We're looking for a New Executive Director!
Our ideal candidate will understand the role emergency food plays in the food justice landscape. They will have a strong operations background, experience with fast-paced decision-making, and a trauma-informed approach to food redistribution that centers the experiences of our neighbors who are seeking assistance. They will be able to communicate with diverse audiences about programming, advocacy, and development opportunities, and all of their work will be informed by our neighbors’ needs and preferences. The candidate will be able to enter into meaningful collaborations with other organizations whose missions align with Loaves and Fishes. They will be comfortable working with the Board of Directors on a regular basis. Someone bilingual, with Spanish-speaker fluency, is strongly preferred.
If this sounds like you please read the full job description.
In the News New Haven Independent – Food Pantry Appeals To Murphy For Help Feeding Hungry During Crisis – Breakfast With Justin – Free Foraging Garden Rises
Yale Daily News – Taking it to the Streets
Woodbridge Town News – Farm Maintains Commitment to Hunger Relief – Tom Ficklin Radio Show – WNHH Community Radio
Quarterly Reports – Quarter 3 2021 – Quarter 4 2021
Connecticut Affiliations The Coordinated Food Assistance Network, founded by CARE and other emergency food and service providers including Loaves and Fishes, aims to build a unified system of food assistance that ensures equitable, dignified, and culturally appropriate access to nutritious food for all residents of Greater New Haven.
The New Haven Food Policy Council looks to build a food system that nourishes all people in a just and sustainable manner.
CARE identifies solutions through community engaged research and has been a leader in collecting data on food insecurity in New Haven.