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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

Manager, Events and Community Relations

Department:
Development
Reports To:
Vice President, Development
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Development Associate; Volunteers
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Manager

Position Summary

The Manager, Events & Community Relations is responsible for providing moves management and stewardship for new and existing relationships with event supporters and sponsors, including corporations, community partners, corporate employees, and small businesses. The Manager will collaborate with internal partners, and external partners, to develop sustainable relationships with community organizations, corporations and local businesses, corporate employees, executives and their corporate social responsibility officers. The Manager will execute the events strategy of Project Open Hand (POH), while encouraging a community wide circle of giving, planning and seamless production of all POH events, community and corporate relations efforts. The Manager will collaborate closely with the Volunteer Services department to steward volunteer groups affiliated with potential and existing POH funders. The position is responsible for POH’s signature in-house event, Hand to Hand, in addition to numerous other POH events, either solely or in collaboration with other entities.

Qualifications Required

  • A Minimum of 3-4 years proven experience managing a fundraising/community relations program
  • 5 years of event management experience preferably in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • A successful track-record of personally identifying and building relationships resulting in significant donations and event sponsorships
  • Highly collaborative in building internal and external partnerships and possesses deep skills in customer service
  • Knowledge and understanding of the funding community in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Passion for and commitment to the mission of Project Open Hand
  • Ability to travel throughout San Francisco and East Bay regions
  • Available nights, weekends and holidays as required

Qualifications Desired

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in community or government relations and event production

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

Department:
Wellness Programs – Distribution
Reports To:
Manager, Distribution
Job Location:
1921 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
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, Alameda, and Santa Clara counties. This is an ideal position for a compassionate dedicated driver looking to directly help others on a daily basis.

This role will support the needs of a contract beginning April 1 through December 31, 2020, with the possibility of extension.

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!

Inventory Operations Coordinator II

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Director, Operations
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Volunteers
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Temporary
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director, Kitchen Operations and working in close partnership with kitchen leadership, the Inventory Operations Coordinator II is tasked with helping to ensure that all product receiving, inventory, routing, storage, cleanliness and food temperature functions are completed according to agency policies and procedures.

The Inventory Operations Coordinator II makes it possible for their dedicated volunteer and staff teammates to produce the meals with love our community relies on. This is an ideal position for a thoughtful, reliable, dedicated and organized worker with excellent communication skills that wants to help facilitate the creation, storing and distribution of our medically tailored meals.

Qualifications Required

  • Experience working in a warehouse or kitchen inventory control function
  • Experience receiving products and the associated paperwork
  • Must be able to work as part of a team in a fast paced  environment, communicating effectively with colleagues, volunteers and clients
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English to facilitate communication
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work days, nights, weekends and holidays to meet demand
  • Microsoft Office proficiency

Qualifications Desired

  • Supervisorial experience
  • Industrial kitchen experience
  • Experience with Computrition or inventory tracking software
  • Hands-on experience driving vans and forklifts
  • Forklift 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!

Porter I

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Kitchen Administrative Manager
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Non-Exempt
Part-Time
Temporary
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. 

This role will support the needs of a contract beginning April 1 through December 31, 2020, with the possibility of extension.

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!

Cook I

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
Temporary

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.

This role will support the needs of a contract beginning April 1 through December 31, 2020, with the possibility of extension.

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!

Temporary Wellness Program Coordinator

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

Position Summary

The Temporary 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 Saturdays
  • Bilingual in Spanish

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

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!

Human Resources Generalist

Department:
Human Resources
Reports To:
Director, Human Resources
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
HR and Administrative Volunteers
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Professional

Position Summary

The Human Resources Generalist helps Project Open Hand succeed by providing extensive support and guidance for all levels of the agency on the full range of HR, specifically in the areas of employee relations, employee engagement and recognition, leaves of absence, confidential record keeping, and organizational staff recruiting efforts, including partnering with departments and programs throughout the Agency to ensure staff vacancies are addressed in a timely manner.
This position is perfect for a highly engaged and personable HR professional familiar and comfortable with the confidentiality and professional boundary demands of such a position.

Qualifications Required

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Human Resources Generalist in San Francisco or CA
  • 1+ year experience in recruitment and staffing
  • Solid understanding of federal and California state and city Labor laws including solid experience managing FLSA, FMLA, COBRA, EEO, ADA, ACA, workplace safety and worker’s compensation
  • Experience working with sensitive documents and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills—verbal and written
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with a HRIS (ADP Workforce Now preferred)

Qualifications Desired

  • HR Certification (PHR and/or SHRM CP)
  • Labor relations experience including labor negotiations
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint and Visio
  • Bilingual (Spanish, Tagalog, or Chinese preferred)

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, On-Call

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Executive Chef
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
No
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Non-Exempt
On-Call
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!

Porter I, On-Call

Department:
Food Operations – Kitchen
Reports To:
Kitchen Administrative 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 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.

Apply Now

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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