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Project Open Hand provides nutrition services to help sustain our clients as they battle serious illnesses, isolation, or the health challenges of old age. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity.

Please note: we do not accept unsolicited applications or resumes for positions not currently advertised.

Current Job Openings

Director, Human Resources

Department:
Human Resources
Reports To:
Chief Executive Officer
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Human Resources Staff
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Director

Position Summary

The Director, Human Resources is responsible for directing and overseeing Human Resources at all levels of the agency on the full range of HR, specifically in the areas of employee engagement, talent management, performance management, succession planning, change management, and operational excellence in alignment with the mission, values, goals and culture of the organization. 

Our ideal candidate will have experience leading Human Resources in a nonprofit environment and be comfortable transitioning between high level, strategic planning and boots on the ground implementation. 

Qualifications Required

•    Minimum 5-7 years of progressive Human Resources experience
•    2-3 years labor relations experience including labor negotiations  
•    3-5 years of leadership experience, managing professional teams 
•    Experience working within a multi-level organization, equally comfortable relating to line staff as well as members of the C-suite 
•    Solid understanding of federal and California state and city Labor laws including solid experience managing FLSA, FMLA, COBRA, EEO, ADA, ACA, workplace safety and worker’s compensation 
•    Excellent communication skills—verbal, written, and presentation skills 
•    A passion for service and teamwork; an enthusiastic, can-do approach 
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 
•    Experience working with a HRIS (ADP Workforce Now preferred)

Qualifications Desired

•    HR certification (SPHR/PHR and/or SHRM SCP or CP) 
•    Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint 
•    Bilingual (Spanish, Tagalog, or Chinese preferred)

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Learning and Development Coordinator

Department:
Human Resources
Reports To:
Director, Human Resources
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Exempt
Full time

Position Summary

The Learning and Development (L&D) Coordinator assesses, develops, and coordinates an agency-wide training and development program to support employee growth, departmental goals and Project Open Hand’s mission to provide meals with love.  The L&D Coordinator works closely with employees at all levels of the organization to gather needs-based information, strategically develop offerings from internal and external sources, effectively communicate opportunities to a diverse team of staff, and track, organize and report data, resources and metrics.

The L&D Coordinator plays a critical role in developing employee bench strength throughout the organization, improving employee on boarding and engagement, and supporting managers to achieve departmental goals. This position is perfect for a highly engaged and customer-service driven HR or education professional who is familiar with L&D and able to balance people-focused support with data-based decision making.

Qualifications Required

  • 2 years of experience in learning and development, professional development, or education
  • 1 year of experience administering and designing training content in person and online
  • Experience working with and creating professional development opportunities for a diverse workforce
  • Commitment to and understanding of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion principles
  • Excellent communication skills—verbal and written
  • Excellent ability to coordinate and collaborate effectively across teams
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Experience working with sensitive documents and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to occasionally work in the evening and on weekends to support staff with non-traditional schedules.

Qualifications Desired

  • HR Certification (PHR and/or SHRM CP)
  • Experience working with Labor Unions
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint
  • Experience working with a HRIS (ADP Workforce Now preferred)
  • Bilingual (Spanish, Tagalog, or Chinese preferred)

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Dispatcher, Alameda County

Reports To:
Director, Distribution
Job Location:
1921 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Delivery Volunteers
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Operatives

Position Summary

Project Open Hand (POH) provides more than 2,500 meals with love each day to our community of sick and elderly clients and the Distribution department is the frontline of the organization. The Dispatcher supervises and guides the Alameda County delivery driver(s) and volunteers to ensure the timely delivery of meals to clients throughout Alameda County The Dispatcher also creates delivery routes and oversees procurement of meals and supplies.

This position is ideal for an experienced, level headed, thoughtful and organized dispatcher with a thorough knowledge of the East Bay and our diverse community of staff, clients and volunteers. 

Qualifications Required

  •     Two years’ experience routing clients, dispatching and driving delivery vehicles in  Alameda County
  •     Demonstrated strong customer service skills and ability to effectively lead a team of drivers and volunteers 
  •     Valid California driver's license and excellent driving record 
  •     Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  •     Schedule flexibility and ability to work holidays and weekends when necessary
  •     Ability to speak, read and write in English 

Qualifications Desired

  •     Food Safety Certification
  •     Ability to multi task and remain calm under pressure
  •     Experience serving clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Community Nutrition Site Coordinator

Reports To:
Manager, Community Nutrition Sites
Job Location:
Senior Sites – locations vary
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Volunteers
Status:
Part-Time
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

A Project Open Hand Community Nutrition Site Coordinator administers the Community Nutrition Program on location at assigned site.

