Food Pantry Volunteer (Food Bank pick-ups)

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ORGANIZATION: The Urban Health Collaborative

As a Food Pantry Volunteer, you will play a crucial role in supporting our non-profit organization's mission to alleviate hunger and food insecurity in the community. You will assist with various tasks related to the efficient operation of the food pantry, ensuring that individuals and families in need have access to nutritious food.

Assist with Food Procurement:
Go to our local food bank on our behalf, on designated pick-up days to get food and pantry items for the food pantry.

Unload and sort food donations, ensuring items are properly labeled and stored.

Stock and Inventory Management:

Conduct regular inventory checks to maintain accurate stock records.

Organize and rotate food items to maintain freshness and minimize waste.

Notify the Food Pantry Manager of any shortages or issues with inventory.

Maintain Cleanliness and Orderliness:

Keep the food pantry area clean, neat, and well-organized.

Follow food safety and sanitation guidelines to ensure a safe environment for volunteers and clients.

Assist with general cleaning and maintenance tasks as needed.

Volunteer Coordination and Support:

Collaborate with other volunteers and staff members to ensure smooth operations and effective teamwork.

Assist in training and orienting new volunteers, providing guidance as needed.

Foster a positive and inclusive volunteer experience, promoting a welcoming and supportive environment.

The opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families in need.

Gain valuable experience in the non-profit sector and develop transferable skills.

Work alongside a dedicated team of volunteers and staff members who share your passion.

Please note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the responsibilities and requirements of the Food Pantry Volunteer position. Duties may vary depending on the specific needs of the organization and the availability of resources.

2 Shifts

  • morning / 06:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
  • afternoon / 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM EST
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About The Urban Health Collaborative


24 Kirkpatrick Street, Lower Level, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Urban Health Collaborative (TUHC) is to shift mindsets and help the world believe it can be a better place. We collaboratively work with local, state, and national partners to bridge the gap between healthcare and education, to lessen the burden of health disparities in Urban communities. The Urban Health Collaborative strives to improve the overall health and well-being of all youth and their families living in Urban communities in Central and Northern New Jersey. We help communities learn new skills and teach them how to use them in their daily lives, to better preserve their mental and physical health, to prevent mental illness, chronic disease, comorbidities, and to learn how to better empathize with people in their everyday lives regardless of race, gender, and identity.


At The Urban Health Collaborative (TUHC) we believe that youth are the key to the next generation, and we are here to ensure they have the best chance to make the world a better place! The Urban Health Collaborative prides itself on helping mitigate the negative impact that Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have on youth and to help prevent their trauma from following them into adulthood. New Jersey youth have an immense amount of potential to be, and do, anything they choose. The Urban Health Collaborative prides itself on helping youth tap into their potential and helping them achieve excellence in all facets of life.


Advocacy & Human Rights
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Hunger


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts


24 Kirkpatrick StreetLower LevelNew Brunswick, NJ 08901



  • Customer Service
  • Food Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimally 6 hours a week
  • High School diploma if over 18

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