Are you passionate about making our current food system equitable and vibrant for all? Are you a dedicated, hardworking individual looking to effect positive change in the underserved communities of America? Do you thrive within a fast paced and challenging environment? Then Wholesome Wave is right for you.

Wholesome Wave may be small in size (currently 24 permanent staff members) but it’s not short on dream or vision. Balancing a need to be innovative, flexible and adaptable in the exciting fast changing food space, while retaining a clear vision, strategy and plan for sustainable change, Wavers (as staff are affectionately known) translate hard work into large scale impact.

At Wholesome Wave you’ll frequently hear the words “growth” and “opportunity” and you know they represent a real chance to direct America back to an equitable and sustainable food system for all. If you are serious about affecting real change in the food justice space, about being part of a unique organization that combines a grassroots approach with wide spread impact, then Wholesome Wave is for you.

Wholesome Wave offers a number of benefits to its staff including flexible work arrangements, skill sharing lunches and opportunities for professional development. Staff also enjoy and are encouraged to participate in a diverse range of discussions and ideas ranging from assessing innovative opportunities, to weighing in on the organizations strategic direction, and you will often find us enjoying delicious food at staff potlucks.

Come to Wholesome Wave ready to share your knowledge, strengths and passions (and your favorite recipe!), to contribute to a dedicated and incredibly supportive staff, and to start pushing the limits of innovation to make a real difference.

Open Positions:

Double Value Coupon Program Manager

Reporting to, and working closely with, Wholesome Wave’s Double Value Coupon Program (DVCP) Senior Manager, this full-time position plays a key role in strengthening Wholesome Wave’s programming efforts, particularly in Maine, New Hampshire, Virginia and Florida, as well as managing an innovative pilot that tests the viability of evolving the Double Value Coupon Program. Wholesome Wave’s Double Value Coupon Program is moving beyond “proof of concept” to now focusing on how to scale and replicate the program throughout the country. This position will be instrumental in helping develop and execute the strategies for growth and development, particularly in light of the recently passed $100 million in federal funding for incentive programs. Click here to download the full job description.

Double Value Coupon Program Associate

Reporting to, and working closely with, Wholesome Wave’s Double Value Coupon Program (DVCP) Senior Manager, this full-time position plays a key role in strengthening Wholesome Wave’s programming and policy efforts.

The Associate will be critical in developing and implementing our strategy to connect with the local, grassroots, and on-the-ground practitioners of incentive programs. The Associate will oversee operations for WW’s existing network of 60 partners, and build off of the success and momentum of that network to explore and test new ways to engage and represent the broader incentive program practitioner community. Click here for the full job description.


Bridgeport Market Manager & Project Coordinator

Wholesome Wave is seeking a part-time market manager and project coordinator to lead implementation of Wholesome Wave’s Double Value Coupon Program at our two Bridgeport, CT farm stands while also supporting the Innovations Lab’s pilot initiatives in Bridgeport. Click here to download the full job description.

DVCP & Innovations Lab Summer Intern 2014

Wholesome Wave is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student for a three-month internship with our Double Value Coupon Program, and Innovations Lab. This is a full-time, paid internship based out of our Bridgeport, CT, office.

The Intern will contribute creatively and take ownership of a number of projects. The intern will play a supporting role in assisting network and coalition building with the organization’s current partners and incentive program practitioners across the country. The candidate will also undertake new research and compile results, reports and recommendations around: technology use at farmers markets, new food systems innovations and current pilot projects. Click here for the full job description.

Policy Intern

Wholesome Wave is seeking an undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate, to intern in our policy division. The position will be brought on to support the policy team’s work related to the implementation of the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Program created by the 2014 Farm Bill.

This internship provides exciting opportunities to network with federal officials and national non-profit leaders as well as gain hands-on experience with advocacy in Washington, DC. The position will report to the Policy Associate and will support other departments as appropriate. The selected candidate will work in areas of policy research, communications, direct and grassroots advocacy, and event management. Click here for the full job description.

If you would like for us to keep your resume on file, please email us at Check back soon for new opportunities.