We are a statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of low income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food.

Career Opportunities

CFPA staff embody a wide range of academic backgrounds and professional experience including public health, public policy, social welfare, law, and nutritional sciences. The diverse training of our staff supports CFPA's inter-disciplinary approach to nutrition policy.

Staff Positions

We have successfully completed our search for a Managing Advocate in Los Angeles.

We are now looking to add a Nutrition Policy Advocate to our team in Los Angeles. link


California Food Policy Advocates regularly hires graduate-level interns for paid or unpaid internship positions. Typically these positions are arranged through local universities for students in graduate positions such as public health, social welfare, public policy, and nutrition. When available, open positions will be posted here.

The Sarah Samuels Public Health Fellowship

Picture of Sarah SamuelsLong-time board member, Sarah Samuels, left an indelible mark on California Food Policy Advocates (CFPA). Sarah was a leader in conducting and applying research to shape sound nutrition policies. She was also a supportive mentor of new public health professionals. To honor these contributions and to continue her work, CFPA has established the Sarah Samuels Public Health Fellowship. 

We are currently seeking graduate-level applicants for the Sarah Samuels Public Health Fellowship for Summer 2015.  PDF

Applications are due by the close of business on Feb. 20, 2015.