Gwynedd Mercy University is a Catholic university near Philadelphia, PA. This position is based in Catherine’s Cupboard (CC), a program within the office of Campus Ministry that supports students struggling to meet their basic needs. The program originated as a traditional food pantry for those experiencing food insecurity and has expanded to offer healthy grab and go snacks between classes along with financial assistance for on-campus dining options and to support commuters’ transportation costs. A volunteer is needed as a program assistant, aiding in daily operations at CC such as intake and tracking of donations, receiving and sorting food deliveries, assisting students as they utilize CC, facilitating students’ use of the Smart Choice app to order food, publicizing the services of CC to the community, and assisting with data collection.
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance
Quarterly retreats are hosted by Mercy Volunteer Corps to provide volunteers with opportunities for reflection, spiritual growth, and shared experiences. Throughout the service, Mercy Volunteer Corps provides volunteers with webinars for personal and professional development.
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check