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.

Volunteer & Direct Services Manager: We are seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal, organizational, people-management, and leadership skills to fill this full-time, benefitted position. The person hired to will be responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision and recognition of volunteers, and will support staff and volunteers in delivering high quality, compassionate service to individuals served by Food for People’s countywide network of hunger relief programs. This is a hands-on position, at times working alongside staff and volunteers engaged in food distribution and warehouse packing projects. The Volunteer & Direct Services Manager’s role also encompasses the recruitment and placement of student interns, Work-Study students, Community Service and Work Readiness Program participants, and works as part of a team that supports our on-site Choice Pantry. As a member of Food for People’s Management Team, the Volunteer & Direct Services Manager provides technical assistance, support and supervision for food bank staff and programs with direct service roles to monitor the quality of customer service that staff and volunteers provide. Please click here for the full job posting (including application instructions and qualifications), and click here for the job description.


Truck & Van Driver: ​We are seeking someone with proven experience driving a large truck with air brakes to fill this full-time, benefitted position. Three weeks out of each month, the Driver utilizes our cargo vans to pick up daily donations of food from wholesale and retail stores, etc., according to a prescribed route. One week out of each month, the Driver operates our 14-foot Kenworth bobtail truck to deliver pallets of food from our warehouse to our network of pantries throughout Humboldt County. The Driver will be expected to oversee the logistics of pick-ups and deliveries with efficiency and communicate with donors, pantry coordinators, and volunteers in a professional manner. Please click here for the full job posting (including application instructions and qualifications), and click here for the job description.


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.