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.

Pantry Network Coordinator: We are looking for a motivated and outgoing individual with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills for the position of Pantry Network Coordinator. The Pantry Network includes 17 emergency food pantries and two congregate feeding sites, which serve low-income residents in communities all over Humboldt County every month. The person hired will be responsible for facilitating the planning of monthly food allocations to be delivered to pantry sites by our truck driver, collecting and reporting on monthly site data required by the USDA, and monitoring all sites for USDA compliance. Additionally, the Coordinator will work on an ongoing basis with pantry site coordinators throughout the county to build the operational capacity of individual pantry sites, facilitate regional meetings and training, and address challenges and needs as they arise. Click here to view the job posting, qualifications, and application instructions, and click here to read the full job description.

Summer Lunch Delivery Driver: We are seeking a responsible, detail-oriented delivery driver for our Children’s Summer Lunch Program. The delivery driver is responsible for making sure coolers full of sack lunches reach approximately 20 sites before noon every Monday-Friday from June 18th to August 24th, 2018. There is one week of training and preparation beginning June 11th. The driver will pack lunches into coolers, load and unload the cargo van at each site, complete paperwork, keep accurate records, perform regular safety checks of the van, and pick up empty coolers from sites once per week. After completing the daily route, the driver will regularly assist with taking and tracking phone orders from Summer Lunch sites for the next day’s lunches. A valid California driver's license, clean driving record, ability to lift 50 pounds repetitively, and cargo van or large vehicle driving experience are required. This is a great position for an early-rising individual seeking summer employment. Click here to view the job posting, qualifications, and application instructions, and click here to read the full 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.