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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

Cook II

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

Position Summary

Project Open Hand has established cooking practices with the objective of providing healthy, medically tailored meals for seniors and those that are sick in our community. Our meals are part of our continuous effort to offer superlative quality food with the highest level of care.
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.
We are looking for motivated individuals to join our team. An ideal candidate would have relevant experience and be completely available to work all shifts. He or She will have a positive attitude, schedule flexibility, be knowledgeable about food and sanitation practices and will take pride in being a creative and dedicated team member.

Qualifications Required

  • 2+ years of successful experience working in a commercial or industrial kitchen as a member of a team.
  • Training, understanding and experience with HACCP procedures.
  • Good math Skills as well as written and verbal communication skills to facilitate communications in the kitchen.
  • Learn and complies, consistently, with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
  • Capable of using knives, slicing equipment and other food preparation equipment.
  • Must be flexible to work early mornings, weekends or holidays to meet demands.

Qualifications Desired

  • Experience with high volume meal production.
  • HACCP certification.
  • Servsafe certified or current CA food handlers certification.

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!

Delivery Driver

Department:
Wellness Programs – Distribution
Reports To:
Manager of Distribution
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Occasional Delivery Volunteer
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
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 Delivery Driver you will nurture vital connections as you deliver nutritious, health-supporting meals directly to homebound clients and senior sites throughout San Francisco.

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 San Francisco
  • 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!

Senior Site Coordinator

Department:
Senior Programs
Reports To:
Senior Sites Manager
Job Location:
Senior Sites – locations vary
Benefits:
Yes
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

A Project Open Hand Senior Site Coordinator administers the Senior Lunch Program on location at their 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 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.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

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.

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/ Dishwasher, On Call

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Kitchen Administrative Manager/ PM Production Manager
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Status:
On-Call
Classification:
Entry-level

Position Summary

The Porter, On-Call position will either work to cover open AM and PM shifts as necessary. This position will work primarily collecting and washing cooking equipment and busing and washing plates, cups and silverware. The secondary function of the position is to complete specific tasks as assigned from the kitchen’s master cleaning list.

Qualifications Required

  • Successful experience working in a commercial or industrial kitchen as a member of a team.
  • Training, understanding and experience with HACCP procedures.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English to facilitate communications in the kitchen.

Qualifications Desired

HACCP certification.

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 Steward

Department:
Food Operations – Purchasing/Receiving
Reports To:
Operations Supervisor
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Operatives

Position Summary

Kitchen Steward is responsible for the receiving and storing of product, as well as warehouse coordination for Project Open Hand.  This position will be working primarily in the receiving area coordinating product rotation in the Grocery Center, basement and kitchen. This role will also be responsible for maintenance and storage of kitchen equipment.

Qualifications Required

  • Previous work experience as a stock clerk, in a warehouse or grocery store, handling and storing perishable and non-perishable food items
  • Valid California Driver’s License (Class B a plus) and excellent driving record as provided by the California Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Previous hands-on experience driving vans and forklifts
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
     

Qualifications Desired

  • Experience in the food industry
  • Experience working for and desire to work for a community driven, mission-based organization
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
     

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!

Development Operations Manager

Department:
Development
Reports To:
Director of Development
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Status:
Exempt
Classification:
Manager

Position Summary

The Development Operations Manager is a management position reporting to the Director of Development in the development department, responsible for overseeing revenue capture and reconciliation (collaborating with finance), managing gift entry and donor services staff and volunteers for all incoming donations into the development database, and authoring and evolving processes to better facilitate these functions.

This position has a central focus on resource management and processes/systems creation, improvement and oversight duties, but there will be administrative duties as needed (to back up gift entry staff), and opportunities to influence decisions related to revenue capture systems (i.e., electronic/online streams such as PayPal, Sage, peer fundraising portals, POS giving, etc.) and reconciliation, and exposure to learn about and help determine development strategy, to be part of a complex, successful team, and develop a career in nonprofit fundraising.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communication or related field. Years of experience in donor services/admin or other related work will be considered in lieu of a specific degree.
  • Proven ability to manage data entry/acknowledgement staff and volunteers, ensuring speed and accuracy
  • Strong proficiency in Windows platforms, Microsoft Office Suite and database programs
  • Proven track record of managing multiple complex revenue stream systems
  • Extensive fundraising software experience, Salesforce a plus
  • Experience implementing moves management in database
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of donor acknowledgement and stewardship principles
  • Understanding of revenue processing systems and software, as well as their pitfalls and functionality
  • Self directed, with an ability to work with minimal supervision and highly resourceful
  • Superior diplomacy and communication skills internally and externally, able to maintain strong interpersonal relationships and function well in a collaborative environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple complex projects, with high attention to detail
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with a diverse range of staff, partners, peers & volunteers
  • Able to think quickly and act thoughtfully under pressure
  • A good sense of humor and positive attitude a must

