Careers

Thank you for your interest in joining the fight to end hunger and poverty.

Benefits and Staff Wellness

We offer an excellent benefits package and a rewarding workplace. Staff wellness and quality of life are important to us. Full-time staff members have access to benefits such as:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage, generous employer contribution
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) profit-sharing plan, including access to a retirement/financial adviser
  • Healthcare reimbursement account (HRA), Generous employer contributions
  • Flexible spending accounts – medical and dependent care
  • Paid time off and ability to carry vacation over to the following year
  • Pre-tax transportation/SmartBenefits program
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Worldwide emergency assistance services for traveling employees and their families
  • Credit union option
  • Business-casual dress
  • On-site gym at no cost to D.C.-based employees

Benefit offerings for positions other than regular, full-time positions may vary.

Bread for the World is an equal opportunity employer.

Work-life Balance

We provide opportunities to work remotely and can support flexible schedules. Although there may be times when staff members need to work more hours than usual, we work hard to manage capacity so everyone can achieve their personal and professional goals.

Open Positions

  • Senior National Associate for Roman Catholic Engagement

    Bread for the World is seeking a highly driven individual to provide strategic direction for Bread and the Institute’s engagement with Roman Catholic religious communities, Roman Catholic agencies, organizations, and networks that are committed to advocate on domestic and international hunger and poverty issues. 

  • Managing Director

    The next Managing Director will provide organizational leadership in a pivotal, challenging period. The Managing Director will have the skills, drive, and spiritual depth to incorporate all aspects of Bread’s organization into an ongoing integrated, effective, and dynamic team. 

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

  • The Nourishing Effect

    Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.

  • Budget 101: Block Grants, Flexibility, and Per Capita Caps

    Recent congressional budget proposals and plans to reduce poverty include options for changing the structure of current social programs from “entitlements,” which provide sufficient funding to address the needs of everyone who meets the eligibility requirements to “block grants,” which provide...

  • Key African American Contributions to Ending Hunger and Poverty

    Leaders from the African-American community have helped our country and other nations inch ever closer to the goal of ending hunger and poverty by 2030. Key contributions by African-Americans throughout this century can be found below.

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For Faith

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

    In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
     

  • Interfaith Religious Leaders’ Pledge to End Hunger

    A wide array of the nation’s faith leaders have come together on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States to commit ourselves to encourage our communities to work for the end of hunger by 2030 and, toward that end, for a shift in U.S. national priorities.

    We are deeply pleased...

For Advocacy