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The Capital Area Food Bank is committed to addressing hunger through a multi-faceted approach that requires a wide range of skilled employees with diverse experiences and backgrounds (read more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here). We are looking for people who are committed to social justice and enjoy making a difference in the community in which they live. If this describes you, please consider joining our team of talented and dedicated staff. In addition to working towards positive change in the lives of thousands of D.C. metro area residents, the Capital Area Food Bank offers its employees a business casual work and learning environment with generous benefits.

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  • Medical and Dental
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Coverage
  • Employer Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Commuter/Transit Pre-Tax Program
  • Flexible Spending Account (Health & Dependent Care)
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ancillary Benefits

Other Advantages to Working at the CAFB

We Value Time Off!

The Capital Area Food Bank employees receive sick, vacation and personal leave, and volunteer days!

Paid Holidays

We observe 11 holidays during the year:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Emancipation Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Volunteer Time Off Program

The Capital Area Food Bank embraces community engagement opportunities for our employees that are meaningful, purposeful and helps those in need. At the same time, CAFB recognizes that participating in these activities will also enrich and inspire the lives of our employees. CAFB offers paid time off to employees to volunteer in their communities and Capital Area Food Bank events.

Staff Events

We work hard here at The Capital Area Food Bank, but we like to have fun! Bowling Parties, picnics, gardening and so much more…