The Food Trust is a national nonprofit with a local feel. Headquartered in Philadelphia with staff across the country, our organization is built on the foundation of three decades of research and evaluation, and we take a holistic, community-centered approach to nutrition security. If you have a passion for healthy food, nutrition education, community engagement or public policy, you might be a great fit for our team.Check out our open positions
We are driven by our belief that nutritious food is a human right, and that eating well is an essential part of good health and happiness.
We strive to create spaces where people of all races, genders, ages, religions, identities and experiences are welcome, and all perspectives are valued.
We are committed to amplifying communities’ collective resources, and co-creating and advocating for adaptable, sustainable, creative solutions to big problems.
We listen and learn as we go, and we are accountable to the communities we serve.
The Food Trust runs several farmers markets throughout the city, and we are seeking outgoing, friendly, energetic, committed individuals to oversee their operations and make sure they run smoothly, as well as operate wireless point-of-sale systems and fill out paperwork related to these sales.
This position supports The Food Trust’s community engagement and community nutrition teams in bringing together residents and stakeholders to identify assets and resources within their neighborhoods. The Associate will be responsible for community outreach, building relationships with organizations and community members, data collection and input related to asset mapping and other initiatives, as well as supporting staff with strengthening our engagement and partnership efforts.
The Project Associate will collaborate with The Food Trust’s New Jersey SNAP-Ed and Healthy Corner Store Initiative teams, as well as corner store owners, local suppliers, farmers and community partners to develop and implement sustainable strategies for bringing fresh produce and other healthy foods into targeted New Jersey communities. This position, based at our Philadelphia headquarters with regular work on-site in Camden, will coordinate the overall operation of the project with supervision from a project manager.
The Grants Manager and Contracts Accountant will perform the accounting and financial service functions for the organization’s programs that are funded by grants or contracts. In coordination with The Food Trust’s Development and programs staff, this position provides fiscal service and support for both program and fiscal personnel.
The Project Manager will collaborate with The Food Trust’s New Jersey SNAP-Ed and Healthy Corner Store Initiative teams, as well as corner store owners, local suppliers, farmers and community partners to develop and implement sustainable strategies for bringing fresh produce and other healthy foods into targeted New Jersey communities. This position, based at our Philadelphia headquarters with regular work on-site in Camden, will manage the overall operation of the project with supervision from an associate director.
The Senior Associate is responsible for planning, development, and implementation of The Food Trust’s Farmers Market Program, which includes a network of over a dozen farmers markets and farm stands in Philadelphia. The position handles general program oversight including new market locations, vendor recruitment, development, cultivating strategic partnerships for the program and organization, managing the Farmers Market Program staff, supporting the Associate Director with budget tracking, and working with the Development team to prepare grant proposals, reports, and fundraising initiatives.
The Food Trust offers internships for undergraduate and graduate students throughout the year, in a variety of program areas — from nutrition education to policy. Our interns gain valuable experience working in the public health and food access spaces, while furthering our mission of delicious, nutritious food for all.
If you have a passion for healthy food education, access and policy, volunteering with The Food Trust can be a rewarding way to get involved with our amazing programs, staff and communities in Philadelphia. Whether you want to volunteer weekly at a farmers market or can spend some time in our office supporting a program, you can become a part of our team. Groups are also welcome!