Who’s Hiring? 7 Orgs Addressing Hunger


Last Saturday was National Homemade Soup Day! And while I love a good jambalaya as much as the next girl, there’s a lot more to celebrate.

Today, as continued celebration, we’re featuring seven organizations who aren’t just busy serving up food, pantry packages, and support services, they’re hiring, too!

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  1. Action Against Hunger USA, New York, NY

    Action Against Hunger directly delivers emergency aid and longer-term assistance to people suffering from the consequences of natural disaster or man-made crisis. They work to save lives by combatting hunger, disease, and crises.

  2. Farm to Pantry, Healdsburg, CA

    Farm to Pantry was founded in response to a lack of available fresh produce for the most vulnerable members of the area surrounding Healdsburg, California. Farm to Pantry’s mission is to nourish those who are hungry or have limited access to nutritious produce.

  3. NDG Food Depot, Montreal, QC, Canada

    The NDG Food Depot is a community-based nonprofit working to reduce the hardship of living in poverty by improving food security, increasing access to healthy food, alleviating social isolation, and providing public education.

  4. New York Common Pantry, New York, NY

    New York Common Pantry works toward the reduction of hunger and food insecurity through an array of programs that help to establish long-term independence for those we serve. The organization’s whole-person approach includes pantry packages, supplemental food for seniors, case management, homeless resources, and education.

  5. Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County, Watsonville, CA

    Second Harvest’s mission is to end hunger and malnutrition by educating and involving the community. Through a network of 200+ agencies and 3,000+ volunteers, over 8 million pounds of food are distributed annually to working poor families, children, and seniors.

  6. Share Our Strength, Washington, D.C.

    Share Our Strength is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need. They work to connect kids in need with nutritious food and to teach families about healthy and affordable food prep.

  7. Vermont Foodbank, Barre, VT:

    Vermont Foodbank gathers and shares quality food and nurtures partnerships so that no one in Vermont will go hungry. Through a network of 225 food shelves, meals sites, senior centers, shelters, after-school programs, they help feed as many as 153,000 Vermonters in need.

Clicked one of these organizations only to find that they’re no longer hiring? To keep you apprised of the latest in social-impact opportunities, all listings on Idealist.org have a pre-determined expiration date.

If you’ve missed the boat on opportunities with any of the above organizations, don’t forget to explore current search results for jobs related to poverty and hunger.

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