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St Thomas United Methodist Church

Food Pantry Coordinator

St Thomas United Methodist Church
Manassas, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 05/24/2016
Categories: Missions/Domestic
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Position: Part-time (20hrs)                                                    


Reports to: Assistant Minister


Pay: $12/hr


St Thomas UMC is looking for a part-time (20hr per week) Food Pantry Coordinator.  Applicants must be outgoing and have problem solving, good communication, and strong interpersonal skills. Have basic knowledge of word and excel programs; high school graduate or GED required.  Grocery store experience is a plus.  Applicants must be able to react to change productively and handle other essential task as assigned; lift between 30-45lbs, be able to stand for long periods of time and stoop.  Being bi-lingual is an asset but not a requirement.  Job will require working 2 Saturdays per month from 7:30am-12:30pm or until finished; majority of work time will be on Thursdays and Fridays.  Flexibility is a must as applicant may be called in to assist when volunteer staff is unavailable.  Applicant will be required to take the general Food Pantry & USDA training at the National Capitol Area Food Bank (CAFB). 



Responsibilities Include:


  • Oversee general operations of the Food Pantry, coordinating with the volunteer Food Pantry coordinators, and working with the Assistant Minister to recruit volunteers
  • Coordinate daily volunteer staff
  • Coordinate volunteer staff to insure:
  1. Weekly food orders are placed
  2. Weekly quarterly reports are sent to CAFB
  3. Weekly paperwork is available (numbers, signup sheets, etc.)
  • Coordinate USDA distribution with USDA volunteer staff
  • Insure that Food Pantry is represented at Missions Committee Meeting
  • Assist with coordination of grocery pickups as needed