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.

Senior & Homebound Programs Coordinator: We are seeking a detail-oriented, compassionate individual to coordinate our senior and homebound programs. This position oversees food distribution for 16 sites countywide serving seniors age 60+ and homebound, disabled individuals who have no other way of accessing our services. The person hired must 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, have strong computer skills for working with Excel and multiple databases to do data management, reporting, and analysis, and must be great at multitasking and staying organized. The Coordinator runs senior distributions at sites throughout the county on most Tuesdays and Thursdays, organizes shipments of food and paperwork to be delivered to independent remote sites, and prepares food and paperwork for volunteer delivery routes. Click here to view the job posting, qualifications, and application instructions, and click here to read the full job description.


Bilingual CalFresh Outreach Specialist: We are looking for an outgoing individual, fluent in the Spanish language, to work alongside our various food distribution programs (such as Mobile Produce Pantry, Choice Pantry, Senior Programs, Pantry Network, Free Produce Markets) as bilingual CalFresh Outreach Specialist. This position is focused on providing technical assistance and support, in both Spanish and English, for individuals and households who are interested in applying for CalFresh benefits. (CalFresh is a program that helps eligible low-income households purchase the foods they need for good health.) This position works with our team of outreach staff to educate about CalFresh as a resource for purchasing healthy foods at stores and farmers' markets, pre-screen households for CalFresh eligibility, and provide on-site application assistance and telephone follow-up. 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.