Jobs and Internships
Join the fight to eradicate hunger in our region with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
The Advocacy Coordinator will educate governmental officials and Food Bank staff, Board of Directors, member agencies, clients, volunteers, supporters and donors about the extent and causes of hunger in Southwestern Pennsylvania and the role of government in addressing the problem. The Advocacy Coordinator will mobilize support for policies and programs to improve the food security of food insecure residents.
The Director of Health and Wellness contributes to and helps to define the health and wellness initiatives described in the strategic plan. He/she is directly responsible for ensuring “health in all activities” of the Food Bank. He/she serves as the Food Bank’s subject matter expert on nutrition and health. He/she is responsible for overseeing staff and/or directly carrying out the Food Bank’s education plan to member agencies and the people the Food Bank serves. With member agencies, education is concentrated on making healthy food options available to the people who access food through those agencies. With the people who receive food assistance from the Food Bank, education is direct and focuses on teaching about healthy eating habits and nutritious food. The Director of Health and Wellness validates, maintains, and improves the Food Bank’s nationally-recognized nutritional ranking system. He/she assists with statistical data collection and program evaluation for the Food Bank’s health and wellness programs.
Grow and strengthen the Community Harvest program and the Farmers Market Connection Program for the 2018 season in collaboration with the Produce and Agricultural Programs Coordinator and other community partners.
This is a unique paid opportunity for an intern to work with Pittsburgh area farmers, farmers market managers, & Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank member agencies.
The intern will learn the inner-workings of Food Bank operations, sourcing, and distribution processes. They will also gain first-hand experience in facilitating collaboration between organizations and individuals within the communities of the greater Pittsburgh region.
This part-time internship will be approximately 15 to 20 hours per week during the months of June through August. Interested candidates must be available during the evenings and weekends.
Provide food assistance, information and referrals to families within Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s eleven-county service area as well as support to facilitate member network development.
Implement, communicate and ensure compliance with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (GPCFB) network member policies and procedures. Communicate and coordinate training, development and capacity-building opportunities to network members.