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We are committed to increasing our food distribution to provide three meals a day to every person in need in Eastern Massachusetts. Strategically located in Boston, our team works to serve more than 600 partner agencies.
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Team GBFB sorting food

The Greater Boston Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer, and we are accessible by public transportation. We are committed to providing a dynamic and diverse work environment that employs people who are passionate and committed to playing a critical role in our work to end hunger in Eastern Massachusetts.

We work diligently to attract, recruit and retain talented employees with diverse backgrounds who have developed a variety of professional skills and experiences that enhance our organizations ability to make a real difference in the lives of the people in our community.

Our Values

Team Member Wellbeing
We recognize that all aspects of team member wellbeing are fundamental to achieving our mission.

Teamwork
We foster teamwork through communication, accountability and collaboration because every team member is essential to our success.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
We commit to embracing our differences, promoting inclusivity, and providing equal opportunities.

Respect
In communication and in action, we practice kindness, patience and appreciation of all.

Trust
We build trust by assuming good intent and conducting ourselves in a professional manner in all our interactions.

Our Eastern Massachusetts Community
We are committed to the prosperity of our community, a vibrant region composed of many stakeholders with different backgrounds and lived experiences.

Benefits
  • Medical and Dental coverage are available to all full-time and part-time employees who work a minimum of 30 hours a week and their dependents effective upon hire date.
  • Life Insurance provided at no cost, including accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance.
  • Domestic Partner Insurance
  • Employer Paid Short Term Disability is provided at no cost to eligible employees and will replace income up to 60%.
  • Employer Paid Long Term Disability is provided at no cost to eligible employees and pays 60% of base salary should an employee become totally disabled for more than 13 weeks.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts allow employees to reimburse themselves for certain health care and dependent care with tax-free money from their paycheck.
  • 401(K): New team members are automatically enrolled in the 401(k) on their date of hire and have the option to change the status at any time.
Additional Advantages to Working at GBFB

Flexible Working Arrangement
Normal business hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Based on business need and supervisory approval, Flexible Work Arrangements are available.

Paid Time Off (PTO)
The Greater Boston Food Bank believes that you are the best person to manage your personal time. To make it easier for you to do that, we offer paid time off. You will receive a pool of days that you can take for vacation, sickness, or personal needs.

Paid Holidays
We observe the following holidays during the year:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Patriot’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Thanksgiving & Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The Greater Boston Food Bank has counseling professionals available to assist employees and their families with work and life issues. The EAP program is designed to provide immediate confidential counseling services and referrals when necessary.

Employee Referral Program
The Greater Boston Food Bank staff have the opportunity to help bring new talent into vacancies through our Employee Referral Program. Successful referrals result in Finders Fees.

Credit Union
Employees and their immediate family members are eligible for direct deposit, share draft/checking accounts, savings accounts and to apply for loans and other financial services.

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