This is a great opportunity for the right person to directly engage with and be of service to our community by helping provide thousands of meals to seniors and adults with disabilities who rely on our program for not only nutrition, but also a safe place to socialize and gather with friends.

Qualifications Required

  •   Experience working in Human Service Programs
  •   Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  •   Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Qualifications Desired

  •   Experience assisting older people, people with mental health issues and substance abuse issues
  •   Current CPR and First Aid Certification
  •   Certified ServSafe Food Protection Manager (highly desired)
  •   Bilingual Cantonese and/or Spanish
  •   Supervisory experience

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Manager, Wellness Program, San Francisco

Department:
Wellness Programs – Client Services
Reports To:
Director, Wellness Program
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
San Francisco Wellness Program Staff
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Manager

Position Summary

The Manager, Wellness Program, San Francisco is an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic team providing a medically tailored meal intervention to vulnerable and chronically ill persons in the San Francisco and Bay Area.  Under the supervision of the Director, Wellness Program, this position oversees all day-to-day operations of the San Francisco Grocery Center and activities regarding direct supervision of the Client Services team, and service delivery and quality improvement, as set forth by contracts, funders, annual goals and objectives.

This position is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of program policies and procedures that meet agency-wide goals as well as contract objectives, optimization of client services, and data-driven outcomes. The Manager will work closely with the Director, Wellness Program to create functional strategies and specific objectives for the department and is highly collaborative with internal departments such as Grocery Operations, Nutrition Services, Distribution, and Volunteer Services.

The Manager will be a champion in the community by forging and maintaining partnerships in San Francisco County and the surrounding Bay Area with key stakeholders such as partner organizations, clinics, and hospitals.

Qualifications Required

•    Three years of experience working in Social Service environment, specifically with clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)
•    Three years of experience working with city funded contracts and adherence to contract requirements
•    Three years of experience with budgets and financial reporting, including invoices, billing, budget planning, and tracking expenses
•    Ability to effectively communicate and interact with clients, staff and volunteers in a culturally diverse environment 
•    Strong personnel management, with the ability to create clear systems and expectations
•    Strong computer skills with high functioning knowledge of Microsoft Office
•    Experience working in database platforms such as Salesforce or client databases and experience reporting metrics pertaining to services rendered
•    Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in a fast paced, often changing environment
•    Three years of experience developing and executing community outreach plans 
•    Deep understanding and knowledge of the community needs in San Francisco and the Bay Area

Qualifications Desired

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social work or related field
•    Bilingual Cantonese/Mandarin/Spanish
•    Sensitivity to the circumstances and needs of the critically ill and the elderly
•    Experience working in a food establishment 
•    Valid California driver’s license and excellent driving record as provided by the California Department of Motor Vehicles

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Manager, Wellness Program, East Bay

Department:
East Bay Programs
Reports To:
Director, Wellness Program
Job Location:
1921 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
East Bay Wellness Program Staff
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Manager

Position Summary

The Manager, Wellness Program, East Bay is an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic team providing a medically tailored meal intervention to vulnerable and chronically ill persons in the East Bay.  Under the supervision of the Director, Wellness Program, this position oversees all day-to-day operations of the East Bay Grocery Center and activities regarding direct supervision of the Client Services team, and service delivery and quality improvement, as set forth by contracts, funders, annual goals and objectives.

This position is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of program policies and procedures that meet agency-wide goals as well as contract objectives, optimization of client services, and data-driven outcomes. The Manager will work closely with the Director, Wellness Program to create functional strategies and specific objectives for the department and is highly collaborative with internal departments such as Grocery Operations, Nutrition Services, Distribution, and Volunteer Services.

The Manager will be a champion in the community by forging and maintaining partnerships in Alameda County and the East Bay with key stakeholders such as partner organizations, clinics, and hospitals.

Qualifications Required

•    Three years of experience working in Social Service environment, specifically with clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)
•    Three years of experience working with city funded contracts and adherence to contract requirements
•    Three years of experience with budgets and financial reporting, including invoices, billing, budget planning, and tracking expenses
•    Ability to effectively communicate and interact with clients, staff and volunteers in a culturally diverse environment 
•    Strong personnel management, with the ability to create clear systems and expectations
•    Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in a fast paced, often changing environment
•    Strong computer skills with high functioning knowledge of Microsoft Office
•    Experience working in database platforms such as Salesforce or client databases and experience reporting metrics pertaining to services rendered
•    Three years of experience developing and executing community outreach plans 
•    Deep understanding and knowledge of the community needs in Oakland and the East Bay

