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Pantry Outreach Assistant

Company: Catholic Charities
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:Assists Program Director and Pantry Coordinator in the daily operation of neighborhood pantries, homebound delivery, mobile pantries, and other food distribution systems. Provides receptionist support for pantries as needed and assists with intakes and data collection.Essential Job Functions:Assist Pantry Coordinators with preparation of food packages for clients, receiving donations, food inventory, sorting and stocking food, and help pantry clients with intakes and delivery coordination. Receive, unload, weigh, and organize food from appropriate vendors, donors, and the food bank.Maintain cleanliness, order, and safety in all pantry areas, including pantry equipment and vehicle.Pick up donations as needed. Assist with outreach, scheduling, and distributing homebound delivery and mobile food pantry services.Perform other duties as assigned including but not limited toWeekend donationsReliable attendance is an expectation. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Excellent Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills preferredAbility to interact and communicate effectively with diverse clienteleExcellent organizational skillsAbility to handle multiple tasksAbility to follow directions and work independentlyAbility to communicate and collaborate with program staff, volunteers, and other agency staff Sensitivity to all low-income persons and other disadvantaged persons with multi-cultural backgroundsAbility to perform work in a manner that protects client confidentialityAbility to lift and carry 50lbsRequired:Knowledge and support of Catholic Charities' purpose, mission, vision, values, and ethical standards.Knowledge and support of the Catholic Charities Compliance Program requirements including - but not limited to - the Code of Ethics, the Compliance Policy, and all relevant compliance procedures.Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.Previous customer service experience helpful.High School Diploma or EquivalentFood Handlers Certification (within six months of hire).Civil Rights Training (within 30 days of hire).Valid driver's license and insurabilityValid First Aid/CPR Training (within six months of hire)Working Conditions:Normal pantry, shipping, and receiving conditionsSignificant driving, including box trucks and large vansOccasional weekend/evening work and extended hours during seasonal timesAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Catholic Charities, Omaha , Pantry Outreach Assistant, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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