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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

Wellness Program Coordinator

Department:
Wellness Programs – Client Services
Reports To:
Manager, Wellness
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Status:
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 Manager, Wellness Program (MWP) as needed to ensure contractual and organizational goals are being met. 

Qualifications Required

  • Three years’ experience providing direct services in Social Service environment, specifically with clients with multiple diagnoses (i.e. substance abuse, mental illness, critical illness)
  • Knowledgeable of MS Office, using databases, and internet research
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work weekends 
     

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 Spanish, Cantonese, or Russian
     

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:
Manager, Wellness
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Status:
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

Qualifications Desired

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

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!

Information Technology (IT) and Data Generalist

Reports To:
Director, Information Technology
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

The IT and Data Generalist provides general IT and data support for the client database, platform applications and works with the IT team members to support all other IT equipment/system and Information System (IS) applications for the organization, by scoping, developing, implementing, troubleshooting, maintaining and administering Project Open Hand’s (POH) applications and systems infrastructure. This critical role is service oriented, ensuring consistent availability of IT and Data support to staff within all departments. This position will report to the Director, Information Technology and will also work closely with the Vice President, Finance and Information Technology to support the organizations data analytics needs.

Qualifications Required

•    Minimum 3 years’ experience as an IT and database administrator, such as, but not limited to Salesforce, ClientTrack (MS Azure), Oracle , Sql
•    Minimum 3 years’ experience as a cloud-based/on-premise application administrator, such as, but not limited to Office 365, Office-at-hand, Abila MIP
•    Minimum 3 years’ experience in data analytics
•    Minimum 3 years’ experience implementing and managing automated reporting technology for government grants (CMS, GetCare, Aries, etc.)
•    Experience working in a team environment to enhance and support existing functionality, deliver new features, and improve user experience and efficiencies of Information Systems

Qualifications Desired


•    Interpersonal and consultative skills in an office setting 
•    Project management experience 
•    Prior working experience with at human services/health care organizations
•    Experience with BI Tools such as but not limited to MS PowerBI, Tableau
•    Database related training and development experience
•    Knowledge and experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

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!

Bilingual Linkage Coordinator

Reports To:
Director, Community Nutrition Program
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

Project Open Hand (POH) is a lead nutrition provider in San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area. As the largest congregate meal provider, our Community Nutrition Program (CNP) team provides breakfast and lunch to over 4,000 older adults and adults with disabilities across 12 sites in San Francisco per year. Many of our sites are dining locations that also provide daily social and educational activities, including nutrition classes, bingo, arts and exercise. Project Open Hand's nutritious meals and community site activities improve health outcomes by lowering risks for disease, depression, and cognitive decline.

The Bilingual Linkage Coordinator is an exciting role that supports programming for older adults and adults with disabilities with a focus on identifying new potential clients in the community and linking them to services throughout our congregate meal sites. 

As a member of the Community Nutrition Program, the Bilingual Linkage Coordinator plays an integral role in assessing data to identify trends and needs affecting these vulnerable communities and is responsible for coordinating internal and external programmatic resources throughout POH’s continuum of care and with partner organizations. This position will liaison with community nutrition sites and build relationships with new community partners to strengthen current, and build new, potential referral sources; explore, design, implement opportunities for program growth at the congregate sites; and take an active role in on-going agency projects related to research, food insecurity, and the broader range of social services.

This is a fixed-term position, with an end date of June 30, 2022, with the possibility of extension.

Qualifications Required

•    2 years’ experience working with older adults and people with disabilities
•    One year project management experience
•    Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel / Outlook / PowerPoint) 
•    Demonstrated ability to establish, build and maintain professional relationships in a social service setting
•    Schedule flexibility to work weekends as needed
•    Valid California driver’s license and excellent driving record
•    Fluent in Cantonese and English, verbal and written

Qualifications Desired

•    Established knowledge of and relationships with social services agencies in San Francisco serving older adults and people with disabilities
•    Interest/knowledge in nutrition and working with older adults 
•    Current food safety certification or the ability to certify
•    One year field work 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!

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 September 30, 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!

Community Nutrition Site Coordinator

Reports To:
Manager, Community Nutrition Sites
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Senior Sites – locations vary
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
Volunteers
Status:
Non-Exempt
On-Call
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.

Flexible schedule with the ability to work days, nights, weekends and holidays to meet demand

Qualifications Required

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

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)
  • 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!

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.

Apply Now

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!

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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