Food Pantry - Food Pantry Assistant

Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community through our client choice food pantry!

The Food Pantry Assistant will help to create a positive experience for pantry visitors. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Greeting and assisting clients
  • Checking for required paperwork
  • Assisting in collecting food
  • Bagging groceries
  • Ensuring guests receive the correct items
  • Stocking shelves

Our Food Pantry volunteer shifts are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am -10:30am or 10:30am to 12:30pm, and Thursdays from 4:30pm to 7:30pm.

 Qualifications: 

  • 14 years or older
  • Must enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess effective communication abilities
  • Reliable, professional and friendly
  • Pass initial screening process
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus

Policies:

Alcohol, drugs, and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army facilities or volunteer sites.

Pants/shorts and a shirt with sleeves must cover the waist and fit comfortably. Transparent and tight-fitting clothes are not permitted. For your safety, closed toe shoes are required.

For your safety and the safety of others, you need to bring and wear a personal face covering over your nose and mouth while volunteering. You will also complete a brief health screening prior to volunteering.

Off-street parking is available.

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please click + Sign Up below, or the Fill in an Application button.

For additional questions, please contact Erin Andrews at erin.andrews@usc.salvationarmy.org

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • How much can you lift comfortably? Must be at least 20 lbs.