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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.

Grants Manager

Reports to: Director of Development
Salary: $50,000 to $55,000 per year
Submit Application to: Rick Hanna, Director of Human Resources, rick@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Grants Manager has primary responsibility for Hawaii Foodbank’s grants program, both unrestricted operating grants and restricted project-related grants. Supervising and working with the Grants Coordinator, the Manager researches prospective foundations, inquires with government funders, develops compelling proposals, works with external grant writers, tracks submitted proposals, tracks the related financial and programmatic activity, and writes reports to document project completion. The Manager communicates inter-departmentally in both verbal and written formats extensively and is highly detail-oriented. As a member of the Impact Team, the Manager is involved with food drives, events, and other projects, as assigned. The Manager must demonstrate an active commitment to the Hawaii Foodbank mission in all aspects of daily work.

Other Requirements: ** As a condition of employment, applicants selected for hire are required to verify COVID-19 fully vaccinated status with HR prior to starting work.

Controller

Reports to: Chief Finance Officer
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Submit Application to: Rick Hanna, Director of Human Resources, rick@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Controller is accountable for the accounting operations of the company and includes the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and implementing a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Coordinates and directs budgeting, audit, tax accounting, purchasing, and insurance activities for the organization. Oversees the operations of the accounting department in providing and directing procedures and systems necessary to maintain proper records and to afford adequate accounting controls and services. Ensure accounts payable are paid timely, accounts receivable are collected promptly, bank reconciliations are completed routinely. Prepares reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present and expected operations. Issues periodic financial and operating reports; and prepares financial and regulatory reports required by law, regulatory agencies and the Board of Directors. Implements procedures for custody and control of assets, records, loan collateral and securities to ensure safekeeping. With the VP/CFO, directs and coordinates the establishment of budget programs. Calculates depreciation rates to apply to capital assets. Oversees and directs the preparation and issuance of the corporation’s Annual Report. Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies. Being available to assist in any other capacity as assigned. Demonstrate professional conduct at all time. Live, teach and coach company mission, vision and values.

Other Requirements: ** As a condition of employment, applicants selected for hire are required to verify COVID-19 fully vaccinated status with HR prior to starting work.

Accounting Clerk

Reports to: Controller
Salary: $19.75 to $22 per hour
Submit Application to: Rick Hanna, Director of Human Resources, rick@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Accounting Clerk is responsible for providing accounting support to ensure efficient and accurate accounting operations of the Hawaii Foodbank. This position is responsible for all aspects of the Accounts Payable function and credit card payments. This individual must be detail-oriented and possess proven people and communication skills. The Accounting Clerk 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 Accounting clerk processes the monthly credit card statements for employee credit cards. Responsible for the Accounts Payable duties and supports accounting department processing. Responsible for the collection, processing and coding of the company credit card charges. Responsible for mailing out payables, matching the check and the proper paper work and /or remittance advice. Ensures compliance with federal grants, by ensuring that all employees and payees that receive federal grant funds are not barred from federal grant participation. Performs general office duties, including memos, correspondence, reports, and other documents, faxes, and copies. Assists the Controller with journal entries and account reconciliations. Actively seeks out and performs other organization services support functions under the direction and approval of the Controller. Provide support on any other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements: ** As a condition of employment, applicants selected for hire are required to verify COVID-19 fully vaccinated status with HR prior to starting work.

Warehouse Support / Distribution

Reports to: Warehouse Supervisor
Salary: $17 per hour
Submit Application to: Rick Hanna, Director of Human Resources, rick@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Distribution/Warehouse Support position performs an array of functions that may include working distributions, forklift driving, receiving and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, and helping with company events on premise. This position may have some pick-up and delivery duties as well. Assist shipping and receiving unloading trucks and checking in merchandise. Prepares orders by processing requests and supply orders; pulling materials; packing boxes; placing orders in delivery area. Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to organizational standards. Open bales, crates and other containers. Maintains inventory controls by collecting stock location orders, printing request, recording amounts of materials or items received or distributed through a computer. May also assist in counting of physical inventory. Maintains safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and work stations neat; Sweep, dust and mop. Organize warehouse and work area for orderliness at all times. Wear the proper safety equipment. Assists in receiving stock and nonstock 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 Records number of items received and distributed. Assists in maintaining inventory records. Cleans warehouse for the purpose of maintaining a safe and sanitary work area. Participates in physical inventories for the purpose of verifying stock and identifying losses. Performs all functions within the scope of the warehouse for the purpose of providing warehousing operations. Prepares orders by pulling from stock for the purpose of meeting delivery requirements.

Other Requirements: ** As a condition of employment, applicants selected for hire are required to verify COVID-19 fully vaccinated status with HR prior to starting work.

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