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Food "Pharmacy" Helper - Healthy Food for Patients of a Free Clicnic

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ORGANIZATION: Samaritan House San Mateo

  • 3 people are interested

Position 1: Inventory receiving and dry goods package creation Tuesdays 11am-1pm currently need only one person in this position and primary just preparing boxes because the FP is at HQ

The primary roles of this position are:

Unloading inventory delivered weekly from HQ (this part of the job is negligible currently because the FP is at HQ)

  • Unloading the truck of dry and perishable goods.
  • Placing the boxes in the food pharmacy inventory and refrigeration
  • Emptying inventory into shelves as needed

Preparing dry goods boxes/bags for patients:

  • Pulling specified inventory from the food pharmacy to create bags of dry goods to be available for handout to patients

Key Skills needed:

  • The ability to safely lift heavy boxes of food.

Position 2: Distribute food to patients during Food Pharmacy open hours. Currently needed Wednesdays 10am-12pm and Wednesdays 2pm-4pm in the future will likely be 1-7pm

The primary roles of this position are:

  • Checking in patients
  • Pulling together perishable goods, dry goods and product boxes onto a cart to give to the customer.

Key Skills needed:

  • The ability to safely lift moderately heavy food boxes onto a cart

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About Samaritan House San Mateo


4031 Pacific Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94403, US

Mission Statement

At Samaritan House, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Our central mission is to preserve dignity, promote self-sufficiency, and provide hope with compassion to everyone in the community. Through our case management services, community clinics, emergency shelters, and food & financial empowerment programs, we are committed to fostering an environment and service practice where all feel valued, respected, and are free from discrimination. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger community. We commit to aligning our culture and service practices to further be a beacon of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging for all in San Mateo County.


As one of San Mateo’s leading nonprofits, we are the largest food distribution agency in the county and are recognized as a role model in the community. Our free service offerings include shelter and housing assistance; medical and dental clinics; clothes for children; personalized case management and much more. Each year, we provide services and resources to more than 25,000 low-income and homeless San Mateo County residents in need, including families with children, seniors and individuals living with a disability, veterans and homeless adults.


Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine, Hunger


We'll work with your schedule.


4031 Pacific BlvdSan Mateo, CA 94403



  • Children Medical Services
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service




  • Must be at least 16
  • Once weekly

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