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Open Positions

Associate, Community Nutrition

Operation Food Search seeks a talented and results-driven individual to join our Community Nutrition team. The successful candidate will have experience working in community settings. You will be part of a team responsible for teaching cooking and food budgeting skills to people of all ages. You will also work at a systems level with health clinics, hospitals, community agencies, workplaces, and school districts to assess, train, and build their capacity to promote and sustain practices that support healthy food access and nutrition.

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To Apply

Email a cover letter and resume to Talent@OperationFoodSearch.org. No phone calls please.
Applications received without cover letter and resume may not be considered.
EMAIL: Talent@OperationFoodSearch.org
LOCATION: 1644 Lotsie Boulevard, Overland, MO 63132
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

Community Engagement and Advocacy Coordinator

The Community Engagement & Advocacy Coordinator will focus on recruiting and engaging advocates, community leaders and partner organizations to support OFS’s policy agenda, especially our food-is-medicine policy priorities. The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about advancing policy and systems change through organizing community members and developing leaders. This position reports to the Manager of Public Policy.

 

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To Apply

Email a cover letter and resume to Sarah.Ritter@OperationFoodSearch.org. No phone calls please.
Applications received without cover letter and resume may not be considered.
EMAIL: Talent@OperationFoodSearch.org
LOCATION: 1644 Lotsie Boulevard, Overland, MO 63132
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

“I’m the first person visitors see when they come to OFS, and I welcome the opportunity to lift people’s spirits in a way that captures the positive energy here. We are a hopeful place, and I want everyone to feel that.”
—Bridget Brooks, OFS Front Office Administrator

Join Our Team

For more than 40 years, Operation Food Search has been able to serve others because of the dedicated people who have shaped and supported our organization: selfless volunteers, generous donors, outstanding partners and an excellent staff committed to the mission of healing hunger. We are seeking dedicated professionals who share our vision that all children and families in our community have the nutrition, food and skills to live healthy lives.

Group of Employees at OFS

“I was immediately drawn to OFS for how it combats the root of the problem through policy change and innovative programming.  I feel very lucky to be a part of such a knowledgeable and passionate team!”
—Joanne Song, Policy Fellow

Group of volunteers for an OFS donation event

What We Stand For

Operation Food Search prides itself on providing both immediate hunger relief and working on the root causes of hunger. We do this work with passion for its value and respect for those we collaborate with and those we serve.

Truck Driver for OFS

Benefits

OFS is pleased to offer its permanent full-time employees several comprehensive insurance benefits, including health insurance, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, nine paid holidays annually, personal days and vacation days. In addition, we support the professional development of our employees throughout the year.

Group of female employees creating an OFS cooking video

Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in our organization and for all those we serve and collaborate with. Diversity, equity and inclusion work is a continuous process that prioritizes a positive and collaborative work environment where all employees are appreciated for who they are and what they contribute. We value different backgrounds and perspectives as we work to make a meaningful, measurable impact in the region and to ensure all children and families have the nutrition, food and skills they need to live a healthy life.

Equal Employment Opportunity

OFS recognizes each person as an individual and provides equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, color, sex, age, disability status, citizenship status, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, national origin, or any other protected status.