We are ALSO hiring a Program Assistant!


Food For Free is hiring a part-time Program Assistant for our Family Meals program. Family Meals re-purposes prepared foods into single-serving meals for people with limited access to kitchens. The Program assistant will 1) serve as a kitchen assistant; 2) provide general support to the Program Manager. This position is 15 hours/week initially, increasing to 20 hours a week in the near future. The Program Assistant will report to Family Meals Program Manager.

Areas of Responsibility
  • Meal Preparation: Assist in producing approximately 500 meals per week.
  • Food Safety: Ensure food safety practices in all aspects of food handling throughout meal preparation.
  • Volunteer Management: Work with the Program Manager to recruit, schedule, and manage volunteers in the production of meals each week.
  • Food Rescue: Assist in rescuing food from local university dining halls. Identify and sort rescued food suitable for the Family Meals program.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Commitment to social justice, and food justice in particular
  • Interest in feeding families in need
  • Experience in food service industry
  • Servsafe certification (can be acquired shortly after hire)
  • Ability to work on your feet for several hours at a time
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds repeatedly during a shift
  • Comfortability managing and working with volunteers doing meal preparation
  • Ability and willingness to drive a cargo van in an urban environment a big plus
  • Ability to think on your feet and problem-solve
  • Maturity and sound judgment
  • A warm and professional demeanor
  • A high level of organization and time-management skills
How to apply

Send a resume and cover letter to Program Manager Fiona Crimmins via email to fiona@foodforfree.org.
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