Working at the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano is committed to treating all people with dignity and respect. We embrace diversity through a positive and inclusive work environment where each employee has the opportunity for personal and professional development and where employees feel pride in supporting others.
We look for candidates who care deeply about our mission and who value:
Everyone’s contribution is important. We place the mission of the Food Bank first and, as individuals or in teams, work together toward that end. We consult with each other and make decisions as a group. We hold each other accountable for our actions.
We communicate information, ideas, and decisions regularly and clearly. We provide feedback, internally and external to the organization, in a candid, constructive manner.
We conduct ourselves with honesty and integrity, recognizing that upholding public trust requires the highest standards of moral conduct.
We make every effort to provide superior service to our clients, member agencies, and donors.
We treat our clients, volunteers and each other with fairness, courtesy, respect and compassion while fostering an atmosphere of mutual trust.
We believe in treating all individuals with tolerance and understanding.
We are committed to strengthening the communities we serve by fostering partnerships and working with other agencies in collaboration.
Agency Relations Program Coordinator
The Agency Relations Program Coordinator directs the network of food pantries and all other agencies that receive food from the Food Bank. This position is fast paced with lots of multi-tasking and customer service needs. The ideal person for this role will be compliance driven and unafraid to enforce rules, but also professional, compassionate, and understanding of the missions and values of our member agencies.
Legislative Advocacy Associate
The Legislative Advocacy Associate provides anti-hunger leadership in the community through strong relationships with community members, community-based organizations, partner food banks, and elected officials at the local, state, and national levels. A main function of this role is to lead community-based programs to recruit, train, and develop community advocates. Extensive collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to promote nutritious, dignified, and affordable food access is essential.