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Food Pantry Assistant Job Description
Family Resource Center of the Redwoods Food Bank
Location: Crescent City, California
Employed By: Family Resource Center of the Redwoods
Reports To: Food Bank Manager/Food Bank Director
Time Commitment: 20-30 hours per week
Compensation: $15.50-$18.00

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled.

Please email application and resume to Food Bank Manager at or drop off at the front desk at the Family Resource Center of the Redwoods, 494 Pacific Ave, Crescent City CA 95531.

Essential Job Duties: The Food Pantry Assistant essential job duties include the following:

● Stock food in Pacific Pantry and mobile pantry with First In First Out procedure.

● Repack bulk foods into individual units.

● Clean, organize, and restock the food pantries at the start + end of distributions.

● Utilize the tablet to check in pantry/TEFAP/Senior Box clients and assist them to assemble

food boxes. Pay attention to detail in correctly recording household questions.

● Distribute Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) senior boxes, including verifying identity, and age and income eligibility. Help clients fill out applications and collect signatures.

● Distribute Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and other state and federal food program foods. Know the difference between the various food bank programs and administer them accordingly. Attend training and community meetings as indicated.

● Assist with Mobile Distributions on Tuesdays throughout Del Norte County.

Typical Weekly Schedule: 8am-5pm Tuesdays; 1-6pm Thursdays; 11am-4pm Fridays, Every other Saturday 11-1

Equal Employment Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation:

The FRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability or marital status or  other non-merit factors in its hiring practices, including the process of recruitment, selection, promotion or other conditions of employment. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make reasonable efforts during the interview process to accommodate people with special physical or mental requirements. If special accommodations are necessary, please contact the FRC (email or call 707.954.0955 ext. 2102) prior to your interview date.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: 15.50
Maximum Hourly Wage: 18.00