Qualifications Desired

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social work or related field
•    Bilingual Cantonese/Mandarin/Spanish
•    Sensitivity to the circumstances and needs of the critically ill and the elderly
•    Experience working in a food establishment 
•    Valid California driver’s license and excellent driving record as provided by the California Department of Motor Vehicles

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Lead Driver

Reports To:
Director, Distribution
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Occasional Light Driver/Delivery Volunteer
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Operatives

Position Summary

Project Open Hand distributes more than 2,000 meals each day to its community of sick and elderly client and the Distribution department is the frontline of the organization. As our Lead Driver you will take a leadership role in a team of hard-working Delivery Drivers by maintaining agency vehicles, organizing meals and supplies for delivery and assisting the Dispatcher and Manager in maintaining effective departmental processes.

 

This position is ideal for an organized, level headed driver with a thorough knowledge of the city interested in gaining leadership experience within our diverse community of staff, clients and volunteers.

Qualifications Required

  • Two years’ experience driving large delivery vehicles in San Francisco
  • Leadership experience and the ability to work unsupervised
  • Valid California driver’s license and excellent driving record
  • Schedule flexibility and ability to work nights, holidays and weekends when necessary
  • Strong verbal and written proficiency with the English language to facilitate communication
  • Excellent professional references

Qualifications Desired

  • Fleet maintenance/management experience
  • Experience serving clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Kitchen Operations Coordinator II, On-Call

Department:
Food Operations – Purchasing/Receiving
Reports To:
Director, Kitchen Operations
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Non-Exempt
On-Call
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director, Kitchen Operations and working in close partnership with kitchen leadership, the Kitchen Operations Coordinator II is tasked with helping to ensure that all product receiving, inventory, routing, storage, cleanliness and food temperature functions are completed according to agency policies and procedures.

The Kitchen Operations Coordinator II makes it possible for their dedicated volunteer and staff teammates to produce the meals with love our community relies on. This is an ideal position for a thoughtful, reliable, dedicated and organized worker with excellent communication skills.

Qualifications Required

  • Experience working in a warehouse or kitchen inventory control function
  • Previous hands-on experience driving vans and forklifts
  • Experience receiving raw food product and the associated paperwork
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English to facilitate communication
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work occasional nights, weekends and holidays to meet demand
  • Microsoft Office proficiency

Qualifications Desired

  • Supervisorial experience
  • Industrial kitchen experience
  • Experience with Computrition Software
  • Forklift Certified

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Porter I, On-call

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Kitchen Administrative Manager
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Non-Exempt
On-Call
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

The Porter I is an essential part of our team of dedicated culinary professionals producing meals with love every day for seniors and vulnerable neighbors in the Bay Area. The Porter I works as part of the team that ensures all dishes, utensils, equipment, tools and other kitchen appliances remain sanitized and ready to use. Porters thoroughly clean kitchen floors and surrounding areas, take out the trash, recycling and compost meals in a well-maintained kitchen. Porters also participate in the packaging of meals. This position is ideal for an ambitious team player looking to support large-scale meal production in a professional and mission-driven kitchen environment.  

Qualifications Required

•    A commitment to Project Open Hand’s mission and operating principles
•    Ability and desire to work as a part of a cohesive team 
•    Ability to take direction and responsibility for actions 
•    Ability to speak, read and write in English to facilitate communications with volunteers, peers and leadership in a fast paced kitchen environment 
•    Capable of safely handling and cleaning knives and other large commercial kitchen food preparation equipment requiring heat, cleaning agents, sharp edges, and other potentially hazardous materials
•    Ability to pass CA food handling certification
•    Must be flexible to work early mornings, afternoons, weekends or holidays to meet demands 

Qualifications Desired

•    Professional commercial, industrial or production kitchen experience 
•    Experience with high volume meal production 
•    Bilingual in Spanish or Tagalog  

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Caseworker

Department:
Wellness Programs – Client Services
Reports To:
Director, Wellness Programs
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

The Project Open Hand Caseworker helps to provide meals with love through interfacing with clients, conducting intake interviews for new and returning clients, and assessing and verifying eligibility for our programs. This involves meeting with clients in our Grocery Center, answering client calls and performing administrative tasks. This position works closely with the other members of the Client Services Department in serving clients and making decisions about how services will be administered.

