Programs - Food Pantry Assistant

Activity Summary:

Be a part of serving the community in our food pantry. Join us in welcoming and shopping with our clients. Volunteers will check the client forms and help distribute goods ensuring clients get the correct items. 

Food Pantry hours are Thursday's from 9-3pm. Willingness to volunteer for all or part of the shift is appreciated!

 Job Description:

The food pantry assistant will will greet shoppers and explain how the food pantry operates. Duties include, but are not limited to, qualifying shoppers, assist in collecting food, bagging groceries and stocking shelves.

Our Food Pantry hours are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. 

 Qualifications: 

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

Policies:

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

Pants and shirts must cover the waistband. Shirts with print are not to be offensive. Shoes are to be closed toe. We don’t want any injuries done to the toes. Flip flops, shorts, tank tops, undershirts, or halter tops, sleeveless shirts, crop tops, spaghetti straps and strapless tops are not permitted. Transparent, tight or form fitting clothes are not permitted. Skirts/dresses must not be worn more than two inches above the knee.

*Off Street Parking is available*

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please complete the online application by clicking the “Sign Up” button.

For additional questions please contact Captain David by emailing David_Martinez@usc.salvationarmy.org.

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

 

 

Qualifications Required

  • What age category do you belong? Must be at least 16 or older