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Pantry Coordinator at Catherine's Cupboard

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 7, 2023 - July 19, 2024

Application Window

September 12, 2022 - March 20, 2023

Location

  • Philadelphia, PA

Listing Details

Description

Gwynedd Mercy University (GMercyU) is a Mercy-sponsored university in the northern Philadelphia suburbs. Catherine’s Cupboard, the University food pantry, is a ministry of the Mercy Center for Service, Spirituality and Justice. Catherine’s Cupboard primarily serves students enrolled at Gwynedd Mercy University and their families. Last year approximately 120 students utilized its services; this year it is projected that over 150 students and their families will do so. Students range in age from 18-60 and may be commuters or residents. They may be facing temporary financial setbacks or they may have experienced a lifetime of poverty. A volunteer is needed as a pantry coordinator for Catherine’s Cupboard. The responsibilities include coordinating daily operation of the pantry, assisting students with access to resources and information, raising awareness about food and other basic need’s insecurities, and supporting staff in other areas of the department.

Gwynedd Mercy University (GMercyU) is a Mercy-sponsored university in the northern Philadelphia suburbs. Catherine’s Cupboard, the University food pantry, is a ministry of the Mercy Center for Service, Spirituality and Justice. Catherine’s Cupboard primarily serves students enrolled at Gwynedd Mercy University and their families. Last year approximately 120 students utilized its services; this year it is projected that over 150 students and their families will do so. Students range in age from 18-60 and may be commuters or residents. They may be facing temporary financial setbacks or they may have experienced a lifetime of poverty. A volunteer is needed as a pantry coordinator for Catherine’s Cupboard. The responsibilities include coordinating daily operation of the pantry, assisting students with access to resources and information, raising awareness about food and other basic need’s insecurities, and supporting staff in other areas of the department. Read More

Living Allowance

$150 - $220 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance

Additional Benefits

Quarterly retreats are hosted by Mercy Volunteer Corps to provide volunteers with opportunities for reflection, spiritual growth, and shared experiences. Throughout the service year, Mercy Volunteer Corps provides volunteers with webinars for personal and professional development.

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Valid driver's license

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security

Weekly Hours

40

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Disability Services Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Organization primarily serving older adults

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities