Alameda County Community Food Bank is an emergency response organization, and our staff have largely been redeployed to support our response to COVID-19. While we have a number of open positions, the hiring process for some has been put on hold for the time being. If you are interested in any of our openings, please do submit your application now, but be aware you may not hear from us until we are able to begin the hiring process again. Once we have returned to normal operations, applications will be reviewed in the order in which they were received.

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Careers

The Food Bank offers rewarding employment opportunities for people who want to make a difference in their community. More than 100 Food Bank employees work together to provide food assistance to 116,000 people each month and advocate for policies that end hunger and its root causes.

We’re committed to creating a healthy, prosperous and just community. We invite you to read our Equity & Inclusion Statement.

What do you do at the Food Bank? As a Food Recovery Program Coordinator, I work with local and national retailer partners to collect food that would otherwise be discarded. My role is responsible for building and managing relationships with food donors and the agencies that receive their donations. I work to ensure my community receives food that is safe and donated with dignity.

What do you look forward to when you come to work? Everyday working at the Food Bank is different. Working with so many donors and agencies presents new issues, challenges, and opportunities daily. It is exciting to work with so many partners and hear their stories of success.

What’s your favorite part about working at the Food Bank? Working at the Food Bank helps me see my role in the community. I am so proud of the work we do and the impact of my job and the Food Recovery Program. I am especially excited by the role the Food Bank plays in improving both the environment and hunger.

What do you do at the Food Bank? Leading the inventory and distribution team to focus on areas that need food throughout Alameda County. Also, develop, manage, and maintain the integrity of the Food Bank’s inventory practices and procedures.

What do you look forward to when you come to work? I’m proactively working with our network agencies, other nonprofit organizations, and government agencies to find food desert areas in Alameda County. This ensures people who live in those areas are fed.

What’s your favorite part about working at the Food Bank? We send food to children, adults, and seniors who live in our community every day to make sure they don’t worry about where their next meal will come from.

What do you do at the Food Bank? Every day, I prescreen clients, by phone or in-person, to see if they’re potentially eligible for CalFresh, a financial assistance program that helps people buy nutritious food. I also aid with case management and with CalFresh reports. On occasions, we attend community events and have presentations through Alameda County.What do you look forward to when you come to work? I love helping my community fight hunger. Food is a human right and our clients deserve to have access to nutritious food. Additionally, I come to work knowing that I’m making a difference in my community and no one can take that feeling away from me.

What’s your favorite part about working at the Food Bank? I really enjoy being able to speak with clients, hear their stories and assist them to apply for a great program. I love connecting with my clients and provide support throughout the process. It’s such a great feeling once a client is approved because you know it diminishes their food insecurity and they have one less problem to worry about.