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 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.
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 and quality of care, while 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.
Donor Database Assistant (Part-Time)
The Donor Database Assistant supports the Food Bank’s Fundraising team by performing a variety of activities that advance our fundraising goals. These include daily database entries, donor acknowledgement letters, and mailings. This position provides a high level of customer service to internal and external constituents.
Institutional Giving Associate
The Institutional Giving Associate works in partnership with the Food Bank’s Development team to assist with all grant-related activities. Primary duties will focus on supporting efforts to create high-quality, compelling correspondence, letters of inquiry, proposals, accurate grant reports, and annual stewardship reports to meet revenue goals for institutional giving.
This position is responsible for accounting for both grant/sub-grants agreements including invoicing, collecting, payment processing and related financial reporting and general ledger/sub accounts analysis, journal entries for monthly closing as well as variance and statistical analysis along with other special projects as assigned.
Warehouse Associates are an integral part of the Food Bank’s Operations team. This position performs general warehouse duties that include shipping, receiving, distribution to member agencies, and general facilities and equipment maintenance.