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Pantry Aide

Location: Bronx, NY, United States
Job Type: full-time
Date Posted:
Salary Range: 20.88 - 21.98 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, in the hub and/or pantry.
  • Receive, unpack and restock cases of food, produce, frozen and refrigerator food
  • Conduct and maintain product inventory and report information 
  • Maintain food safety protocols for food storage, inventory, equipment 
  • Work closely with FON staff and CCCS personnel to ensure smooth program
  • Keep facilities and equipment clean and organized based on NYC of Health regulations.
  • Help with the set-up and close-down of food hub and pantry 
  • Work closely with volunteers, interns, and other personnel 
  • Work closely with the Case Management staff, other CCCS programs/staff and affiliates.
  • Assist Supervisor, department staff and/or other agency personnel as needed to support
  • Ability to travel to various pantry sites and provide support as
  • Other duties as assigned

PAY:  $20.88-21.98 per hour

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm Additional hours may be required to meet program deadlines, or client needs.


  • High School Diploma/Equivalency and some college
  • Some familiarity with working in a small warehouse
  • Some knowledge of operating warehouse equipment (pallet jacket)
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to lift and/or containers that weigh over.
  • Must have good communication, interpersonal and organizational.
  • Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or a database.
  • Ability to interact with diverse population of the public and work in various.
  • Must maintain excellent relationships with internal personnel and external.
  • Must be a team player and be supportive of program and community development.
  • May be required to work some holidays, evening and/or weekend.

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 cold weather.
  • Driving and travel within NYC at least 30% of the time using company
  • Familiarity with NYC streets/roads/highways, traffic laws and parking
  • Traverse neighborhoods that may require a high level of alertness and awareness 
  • 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.