The Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago’s food bank, is a not-for-profit food distribution and training center providing food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. The Food Depository distributes donated and purchased food through a network of over 600 food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters to almost a half-million adults and children every year. Last year, the Food Depository distributed more than 64 million pounds of nonperishable food and fresh produce, dairy products and meat, the equivalent of more than 102,000 meals every day. Innovative training programs and initiatives developed by the Food Depository also work to provide men, women and children with the tools necessary to break their individual cycles of poverty.
Career Opportunities The Greater Chicago Food Depository is a non-profit organization employing more than 150 people in a variety of positions – from administrative support to warehouse operations. An equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE) valuing the well being of its associates, the Food Depository offers employee benefits including: health and dental plans, life, accidental death and dismemberment, short term and long term disability insurance, and a retirement plan with eligibility after one year of employment. A voluntary 403b tax-deferred annuity is also available to employees.