Qualifications Required

  • BA in Human Services related field
  • Computer literate (MS Office/Outlook)
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain professional boundaries in a social service setting
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Cantonese

Qualifications Desired

  •   Mental Health or Social Work experience
  •   Experience working with clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)
  •   Bilingual in Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, Tagalog, or Vietnamese

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Wellness Program Coordinator

Department:
Wellness Programs – Client Services
Reports To:
Director, Wellness
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

The Wellness Program (WP) Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include a blend of administrative and direct service duties to support the Wellness Program and Project Open Hand’s mission. The WP Coordinator will supervise the day to day duties of the Wellness Program staff, process eligibility for services, manage program contracts, offer case management, and support the Director, Wellness Program (DWP) as needed to ensure contractual and organizational goals are being met.

Qualifications Required

  • Three years’ experience providing direct services in Social Service environment, specifically to clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)
  • Proficient in MS Office, using databases, and internet research
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work in POH’s Oakland office as needed
  • Bilingual in Spanish

Qualifications Desired

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Service field
  • Experience working in a nonprofit client services-based setting
  • Mental Health or Social Work Experience
  • Experience supervising staff
  • Bilingual in Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, Tagalog, or Vietnamese

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Caseworker

Department:
Wellness Programs – Client Services
Reports To:
Director, Wellness Programs
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

The Project Open Hand Caseworker helps to provide meals with love through interfacing with clients, conducting intake interviews for new and returning clients, and assessing and verifying eligibility for our programs. This involves meeting with clients in our Grocery Center, answering client calls and performing administrative tasks. This position works closely with the other members of the Client Services Department in serving clients and making decisions about how services will be administered.

This is a fixed-term position, with an end date of December 31, 2021, with the possibility of extension.

Qualifications Required

  • BA in Human Services related field
  • Computer literate (MS Office/Outlook)
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain professional boundaries in a social service setting
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Cantonese

Qualifications Desired

  • Mental Health or Social Work experience
  • Experience working with clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)
  • Bilingual in Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, Tagalog, or Vietnamese

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

Apply Now

Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Driver

Reports To:
Director, Distribution
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Occasional Delivery Volunteer
Status:
Temporary
Classification:
Operatives

Position Summary

Project Open Hand provides more than 2,000 meals with love each day to its community of sick and elderly clients and the Distribution department is the frontline of the organization. As a Driver, you will nurture vital connections as you deliver nutritious, health-supporting meals directly to homebound clients and senior sites throughout San Francisco and Alameda counties. 

This is an ideal position for a compassionate dedicated driver looking to directly help others on a daily basis.

This is a fixed-term position, with an end date of December 31, 2021, with the possibility of extension.

Qualifications Required

•    Two years’ experience driving large delivery vehicles in an urban setting like San Francisco and Oakland
•    Valid California driver’s license and excellent driving record
•    Schedule flexibility and ability to work nights, holidays and weekends when necessary
•    Strong verbal and written proficiency with the English language to facilitate communication
•    Excellent professional references

Qualifications Desired

•    Experience serving clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Cook II

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Executive Chef
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

The Cook II is an advanced role and an essential part of our team of dedicated culinary professionals producing meals with love every day for seniors and vulnerable neighbors in the Bay Area. A Cook II executes complex recipes to produce nutritious meals for clients. This hands-on role works as part of a team to share knowledge with junior cooks and volunteers to handle all aspects of our daily meal production systems, from preparing ingredients to be used in nutritious recipes to packaging meals and keeping a well-maintained kitchen. This position is ideal for an ambitious, flexible cook looking to collaborate with others in all aspects of large-scale meal production in a professional and mission-driven environment. To perform successfully, our employees must not only have the qualifications and abilities to perform each of the essential functions of this position, but also must continually strive to meet or surpass the Project Open Hand objectives and exacting standards.

Qualifications Required

•    A commitment to Project Open Hand’s mission and operating principles 
•    2+ years of professional, high volume commercial, industrial or production kitchen experience
•    Demonstrated ability to adhere to and share information about kitchen department rules, policies and procedures
•    Ability to speak, read and write in English to facilitate communications with volunteers, peers and leadership in a fast-paced kitchen environment 
•    Desire to be a part of a cohesive team and demonstrated ability to share knowledge, answer questions and clarify processes while working alongside junior staff and volunteers
•    Ability to take direction, give feedback, lead by example and take responsibility for actions 
•    Demonstrated ability to safely use, and share best practices on knife handling and other food preparation equipment  
•    Ability to apply basic mathematical principles and adhere to standardized recipes and directions, strict portion sizes, cooking methods, and quality standards
•    Knowledge of food safety and sanitation standards as per HACCP
•    Ability to maintain CA food handling certification
•    Must be flexible to work early mornings, afternoons, weekends or holidays to meet demands 

Qualifications Desired

•    Formal culinary training
•    Experience mentoring others
•    Bilingual in Spanish or Tagalog  
•    HACCP certified

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Driver, On-Call

Department:
Wellness Programs – Distribution
Reports To:
Director, Distribution
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
Occasional Delivery Volunteer
Status:
Non-Exempt
On-Call
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

Project Open Hand provides more than 2,000 meals with love each day to its community of sick and elderly clients and the Distribution department is the frontline of the organization. As a Driver, you will nurture vital connections as you deliver nutritious, health-supporting meals directly to homebound clients and senior sites throughout San Francisco and Alameda counties. 

