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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

Outreach Coordinator

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

Position Summary

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.

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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
Supervises:
Volunteers
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
  • 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
  • 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.

Apply Now

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

Manager, Events and Community Relations

Department:
Development
Reports To:
Director, Advancement
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Events and Community Relations Associate
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Manager

Position Summary

The Events and Community Relations Manager (ECRM) is responsible for the planning and production of all POH events and community relations efforts. Specifically, the position is responsible for POH’s signature in-house event, Hand to Hand, in addition to various other events that are put on by POH, either solely or in collaboration with other entities.

To apply for this position, or for additional information on the opportunity, please send a copy of your resume with a cover letter to Victoria Silverman at [email protected]

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; years of practical experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • 3-5 years of event management experience preferably in San Francisco Bay Area
  • 2-5 years of experience with volunteer recruitment, oversight and management
  • Execution of community relations activities
  • Proven management and supervisory experience
  • Experienced contract negotiation and management
  • Experience with budget management/reconciliation
  • Experience soliciting sponsorships and donations a plus
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends, especially during event production and execution
  • Knowledge of local Bay Area events venues and vendors, a plus
  • Strong social media skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to maintain strong interpersonal relationships, superior customer service and diplomacy skills, both internally and externally
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with a diverse range of partners, peers and volunteers
  • Strong organizational skills, highly resourceful and the ability to handle multiple projects, with high attention to detail
  • Experience with and proficiency in using Salesforce, BidPal, Rallybound, Microsoft Office Suite and/or equivalent database/applications
  • A good sense of humor and positive attitude a must
  • Passion for and commitment to the mission of Project Open Hand.
     

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!

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.

Apply Now

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!

Building Supervisor

Department:
Infrastructure – Building Services
Reports To:
VP of Finance & Controller
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 Leadership Team and Managers; The Facilities Supervisor oversees the day-to-day operations of the facilities and maintenance departments. Responsibilities include overseeing the scheduled and emergency maintenance and repair of our facilities infrastructure in San Francisco and Oakland. This includes a commercial kitchen, two Grocery Centers, and supporting freezer and walk-ins.

The Facilities Supervisor responsible for all maintenance needs including hiring Contractors as needed to ensure that work is completed safely and in a timely manner. He or she is also in charge of securing bids and/or proposals for scope of work necessary to complete projects and maintenance.
 

Qualifications Required

  • 5 years’ experience working in a facilities department
  • 3+ year in a Supervisory role 
  • 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 
  • Working knowledge of common tools for basic repair & upkeep
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work occasional nights, weekends and holidays and respond to emergencies on a 24 hr. basis
  • Associate Degree or equivalent from a two-year College, Technical School or a Certificate Program and six years of experience in building management, project management, or equivalent combination of education and experience
     

Qualifications Desired

  • Contractor’s license, Trade school certifications, CPM designation
  • Property management experience
  • 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.

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!

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!

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