Careers

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST

Foodlink is an nonprofit organization with a welcoming culture and a dedicated staff that comes together each day to serve our community.

We offer a wide variety of job opportunities and careers — all of which support our mission of leveraging the power of food to end hunger and build healthier communities. 

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How to apply

Everyone is welcome here. Foodlink is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, veteran or disability status.

Apply in person: Application can be dropped off at Foodlink’s main offices:
1999 Mt. Read Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14615

Apply via email: Send cover letter, resume and/or application to hr@foodlinkny.org

Apply online: Check out Foodlink’s career page at Indeed.com

Our values

Compassion – Treat all with dignity & respect; build kinship with those we serve

Innovation – Say yes; avoid complacency, risk failure in the pursuit of ending hunger.

Collaboration – Build a shared vision, create synergies, maximize resources.

Agility – Respond urgently to the ever-changing needs of our community.

Stewardship – Maximize the impact of every dollar, donation and asset.

Current Listings

Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Safety & Compliance Senior Manager (SCSM), the Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator inspects, repairs, and maintains various equipment and infrastructure for the organization. The Coordinator responds to assigned work orders and sees them through to completion, utilizing the most efficient and cost effective methods for repair and maintenance. The Coordinator plays a key role in ensuring the facility is audit ready at all times.

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Custodial Team Lead

The Custodial Team Lead (CTL) will divide time between leading the custodial staff as well as performing all custodial cleaning activities at Foodlink, including but not limited to offices, food processing rooms and distribution center. With support from the Safety & Compliance Senior Manager (SCSM), the CTL will be responsible for completing cleaning checklists and deep cleaning schedules to assure all areas of Foodlink meet food safety and sanitation requirements.

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Order Picker

The Order Picker is responsible for filling orders and staging them in a manner that meets company standards for safety, accuracy, and productivity. The Order Picker is responsible for the completeness and correctness of all orders filled. Order Pickers are to maintain a clean, safe, sanitary warehouse.

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Community Food Distribution Lead

When COVID-19 hit our community, the need for food increased while the traditional methods for individuals to access food shrunk, due to food pantry and soup kitchen closures. Foodlink responded by launching 13 distributions per week; 9 in the outlying counties we serve and 4 within Monroe County. These distributions were set up to provide food to families in a safe dignified manner.

The Community Distributions Lead (CDL) will facilitate Foodlink’s Monroe County Drive-through distributions. The CDL will serve as the logistical lead at all distributions, and liaise between vendors, Foodlink’s operations team, and our community partners. The CDL will be responsible for the oversight of scheduled volunteers at distributions.

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AmeriCorps VISTA

SUMMARY:

The Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps (AHOC) is a nationwide AmeriCorps VISTA program, sponsored by the New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH), that partners with some of the nation’s most effective and innovative anti-hunger nonprofit organizations which support NYCCAH’s mission of “moving families beyond the soup kitchen.” AHOC engages those who commit a year of their life as community change agents in this best practices originating and highly commended program by way of new project implementation, capacity building, volunteer management and community support building while simultaneously breaking down barriers and providing improved access to healthful, nutritious foods via nutrition education and benefits utilization.