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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

Project Manager, CFMPP

Department:
Executive
Reports To:
Chief Executive Officer
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Interns, Volunteers
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Manager

Position Summary

Reporting to state contracting agency CEO (first term through June 30, 2019: Project Open Hand), the Project Manager will have the operational responsibility for the California Food is Medicine Pilot Project (CFMPP).
This project develops and implements a groundbreaking, $6MM, seven (7) county medical nutrition program, facilitating engagement of highly vulnerable, critically ill individuals and their medical providers in California. Administering the project through six (6) member agencies, this position will align capabilities and coordinate the program’s rollout and ongoing activities.  The position will be located in San Francisco, with some virtual workspace opportunity.
Current Contract: October 1, 2017 through the end of the funded project, most likely December 31, 2020.
 

Qualifications Required

  • Commitment to the Food Is Medicine philosophy
  • 3+ years’ experience in complex contract/project management with a demonstrated action-oriented, flexible, and creative/innovative approach
  • 3+ years’ experience in healthcare or human services related field
  • Exceptional communication skills—verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • A demonstrated ability to synergize team ideas and implement to success
  • A passion for service and teamwork; an enthusiastic, can-do approach
  • BA/BS Degree
     

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Develop a clear understanding of all aspects of the CFMPP.
  • Oversee the day-to-day aspects of project including:
    • Data collection and management
    • Administration of project
    • Contract reporting requirements
    • Coordinating in-person and virtual meetings, developing agendas, producing minutes, etc.
    • Project budget management
    • Support to subcontracting agencies
    • Providing regular content for elected official updates
  • Work closely with:
    • Subcontractors
    • State advocate
    • Project evaluators
    • State of California Department of Health Care Services
    • Other project stakeholders
  • Identify and pursue potential statewide private funding opportunities
  • Coordinate and develop media activities
  • Other activities as discovered
     

Qualifications Desired

  • Comprehensive knowledge of and comfort with the MediCal Program
  • MPH, MPA, MSW or MBA
     

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!

Manager, Volunteer Services

Department:
Volunteer Services
Reports To:
VP, People Operations
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
Volunteer Coordinator, Evening Volunteer Coordinator and Volunteers
Status:
Exempt
Full time
Classification:
Manager

Position Summary

Working under the leadership of the VP, People Operations, and in partnership with agency stakeholders, the Volunteer Services Manager leads, engages, and motivates our incredible community of volunteers in San Francisco. The manager supervises three volunteer coordinators to support the recruitment, retention, and engagement of over 800 volunteers. This is an ideal position for an energetic, confident, organized and thoughtful individual looking to continue their career helping neighbors in a transformational work environment.

Qualifications Required

  • Three years progressively responsible experience in volunteer management
  • Experience managing databases (Salesforce preferred) and proven computer skills
  • Ability to interact with a variety of individuals in a culturally diverse environment
  • Successful experience coordinating volunteers with mental/physical challenges
  • Excellent organizational skills with an ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced and often changing work environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights, weekends, and some holidays
     

Qualifications Desired

  • Degree in social services
  • Experience working with and within Salesforce database
  • Bilingual (Spanish, Mandarin, 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!

Operations Coordinator II

Department:
Food Operations – Purchasing/Receiving
Reports To:
Purchasing Manager
Job Location:
730 Polk Street, San Francisco
Benefits:
Yes
Supervises:
N/A
Status:
Full time
Non-Exempt
Classification:
Service Worker

Position Summary

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager and working in close partnership with kitchen leadership, our 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 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.

Qualifications Required

  • Experience working in a warehouse or kitchen inventory control function
  • Previous hands-on experience driving vans and forklifts
  • Experience receiving raw food product and the associated paperwork
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English to facilitate communications
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work occasional nights, weekends and holidays to meet demand
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
     

Qualifications Desired

  • Supervisorial experience
  • Industrial kitchen experience
  • Experience with Chef Tec Software
  • 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!

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.

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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!

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.

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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.

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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.

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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/ 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!

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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