Jobs and Internships
Join the fight to eradicate hunger in our region with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
Coordinate all activities related to Special Distributions of Food Bank product with strong emphasis on the Produce to People program. Cross train to provide support to other Special Distribution programs as needed.
The Communications Assistant will help to consistently articulate Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s mission by creating and sharing content through traditional and non-traditional media sources. The Communications Assistant will support Food Bank efforts to mobilize our community to solve hunger in southwestern Pennsylvania and position our organization as the primary source of information about hunger in our region.
The incumbent should demonstrate passion for social services, provide outstanding customer service, demonstrate empathy, enthusiasm and perseverance and respect people we serve.
Strategic, collaborative and dynamic professional will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s mission. The Director of Marketing & Communications will ensure that the Food Bank is viewed as the leader in mobilizing our community to solve hunger in southwestern Pennsylvania and as the primary source of information about hunger in our region.
The Director of Marketing & Communications will develop a communications plan for Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, directly managing communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the organization’s brand reputation and will be responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of public relations activities relative to the strategic direction and positioning of the organization and its leadership. This individual will be an ambassador for the organization and will need to build relationships with the media and relevant constituents to drive broader awareness, to motivate advocacy, and to build donor support for the organization. The Director of Marketing & Communications will be responsible for the Food Bank’s varied and integrated communications products and services including: print publications, website, and other online communications; media and public relations; and marketing and will work collaboratively with the Director of Donor Relations in support of donor communications including: print newsletter, e-newsletter and direct solicitation.
The incumbent should demonstrate passion for social services and have a proven record of building relationships with internal and external constituencies. Will adhere to the highest ethical standards, demonstrate empathetic disposition and perseverance and respect people we serve.
Oversee and assist in the sorting, repacking and labeling of grocery product being processed in the Repack Center and in other areas of the facility, particularly produce in the Shop Thru area and the cooler.
Volunteers In Service To America. VISTA was founded in 1965 as a national service program to fight poverty in America. Today, more than 46 million Americans live in poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA taps the skills, talents and passion of more than 7,000 Americans annually to support community efforts to overcome poverty.
By serving with AmeriCorps/VISTA you can make a tangible difference. And, you’ll find the fulfillment that comes from using your knowledge and skills to help those in disadvantaged circumstances turn their dreams into reality.
AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency.
We are excited to have the following opportunities allowing 5 individuals to assist us in the fight against food insecurity in Southwestern Pennsylvania: Regional Coordinator – Indiana County, Regional Coordinator – Fayette and Greene Counties, Regional Produce Ambassador, Somerset County Mobile Food Pantry Coordinator (SCMFP) and Mobile Farmers Market Assistant.