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.

Mobile Produce Pantry Coordinator: We are looking for a strong, outgoing, organized individual for this full-time, benefitted position. The Mobile Produce Pantry Coordinator prepares for and conducts farm stand-style free produce distributions for low-income households in communities county-wide with our large refrigerated truck. In addition, the Mobile Produce Pantry Coordinator assists with warehouse tasks, as needed. This is a great position for someone who enjoys working with the public and coordinating the warehouse logistics involved in packing, loading, and tracking food for distribution. 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.

Facilities Custodian (part-time): We are seeking a detail-oriented person with a positive attitude to join our team in this part-time role. The position is responsible for daily and weekly cleaning activities, working independently as well as collaboratively with our warehouse team. Hours are 1:30-4:30pm, Monday through Friday, for a total of 15 hours per week. Please click here for the full job posting (and application instructions), and click here for the job description. Application packets can be submitted during Open Interview Hours, Tuesdays 11:30am-12:30pm and Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm. Please ask for Paloma or Jose.


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.