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.

Community Engagement Assistant
Status: Part-time hourly (20 hours/week)
Reports To:  Community Engagement Manager

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: Education: Minimum  High school or equivalency diploma, Preferred Associates or Bachelors degree; strong Microsoft office software skills including Word, Publisher, Excel, and Access; Email; organizational skills; detail orientated; personable; good communication skills both verbal and written; ability to multi-task; team player.  Experience with Adobe, Photoshop, Spark, and/or Illustrator a plus.  Valid Drivers License required. 

General Description: Volunteer coordination including recruiting, screening, placement, orientation, and training; coordinate and staff outreach opportunities to the general public to raise awareness, recruit volunteers and partners, and fill the community need gap; assist with community engagement efforts such as special events and communications;  coordinate with partner organizations; and general support as needed. Occasional lifting of 30 pounds or more.

Compensation: $15/hr.  Paid time off and comprehensive health insurance after evaluation period. 

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to
pantries@thefoodpantries.org  Position open until filled. 

No phone calls please. 


Employment at The Food Pantries 

​Delivery Person/Truck Driver ​

Status: Temporary (3 months begining immediately)
Department: Program Services ​
Reports To:  Program Director
Rate of Pay: Starting at $15/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.