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Job & Internship Opportunities

Food Bank For New York City employees represent a dedicated and diverse group working to help fight hunger in New York City. Below is a listing of job and internship opportunities and application instructions.

To apply to positions:

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Equal Employment Opportunity:
Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, and bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition.

Applicants with Disabilities:
Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process.  Please advise in writing of any special needs at the time of application.


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Direct Marketing Manager

The Direct Marketing Manager will play an important role in raising $3.5 million in annual revenue through direct marketing efforts for the acquisition, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors under $10,000.  To ensure that annual financial goals are met, the manager will regularly analyze data and recommend appropriate strategies.

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Senior Manager, Research and Prospect Management

The Senior Manager, Research and Prospect Management supports and guides the fundraising effort by conducting research, categorizing prospects and donors in terms of interest and capacity, and determining when they should be moved to active prospect lists for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.

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Corporate Consultant

The Corporate Consultant, reporting to Food Bank for New York City's Chief Development Officer and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, will secure new donors.

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Manager, Youth Wellness Services

Oversee youth wellness programs throughout the Food Bank’s network of schools, after-school and emergency feeding programs. The Manager of Youth Wellness Services is charged with developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with member programs and community members, including management, direction and growth for community nutrition education programming.

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Vice President, Operations

The VP of Operations will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the following areas: Facilities, Security, Information Technology, Process Improvement Initiatives, and the Community Kitchen.  The VP will partner with colleagues across the organization to identify and act upon opportunities for enhancements and efficiencies in facilities, security, information technology, and operations. The VP reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is a member of the senior leadership team.

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Director of Community Kitchen and Pantry

The Director will captain the portfolio of direct services provided by the site and serve as the ambassador for volunteers, donors, visitors, and community partners. Our full-service Community Kitchen and Food Pantry of West Harlem helps to meet the needs of a diverse group of vulnerable New Yorkers, including working adults, children, the homeless, seniors, and people with disabilities. The Director will oversee our Community Kitchen and Food Pantry to provide more than 50,000 free meals each month to New Yorkers in need, including 10,000 hot meals in the Community Kitchen.

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Culinary Manager

The Culinary Manager will help meet the needs of a diverse group of vulnerable New Yorkers – including working adults, children, homeless, seniors, and people with disabilities by directing and coordinating food service preparation and delivery for the Community Kitchen which prepares and serves approximately 10,000 free meals each month. This is an exciting opportunity if you are an energetic, creative culinary professional who constantly seeks new ways to prepare and present nutritious meals in a community setting that rival restaurant quality.

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Kitchen Helper and Porter

The Kitchen Helper and Porter provides Food Bank’s Community Kitchen with basic daily support services needed to ensure a safe and sanitary working environment for the preparation and service meals for up to 700 community residents.

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Program Specialist

The Program Specialist is responsible for the tracking and documenting of all of the community kitchen programs. This position will provide daily, weekly and monthly reports on the Senior Program, Pantry and Meal Service.

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Warehouse Manager

Reporting directly to the Director of Food Distribution, the Warehouse Manager will work closely with warehouse staff to ensure all warehouse processes and procedures are maintained, including but not limited to:  product receiving, storage, and distribution; Food Bank drivers; pest control and sanitation; repacking; inventory control; product and equipment safekeeping; and recycling programs.

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Warehouse Supervisor

Hands-on position, reporting directly to the Warehouse Manager and working closely with warehouse supervision to ensure all warehouse processes and procedures are maintained. Including but not limited to; product receiving, storage and distribution; Food Bank drivers; pest control and sanitation; repacking; inventory control; product & equipment safekeeping; and recycling programs.  This position will also be responsible for daily operations, including the opening and closing of Food Bank's warehouse.

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Associate Database Administrator

Assist the Director of Information Technology in maintaining, supporting and promoting changes to all the existing databases that are being used by multiple applications, in coordination with outsourced vendors and Food Bank cross functional teams. Other functions include promote changes to application/database environments, work on new project initiatives.

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Facilities Coordinator

Perform basic maintenance of buildings, grounds, equipment and other small jobs that may be required to maintain professional office environments.  Perform minor repair of all buildings and equipment.  Obtain estimates for supplies, repair parts; orders parts as needed.  Inspect buildings to detect malfunctions and needed repairs making notes and recommendations using a pre-established check sheet.

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Logistics Assistant

Maintain daily operations of Logistics Department activities to include, but not limited to, data collection, record keeping, report/voucher preparation, troubleshooting, and problem solving.

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Chief Program Officer

The CPO will partner with the CEO in evolving and executing Food Bank’s strategy to support and better equip communities and charities in high need areas to respond more comprehensively to the needs of vulnerable New Yorkers. To do this, this senior leader will strengthen and lead the implementation of Food Bank’s programming portfolio via new partnerships and other programmatic strategies to ensure best practices (income support, collective impact, nutrition services) are seeded (innovation incubator), leveraged and sustained (partner capacity) in accordance with the strategic plan, Feed The Need.


    David Hinsley Cheng, Managing Partner Kelsey Blagdon, Associate
    DRG – Executive Search Consultants 130 East 40th Street, Suite 800
    New York, NY 10016
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Benefits Specialist

As a member of a direct service outreach team, this position is responsible for educating and connecting low-income New Yorkers to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other public benefits that they may be eligible to receive. Principle duties and responsibilities include reviewing families’ and individuals’ eligibility for USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program), and other public benefits, and assisting clients through the application processes; and answering the Food Bank's multi-lingual benefits call center, responding to requests for information, and following up with callers.

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Culinary Intern

We are seeking culinary interns to assist the culinary staff in preparation for meal distribution at our Community Kitchen. Interns will be afforded the opportunity to practice the theoretical skills learned in class while gaining valuable work experience by working as a team in a fast paced environment.

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Government Relations Intern

Food Bank is currently offering internships in its Lower Manhattan office for qualified undergraduate or graduate students. We are looking for Government Relations Interns to assist with engagement with government officials and key candidates to maximize support for Food Bank’s anti-hunger policy agenda. This position offers students an excellent opportunity to learn about the intersection of issue advocacy with legislative and public policy processes. The intern will provide Government Relations staff with assistance in research, ongoing advocacy efforts, coalition building and the development of fact sheets, and other advocacy materials to address Food Bank For New York City’s priority areas.

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Americorps VISTA Leader

Food Bank For New York City has an open VISTA leader position that will begin in early 2015.  This position is open to candidates who have already completed one year of AmeriCorps VISTA.  Throughout one year of service the AmeriCorps VISTA leader will work with our network partners - food pantries, soup kitchens, etc. – to help them go beyond food.  The VISTA leader will also lead network-wide capacity-building initiatives and provide oversight to our team of six AmeriCorps VISTAs.  Utilizing capacity-building approaches and training through the award-winning TEN approach, AmeriCorps VISTA members will ensure that these agencies are better connected in their communities, and better prepared to help their clients move out of poverty.  The application deadline is January 1st.

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