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.

CalFresh Nutrition Education Coordinator: We are looking for someone who is creative, self-motivated, passionate about healthy cooking, and excited to work with diverse populations to provide information about healthy diets and how to prepare nutritious meals on a limited budget. Food for People’s anti-hunger efforts include an emphasis on access to nutritious foods that promote good health, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, and providing opportunities to increase personal nutrition knowledge, cooking skills, and exposure to tasting recipes utilizing fresh produce. This position entails a diverse range of activities that include development and dissemination of informational/educational materials and recipes for all of our distribution programs, coordination of cooking classes and taste testing activities for adults and children, food safety education, CalFresh outreach and enrollment, and collaboration with Food for People’s programs and community partners. Please click here for the full job posting and application instructions, and click here for the job description

Warehouse Distribution Specialist: This warehouse position is responsible for keeping our Choice Pantry well-stocked, in addition to ensuring efficient day-to-day operations of the warehouse. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude who can supervise warehouse volunteer projects, including ongoing training, communication, and relationship-building with volunteers. We are seeking a detail-oriented, energetic person with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. The person hired must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively and either have forklift certification or willingness to be trained as a forklift operator. Please click here for the full job posting and application instructions, and click here for the 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.