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 detail-oriented, analytical, and outgoing individual with excellent interpersonal skills for the position of Pantry Network Coordinator. The Pantry Network includes 17 emergency food pantries and three congregate feeding sites, which serve low-income households in communities across Humboldt County. The person hired will be responsible for the planning of monthly food allocations to be delivered to pantry sites by our truck driver, working alongside our warehouse team to help pack orders, collecting and reporting on monthly site data required by the USDA, and training 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 collaboration amongst pantries, conduct trainings, and address challenges and needs as they arise. This is a full-time, M-F, 35-hour/week position. Please click here for a detailed job posting (with application instructions and qualifications), and click here for the full job description.

Development & Communications Assistant: We are seeking a motivated individual with excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills to provide support for our development and marketing efforts. This multi-faceted position includes assisting with events, newsletters, direct mail campaigns, social media, media outreach, and ongoing donor recruitment and stewardship. The person hired must have strong computer, and writing skills and a high level of comfort working collaboratively with diverse groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, and other supporters. This is a part-time position, averaging 20-25 hours per week, the majority of duties can be done remotely, with select tasks that require in-person work. Please click here for a detailed job posting (with application instructions and qualifications), and click here for the full 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.