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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

Volunteer Coordinator

Department:
Volunteer Services
Reports To:
Volunteer Services Manager
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Volunteers
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

Working under the leadership of the Manager of Volunteer Services, and in collaboration with agency partners, the Volunteer Coordinator engages, coordinates, and motivates our incredible community of Volunteers.

This is an ideal position for an energetic, confident, organized and analytical individual looking to continue their career helping chronically ill and elderly in a dynamic work environment.

Qualifications Required

  • Demonstrated progressive experience in coordinating volunteers
  • Experience managing databases (Salesforce preferred)
  • Successful experience coordinating volunteers with mental/physical challenges
  • Strong cross-cultural competency
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work weekends, nights, and holidays
     

Qualifications Desired

  • Degree in social services, or equivalent work experience
  • Bilingual (Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese)
  • Working familiarity and experience with Salesforce database
     

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!

IT Business Analyst

Department:
Infrastructure – Information Technologies
Reports To:
Director of IT
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

The IT Business Analyst is an integral part of POH’s Information Technology team. The position reports to the Director of IT, and works directly with end users (POH staff, clients, volunteers) to secure requirements, define business and IT process solutions, support implementation of IT efforts and business process changes.  Support will include training, user and system documentation as well as problem determination and resolution.

Qualifications Required

  • Excellent communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to communicate within a diverse organization
  • Advance knowledge of Windows platform
  • Ability to create and implement project plans in order to prioritize work, as well as identify and provide solutions for constraints
  • Experience and openness to work in a learning environment where knowledge is obtained and shared, including tutoring/training staff at varying levels of technology familiarity
  • Familiarity working at multiple levels within an IT department, i.e., from strategy formulation to hands-on problem solving.
  • Experience researching, creating, and implementing Workflow Process(es)
  • Experience working with Cloud based platforms (ie WordPress, Dropbox)
     

Qualifications Desired

  • BS in Information Technology, or a related field
  • Salesforce Implementation experience
  • Spanish language proficiency
     

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 I

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Chef de Cuisine
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
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.

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

Manager, Facilities

Department:
Infrastructure – Building Services
Reports To:
Director, Building Services
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Facilities Technicians, Custodian
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Manager

Position Summary

Working closely with the Director of Building Operations, the Facilities Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of the facilities department. Responsibilities include overseeing the scheduled and emergency maintenance and repair of our facilities infrastructure in San Francisco and Oakland. The position assists in developing departmental projects, budgets and planning, including but not limited to facility modifications and allocation of space.

Qualifications Required

  • 6+ years’ experience working in a facilities department including building management, project management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ year in a managerial role 
  • Working knowledge of common tools for basic repair & upkeep
  • Hands on experience with plumbing, electrical, elevators, HVAC, refrigeration, industrial kitchen equipment and life safety equipment
  • Experience in commercial kitchen maintenance
  • Property management experience
  • Must possess a valid California Driver's License with a clean driving record 
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work occasional nights, weekends and holidays and respond to emergencies on a 24 hour basis
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
     

Qualifications Desired

  • Associate Degree or equivalent from a two-year College, Technical School or a Certificate Program such as contractor’s license, Trade school certifications, CPM designation or real estate license. 

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 IT Support

Department:
Infrastructure – Information Technologies
Reports To:
Director, Information Technology
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

The Senior IT Support person is responsible for maintaining information systems hardware and software, including telecommunications, servers and workstations. Identifies and implements system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the network communication systems. Works closely with end users to troubleshoot any IT issues.

Qualifications Required

  • 3+ years of Desktop support with Microsoft Windows
  • 3+ years of experience with Active Directory
  • 3+ years’ experience with Microsoft Windows Servers
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365In-depth knowledge of Microsoft platforms
  • Working knowledge of Network infrastructure
     

Qualifications Desired

  • 3+ years of experience with network systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint
  • Experience with IS planning and implementation
  • Comprehension of a variety of commercial software applications (i.e.: Salesforce, homegrown databases, online platforms, access, etc.)
  • Experience maintaining Nortel Meridian phone system
  • Virtualization 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!

Receptionist, On-Call

Department:
Human Resources
Reports To:
Manager of Human Resources
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
On-Call

Position Summary

Our on call receptionists will often be the first point of contact for clients, donors, volunteers and other members of our community. We rely on the on call receptionists to ensure that that first contact is an exceedingly positive one!

