Ecumenical Hunger Program – Food Closet Associate

Ensures that EHP’s food closet runs smoothly and provides consistent quality of food to families and individuals in need.  Promote EHP’s values of compassion, integrity, empowerment, respect, sustainability, teamwork, with particular emphasis on compassion, respect, integrity, and teamwork.

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Primary Responsibilities

  1. Organize and sort donated/purchased goods, including canned foods, produce, meats, dairy, and dry items  

  2. Pack and distribute daily food boxes, working with volunteers and other staff  

  3. Stocks and assists with organization of the food closet, which includes ensuring shelves and storage areas are in excellent condition, rotating food as necessary 

  4. Assist with monthly produce distributions to clients

  5. Assist with maintaining the organization of the refrigerators and freezers 

  6. Receives all food donations, and responsible for logging weights 

  7. Distributes excess bread and produce daily 

  8. Assist with training and directing both small and large groups of volunteers 

  9. Maintain daily temperature log for refrigerator and freezer

  10. Responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of grounds after distribution and filling dumpsters at the   end of each day.

  11. Assist with annual holiday distribution                                                    

Note: In addition to the primary duties, other duties (e.g. supervision of volunteers, program assistance) will be required. The job description shall not be construed as a contract and is not a complete list of all miscellaneous, incidental or other duties which may be assigned during normal operations.  Overtime will be required during certain times of the year

Required Skills/Experience

  1. Organized and experienced managing multiple tasks

  2. Experience using manual and electric pallet jacks

  3. Experience with training and supervising volunteers

  4. Ability to lift 40 pounds and to stand for long periods of time

Salary:

Part-time (20 hours weekly – Monday-Friday)

$16.50/hour

To Apply

Email Florence Wilson, florence@ehpcares.org.