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At Hawaii Foodbank, we're committed to nourishing our ‘ohana and a terrific workplace.

Our ambitious work to end hunger in Hawaii 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.

We currently have no open positions. Please check back at later date.

Hawaii 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.

Open Positions

Hawaii 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.

Human Resources Manager

Department: Impact – Development
Reports to:
Finance and Administration
Submit Application to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: Hawai‘i Foodbank (Foodbank or HFB) 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.

Community food drive & Events Coordinator

Department: Impact – Development
Reports to:
Director of Corporate Relations & Partnerships
Salary: $40,000to $50,000 per year
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 Hawaii 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.

Director of Operations

Department: Operations
Reports to:
Vice President Operations
Submit Application to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Director of Operations is responsible for ensuring maximum efficiency and effectiveness of the Foodbank’s warehouse and transportation operation; product acquisition, storage and distribution; and the general maintenance, cleanliness, and organization of the Foodbank’s facilities, equipment and vehicles. The Director oversees the safe receipt, storage, retrieval and timely dispatch of goods. The position ensures workplace health and safety requirements are met and takes responsibility for the security of the building and stock. The Director plans the arrangement of goods within the warehouse and organize special requirements for certain stock, such as chilled goods or fragile products. Ensures productivity targets are met and maintain computerized administration and automated storage and retrieval systems.

Director of Strategic Giving

Department: Impact – Development
Reports to:
Vice President and Chief Impact Officer
Salary: $80,000 to $90,000 per year
Submit Application to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Director of Strategic Giving is responsible for developing and implementing bold, collaborative and effective individual-giving strategies to help fund Hawaii Foodbank’s values, needs and vision to key stakeholders, contributing to organizational health and effectiveness through their significant financial support. The Director of Strategic Giving, along with the Director of Foundation Relations and the Director of Corporate Relations and Partnerships, make up Hawaii Foodbank’s dynamic development director team.

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.

Community Development Specialist

Department: Impact – Development (Kauai)
Reports to:
Director (Kauai)
Salary: $45,000 to $47,000 per year
Submit Application to: Human Resources, humanresources@hawaiifoodbank.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 Hawaii Foodbank Kauai (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 along with HFBK’s School Pantry 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.

Inventory / Accounts Payable Accountant

Department: Finance
Reports to:
Controller
Wage: $24 to $27 per hour
Submit Application 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 Hawaii 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 is reports to the Controller.

Chill/Freezer Associate

Department: Chill/Freezer
Reports to: Chill/Freezer Supervisor
Wage: $17 per hour
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.

In observance of King Kamehameha Day, our warehouses will be closed Friday, June 10. If you are in need of emergency food assistance, please call 2-1-1 for Aloha United Way.

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