Administration, Nonprofit and Social Impact, Program Leadership

Vice President of Programs & Services

  • Second Harvest of Silicon Valley
  • San Jose, CA

This position has been filled.

About Second Harvest of Silicon Valley

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley (Second Harvest) is committed to doing what it takes to build a hunger-free community. That means distributing nutritious food to nearly every neighborhood in Silicon Valley, leveraging every available food resource, and collaborating with organizations and people who share the belief that hunger is unacceptable. Nutritious food is the foundation for a healthy, productive life. Even before COVID-19, Second Harvest was responding to a level of food insecurity in Silicon Valley that indicated there was already a crisis, providing groceries to a record number of clients every month (250,000+). They are now serving 450,000 people every month, an 80% increase over pre-pandemic levels.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the CEO Leslie Bacho, the Vice President of Programs and Services will lead the P&S team (comprised of more than 70 employees) to create the strategies and outreach programs by which food and food services are provided throughout both counties. They will also be accountable for developing this team of dynamic and caring individuals and fostering a culture that centers diversity, equity and inclusion for employees and clients.


Koya Partners, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Alex Corvin, Maleka Pensky, and Casey Shea of Koya Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit your materials here, or email the Koya team directly at All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Read and download the Position Profile here

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