The Food Bank provides a variety of career opportunities with competitive salaries and benefits. We are proud to have a working environment that brings compassion to feeding individuals and families throughout our eleven counties of central and northern New York. The Food Bank is committed to diversity and embraces its benefits.


Current Opportunities:

Delivery Driver - Full Time; competitive benefits package included.
Position Summary:
The Delivery Driver is responsible for safely delivering product to and from assigned locations throughout our eleven county service area. Essential Functions include: Delivering product daily in a safe manner as listed on delivery run sheets; bringing product into member agencies buildings; verifying counts, recording shortages, overages and/or product damages on invoices; completing daily truck, maintenance, and other logs/reports as directed and assisting with loading and unloading of warehouse inventory, as needed.
Individual must have a valid class A CDL driver’s license; minimum two years experience required; documented safe driving record and clean license; broad knowledge of transportation corridors of central and northern New York State, and specifically the city of Syracuse; ability to work well with diverse groups of people; very good math and customer service skills; good physical condition with ability to perform continual lifting of up to 60 pounds; ability to work minimal evenings and weekends.
The Food Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package including: health, dental, vision, 401(k) and a generous paid time off plan. We take as much pride in our workplace as we do in our community. Hours are: Monday-Friday; 7:30-4. Home every night.
Send resume and cover letter to:
Food Bank of Central New York
Attn: Human Resources
7066 Interstate Island Road
Syracuse, NY 13209
or: HR(at)foodbankcny.org

Nutrition Educator - Full Time, Salary based on experience; competitive benefits package included.
Position Summary:

The Nutrition Educator is responsible for coordinating and conducting various nutrition education programs and other related services for emergency food program recipients. 

The individual must be a registered dietitian (preferred) or have a BS in nutrition; must have at least 2 years community nutrition/public health experience; bilingual skills are a plus; strong customer relations skills; ability to work with people of diverse ages, socio-economic status, and ethnic heritage; strong computer skills; valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and dependable transportation; travel required.

Essential Functions:
The Nutrition Educator responsibilities will include -
Just Say Yes to Fruits & Vegetables Nutrition Education:
  • Prepare for and conduct 5-6 nutrition education sessions with at least 50 SNAP eligible individuals per month using lesson plan materials provided.
  • Collect data and maintain accurate records using software.
  • Assist in the implementation of a comprehensive nutrition education and obesity prevention program for low-income individuals accessing emergency food programs.
  • Utilize learner-centered teaching techniques to enhance effectiveness of nutrition education sessions.
Diabetes Nutrition Education:
  • Conduct a series of nutrition education at emergency food programs, incorporating the 7 self-care behaviors identified by the American Association for Diabetes Educators for successful and effective diabetes self-management through interactive and practice-based classes.
  • Collaborate with healthcare partners for physician referrals and follow up care.
  • Create food box incentives for program participants that contain culturally appropriate foods that assist with diabetes management.
General Nutrition Education:
  • Conduct other nutrition education programs for emergency food program recipients, as needed.
June 2015 start if possible.
Send resume and cover letter to:





Our internships are designed to give college students an opportunity to complement their formal education with career-related experience. Please contact hr(at)foodbankcny.org for more information.