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.

Child & Senior Programs Specialist: We are seeking someone to work alongside our Child & Senior Programs Coordinator to assist with providing direct client services at our senior distribution sites, in addition to warehouse logistical duties (packing and loading food orders) for the three countywide programs for seniors and homebound adults and two countywide Child Nutrition Programs (Backpacks for Kids and Children’s Summer Lunch). This requires physical/lifting tasks, accurate counting and math for inventory tracking, completing paperwork, and adhering to program regulations in all distribution procedures. The Specialist prepares Senior, Homebound, and Child Nutrition Program food orders in our warehouse for senior program site distributions; delivery to remote site distribution partners; and food order pick-ups from our warehouse by volunteer delivery drivers and site partners. Candidates must have a strong ability to work independently and accurately; have a passion for communicating and working with seniors and people with disabilities; be able to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively; be comfortable driving a cargo van and a box truck; and have strong math and tracking skills. Please click here for a copy of the job posting including qualifications and application requirements and click here for a copy of the full job description.



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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.