Pantry Outreach Assistant

Catholic Charities of Omaha - Omaha



Name of Facility: Catholic Charities of Omaha
9223 Bedford Avenue
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Amanda Driver

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Assists Program Director and Pantry Coordinator in the daily operation of neighborhood pantries, homebound delivery, mobile pantries, and other food distribution systems. Provides receptionist support for pantries as needed and assists with intakes and data collection.

Essential Job Functions:

Assist Pantry Coordinators with preparation of food packages for clients, receiving donations, food inventory, sorting and stocking food, and help pantry clients with intakes and delivery coordination.
Receive, unload, weigh, and organize food from appropriate vendors, donors, and the food bank.
Maintain cleanliness, order, and safety in all pantry areas, including pantry equipment and vehicle.
Pick up donations as needed. Assist with outreach, scheduling, and distributing homebound delivery and mobile food pantry services.
Perform other duties as assigned including but not limited to
Weekend donations
Reliable attendance is an expectation.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills preferred
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with diverse clientele
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks
Ability to follow directions and work independently
Ability to communicate and collaborate with program staff, volunteers, and other agency staff
Sensitivity to all low-income persons and other disadvantaged persons with multi-cultural backgrounds
Ability to perform work in a manner that protects client confidentiality
Ability to lift and carry 50lbs

Education and Experience
Knowledge and support of Catholic Charities’ purpose, mission, vision, values, and ethical standards.
Knowledge and support of the Catholic Charities Compliance Program requirements including – but not limited to – the Code of Ethics, the Compliance Policy, and all relevant compliance procedures.
Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
Previous customer service experience helpful.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Food Handlers Certification (within six months of hire).
Civil Rights Training (within 30 days of hire).
Valid driver’s license and insurability
Valid First Aid/CPR Training (within six months of hire)

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