Distribution Coordinator - Food


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8 W Olive St.ScrantonScranton, PA 18508
Wilkes Barre Food Distribution
Help provide food to the homeless and needy of the Wilkes Barre area.


Distribution Coordinator - Food

Wilkes-Barre Food distribution 2nd and 4th Friday of every month

Volunteer Job Specification

Time requirement

2nd and 4th Friday of each month. Approx. 8:30 am - 3:30pm. Minimum commitment of 6 months.

Objective of Role

Move distribution goods from Scranton and facilitate the distribution in KM’s Wilkes-Barre location.


Role reports to the Volunteer Coordinator.

Job Profile

Leave Scranton by 9:00 am and pick up Panera / Starbucks donations on the way to Wilkes-Barre.

Be at Keystone Mission Wilkes-Barre by 10:00 am to meet volunteers.

Designate a volunteer to weigh food donations at the mission and properly log the information.

Direct volunteers to set up the room for distribution (move tables / set up chairs).

Assign volunteers items to fill the bags for the distribution. Set up meat/ produce tables, package bread items for giveaway.

Assign volunteers for each distribution station.

Open doors at 11:30 PM to start registration for a 12:00 PM start. Distribution will run until 2:00 PM.

Break down all cardboard in the dumpster.

Pack empty crates in the van to take back to Scranton.

Direct volunteers to set the room up for Message and a Meal later that night.

Drive the van back to Scranton Location.

Return paper documentation to Scranton.

Special / Physical Attributes

Valid Driver’s license

Able to lift at least 50 LBS

Able to use Microsoft Word, tablet, online applications

Good interpersonal and communication skills / Able to lead a team

Excellent organizational and time management skills


  • Data Entry
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2nd & 4th Friday of each month. 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

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