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Operations Associate

About Project Bread

Project Bread is the leading statewide organization committed to preventing and ending hunger in Massachusetts. Project Bread provides access to affordable, healthy food for the 1 in 11 families – and 1 in 9 children – facing food insecurity in our state today. While providing immediate relief to those who are hungry today, we also work to prevent and ultimately end hunger by prioritizing programs that are proven to break the cycle of poverty and advocating for systemic solutions.

Project Bread is a vibrant organization with a deep commitment to creating positive social change. We work in a fast-paced environment that values learning and an entrepreneurial approach. Knowing its importance to the success of our work, Project Bread is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we aspire to build a diverse staff team and community, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. Please be sure to submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization. We appreciate your time and will review and respond to all applications received.

To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger is seeking an Operations Associate to join our team. The People and Operations department works to create an environment where our staff can do their best work. This position is predominantly office-based at our office in East Boston.

Supervisor: Director of Operations

Salary: $48,000 to $52,000

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the Project Bread office runs smoothly and efficiently.
    • Monitoring office supplies and ordering new supplies as needed
    • Assist in equipment setup and tracking
    • Troubleshoot equipment and provide staff support.
  • Provide administrative support to the People and Operations leadership.  
    • Assist in mail receiving/processing and external mailings.
    • Data entry in employee systems
    • Special assignments as directed by the COO and Director of Operations.


There are innumerable ways to learn, grow, and excel professionally. We know people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We respect this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. This said, we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate most of the qualifications and experiences listed below.

  • Office/administrative experience or related experience
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills to interact positively with all employees, constituents, vendors, etc.
  • Self-starter with the ability to troubleshoot office issues in collaboration with our IT support and property manager.
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Proficient and general comfort in a variety of software applications such as Microsoft Office, and other platforms
  • Support cross-functional events and activities.
  • Dedication to ending hunger in Massachusetts

Review of applications will begin on an ongoing basis and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits include Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, life insurance, short and long-term disability, transit and wellness benefits, and unlimited paid time off.


Project Bread is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Please contact if you would like to request special accommodations during the interview process.


Please submit your resume and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization through our website at


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