Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2400 Potters RoadVirginia Beach, VA 23454


About

The Food Pantry Assistant will volunteer at Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation’s (VBCDC) main office working directly with neighbors utilizing the food pantry. Food Pantry Assistant Job Duties: - Ensuring neighbors sign in and out of the corporate office when coming to request food from the food pantry. - Requesting neighbors to complete the food pantry intake sheet. - Processing and packaging requested orders for neighbors. - Handing out completed orders to neighbors. - Updating the inventory based on goods distribution after each neighbor’s visit. - Informing the Food Pantry Manager when food products are low. - Maintaining the food pantry key in a secure location. - Ensuring the food pantry is locked at all times when not in use. - Sorting, organizing, and stocking food products in the food pantry accordingly to likeness. - Checking the food items for secure packaging, sealing, and food quality dates. - Participating in training as needed- may include FOODSAFE, USDA, etc. - Maintaining a log of disposed food items that expired. - Assisting the Food Pantry Manager as needed. - Cleaning the food pantry after each shift to maintain order and cleanliness. - Communicating concerns regarding neighbors or the food pantry to the Food Pantry Manger and Senior Neighbor Advocate. - Assisting the Food Pantry Manager with monthly reporting requested information as needed. Food Pantry Assistant Required Skills/Education: This position requires the volunteer to have computer Skills to include Excel, customer service experience, and the ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Additional Information: The volunteer will be expected to work at least 4 hours per week. The time commitment for this position is for a 6 month timeframe to be renewed at the desire of the volunteer. Click here to Apply today!

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Nutrition
  • Food Delivery / Distribution

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week for 6 months
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