Food Recovery in Marin County: We pick up excess fresh food from businesses & organizations and immediately deliver it to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable children, adults, and families.

Job Opportunities

ExtraFood is hiring a part-time Food Recovery Coordinator! 

Organization

Founded in 2013, ExtraFood.org’s mission is to help end hunger and wasted food in Marin County, California. Our first step is our county-wide food recovery program: we pick up donations of excess fresh food from Marin businesses and organizations – such as grocery stores, restaurants, and schools – and immediately deliver the food to nonprofit recipient organizations – such as senior centers, homeless shelters, and after-school programs – that serve Marin’s most vulnerable children, adults, and families. In 3 ½  years, our staff and volunteer team have organized, picked up, and delivered 1,200,000 pounds of food – 1,000,000 meals – from 175 food donors to 92 sites across Marin, reaching 5,000 people every month.

ExtraFood is:

For more information: www.extrafood.org

Position Summary

This new, part-time, non-exempt position, reporting to the Operations Manager, is responsible for using ExtraFood’s refrigerated vehicle to pick up and deliver recovered food on critically important routes requiring this new capacity. You’ll be an ambassador for ExtraFood, cultivating and sustaining our relationships with key employees at food donor and recipient partner organizations, and delivering high-quality, nutritious food for people in need. This is a 25-hour-per-week position that complements ExtraFood’s volunteer program and significantly expands ExtraFood’s capacity to help end hunger and wasted food in Marin.

Responsibilities

1. Based on daily schedule, complete specified “food trips”: pick up food donations from businesses and deliver to recipient partners, all within Marin County.

2. Complete spontaneous food trips as needed.

3. Keep vehicle clean and maintained according to ExtraFood protocol.

4. Complete food safety certification, if not already certified, and keep certification up-to-date.

5. Participate in ExtraFood staff meetings and occasional events.

Qualifications

Required skills/experience include:

The following skills/experience are a plus:

Compensation

Email resumé and cover letter to:

Marv Zauderer, Executive Director, Marv@ExtraFood.org

Supported in part by:

Marin Community Foundation County of Marin The San Francisco Foundation