This is an ideal position for a compassionate dedicated driver looking to directly help others on a daily basis.

Qualifications Required

•    Two years’ experience driving large delivery vehicles in an urban setting like San Francisco and Oakland

•    Valid California driver’s license and excellent driving record

•    Schedule flexibility and ability to work nights, holidays and weekends when necessary

•    Strong verbal and written proficiency with the English language to facilitate communication

•    Excellent professional references

Qualifications Desired

•    Experience serving clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Custodian, On-Call

Department:
Infrastructure – Building Services
Reports To:
Manager, Building Services
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Non-Exempt
On-Call
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

The Custodian performs general maintenance, repairs and custodial duties to keep the Project Open Hand facilities (excluding the kitchen) clean and safe. 

Qualifications Required

  • 1+ years’ experience in a janitorial or maintenance position with a strong background in janitorial procedures and an understanding of using cleaning supplies safely and effectively 
  • Schedule flexibility with ability to work occasional nights, weekends and holidays 
  • Oral and written comprehension of English to facilitate communication 
  • A valid California Driver's License and a good driving record  

Qualifications Desired

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)  

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

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Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Graphic Design Intern

Department:
Communications
Reports To:
Marcus Tolero, Marketing and Communications Manager
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Classification:
Intern

Position Summary

Project Open Hand, a San Francisco nonprofit that provides meals with love and heals that heal to critically ill neighbors in San Francisco and Alameda counties, is seeking a graphic design intern who can help tell the story of our work through visuals and graphics. We are seeking an individual who can work on a wide-arrange of graphic design projects and has a solid understanding of visual communications.

We are looking for an undergraduate or masters-level student (stipend included).

Please send your cover letter, resume, and link to your portfolio of work to Marcus Tolero, marketing and communications manager, at [email protected].
 

Responsibilities 

•    Create and design print and digital materials
•       Adhere to POH brand guidelines and complete projects according to deadline
•       Retouch and manipulate images
•       Use graphic design software and work with a wide variety of media
•       Collaborate with the Manager, Marketing and Communications to develop design concepts
•       Receive feedback from Manager, Marketing and Communications and make necessary changes
•       Assemble final materials for printing as needed

Qualifications 

•       Graphic Design major preferred
•       Basic to intermediate knowledge of layout, typography, line composition, color, and other graphic design fundamentals
•       Experience with InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Web Content Management System (CMS) drupal or similar CMS Platform
•       Strong creative and analytical skills
•       Compelling student portfolio of graphic design work
•       Video production experience a plus

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Accounting Intern

Department:
Finance
Reports To:
Manager, Finance
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Classification:
Intern

Position Summary

Project Open Hand’s mission is to improve health outcomes and quality of life by providing nutritious meals to the sick and vulnerable. Every day, we prepare 2,500 nutritious meals and provide 200 bags of healthy groceries to help sustain our clients as they battle serious illnesses, isolation, or the health challenges of aging. Our food is like medicine, helping clients recover from illness, get stronger, and lead healthier lives.

The Finance team is currently offering an Accounting Internship for a driven individual that is looking for hands-on accounting experience.  Interested applicants must be able to work at least 4 hours per week. A stipend is available once the duration of the internship is completed. Please send your resume and/or letter of interest to Darin Raffaelli, Finance Manager at [email protected].

Responsibilities:

  • Processing Donations: work with members of our Development team to open, process and reconcile gifts received by mail.
  • Accounts Payable: assist with processing vendor invoices for payment and managing vendor files.
  • Month-end Close: assist with preparing journal entries and entering into accounting software.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with computers and bookkeeping software, strong typing skills.
  • Exceptional time management and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Thorough understanding of GAAP.
  • Professional manner, ability to maintain confidentiality and strong ethical code.
  • Ability to multitask and remain motivated and positive.
  • Commitment to working efficiently and accurately.

If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining us we want to meet you!
Applications are only accepted online. Make sure to include a cover letter with your resume. For the full Job Description and instructions on how to apply please click on the button below.

Project Open Hand is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to diversity!

Oakland

1921 San Pablo Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 622-0221
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San Francisco

730 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 447-2300
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