Position Title

On-Call Food Recovery Driver, ExtraFood

Position Summary

This position is responsible for using ExtraFood’s refrigerated truck/van (no special driver’s license needed) to pick up and deliver rescued food. You pick up extra food from local businesses (grocery stores, caterers, schools, etc) and deliver it to our non-profit partners that work with food insecure populations (food pantries, shelters, afterschool programs, senior and low income housing, recovery centers, etc). You will 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.

You will be responsible for the route 1 day/week, ideally Monday, but there is some flexibility. This is also a backup/on-call position where you will cover for our two existing drivers if they are sick or on vacation.


  • Based on daily route schedule, complete specified “food trips”: pick up food donations from businesses and deliver to recipient partners throughout Marin and at times neighboring counties. Complete spontaneous food trips as needed throughout the day

  • Interact professionally with staff at food donor and recipient organizations. Act as an ambassador for ExtraFood, communicating information about shared successes and addressing any issues that arise

  • Arrive at food donors and recipients within specified time windows

  • Follow all food-safety guidelines in handling food

  • Weigh donations and report weights online

  • Escalate any issues or feedback to Operations Coordinator as necessary

  • Keep vehicle clean, sanitized and maintained according to ExtraFood protocol

  • Complete online food safety certification (at ExtraFood’s expense), if not already certified, and keep certification up-to-date


Required skills/experience include:

  • Passionate about our mission

  • Outstanding driving skills with at least one-year professional driving experience

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; professional manner

  • Excellent driving record as indicated by DMV report

  • Available at 8:00 am Monday-Friday, weekend availability a plus but not required

  • Able to lift and maneuver up to 50 lbs. safely up to 8 hours per day

  • Highly organized; demonstrated on-time performance with tracking/reporting data

  • Valid California driver’s license (no special license needed)

  • Have a working cell phone with internet access ($20 monthly stipend provided)

  • Willing to submit to background check

  • At least 21 years of age

  • Communicate effectively in English

  • 2 professional references


  • $22/hour. Minimum of 5 hours pay for each day worked.

  • The feeling of making a big difference in our community every day

To apply please email the following to Monica Ravizza, Director of Programs at

  • Cover letter summarizing interest in position and experience

  • Resume

  • General days and hours of availability