Just $1 can provide 6.25 pounds of

food to a hungry neighbor


​​​​Feeding the hungry since 1979. Helping food pantries provide groceries for 3.3 million meals annually.

Program Coordinator 
Status: 35 hours/week
Reports To: Program Director
Rate of Pay: Commensurate with experience

The Food Pantries for the Capital District (The Food Pantries) is seeking a Program Coordinator. Our office is located in Albany, NY. We are a coalition of food pantries working together, in a spirit of cooperation, to do together what no one of us could do alone. Our mission is to serve hungry people in the Capital District through member food pantries. We support our pantries by purchasing, collecting and delivering food. We provide a forum for networking, coordination of services, and more. For more information about The Food Pantries visit www.thefoodpantries.org

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2 years’ experience in the non- profit sector; strong Access, Excel, data entry skills. Detail oriented, organizational skills, communication skills, a must. Ability to multi task, be a team player and a positive attitude is essential. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and a valid NYS driver’s license is required.

General Description: Provide support to member pantries and staff, answer and direct referral calls to member food pantries and other services, data entry, fleet scheduling and upkeep, monthly and annual reporting on program services, administrative tasks, and general program support as needed.

Paid time off and comprehensive health insurance following probationary period.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to
angie@thefoodpantries.org. Position open until filled. ​

No phone calls please.

Employment at The Food Pantries 

​Delivery Person/Truck Driver ​

Status: Part-Time
Department: Program Services ​
Reports To:  Program Director
Rate of Pay: Starting at $12/hr

Qualifications: Delivery / driving experience, ability to operate a box truck with a maximum weight of 16,000 pounds, driving knowledge and familiarity of the Capital Region, great organizational skills, great communication skills and the ability to work as and contribute to a busy team. Position is physically demanding including climbing in and out of vehicle and continual moving and lifting of heavy objects.

General Description
: pick- up and delivery of food orders,fresh produce and donated items to our member pantries. Coordinaton, scheduling, and administrative work associated with delivery service. This position is part time- 1-2 days per week with a view to extending hours. Employee will be asked to fill in as needed and/or as scheduling necessitates.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to pantries@thefoodpantries.org. The position will be open until filled.