Open Arms of Minnesota



Join our Team!

Open Arms of Minnesota is a growing organization that is always looking for great people to bring their diverse skills to help us fulfill our mission and purpose. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment and would like to support our kitchen operations and build relationships in our community, please consider joining our amazing team. If you don’t find a position that suits your talents and/or interest, please check back at a different time for new opportunities.

As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Open Arms is committed to hiring and fostering a workforce that leverages the skills and talents of all employees in our organization, regardless of race, gender, national origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status, disability, or socioeconomic status. We encourage all individuals with direct or transferrable experience to apply for our open positions.

Check below for our current openings. If you have any questions, please contact our HR department at [email protected].


Current Openings

Chief Finance and Administration Officer
This full-time, salaried position contributes to the fulfillment of Open Arms’ mission by leading the financial activities and strategy for the organization, and managing key administrative support functions, ensuring OAM has the resources and internal supports to accomplish its organizational mission. This position supervises the Finance Department, Buildings and Grounds department and the IT staff, as well as overseeing and managing compliance and general office and equipment administration. This is a hands-on leadership position that will serve on the executive leadership team and help lead the strategy and direction of the organization.

Grants Manager
This full-time, salaried position contributes to the fulfillment of Open Arms’ mission by leading and managing the organizations’ existing foundation portfolio, as well as seeking and securing funding from new foundations. As the primary grants manager, this individual will research, write, and track all grants for the organization, realizing budgeted revenue.

Human Resources Coordinator
This full-time hourly position contributes to the fulfillment of the Open Arms’ mission by providing support to the key functions of the Human Resources Department such as hiring, orientation, and employee relations. Under the supervision of the Director of Human Resources, this role will coordinate HR tasks and processes for the Organization. This position will work behind the scenes to enhance the employee experience.

Internship Opportunities

Special Events & Development Nonprofit Internship
The Special Events & Development nonprofit intern will participate in nearly every aspect of the Organization. This internship will play an integral role in the daily activities of the Organization, as well as explore the inner workings of running a nonprofit.

Open Farms Internship
The Open Farms Intern will work side by side with the Farm Program Coordinator and the farm team to complete many tasks over the course of the growing season.

Nonprofit Internship
The nonprofit intern will participate in nearly every aspect of the organization. This internship will play an integral role in the daily activities of the organization, as well as explore the inner workings of running a nonprofit.

Volunteer Opportunities

Open Arms is a volunteer-driven organization that’s committed to creating an excellent volunteer experience for both individuals and groups. For volunteer opportunities, please visit our Volunteers page and join our mission!

Making food for people is an act of love. Delivering food to people is an act of love. Open Arms is just a magical place to be.

Leah Hébert Welles, CEO

Give Some Love, Spread Some Love!

New this February, Open Arms is spreading the love like never before!  Instead of giving flowers or chocolates this month, we invite you to Give From the Heart!Make a donation to Open Arms in honor or memory of someone special this month and your contribution will help us share nourishment and love with our community. We will then send your loving message in a Valentine card to the person you’ve chosen to honor!

End Of Year Giving Graphic

Your Gift Will Help Us Serve More Clients!

Together we can continue to meet the increased demand for medically tailored meals with your support! We hope you think of us as you consider your year-end giving. Your donation is a gift of care, compassion, and encouragement!