Qualifications Desired

  • 3+ years successful experience in an office setting, performing administrative functions with a strong emphasis on providing excellent team support
  • 2+ years successful experience updating and maintaining data integrity in a database
  • Writing skills to create and periodically refresh acknowledgment and other messaging (landing pages, etc.)
  • General understanding of accounting procedure and finance, including FASB and GAAP principles
  • General understanding of IRS guidelines and requirements for charitable orgs and related donation compliance (i.e., PCI, etc.)

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!

Annual Giving Manager

Department:
Development
Reports To:
Director of Development
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Status:
Exempt
Classification:
Manager

Position Summary

The Annual Giving Manager strengthens and builds connections between Project Open Hand and our individual donor community by implementing and managing day-to-day activities for Direct Marketing programs and campaigns. Our Annual Giving Manager is a key member of our development department and agency.

Focal responsibilities include implementing the strategy and themes for all direct marketing campaigns (mail, email, phone, etc ), establishing an integrated schedule for campaign deliverables and managing that schedule, including production/quality control oversight.

The Annual Giving Manager will also participate directly in visioning, strategy, theme and message development for all direct marketing efforts in concert with the Director of Development, VP of Development & Communications, and manage the copy vetting process..  Interfaces with direct marketing vendors and maintains positive relations. 

Must be abreast of, and pay particular attention to new and creative strategies that increase both response and average gift rates and will assist the DoD in performing backend analysis for all direct marketing campaigns, archiving samples along with results reporting for future reference and planning. 

This is an ideal position for an exceptionally driven, bright fundraising professional with qualitative and quantitative thinking, a strong sense of imaginative thinking and positive leadership skills.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or Communications. Other relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 2 - 4 years successful fundraising and development experience, with 2 years in direct marketing
  • Management of multichannel direct marketing campaigns including standard and high touch acquisition
  • Proven track-record of success in a development role
  • Project management experience
  • Fundraising software utilization, Salesforce a plus
  • Experience positively managing others including volunteers and clients
  • Experience working with copywriters, designers, printers and production houses to create and produce fundraising materials

Qualifications Desired

  • Degree in marketing or related field, or non-profit management. Other relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Experience with email solicitations and other online fundraising, digital channels and social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

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!

Cook I

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

Position Summary

The Project Open Hand Cook I is an essential part of our team of dedicated culinary professionals producing meals with love for our clients every day. A Cook I will learn to handle all aspects of our daily meal production systems, from prep to packaging.

This position is ideal for an ambitious, flexible cook looking to familiarize themselves with all aspects of large scale meal production in a professional and caring environment.

Qualifications Required

  • 8+ months of successful experience working in a commercial or industrial kitchen as a member of a team
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English to facilitate communications in the kitchen
  • Must be flexible to work early mornings, weekends or holidays to meet demands
     

Qualifications Desired

  • Experience with high volume meal production
  • Training, understanding and experience with HACCP procedures
  • HACCP certification
     

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!

Porter I/ Dishwasher

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Kitchen Admin Manager/ PM Prod Manager
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

The Porter I position will either work an AM or a PM shift as dictated by the available position. The Porter I will work primarily collecting and washing cooking equipment and busing and washing plates, cups and silverware. The secondary function of the position is to complete specific tasks as assigned from the kitchen’s master cleaning list.

Qualifications Required

  • Successful experience working in a commercial or industrial kitchen as a member of a team
  • Training, understanding and experience with HACCP procedures
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English to facilitate communications in the kitchen
     

Qualifications Desired

  • HACCP certification

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!

Porter II/ Dishwasher

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Kitchen Administrative Manager/PM Production Manager
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

The Porter II will either work an AM or a PM shift as dictated by the available position. The Porter II will work primarily collecting and washing cooking equipment, busing and washing plates, cups and silverware as well as completing other tasks from the kitchen’s master cleaning list. The secondary function of the position is to complete specific food preparation and cooking tasks as assigned.

Qualifications Required

  • Successful experience working in a commercial or industrial kitchen as a member of a team
  • Training, understanding and experience with HACCP procedures
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English well to facilitate communications in the kitchen
  • Desire to learn new kitchen skills and expand your role

Qualifications Desired

  • HACCP certification
  • Large scale food preparation and cooking 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.

Apply Now

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

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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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