunch Delivery Driver: We are seeking a qualified delivery driver for our Children’s Summer Lunch Program.This seasonal position is responsible for making sure coolers full of lunches reach approximately 20 sites before noon every Monday-Friday from June 19th to August 25th, 2017. There is one week of training and preparation beginning June 12th, 2017. The driver will pack lunches into coolers, load and unload the cargo van at each site, complete paperwork, keep accurate records, perform regular safety checks of the van, and pick up coolers from sites once per week. Hours fall between 6:00am and 2:30pm with variation, Monday through Friday. A clean driving record and ability to lift 50 pounds of food repetitively are required. Cargo van driving experience and familiarity with the Humboldt Bay region are desirable qualifications. This is a great position for an early-rising individual seeking summer employment. Please click here to view the full job posting, qualifications, and application instructions. Please click here for the full job description.



Volunteer Opportunities

If you would like to be a part of what we do at Food for People, please consider becoming a volunteer! We rely on a diverse pool of volunteers daily to provide support for each of our programs. If you are interested in sharing your time and talents with us, email our Volunteer Coordinator. We will do our best to find the best possible match for your skills and interests.