Work With Us - Bread for the City

If you’re driven by a commitment to empowering and supporting your community, we want you on our team. From providing essential resources and services to engaging in community organizing, we’re dedicated to addressing the root causes of poverty and dismantling racism.

Apply now to be part of a compassionate team, making a lasting impact and shaping a future where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.


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Our Impact

The Bread for the City staff makes a difference in DC!


Our two food pantries enjoyed 198,907 visits from 24,523 people in 2022!


2,864 people made 14,321 visits to our medical clinic in the past year!


We provided over 1,000 clients with legal services this year.

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in working for Bread for the City!

Visit our ADP Portal to review current openings. Click on the position, then select “apply”  in the lower right corner to register and submit your application.  All positions require a résumé and cover letter. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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BFC Job Listings

Bread for the City is led by a talented and caring staff committed to DC’s low-income community and the ideals of racial equity, dignity, justice, service, and respect.  We appreciate your interest in joining our team!
Click here to review available openings.

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Social Services

Bread for the City’s Social Services Department serves as a field placement for two to four social work student interns at the Northwest Center and one intern at the Southeast Center annually. These students are enrolled in a BSW or MSW program and are placed at BFC by their school’s field education department. Typically, the students work two to three days a week for the entire academic year. Interested students should reach out to their school’s field department to inquire about available opportunities and application process.


Bread for the City does not offer internships in our medical division. We have ongoing relationships with area schools for health care students looking for sites to do clinical rotations, but we do not accept applications from individuals. Thank you for your interest in learning with us!

Programs (Various)

Bread for the City reviews internship applications year-round for its various programs, but limited opportunities are available.  Information for our Legal, Social Services, and Medical departments is here.  For best consideration for other programs (Advocacy, Behavioral Health, Clothing, Communications, Data/IT, Development, Finance, Racial Equity, Sustainable Agriculture, or Volunteer Engagement), please submit your materials before the deadlines below to sspringfield[at]

• September to December (Apply by July 15.)

• January to May (Apply by November 15.)

• June to August (Apply by April 15.)

Cover letters should demonstrate general knowledge of Bread for the City’s programs and include each intern’s area of preference for a professional growth experience.