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.

Information and Referral Services
​$30,000 - $33,000
Department: Program Services ​
Reports To:  Program Director

Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Vision Insurance

Responsibilities and Duties include:
Providing direct services via the telephone to those seeking food assistance and other resources
Maintaining current and relevant resource information regarding community resource partners and our Food Connect Online Resource Hub
Maintaining referral information for our coalition wide database referral system
Providing training and technological support for our member pantries and referral partners in regards to our database

Qualifications and Skills:
Associates Degree with at least 2 years’ experience in the non- profit sector; strong Access, Excel, data entry skills. Must be detail oriented, with strong organizational and communication skills. The ability to multi –task is a must. We are seeking a team player and someone with a positive attitude. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and a valid NYS driver’s license is required.

COVID-19 considerations:
Non essential staff are currently working remotely.

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

Employment at The Food Pantries 


Food Pantries for the Capital District, Inc. (The Food Pantries), is  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, education, and training.

​Delivery Person/Truck Driver ​

Status: Hourly
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 16,000pounds, 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 and donated items to our member pantries.  Coordination, scheduling and administrative work associated with delivery service.

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

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


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