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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

Temporary Gift Processor

Department:
Development
Reports To:
Director, Development Operations
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
Volunteers
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Temporary
Classification:
Entry-level

Position Summary

The Temporary Gift Processor position provides assistance to Project Open Hand’s Development Team for a finite period of time, processing donations and making it possible for Project Open Hand to continue to produce the meals with love our community relies on.

This is a high-volume gift processing and data entry position with the majority of gifts coming from individuals responding to large-scale direct mailcampaigns. This is an ideal position for someone who is extremely detail-oriented, has experience with Salesforce platform and a basic understanding of mass mailings and/or direct mail fundraising.

Qualifications Required

  • 1-2 years’ previous donor services experience, with a strong emphasis on data entry and gift processing
  • Ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Strong background in MS Office Suite, specifically Excel, Microsoft Word, Mail Merge, and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational acumen, time management skills, and highly flexible with the ability to adapt to frequent deadlines, work well under pressure and continuously evolving operational procedures
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
  • Excellent diplomacy and communication skills internally and externally, able to maintain strong interpersonal relationships and function well in a collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of donor acknowledgement and stewardship principles
  • Process oriented problem solver
  • A good sense of humor and positive attitude a must

Qualifications Desired

  • Experience with Salesforce CRM platform and other electronic/online payment processing systems such as iATS Payments, PayPal, Square, and peer fundraising portals
  • Experience working for a nonprofit organization
  • Some accounting/finance knowledge

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:
Manager, Volunteer Services
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Volunteers
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Entry-level

Position Summary

Every day, we prepare 2,500 nutritious meals and provide 200 bags of healthy groceries to help sustain our clients as they battle serious illnesses, isolation, or the health challenges of aging. We serve San Francisco and Oakland, engaging more than 100 volunteers daily to nourish our community.

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

This is an ideal position for an energetic, confident, and organized individual with strong volunteer engagement and management skills looking to continue their career helping chronically ill and elderly in a dynamic work environment.

Qualifications Required

  • Demonstrated progressive experience in coordinating volunteers
  • Experience in outreach to potential volunteers, including corporations, schools, community organizations, etc.
  • Experience managing databases (Salesforce preferred)
  • 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!

Registered Dietitian I, Bilingual

Department:
Food Operations – Nutrition Services
Reports To:
Director, Nutrition Services
Job Location:
1921 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

Working out of both locations; San Francisco and Oakland, the Bilingual Registered Dietitian works in the Nutrition Services Department to provide nutritional assessment, counseling and education to Project Open Hand clients, with a particular focus on our monolingual Spanish clients. The Nutrition Services Department is an integral part of Statewide MediCal Medically Tailored Meal Pilot program that includes the application of Medical Nutrition Therapy via in person, home and telephonic visits to some of the most vulnerable in our communities. The RD develops educational materials and curricula, participates in research projects, assesses the needs of the client community, and adapts programming and medically tailored meals as needed to meet the unique challenges faced by Project Open Hand clients dealing with critical illness.

 

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

Qualifications Required

  • Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
  • Knowledge of food service and quality control
  • Proficient in nutrition software programs, Computrition preferred
  • Experience providing staff training/education            
  • Ability to work Saturdays and occasional evenings
  • Fluent in English and Spanish

Qualifications Desired

  • 1+ year of community nutrition-based work experience
  • Previous experience working with people living with HIV/AIDS and other critical and chronic diseases
  • Experience developing and executing community-based nutrition education classes
  • Cooking, recipe and food preparation experience and comfort teaching basic kitchen skills
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations
  • Ability to apply strong clinical skills in a community-based setting

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:
Non-Exempt
On-Call
Classification:
Entry-level

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.

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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:
Executive Chef
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
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!

Porter I

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Kitchen Administrative Manager
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
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.

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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:
1921 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland
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 Community Nutrition 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!

Community Nutrition Site Coordinator (CNSC)

Department:
Senior Programs
Reports To:
Senior Sites Manager
Job Location:
Senior Sites – locations vary
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
Volunteers
Status:
On-Call
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

A Project Open Hand On-Call Community Nutrition Site Coordinator administers the Community Nutrition Program on location at one of our assigned sites.
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.
 

Qualifications Required

  • Experience working in Human Service Programs      
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office            
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Schedule Flexibility with ability to work an on-call schedule
     

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)
  • Speaks Cantonese and or Spanish
     
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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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