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All Volunteer positions require Child Abuse Clearances; all paid positions require the CAC and a Criminal Background Check

The agency serves Wilkinsburg and the surrounding towns and municipalities and operates both a bricks and mortar pantry at 702-704 Wood Street and a mobile pantry at several hour stops per week in several urban neighborhoods in and around Wilkinsburg. The truck is a 25-foot step van outfitted with shelves and refrigeration and freezer equipment.

Wilkinsburg Community Ministry (WCM) is a non-profit organization focused on providing and sharing food with our neighbors in Wilkinsburg and surrounding communities. We do this primarily through our storefront food pantry where we offer our shoppers dignity through a choice of food, allowing them to select the foods they would like. In addition, we operate a Mobile Food Pantry Рtaking food closer to our customers at times when the storefront is not open. Both programs are possible through our partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, 412 Food Rescue,  other local food retailers, and the support of friends, foundations, and corporations.


 Pantry Attendant

WCM seeks a part-time staff member (15 hours/week) to work in our storefront food pantry. This is an on-site position, working Tuesday – Thursday between 8:30am and 1:30pm.

The Pantry Attendant will report to the Pantry Coordinator and is responsible for the following activities:

  • Assist in opening the pantry each day by stocking shelves and setting out food.
  • Welcome everyone who comes into the pantry and assist them in shopping through the limited portions of the pantry space
  • Explain the process to new and/or returning neighbors.
  • Monitor sign in sheets.
  • Assist in cleaning the front room by wiping down countertops, sweeping the floor and wiping down refrigerator and freezer units.
  • Refill shelves/Refrigerator/Freezer throughout the day as needed (or ask for help doing so).
  • Collaborate with the Pantry Coordinator as needed and on all special projects.

Basic Requirements:

  • Welcoming demeanor and a willingness to work with a range of folks from many different backgrounds.
  • Superior social skills, friendly and confident, a team player.
  • Ability to stand for the entire shift and able to lift 20-40lbs.
  • Pass State Child Abuse Clearances
  • Flexible, with the ability to adjust in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Maintain Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank food certification and safety certificate and GPCFB civil rights certification.

Advanced Requirements:

  • Customer Service Experience

Benefits:

  • Accrued Sick Time, Days off and paid holidays
  • Compensation $15 hour, 15 hours a week

All interested applicants must submit a resume and three references (1 character, 2 professional) to the Pantry Coordinator at caring@wcm15221.org

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