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Drive to Help Us End Hunger

Drivers are an essential part of our mission to end hunger and its root causes. Apply today to make a difference for neighbors across our community.

Now Hiring CDL Drivers. Be An Essential Part of Our Mission.

As a driver for the Greater Chicago Food Depository, you will be delivering food and hope to those in need across Chicago and Cook County. Apply today to make a difference for neighbors across our community.

Perks of Driving for the Food Depository

  • Class A driver starting rate: $24.50 per hour; Class B drive starting rate: $20.00 per hour
  • New trucks and top of the line equipment maintained by the Food Depository
  • Guaranteed 40 hours with optional overtime
  • Local routes and deliveries
  • High safety standards and training
  • Fuel paid for by the Food Depository
  • Quarterly bonuses
  • Sign-on bonus of $1,000!

Open Positions


“Every year, I feel very happy that they’re getting food from us.”

Oskar Cerda
Food Depository truck driver


Benefits for Food Depository Employees

Full-time staff at the Food Depository enjoy a competitive benefits package along with some unique perks.


  • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage
  • Employer paid life and disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Generous paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • On-site gym
  • $3,000 annual employer-paid ThrivePass lifestyle and wellness benefit program
  • $250 employee referral bonus

Equal Opportunity Employment

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact us for additional support and guidance.

Drive to End Hunger

Apply to become an essential part of our mission. Deliver food and hope across our community.