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Driver/Pantry Aide

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Location: Bronx, NY, United States
Job Type: full-time
Date Posted:
Salary Range: 21.98 - 24.73 USD Hourly

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The Feeding Our Neighbors (FON) Department provides emergency meals to individuals and families who face hunger and food insecurity throughout the Archdiocese of NY. Our goal is to provide healthy nutritious meals to anyone who is in need with compassion and dignity. This position will support the program operations and serve as alternate driver for the Home Bound Program.  

  • Assist with all aspects of weekly food deliveries including lifting, moving, cleaning and organizing of food, equipment, furniture, etc. in the hub and/or pantry.  
  • Receive, unpack and restock cases of food, produce, frozen and refrigerator food items.  
  • As requested, conduct and maintain product inventory and report information to supervisor.  
  • Maintain food safety protocols for food storage, inventory, equipment and premises.  
  • Provide assistance to clients in need of resources and services in the community. This may require a brief needs assessment, advocacy, information and referral to local community-based providers.  
  • Work closely with FON staff and CCCS personnel to ensure smooth program operations.  
  • Serve as a driver to pick up food from vendors and/or make food deliveries to partner programs.  a. This will include the proper use and maintenance of the vehicle, gas, mileage, repairs, etc.  
  • Keep facility and equipment clean and organized based on NYC Dept. of Health regulations. 
  • Help with the set-up and close-down of food hub and pantry as requested. 
  • Maintain good verbal and written communications with supervisor, staff and external partners.
  • Work closely with volunteers, interns, and other personnel as assigned. 
  • Work closely with the Case Management staff, other CCCS programs/staff and affiliate agencies. 
  • Assist Supervisor, department staff and/or other agency personnel as needed to support operations. 
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Salary: $21.98 per hour - $24.73 per hour. This is a non- exempt hourly position based on a 35 hours work week or $40,000 - $45,000 annually.


  •     High School Diploma/Equivalency  
  •  At least 3 years experience working in human services setting or  
  •  At least 3 years experience working or volunteering in an emergency food program.  
  •  Some familiarity with working in a small warehouse environment.  
  •  Some knowledge of operating warehouse equipment (pallet jacket)  
  •  Must be able to lift and/or containers that weigh over 50lbs.  
  •  Must have a valid and clean New York State driver’s license.  
  •  Must have good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.  
  •  Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or a database program. 
  •  Ability to interact with diverse population of the public and work in various communities.  
  •  Must maintain excellent relationships with internal personnel and external partners.  
  •  Must be a team player and be supportive of program and community development               projects.  
  •  May be required to work some holidays, evening and/or weekend hours.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:  

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 8am-4pm. 
Additional hours may be required to meet program deadlines, or client needs.  



Working conditions and physical demands required:  
  • The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  
  • Moving and lifting boxes, pallets, and/or cases of food products 50% of time, sometimes outside in colweather.  
  • Driving and travel within NYC at least 30% of the time using company vehicle.  
  • Familiarity with NYC streets/roads/highways, traffic laws and parking regulations.  
  • Traverse neighborhoods that may require a high level of alertness and awareness of surroundings.  
  • Work with clients who require consistent and comprehensive support, some under potentially stressful conditions.  
  • Remain in a stationary position at a workstation and use a computer approximately 20% of the time.  
Catholic Charities and Catholic Charities Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.