The Amherst Survival Center has a small staff of employees assisted in all program areas by an amazing workforce of volunteers.
The Amherst Survival Center is hiring to sustain our expanded programs. Seeking a team-oriented and hardworking individual to provide high-quality food to community members.
Food Pantry Assistant (FT, 40 hours, $17/hr + benefits) As the Food Pantry Assistant you will unload food trucks, stock shelves, package grocery orders for delivery, drive delivery vehicles, and more. Very physical job, indoors and outdoors, frequent lifting of 50+ lbs. Driver’s license required. Work alongside a great team of staff and volunteers. $17/hr. plus excellent benefits. Schedule is generally M-F 8:30-4:30, plus a few evening or weekend shifts each month as part of a rotation. Click here for full job description.
Kitchen Assistant (PT, 20-21.5 hrs/wk, $17/hr + benefits) As the Kitchen Assistant you will prep, cook and clean, and work alongside a team of volunteers, to prepare free, homemade meals to community members. Food service/commercial kitchen experience required. $17/hr. Plus excellent benefits. Schedule is generally M, T, Th, F 10-3 plus ~2 Wednesdays per month from 9:30-11. Schedule to include some evening hours in future. Click here for full job description.
Employee Benefits: We know that the benefits offered are an important part of your decision to apply for a job. The Amherst Survival Center offers a comprehensive benefits package for full and part-time employees. Benefits include: Paid vacation (starting at 3 weeks per year) PLUS paid sick leave, personal time, and holidays; Simple IRA with 3% employer match and immediate vesting; Health & Dental Insurance (for all employees working 20 or more hours per week); Life insurance (100% paid by organization); and both Short & Long Term Disability Insurance (100% paid by organization, available to all employees working 30 or more hours per week). You’ll also receive quality supervision and work alongside an amazing team of staff and volunteers as part of a robust community effort that has provided more than a million meals worth of food to ~7,000 of our neighbors over the last year. And you’ll get to eat delicious, prepared lunches four days a week!
The Amherst Survival Center is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to racial equity and social justice and make a particular effort to recruit people of color to apply for open positions. We select and employ the best qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion/religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or military status.
To Apply: Submit resume to email@example.com or mail to Hiring Manager, Amherst Survival Center, P.O. Box 9629, N. Amherst, MA 01059. No phone calls or visits please. Upon receipt of your resume, you will be asked to complete a brief candidate questionnaire. Applications accepted until position is filled. Review to begin immediately. Prompt applications encouraged.