At Food Bank, we believe that our greatest resources are human! Nowhere is that seen better than in the faces of the individuals giving shape and texture to our mission on a daily basis: our employees..a group often referred to as “Food Bankers.” We are an intentionally diverse team of talent, perspectives and personalities bonded by a true belief and passion that NO ONE should be hungry in our country and certainly not in what we believe to be the world’s greatest city. Successful Food Bankers are New Yorkers who focus their energies on finding innovative and sustainable ways to serve our neighbors in collaboration and solidarity with our network of partners, members and supporters.

You can find our open employment opportunities below. If you are both interested and willing to bring the talent and disposition required to solve hunger, we hope you’ll consider Food Bank For New York City as your place to make a difference.

You’re a future Food Banker if…

You want to help New Yorkers SOLVE hunger.

We believe that every New Yorker represents an opportunity to solve hunger in our city. We use our knowledge, commitment, skills, and sweat equity to help make it happen.

You want to be aligned with our core values.

Our Core Values are non-negotiable. They ground our aspirations and tether our intentions. If they speak to you, as well, we’d love to learn more.

You view the problem as hunger…not poor people.

We serve people known as New Yorkers. We don’t judge their story, we’re simply glad to be of assistance to 1.5 million of our neighbors.

You’re able to bring joy…to serving a mission, too!

Moving 120 meals every NY Minute is not easy work and Food Bankers take our collective responsibilities very seriously. We take the environment we work in pretty seriously, as well. We look for talent that’s willing, able, and interested in working openly, collaboratively and respectfully. We’re so very eager to be successful at our mission, that we’re willing to fail! We believe in hunger’s solutions so much that we listen to and share what we learn from all over the country, city, neighborhood and conference room. We’re so excited about the future that we’re always hoping to attract awesome talent. If this sounds like you, we’re excited to hear from you!

Work…with perks.

Food Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package supporting the needs of our employees and their families. A few of those benefits include:



100% coverage of medical benefits for you and your family


Employer retirement plan contribution


Paid holidays and paid time off throughout the year


A range of wellness programs and more

Don’t Just Take Our Word For It

Hear from Food Bankers themselves why they love serving side by side with our member charities, our dynamic team of volunteers, and our generous network of supporters and friends to serve our fellow New Yorkers who are missing meals.

Ready to make a career move that matters?

Food Bank For New York City offers more than jobs. We offer opportunities for inspired individuals to build a career while making a difference FOR our city and her people. See a position that speaks to you? Contact our Talent Recruiter today.

Open Positions

  • Accounting & Finance

    Manager, Grants and Contract Compliance

     39 Broadway – Lower Manhattan

    The Manager of Grants and Contract Compliance is responsible for post award accounting and reporting ensuring compliance with government funding source administrative guidelines and private grant restrictions, accurate submission of vouchers and reports, timely receipt of revenue, Single Audit reporting and closeouts.

  • Executive Office

    Vice President, Communications and Strategic Engagement

     39 Broadway

    The VP of Communications and Strategic Engagement, reporting to the Food Bank’s President and CEO, is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive marketing, communications and engagement strategy including effective positioning, messaging, editorial development, media relations, stakeholder outreach, events, and select partner relations. This position will accomplish this by increasing the visibility and brand awareness of Food Bank For New York City, and its leadership among existing, new and targeted audiences. The VP of Communications and Strategic Engagement will identify unique opportunities and cultivate strategic partnerships within and across a variety of markets, programs and industries. The successful candidate will partner with FBNYC senior team, charity members, thought leaders and colleagues to engage influential public figures in mission-driven campaigns to drive positive, meaningful systemic change for New Yorkers facing hunger. The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to the importance of excellent public education, exceptionally strong communications skills, solid experience in stakeholder engagement, excellent project management skills, and the ability to manage complex internal and external relationships. The VP of Communications and Strategic Engagement will lead the team responsible for creative, content development, social and engagement. She/He will be responsible for Food Banks integrated marketing and communication products and services including the newsletters, digital campaigns, web, E News and print publications, journals, reports and etc. While the successful candidate will work across the organization, s/he will work closely with various departments within the External Relations and Operations divisions for maximum impact in the development of the Food Bank brand, connection with a more diversified audience and to ensure consistent and significant revenue generation to fulfill the mission and goals of the organization.

  • External Relations

    Director of Institutional Giving

     39 Broadway- Lower Manhattan

    Food Bank For New York City has an opportunity for a Director of Institutional Giving. This person is responsible for leading and managing strategic relationships with institutional funders – government agencies, private and corporate foundations – to advance the Food Bank’s strategic plan and organizational priorities. To be successful in this role, you will feel at home working in an environment that requires you to juggle multiple priorities and competing deadlines. You will also need to be adept at translating organizational goals into tangible projects and targets, setting direction for a team. The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to the mission of the Food Bank and possess exceptional communications skills, a track record in partner engagement, excellent people and project management skills, and the ability to manage complex internal and external relationships. The Director of Institutional Giving will report to the Vice President for Fundraising.

    Senior Manager, Individual Giving

     39 Broadway- Lower Manhattan

    Food Bank’s Senior Manager of Individual Giving will work with a collegial team to secure funds for the organization by managing a group of assigned, qualified mid- level ($1,000-$4,999) and major donors ($5,000+), assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors, and upgraded in their giving and involvement. The Senior Manager will also work across the organization to identify, cultivate and purse new donor prospects from within Food Bank’s existing donor base and among New York City’s broader philanthropic community.

    Fundraising Operations Manager

     39 Broadway- Lower Manhattan

    As the Fundraising Operations Manager, your primary objective is to ensure the integrity of all donor and financial data critical to the execution of all External Relations fundraising streams. Support the efforts of the development team through a variety of responsibilities in Individual Giving, Foundation and Corporate Giving, database management and on-going cultivation activities. Liaise with Finance and provide primary point of contact for revenue reconciliation.

  • Income Support

    No positions currently available.

  • Nutrition Education

    No positions currently available.

  • Operations

    Associate Director, Operations

     39 Broadway – Lower Manhattan

    The Associate Director, Operations serves as the lead of all business and administrative processes, including budget development, emergency management & coordination, security, procurement, office management, facilities management,  and contracts management. This position will ensure an efficient and safe working environment by being committed to continuous improvement by utilizing continuous improvement guiding principles to meet the needs of the organization.

  • Policy & Research

    No positions currently available.

  • Programs

    Program Lead (Virtual Tax Program) 7 Month Role

     NYC (TBD)

    The Program Lead for the Virtual Tax Program will organize and oversee the implementation and daily operations of Food Bank For New York City’s virtual tax sites. The Coordinator will lead all aspects of the virtual tax program from set-up (including recruitment and training) through tax return preparation and program close in June. This is a 7-month temporary full-time exempt position (October 16th-May 15th).

  • Information Technology

    Application Support Specialist

     Based at Bronx Distribution Center with some travel to 39 Broadway

    The Application Support Specialist will monitor Food Bank For New York City internal/external database systems. The Application Support Specialist will collaborate with departments to suggest any enhancements or changes to application/database environments, as well as any new project initiatives.

  • Internships

    No positions currently available.

Food Bank For New York City 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.