Jobs and Internships
Join the fight to eradicate hunger in our region with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
The Healthcare and Food Security Specialist will develop strategic collaborations between the Food Bank and organizations in the health and healthcare sectors. The Specialist will work closely with healthcare providers to make food assistance resources easily accessible to food insecure patients. The Specialist will work to ensure that health related education and services offered at Food Bank distributions are high quality and evidence-based. Additionally, the Specialist will participate in and contribute to local, regional and national conversations around best practices for improving food security via linkages to health professional and health care entities.
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.
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.