Employment Opportunities at The Idaho Foodbank

The Idaho Foodbank (IFB) seeks motivated and flexible individuals driven by the needs and goals of a nonprofit organization. Those who are passionate about IFB’s mission, who have integrity and want to be rewarded, succeed in our organization.

We look for candidates who value:jay

  • Innovation – We seek individuals who bring fresh and creative viewpoints to fundraising, program services, fiscal responsibility, and problem-solving.
  • Change – The food bank industry is continuously evolving and the needs of the community are ever-changing. We need candidates who recognize, adapt, and are responsive to meet the needs of our surrounding communities and hunger-relief issues.
  • Diversity – We are committed to recognizing the variety of characteristics that make people unique at IFB as well as those we serve by promoting individual and collective achievement.

We strive to create a team in our family-oriented work environment. This applies to our work culture that promotes core values such as: doing what needs to be done; doing what is right with urgency; stewarding and leveraging resources with integrity and transparency; respecting diversity of individuals’ thoughts and viewpoints, and celebrating passion for our world and the people who live in it.

Thank you for considering The Idaho Foodbank!

Applying for Positions with The Idaho Foodbank

When applying with the PDF application form below, please first save the application to your desktop. It is best to use the most current version of the Abobe Acrobat Reader to fill out the application. If you fill it out with another program (such as Preview on the Macintosh) it may come back to us blank or with errors.

Once completed, email the application to jobs@idahofoodbank.org as an attachment. You can also fax your completed application to 208-342-7807. With ALL applications, a cover letter and resume are required to be submitted as an attachment to the application.

Idaho Foodbank Job Application

Idaho Foodbank Job Application

The Idaho Foodbank Partners with the AmeriCorps VISTA Program

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members bring their passion and perseverance where the need is greatest: to organizations that help eradicate poverty. The most pressing challenges we face as a nation require the most courageous and creative people to address them. An AmeriCorps VISTA member serves as a catalyst for change, living and working alongside community members to advance local solutions.


Current Job Openings


Nutrition Education Specialist – Lewiston

The Nutrition Education Specialist is responsible for the implementation and coordination of nutrition education programs intended for the low-income population and the general public. The position is designed to support the goals and objectives of The Idaho Foodbank’s Nutrition Education Program, Cooking Matters, through program delivery in North Central Idaho, as well as coordinating the Backpack and School Pantry programs.

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Volunteer Services VISTA – Lewiston

The Volunteer Services – Lewiston VISTA will work with the Volunteer Program Coordinator and IFB team members to learn, understand, and evaluate current volunteer policies and procedures in order to determine specific needs in the volunteer program. The VISTA will develop and implement methods to recruit, train and motivate new volunteers.

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Partner Agency Education Program VISTA

The Partner Agency Education VISTA will work to assist The Idaho Foodbank to coordinate education and delivery to a partner agency network that consists of 220+ non-profit organizations in all of Idaho’s 44 counties. These partner agencies are focused on supplemental food provision and other hunger relief efforts. The Partner Agency Education VISTA will also be responsible for helping to create training materials for IFB’s “AgencyZone” website.

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VISTA Meal Service Summer Associates – Boise

The Idaho Foodbank is hiring to fill 15 VISTA Meal Service Summer Associate positions for the 2017 Picnic in the Park summer lunch program. Positions include: team leads, site supervisors, site assistants, drivers, driver’s assistants, and warehouse inventory control and will be assigned at the time of hire. Assist with operations of The Idaho Foodbank’s Picnic in the Park summer lunch program by overseeing the safe handling, transport, and service of meals to eligible children and assigned locations.

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Healthcare Partnerships VISTA Position

The Healthcare Partnerships VISTA will work directly as a member of the Agency Relations and Nutrition Services team to research healthcare partnerships across the Feeding America network; help support partners involved in healthcare partnerships and work with Agency Relations to identify new opportunities across the state to collaborate with healthcare providers to provide services and education to individuals and families receiving food assistance.

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Warehouse Specialist Driver I – Lewiston

This position is responsible for safe and efficient daily warehouse operations, delivery of food to clients, and pick up of donations from donors in the service area. Develop and maintain donor and partner relationships with excellent customer service skills.

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Picnic in the Park – Summer Lunch Program Positions

The Idaho Foodbank is hiring to fill open positions for the 2017 Picnic in the Park summer lunch program. Positions include: Team Leads, Site Supervisors, Site Assistants, Drivers, Driver’s assistant, Warehouse Inventory Control, and Activity Coordinators. Positions will be assigned at time of hire.

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