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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

Special Events Associate

Department:
Development
Reports To:
Special Events Officer
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Volunteers and possible temporary seasonal employees
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt

Position Summary

The Special Events Associate directly supports the Special Events Officer in planning and producing Project Open Hand’s internal events (Spring Gala, East Bay Luncheon, Ghirardelli Festival, Giant Race) and will help lead all external fundraising/community events that benefit Project Open Hand. (Pride Parade, AIDS Walk, Avon Walk, etc.)

Key responsibilities include: administrative support to Special Events Officer and Development Department including: data entry, donor note processing, internal communications with department and all staff; managing event logistics and production; stewarding fundraising participants specifically for Giant Race; implementing event/participation marketing and communications strategies; coordinating event contractors and vendors; record keeping; some donor cultivation and solicitation of event sponsors, in-kind donors, and individual event donors.

This is an ideal position for a highly engaged, dedicated and organized professional interested in special events/fundraising and growing their career in a highly collaborative and transformational nonprofit agency.

Qualifications Required

  • 2-3 years of event management/production experience
  • Experience working in a nonprofit organization
  • Extensive Microsoft Office experience
  • Previous budget management/reconciliation experience
  • Previous experience with fundraising
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, especially during event production and execution
  • Experience working with CRMs, (Salesforce desired)
  • Experience with Drupal-based website content design
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • B.A. Degree preferred but not required

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!

Operations Coordinator II

Department:
Wellness Programs – Grocery Center
Reports To:
Grocery Center Operations Manager
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Supervises:
Volunteers
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

Working in conjunction with the Grocery Center Operations Manager, the Operations Coordinator is responsible for directing GC warehouse volunteers to maintain an adequate stock of quality assured products in the San Francisco Grocery Center.
 

Qualifications Required

  • Previous successful work experience as a Logistics or Inventory Coordinator in a warehouse or grocery store, handling and storing perishable and non-perishable food items
  • Ability to communicate effectively, primarily liaising with clients, volunteers and other operational departments
  • Ability to speak, read and write English to facilitate communication

Qualifications Desired

  • Experience working with Volunteers
  • Strength in multitasking, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Food Safety Certification
  • 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!

Director, Community Nutrition Programs

Department:
Senior Programs
Reports To:
Vice President, Programs
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Senior Site Managers, Prog. Coordinator, Senior Site Supervisors and Coordinators
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Director

Position Summary

The Director of the Community Nutrition Programs (CNP) works strategically to lead and expand Project Open Hand’s programming for seniors and adults with disabilities throughout San Francisco. Programs include congregate meals with city and state funded partners, home delivered meals and nutrition education for diverse populations at various sites. The position requires strong ability to manage a large team of offsite personnel and maintain strong community partnerships that create nurturing congregate meal sites for seniors and adults with disabilities. This position is responsible for overall program direction and development and communication with city contractors and funders. This is an ideal position for an individual that likes to develop teams and is a highly engaged leader. Candidate should have strong commitment to providing transformative services to our aging community and adults with disabilities through a nutrition intervention model that operates 365 days a year.

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working in Human Services, especially with seniors and adults with disabilities
  • Experience working with city funded contracts and adherence to contract requirements
  • 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
  • Experience in program management and development
  • Valid California driver’s license and excellent driving record as provided by the California Department of Motor Vehicles

Qualifications Desired

  • MSW or other advanced degree or certification in Social Sciences
  • Bilingual Cantonese/Mandarin/Spanish
  • Working Experience in Salesforce and reporting metrics
  • Current CPR and First Aid 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!

Agency Receptionist

Department:
Human Resources
Reports To:
Manager, Human Resources
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Volunteer Receptionists
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Operatives

Position Summary

The POH Agency Receptionist is the face (and voice) of Project Open Hand visitors and callers,  serves as an administrator for the CEO and Leadership Team and partners with HR and the agency as a whole. We rely on our Receptionist to positively represent us through impeccable, delightful customer service and organizational skills, as well as being an integral member of our agency connecting staff, volunteers and community.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a friendly, engaging and competent individual to learn about all aspects of large scale non-profit administration.

Qualifications Required

  • 2+ years’ experience answering phones and performing administrative work in a professional office setting
  • Highly competent with MS office suite
  • Excellent verbal and written proficiency in English to ensure clear communication
  • Ability to maintain a calm, positive and constructive attitude during interactions with diverse populations, sometimes in challenging situations, and works diligently to resolve internal and external customer issues

Qualifications Desired

  • Bilingual (Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese/Russian/Tagalog)
  • Administrative assistant experience
  • Working knowledge of Nortel telephone systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Visio

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!

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.

Apply Now

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.

Apply Now

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!

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!

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.

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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.

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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
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(510) 622-0221
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730 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 447-2300
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