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Founder Farewell: A Letter from Dana Frasz

Posted in Articles, Blog, In the Media, Newsletter on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Dear Food Shift Community,  It’s time to say farewell and thank you for an incredible eight years. Leading this organization has been the most challenging and rewarding experience of my life. So many hands, hearts, and minds helped to meld

Admin and Operations Assistant

Posted in Job Opportunities, Uncategorized on Monday, November 18th, 2019

Position: Administrative and Operations Assistant Status: Part-time, Temporary (may develop into full-time) Hours: 18-20 hours per week Rate: $15 per hour or commensurate with experience Start Date: January 6, 2019 About Food Shift: Since 2012, Food Shift has been developing collaborative models to reduce wasted

Dana’s Interview with Food Tank

Posted in Blog on Monday, November 18th, 2019

As some of her final words as Executive Director, Dana spoke with Food Tank about the issue of hunger and Food Shift’s past, present, and future.  “Hunger is not about food—hunger is a symptom. Hunger is about wages, power, and the

Catering Delivery Driver

Posted in Job Opportunities on Thursday, November 14th, 2019

The Catering Delivery Driver will use the Food Shift van to transport prepared food from The Food Shift Kitchen in Alameda to various catering events around the Bay. This role is crucial to our operations and capacity to reduce food

Thank You Intellitonic!

Posted in Blog on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Our friends at Intellitonic have graciously donated $250!  We are so grateful for their support and would love to share a bit about them. “We are overjoyed to be able to support FoodShift in their evolving journey to decrease food

Rob Greenfield’s Request

Posted in Articles, Blog, In the Media, Newsletter on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Rob Greenfield knows all about saving food from waste – he dove into more than two thousand dumpsters across the United States to demonstrate how nearly half of all food in the U.S. is wasted while 50 million (1 in

Kitchen Apprenticeship Opportunity: Food Shift & OPIC Culinary Training

Posted in Blog, Events, Job Opportunities on Friday, October 25th, 2019

Food Shift and the Oakland Private Industry Council (OPIC) have partnered to offer a paid culinary training program.  Learn how to cook healthy meals, gain career skills, and feed the community.  The Food Shift Kitchen and OPIC are offering a 3-month hands-on

Chef Tu David Phu’s Call to Action

Posted in Blog, Events, In the Media on Thursday, October 24th, 2019

“If you ain’t investing in your community and helping people out, you really ain’t doing anything.” – Chef Tu Real talk! We couldn’t have said it better. A love for people and a drive to build resilience in our community are at the

A Message from Advisor Robert Egger

Posted in Blog, Events, In the Media on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

We are so excited that longtime Food Shift advisor Robert Egger will join our December 14th holiday party as a special guest speaker. Robert is a nonprofit leader, author, speaker and activist, and he will speak to the power and potential of Food

Fundraising and Outreach Volunteer

Posted in Blog, Job Opportunities on Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Food Shift is looking for an energetic, social media savvy, highly organized, and collaborative individual to help us carry out a successful crowdfunding campaign. This person will work closely with Food Shift’s other crowdfunding interns to support the campaign. The

Volunteer Opportunity: Social Media Volunteer

Posted in Blog, Job Opportunities on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Day to Day Responsibilities:  Use Buffer to manage content flow and scheduled release.  Post or schedule 1-2 posts to Facebook every week day, and have at least 1 post scheduled to drop over the weekend.  Post or schedule 1-3 Tweets

Call for Kitchen Supplies Donations!

Posted in Blog on Monday, September 9th, 2019

We’ve been churning out food in The Food Shift Kitchen, and we need a re-stock on some key supplies. Can you donate any of the following items? CONTACT: audrey@foodshift.net. If you don’t have the item itself, we also appreciate monetary

Volunteer Opportunity: Webmaster

Posted in Blog, Job Opportunities on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Summary Food Shift is looking for an independent and enthusiastic person to join our volunteer team to provide web support. Some of the common tasks involved include custom template creation, implementing new features on the site alongside the design team,

The Future of Food Shift: A Letter from Our Founder

Posted in Articles, Blog, In the Media, Newsletter on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Dear Food Shift Community, After dedicating much of my life over the past eight years to Food Shift, I want you to be among the first to know of my decision to transition out of my role as Executive Director

Stories from the Kitchen: Meet Our Kitchen Apprentices

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Posted in Articles, Blog, Newsletter on Thursday, June 6th, 2019

CeCe CeCe joined the The Food Shift Kitchen apprenticeship because she decided it was high time to get more familiar with an actual kitchen. She had always loved to eat, yet even as a single mom she had never really