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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.

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Our Benefits

Generous paid time off and family-friendly, flexible work environment
Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance options

Flexible Spending Accounts (medical, dependent care, commuter)
Retirement savings plan and professional development opportunities

Our Shared Values

Passion & Purpose

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.

Diversity & Inclusion

We strive to create spaces where people of all races, genders, ages, religions, identities and experiences are welcome, and all perspectives are valued.

Collaboration & Innovation

We are committed to amplifying communities’ collective resources, and co-creating and advocating for adaptable, sustainable, creative solutions to big problems.

Responsibility & Learning

We listen and learn as we go, and we are accountable to the communities we serve.

Open Positions

Project Coordinator, Healthy Food Access/HFFI

The Project Coordinator supports multiple Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) programs across the country, as conducted out of our Philadelphia office. The Project Coordinator will provide support to senior staff involved with increasing access to healthy foods in underserved urban and rural communities, primarily by supporting healthy food retail development in under-resourced communities.

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Contract Accounting Manager

The Contract Accounting Manager 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.

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Senior HR Generalist (Philadelphia, PA)

The Senior HR Generalist position supports day-to-day HR activities in alignment with organizational and HR goals and objectives.  The Senior HR Generalist provides HR administration in the functional areas of benefits administration support to employees, employee relations, performance management, HR record-keeping, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment, and leave administration in compliance with all applicable employment laws.

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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.

See below for The Food Trust’s currently available internship opportunities.

There are no current open internships at The Food Trust. Please check back soon!


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!

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