Food Pantry Assistant
Catholic Charities

Job Order #: 15618618

Lowell, MA 01852

Part Time

28 hours per week

POSTED 10/7/2021

EXPIRES 1/5/2022

Job Description

THE CATHOLIC CHARITABLE BUREAU OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF BOSTON, INC.
FOOD PANTRY ASSISTANT

- Pay rate: $18.00-$20.00 per hour (DOE)
- Schedule: Monday- Thursday 8am-3pm

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Food Pantry Assistant provides logistical support to the daily food distribution center operations of the Food Pantry, including, but not limited to picking up the food from Hannaford, Target and other designated sites, the logistics of the distribution, stocking and restocking of the food items, checking for expiration dates and sorting food items.  Performing other duties as needed, including picking up the food from other the local centers, driving the truck and compassionately rendering distribution of food items to the patrons in our distribution center, while maintaining personal and professional boundaries and serving the people compassionately.

REPORTS TO

The Food Pantry Assistant reports to Food Pantry Coordinator or designee

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
-    Primary function is to oversee the distribution center logistics and work in collaboration with all other volunteers in the distribution line
-    Stock and restock food items daily
-    Check for expiry dates and sort food items
-    Prepare non-perishable food bags for distribution
-    Assist in loading and unloading food from the truck
-    Assist Food Pantry Coordinator in inventory of food supplies
-    Drive the truck and pick up food from the stores as needed
-    Maintain food security and cleanliness of the freezers, fridges and storage and distribution space
-    Clean all food storage equipment regularly
-    Assist Food Pantry Coordinator as needed as well as assume responsibilities in his or her absence

QUALIFICATIONS
-    High School Diploma or equivalent vocational/technical
-    Ability to work independently and as part of team.
-    Strong organizational skills and ability to maintain inventory
-    Minimum 3 years of experience in the food pantry services
-    Ability to maintain a calm manner while serving the patrons
-    Sensitivity to the needs of our patrons and their diversity
-    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
-    Proactive and enthusiastic
-    Demonstrates strong professionalism
-    Valid Driver License
-    Bi-lingual speaking ability preferred

How To Apply

Please email your resume to thavrith.thao@masshirelowellcc.com for consideration

Address

70 Lawrence St
Lowell, MA 01852

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Shift

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Per Diem Position

Not Specified

Union Position

No

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

$20.00 per hour

Benefits

  • Benefits Unknown

Name

Thavrith Thao

Title

Business Services Representative

Email

thavrith.thao@masshirelowellcc.com

Phone

978-805-4875

Address

107 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01852

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