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Tribal Food Program Assistant

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Salary Range: $43,583 To 49,395 Annually

Assists and supports the Program Coordinator in all aspects of the program by providing excellent customer service to community members accessing food, ensure food safety, overseeing volunteer coordination for distribution events, and data collection as needed.


  • Work under the guidance and direction of the FDPIR Program Manager to coordinate food distributions.
  • Work with volunteers and leadership teams to collect locally produced fruits and vegetables for distribution.
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers.
  • Outreach with current and new community members who are accessing food support to build connections and support information and referrals.
  • Assist with outreach and communications (such as emails and website) to promote food activities in the tribal community.
  • Occasional travel through Zone 6.
  • Other duties as required pertaining to position and scope of work


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Application Procedure

Online applications are preferred, however if circumstances prevent an applicant from completing an online application or require help with an electronic application, email for assistance.

Hiring preference:
CRITFC implements a tribal preference policy and encourages citizens and descendants of our member tribes (Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs and Yakama) and other federally recognized tribes to apply.

CRITFC is committed to building a culturally inclusive community and a work environment that respects and inspires every person. Members of historically marginalized groups including women, people of color, those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are invited to apply.

CRITFC will consider non-citizen applicants who are authorized to work in the U.S. If not authorized to work in the U.S., CRITFC will provide reasonable support and accommodations to the candidate in obtaining U.S. work authorization. With the exception of certain employer required costs, CRITFC will not pay for costs related to applicant’s legal representation, filings for work authorization or immigration, or other costs related to obtaining work authorization.

*Please note: the term “Commission” as used in this description refers to CRITFC’s governing body. CRITFC is a tribal organization that is wholly owned and governed by the Nez Perce Tribe, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation. As a tribal organization, CRITFC is subject to a unique blend of policies and laws.