Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County
Food Resource Manager
Second Harvest Food Bank provides 11 million pounds of food assistance annually, to over 75,000 people per month through its network of 150 member agencies and programs. By increasing access to healthy food, Second Harvest is making a profound impact towards growing a healthier community.
Reports to: Supply Chain Director
The Food Resource Manager (FRM) acts as Second Harvest Food Bank’s spokesperson to cultivate contacts and establish relationships with local, regional, and national food industry partners. This staff member is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Food Bank’s Grocery Rescue Program including Senate Bill 1383 (CalRecycle’s Edible Food Recovery Program). This position serves as the liaison with various governmental agencies, including city, county, and state officials, to reduce organic waste disposal and provide rescue outlets for currently disposed surplus food. Simultaneously, the FRM works to build the number of stores participating in the food rescue program and increasing the total amount of product donated. The FRM educates retail store personnel on program donation guidelines and ensures compliance. The FRM works with the Development and Marketing Department and our donor recognition program, including social media accolades, milestone achievements, and program anniversaries.
Donor and Food Sourcing Relations
Knowledge and skills
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County is adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our participants, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large from COVID-19. Effective November 15th, 2021: all Second Harvest employees are required to be either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit a negative COVID-19 test result weekly.
This position is currently accepting applications.