The Amherst Survival Center has a small staff of employees assisted in all program areas by an amazing workforce of volunteers.
Join the amazing Amherst Survival Center team! Our Food and Nutrition Programs are expanding rapidly to provide more food to more people, including expanded lunch and produce distribution and Food Pantry groceries offered via onsite pick-up, no-contact curbside pick-up, and no-contact delivery throughout our community. We are building our capacity by adding new full-time positions to our team.
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 recruit 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 for open positions: Submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Hiring Manager, Amherst Survival Center, P.O. Box 9629, N. Amherst, MA 01059. Be sure to indicate which position(s) you are applying for in your cover letter. No phone calls or visits please. Applications accepted until positions are filled. Prompt applications encouraged.
Food Pantry Coordinator: Customer Service & Front End
Seeking an experienced human service professional with exceptional customer service and communication skills to oversee the front end and shopping experience for our Food Pantry. The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that Pantry shoppers have a positive experience and get what they need. The coordinator engages with participants, completes registration, makes referrals to other resources, and supervises volunteers. Coordinator plays an active role on our staff team leading all Center programs. Very strong preference for multi-lingual candidate including verbal proficiency in Spanish, Mandarin or Portuguese. 40 hrs/wk incl some eve/weekend hours. See job description for list of qualifications and job duties. $18-$20/hr DOE plus excellent benefits.
Food Pantry Coordinator: Sourcing & Operations
Seeking an experienced warehouse manager or operations specialist to oversee purchasing/sourcing, inventory and operations for expanding Food Pantry. The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that we have the food we need to provide to our community. The coordinator ensures safe storage and tracking of all inventory; sources donated and wholesale food and personal care products; and stocks the food pantry. Must have experience driving large vehicles and operating pallet jack. 40 hrs/wk incl. Some eve/weekend hours. See job description for list of qualificaitons and job duties. $18-$20/hr DOE plus excellent benefits.
Seeking a patient and caring human service professional with a track record of exceptional customer service to be the welcoming face of the Amherst Survival Center, supporting community members to access the resources we have to offer with strong attention to COVID safety protocol. Coordinator oversees outside lunch and fresh food distribution, manages lunch and pantry lines, answers questions, provides referrals to other community resources, Very strong preference for multi-lingual candidate including verbal proficiency in Spanish, Mandarin or Portuguese. 40 hrs/wk incl some eve/weekend hours. See job description for list of qualifications and job duties. $18-$20/hr DOE plus excellent benefits.
Additional position to be posted shortly.