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.


Bilingual CalFresh Outreach Specialist: We are looking for an outgoing individual to work on our Outreach team and alongside our distribution programs, providing technical assistance and support, in both Spanish and English, for households interested in applying for CalFresh or receiving support with the post-application and benefit retention processes on-site or via phone. Program teamwork includes traveling countywide with our Mobile Produce Pantry several times per week, working in our Choice Pantry weekly, and visiting a variety of our other programs' distribution sites to provide bilingual CalFresh Outreach alongside working with each program's distribution. Duties also include developing bilingual print materials, identifuing program access barriers and options for improved access, and networking with other community organizations. Please click here for more details about the position, including job description and application instructions.


Looking for our internship page? Click here for postings, information, and instructions specific to applying for an internship.

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.