Career Opportunities

Interested in joining our team at Second Harvest?

Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee is working to end food insecurity in East Tennessee, and we couldn’t do it without our incredible staff. Our team of over 50 employees operates out of our facility in Maryville, Tennessee, and together, we are fighting hunger in our 18-county service area. The specifics of our work may vary from staff member to staff member, but we’re united by our commitment to our mission and dedication to providing our East Tennessee neighbors with access to necessary resources.

Available Positions

Food Drives Coordinator

For the full job description and list of responsibilities:

Questions? Please email elsa@secondharvestetn.org.

The Food Drives Coordinator is responsible for data entry and customer service with regards to the Food Drives and Virtual Food Drive activities, which include pick up and drop off of food drive barrels and boxes from the Food Drive Van. Core responsibilities include coordinating with participating organizations around scheduling.  

Ready to begin the application process? Submit your resume to HR by emailing elsa@secondharvestetn.org or clicking below:

Gifts Officer (Hybrid)

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Questions? Please email elsa@secondharvestetn.org.

The Gifts Officer is responsible for developing, managing, and soliciting an active portfolio of current and prospective donors, ensuring they are engaged in supporting Second Harvest throughout the fiscal year using various channels with the goal of engaging partners, advocates, and investors within Fentress, Cumberland, Scott, and Morgan County.

Ready to begin the application process? Submit your resume to HR by emailing elsa@secondharvestetn.org or clicking below:

Volunteer Operations Coordinator

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Questions? Please email elsa@secondharvestetn.org.

As part of the Volunteer Engagement Team, the Volunteer Operations position ensures an excellent experience for individuals who volunteer in support of the mission of Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee. This is accomplished by providing operational support to volunteers during volunteer shifts. Imperative to this role is a positive attitude, strong interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to interact with individuals from a variety of backgrounds.  

Ready to begin the application process? Submit your resume to HR by emailing elsa@secondharvestetn.org or clicking below:

Grant Writer

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Questions? Please email elsa@secondharvestetn.org

The Grant Writer is responsible for securing funding by identifying, qualifying, cultivating, solicitation and stewarding gifts from foundations and grants. The Grant Writer will collaborate closely with the Grants Team as well as the program and development staff to secure information for proposals and reports.

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Maintenance Assistant

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Questions? Please email elsa@secondharvestetn.org

The Maintenance Assistant assists the Facilities Coordinator in all duties of Maintenance. They also maintain a variety of records, files, and reports; maintain records of stock and order supplies, as necessary. Tools as required; maintenance and repair of warehouse equipment as needed.

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Gift Officer

For the full job description and list of responsibilities:

Questions? Please email elsa@secondharvestetn.org
The Gift Officer is responsible for developing, managing, and soliciting an active portfolio of current and prospective donors, ensuring they are engaged in supporting Second Harvest throughout the fiscal year using various channels with the goal of engaging partners, advocates, and investors.

Ready to begin the application process? Click here.

Thank you for your interest in working with Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee. We do not have any open positions at this time, but please check back later as we update this page regularly.

For additional information regarding job openings please contact our Human Resources Manager Elsa at elsa@secondharvestetn.org, or give her a call at (865) 521-0000.