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At Hawaiʻi Foodbank, we're committed to nourishing our ʻohana and a terrific workplace.

Our ambitious work to end hunger in Hawai‘i is not possible without our talented team. Their diligence provides nourishment for our communities, and their compassion inspires hope for us all. We strive to cultivate an environment where our incredible team can always do their best work – and you can be a part of it!

Join our team and you’ll find a culture of professionalism, teamwork and respect. Even more, you’ll find a life-changing career that enables you to make a real difference in our communities.

Open Positions

Hawai‘i Foodbank is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented, diverse workforce while providing a workplace where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.

Please see below to download an application and browse a list of open positions.

Emergency planning coordinator

Department: Administration
Reports to:
Director of Advocacy & Strategic Partnerships
Submit Application and Resume to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Emergency Management & Disaster Response Coordinator will be responsible for emergency and disaster response activities of Hawai‘i Foodbank, including working with county, state, and national organizations and agencies who conduct essential emergency response and recovery options. This position will also liaise with internal staff on the Operations and Impact teams on specific disaster preparedness projects as well as with our network of partner distribution organizations and partner agencies. The Coordinator must demonstrate an active commitment to the Hawai‘i Foodbank mission in all aspects of daily work.

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Human Resources Manager

Department: Finance and Administration
Reports to:
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Submit Application and Resume to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: Hawai‘i Foodbank is seeking a Human Resources Manager to support Hawai‘i Foodbank’s day-to-day human resources activities in keeping with the Foodbank’s overall mission, vision, and values. The HR Manager will execute the Foodbank’s operational HR and employee engagement strategies to foster a healthy team culture, strong internal communication, and high performance in service of the Foodbank’s mission. This position will be responsible to provide overall HR support, in partnership with Hawai‘i Foodbank’s outsourced HR partner, to include talent management, employee relations and engagement, policies and procedures, benefit administration, and regularly recurring HR activities. The successful candidate is experienced in creating a culture of engagement, collaboration and teamwork, and can both develop policy and deliver results both as a hands-on contributor and a managerial professional.  

 

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Inventory/Accounts Payable Accountant

Department: Finance
Reports to:
Controller
Submit Application and Resume to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Inventory/Accounts Payable Accountant is responsible for Inventory valuation, Accounts Payable processing and credit card payments. This individual must be detail-oriented and possess proven people and communication skills. This position is responsible for providing accounting support to ensure efficient and accurate accounting operations of the Hawai‘i Foodbank.

The Inventory/Accounts Payable Accountant works with the Operations staff to set up and maintain inventory item pricing and ensures all costs related to that inventory is properly accounted for.

The Inventory/Accounts Payable Accountant is responsible for processing accounts payable checks, recording all electronic funds transfers, ensuring W-9s are on file for all vendors, ensuring all payees are approved for federal grant participation and processing year-end 1099’s. The Inventory/Accounts Payable Accountant processes the monthly credit card statements for employee credit cards. This position reports to the Controller.

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Agency Partner Network Coordinator

Department: Impact – Agency
Reports to:
Agency Partner Network Manager
Submit Application and Resume to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Agency Partner Network Manager, the Agency Partner Network Coordinator supports any programs related to The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) in all aspects of program execution. The position will also assist in the administrative support for the Agency Relations Department and the various programs and services provided to the community. The coordinator communicates in both verbal and written formats extensively and is highly detail-oriented.

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Agency Services Coordinator

Department: Impact – Agency
Reports to:
Agency Partner Network Manager
Submit Application and Resume to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Agency Services Coordinator position works in conjunction with the Agency Relations Department to provide support to warehousing operations with specific administrative responsibilities to include creating invoices, inputting data, maintaining partner agency records, producing reports, daily inventory balancing and general office duties. The position will also assist Feeding America programs, community organizational events and food distributions in the community.

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Community food drive & Events Coordinator

Department: Impact – Development
Reports to: Director of Corporate Relations & Partnerships
Submit Application to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Community Food Drive & Events Coordinator is a collaborative supporter and a member of the impact team with the objective to support the mission of Hawai‘i Foodbank (HFB) and the people we serve by helping to build an ever-increasing network of engaged individuals, corporations, and organizations, agency partners and sites for the organization. The Community Food Drive & Events Coordinator coordinates the interactive operations of HFB’s food drive program, the planning and logistics of the special events, building relationships in the community, and representing the Foodbank through internal and external activities. Also assists with the daily communication and operations of HFB’s virtual fundraising campaigns, cause marketing partnerships and events. Seeks out opportunities to represent HFB at external events, and builds relationships in the community and with prospective partners, which may include evenings and weekends. The Community Food Drive & Events Coordinator is a team player, skilled communicator and highly organized, with experience in cultivating and stewarding community partnerships.

