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The Open Door Food Pantry Specialist

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The Open Door

The Open Door

Must complete an official application here: www.equalheart.org/jobs

****Applicants Must select The Open Door Food Pantry Specialist when applying****

The Open Door is seeking an AmeriCorps position to serve in a direct service role and provide support to our Food Pantry staff in Eagan. This role is crucial to our operations and supporting our mission of ending local hunger through access to healthy food.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist staff and volunteers in providing clients with healthy, perishable and non perishable foods
  • Stock shelves and sort through incoming donations
  • Pack food for our curbside orders
  • Provide exceptional customer service to our clients and volunteers
  • Be a resource in answering client questions
  • Work on computer projects as available

Work Schedule:

Mondays:10:00am - 4:00pm

Tuesdays: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Wednesdays: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Thursdays: 9:00am - 1:30pm

Fridays: 9:30am - 2:30pm

Requirements:

  • Must be able to able to lift 30-40 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Multilingual is preferred
  • Available for the entire duration of the program
  • 17 years old or older by program start date
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Commitment to serving the community!
  • Must be available September 7, 2021 through April 2,2022

Benefits:

  • $8,100 Total Living Allowance
  • $3,097.50 Education Award, distributed after successful completion of the program and can be used for existing student loans or future education expenses like tuition and books
  • Experience in the service sector

Successful candidates should be:

  • Organized
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to lift
  • Interested in making a difference in the community

Great opportunity for students taking night classes or recent college graduates looking for experience in the non-profit sector.

What is AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps is a national community service program allowing individuals to give back to their community and get paid for it!

AmeriCorps is available to all, without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, creed, or veteran status.

Must complete an official application here: www.equalheart.org/jobs

****Applicants Must select The Open Door Food Pantry Specialist when applying****

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About The Open Door

Location:

3910 RAHN RD, EAGAN, MN 55122, US

Mission Statement

A fresh approach to ending local hunger through access to healthy food.

Description

The Open Door is a hunger relief organization dedicated to ending local hunger through access to healthy food. Through its collective programs, The Open Door serves more than 7,000 Dakota County residents each month, and distributes over 1 million pounds of food annually, 70% of which is fresh and/or perishable. Clients are able to access healthy food choices through a fixed-site food pantry in Eagan, multiple Mobile Pantry sites, the Mobile Lunch Box, and the Garden To Table program.

Hunger

WHEN

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WHERE

3904 Cedar Grove ParkwayEagan, MN 55122

(44.81513,-93.20975)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 17

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