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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.

Director of Development

Status: Full-time
Reports to: Vice President and Chief Impact Officer
Submit Application to: Rick Hanna, Director of Human Resources, rick@hawaiifoodbank.org

Position Summary: The Director of Development is responsible for developing and implementing bold, collaborative and effective strategies to help fund Hawaii Foodbank’s strategic direction. The Director will articulate Hawaii Foodbank’s values, needs and vision to key stakeholders, contributing to organizational health and effectiveness through their significant financial support.

The Director will synthesize and translate Hawaii Foodbank activities and goals into fundable projects. This position will work with the Vice President and Chief Impact Officer to develop packaging and messaging in various formats for food distribution programs and major giving opportunities, from individual solicitations to multi-year capital campaigns. Conversely, the Director of Development will also keep the leadership team apprised as to donor appetites, concerns, available funding and general philanthropic trends.

The incumbent is responsible for the development of the annual fundraising budget and action plan. Will support sound fiscal management and operate within the approved budget, ensuring maximum resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial position.

The position incumbent will lead the team in creating strategies for transformative fundraising, developing authentic relationships with donors and growing philanthropic resources for Hawaii Foodbank. The team will work to sustain and increase the number of $1,000+ donors, the size of individual donations and deepen donor engagement. This individual will maintain their own portfolio of donors and prospects including potential gifts. They will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward supporters, fulfilling donor interest and assuring that as many as possible are retained and upgraded in their giving and involvement.

The Director will collaborate with the team to execute and analyze testing of communications and fundraising solicitations with various donor segments and prospects making data-driven decisions for improvements and outcomes.

Position Requirements: Demonstrated ability to identify, qualify, solicit, and close major and planned gifts. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working evenings, holiday, special events, project work, and weekend hours, as needed.

Grants Manager

Status: Full-time
Reports to: Director of Development
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.

Position Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Working evenings, holidays, special events and project work and weekend hours, as needed.

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