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Donor Services AssOCIATE

Department: Impact – Development
Reports to: Donor Services Manager
Submit Application to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Donor Services Associate will assist the fund development team with processing monetary and non-monetary gifts and pledges into the fundraising database (currently Raiser’s Edge) and ensuring that timely and accurate acknowledgement / receipt letters are provided on a regular schedule. Gift processing will include non-monetary, in-kind, gifts, food poundage, matching gifts, Fight Hunger Hui and other recurring gifts, as well as honoraria/memorial gifts. The Associate provides responses to donor questions and inquiries, and updates and maintains donor records. The Associate will also assist in the administrative support for the Impact Team. The Associate communicates in both verbal and written formats extensively and is highly detail-oriented. As a member of the Impact Team, the Donor Services Associate is involved with food drives, events, and other projects and errands, as assigned. The Associate must demonstrate an active commitment to the Hawaiʻi Foodbank mission in all aspects of daily work.

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Community development specialist, Kauaʻi

Department: Impact – Development (Kauaʻi) Reports to: Kauaʻi Director Submit Application to: Human Resources, wes@hawaiifoodbankkauai.org

Position Summary: The Community Development Specialist (CDS) is a collaborative supporter and a member of the impact team with the objective to support the mission of Hawaiʻi Foodbank Kauaʻi Branch (HFBK) and the clients served by helping to build an ever-increasing network of engaged individuals, corporations, organizations, food partner agencies, and sites for the organization.

The CDS coordinates the interactive operations of HFBK’s food drive program, the planning and logistics of the special events, building relationships in the community, and representing the Foodbank through internal and external activities. Also coordinates the recruitment, communication to, management of, and daily operations of HFBK’s volunteer program. Seeks out opportunities to represent HFBK at external events, and builds relationships in the community and with prospective volunteers, which may include evenings and weekends.

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Director of Keiki Nutrition

Department: Impact- Programs
Reports to: Vice President and Chief Impact Officer
Submit Application to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Director of Keiki Nutrition Programs will oversee all aspects of Hawaii Foodbank’s Food 4 Keiki Programs including the School Pantry Program, Feeding our Future and Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The Director will also launch a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and explore other child food nutrition programs that will help end keiki hunger and food insecurity. The Director will ensure food safety and nutrition education requirements are met for all programs. This position requires that you work well with community partners, agencies, volunteers, and staff. The Director will strategize with government and community leaders, coordinate multi-functional projects, focus attention on details, and master administrative and organizational skills.

The Director is a member of the Leadership Team, working closely with peers to advance the strategic work of the Foodbank. As a member of the Impact Team, the Director is involved with food drives, events, and other projects, as assigned. The Director must demonstrate an active commitment to the Hawaii Foodbank mission in all aspects of daily work.

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Warehouse Manager

Department: Operations
Reports to: Director of Operations
Submit Application to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: Hawaiʻi Foodbank’s highly-motivated Warehouse Manager is responsible for managing all warehousing activities with optimal efficiency, effectiveness, safety, and service performance. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Warehouse Manager plays a critical role in successfully leading and inspiring a team of Warehouse Support employees, Specialists, Associates, and Leads. The position requires a team-oriented spirit as well as a “no task too small” attitude that is necessary in a fast-paced environment. Must be flexible and adaptable to a fluid and dynamic environment, and bring a positive, can-do, attitude to daily work challenges. The position prioritizes customer service and collaboration, and can balance competing work demands with composure and accountability. 

The Warehouse Manager must be proficient overseeing a variety of warehousing duties that require the application of food warehousing best practices, requirements of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and contractual obligations with Feeding America. Demonstrates diplomacy and strategic-thinking in developing and maintaining relationships with Hawaiʻi Foodbank partners, cross-functional teams, and vendors while holding HFB’s mission at the center of all that we do.

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Director of Marketing and Communications

Department: Impact – Development
Reports to: Vice President and Chief Impact Officer
Salary: $60,000 to $80,000 per year
Submit Application to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Director of Marketing and Communications is a seasoned professional who serves as the leader of Hawai‘i Foodbank’s communications team – developing and implementing strategic communications, public relations and marketing plans to support Hawai‘i Foodbank’s programs, services, campaigns and initiatives. This individual is responsible for leading Hawai‘i Foodbank’s brand strategy and ensuring consistency and quality of the organization’s overall identity. The Director of Marketing and Communications serves as the key administrator for the organization’s creative direction, internal and external communication, marketing programs, and publications.

This individual often works independently with minimal supervision in a work environment of multiple and conflicting priorities.

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Chill/Freezer Associate

Department: Chill/Freezer
Reports to: Chill/Freezer Supervisor
Submit Application to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Chill/Freezer Associate provides support to the warehousing operations with specific responsibilities to care and maintain all products with the Chill/Freezer. Also receives, stores, and distributes material, equipment, and products within the establishment. Manage and stock all products involved with the Chill/Freezer. Duties include but are not limited to: assists in receiving stock and non-stock items for the purpose of ensuring specifications, quantity and quality of orders are correct; reads Agency orders, shopping lists to determine items to be moved, gathered or distributed; moves items from receiving to salvage areas to other designated areas; sorts and restocks items on racks, shelves, or pallets according to predetermined specifications; sorts and stores perishable goods in refrigerated rooms; weighs and/or counts items for distribution to ensure conformance to company standards; records the number of items received and distributed; assists in maintaining inventory records.

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