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 2 team-oriented and hardworking individuals to provide high-quality food to community members.
Food Pantry Assistant (Full Time, 40 hours/week, $17/hr + benefits) As the Food Pantry Assistant you will assist with unloading food trucks, stocking food, packaging grocery deliveries, driving delivery vehicles, and more. Click here for full job description.
Program Assistant (PT, 21 hours, $17/hr + benefits) As the Program Assistant, you will supervise and work alongside an amazing team of volunteers to set up our outside daily produce distribution each morning; and support staff and volunteers with pantry grocery deliveries to area community members. Click here for full job description.
These are both very physical jobs, working indoors and outdoors in all weather, with frequent lifting of 30-50+ lbs. You will be working alongside a great team. $17/hr plus excellent benefits.
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); 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 more than 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 (required) and a brief statement of interest/cover letter (optional) to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Hiring Manager, Amherst Survival Center, P.O. Box 9629, N. Amherst, MA 01059. No phone calls or visits please. Applications accepted until position is filled. Review to begin immediately. Prompt applications encouraged.