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 supportive, creative, and inclusive work environment where each employee has the opportunity for personal and professional development.
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 the 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.
Annual Fund Manager
The Annual Fund Manager is an independent, strategic project manager and integral member of the fundraising team. This position supports the Development Director in the execution of the Food Bank’s annual development plan to meet the overall departmental fundraising goal. The ideal candidate is data driven, develops processes that increase organizational efficiency, and excels at internal communication. With a good eye and passion for the Food Bank’s mission, this person must stay positive under pressure and consistently produces exceptional work. The Annual Fund Manager directly supervises two Development Associates and the Special Events Coordinator.
CalFresh Outreach Program Coordinator (Bilingual English/Spanish)
As a dedicated and resourceful professional who thrives on making a difference in the lives of others, you will be responsible for conducting CalFresh (food stamp) outreach with community and faith-based organizations throughout Contra Costa and Solano Counties. CalFresh is a federally funded program, formerly known as Food Stamps and nationally known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Direct Service Program Manager
The Direct Service Program Manager is responsible for the leadership and execution of direct service programs, ensuring adherence to best practices, quality of care, and maintaining the highest professional standards. The successful candidate will maintain positive morale and unit cohesion as evidenced by maintaining a cooperative and flexible attitude toward coworkers, showing adaptability to change, and exhibiting effective communication and interpersonal skills. Strong time management skills and the ability to handle competing priorities is essential. This position requires approximately 30% field work.
Current direct service programs include Senior Food Program, Food Assistance Program, Food for Children, Farm 2 Kids, Extra Helpings, Community Produce Program, School Pantry Program, Mobile Food Pharmacy, and Harvest to Home.
Food Sorting Coordinator (Part-Time)
The Food Sorting Coordinator works directly with Food Bank volunteers to oversee and coordinate the sorting of food products to ensure only products meeting strict quality standards are distributed to the community. This position has extensive interaction with the public and requires critical thinking and independent decision making ability.
The Programs Director is responsible for the leadership and direction of the Food Bank’s Programs department staff in the execution of their duties to achieve the organization’s mission, goals and objectives. The successful candidate will be an effective leader and support a positive and productive internal culture. They will exhibit innovative entrepreneurial skills with a deep passion for service and a strong desire to connect and collaborate with community partners across Northern California. Experience in assessing community needs, growing and innovating programs to achieve scale, and creating and implementing strategic initiatives to create a sustainable social enterprise is necessary.
Current programs include Senior Food Program, Food Assistance Program, Food for Children, Farm 2 Kids, Extra Helpings, Community Produce Program, Cal Fresh (Food Stamp) Outreach, School Pantry Program, Harvest to Home, Mobile Food Pharmacy, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, food pantries and other agencies that receive food from the Food Bank.