The on call receptionist will give routine information, perform light office duties and convey a professional, friendly and competent demeanor to all callers and visitors on an as needed basis (vacation and sick relief).

Qualifications Required

  • Experience answering phones in a clerical position
  • Competent and comfortable using Microsoft office suite with an emphasis on outlook email and calendar functions
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English to facilitate communication
     

Qualifications Desired

  • Working knowledge of Nortel telephone systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint 
     

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!

Outreach Coordinator

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

Position Summary

This a brand new position for the organization – in addition to supporting the expansion of programs, you would be responsible for building a pilot program from the ground up. If you have some programs/outreach experience and would like to further develop those skills, this is the position for you! You will have ownership over our new mobile services, connect with various community partners, develop reporting systems to support outcomes and goals, adjust process and procedures to fit community need. In addition to these macro program responsibilities, you will have the opportunity to be out and about in San Francisco and engage directly with very diverse, underserved and/or under-engaged clients and communities. With this knowledge, you can help shape POH programmatic approaches so that we can better meet clients where they are.  If you meet the requirements of the position, we highly encourage you to apply!

The Outreach Coordinator helps to support our clients by developing and coordinating internal and external programmatic resources to increase and expand access to Project Open Hand’s services. This position will liaison with outside community partners to strengthen current referral sources, explore, design, and implement opportunities for collaborative partnerships, and will also take an active role in on-going agency projects related to research, food insecurity, and the broader range of social services.

Qualifications Required

  • BA in Social Work, Mental Health, or Human Services related field
  • Experience working with clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)
  • At least one year outreach/field work experience
  • Computer literate (MS Office / Outlook)
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain professional boundaries in a social service setting
  • Schedule flexibility to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Valid California driver’s license and excellent driving record
  • Fluent in Spanish and English
     

Qualifications Desired

  • Established knowledge of and relationships with San Francisco social services agencies
  • Interest/knowledge in wellness/nutrition
  • Current food safety certification or the ability to certify
  • Familiarity with Bayview/Hunter’s Point, Tenderloin, Visitacion Valley, and/or Mission neighborhoods
     

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

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Kitchen Administrative Manager/ PM Production 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 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.

Apply Now

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

Registered Dietitian I

Department:
Food Operations – Nutrition Services
Reports To:
Director, Nutrition Services
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Interns
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

Working out of our headquarters on Polk Street in San Francisco, the Registered Dietitian will work in the Nutrition Services Department to effectively provide nutritional assessment to all clients with particular focus on our monolingual Chinese clients. As part of the nutrition team the RD develops educational materials and curricula, participates in research projects, assess needs of client community and adapt programming and medically tailored meals as needed to meet the needs of critical illness and unique challenges faced by Project Open Hand clients.

This position is ideal for a compassionate, professional dietitian who would like to help us continually improve our programs that help sustain our clients as they battle serious illnesses, food insecurity, isolation, or the health challenges of old age. This position requires a level of comfort in the community nutrition environment with emphasis on education.

Qualifications Required

  • Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
  • Knowledge of food service and quality control
  • Valid California driver’s license and  excellent driving record  
  • Experience providing staff training/education            
  • Ability to work Saturdays and occasional evenings

Qualifications Desired

  • 1+ year of community work experience
  • Previous experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS and/or multiple-diagnosed population
  • Experience in developing and executing community based nutrition education classes
  • Cooking, recipe and food preparation experience and comfort teaching basic skills
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations a plus
  • Familiarity with Nutritionist Pro nutrition software
  • Ability to speak and write in Spanish and 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.

Apply Now

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

Senior Site Coordinator, Part-Time, Benefits

Department:
Senior Programs
Reports To:
Senior Site Manager
Job Location:
Senior Sites – locations vary
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Volunteers
Status:
Part-Time
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                   
  • 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
     

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!

Senior Site Coordinator, Part-Time, No Benefits

Department:
Senior Programs
Reports To:
Senior Site Managers
Job Location:
Senior Sites – locations vary
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
Volunteers
Status:
Non-Exempt
On-Call
Part-Time
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.

This position is scheduled weekends, holidays and is on call during the weekday.
 

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
     

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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