Food Pantry Driver (AMERICORPS)- Part Time


Cause Areas


Thu Feb 15, 2018 08:30 AM - Mon Dec 31, 2018 01:00 PM


451 Van Houten StreetSPCDC Food PantryPaterson, NJ 07501


Service Title: Food Pantry Driver (AmeriCorps)

Program Site: SPCDC Food Pantry

Reports to: Food Pantry Coordinator

Service Responsibilities include:

Pickup donations (e.g. food, clothing, toys, etc.) from collection sites and deliver them to St. Paul's CDC

Deliver food packages to homebound clients residing within a 5 mile radius of St. Paul's CDC

Must be able to lift up to 35lbs

Proposed schedule: Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Compensation: Stipend

Qualifications and Requirements:
High school diploma
Valid Driver’s License
Must clear all background checks including National Sex Offender Registry check
US Citizen or permanent resident


AmeriCorps is the domestic version of the Peace Corps. AmeriCorps Members dedicate one year of their life to serve communities throughout the United States that are in need. For this year of dedication, individuals earn a living stipend, education award, and more! SPCDC AmeriCorps Members serve in all aspects of the agency's work. Duties range from working in the SPCDC Food Pantry, case management in our homeless men's shelter, and mentoring students in after school and summer programs throughout the City of Paterson, NJ.

SPCDC offers its members different benefits based on a member’s level of commitment.

*Part Time Members commit to serve 900 hours within a year (approximately 20-25 hours per week).

Position Type: Part-Time

Volunteer Hours to Complete by 12/31/18: 900

Bi-weekly Financial Stipend (Without Taxes): $257.69

Total Stipend Amount for the Year: $6,700.00

Educational Award: $2,960.00 (after successful completion of service term)

*Access to NJSCNCS Trainings, Professional Development Workshops, & Access to AmeriCorps Alumni Resources

*Participation in FREE End of the Year Trip to Washington D.C

Contact AmeriCorps Program Director, Rachelle Thompson for more information at or (973) 710-3900 ext. 448


  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Relationship Building
  • Food Service

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must complete 900 hours by 12/31/2018
  • AMERICORPS application and resume

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