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Program Assistant at Catherine's Cupboard

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 9, 2021 - July 22, 2022

Application Window

September 7, 2020 - June 21, 2021

Location

  • Philadelphia, PA

Listing Details

Description

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.

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. Read More

Living Allowance

$100 - $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 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

Direct 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