Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor, for Emily’s Pantry Nutrition Program, the Program Assistant is responsible for assisting in the coordination of Emily’s Food Pantries.
- Maintain food inventory for all Emily’s Pantry food pantries in order to provide nutritious and healthy food for clients.
- Coordinate all aspects of food ordering and deliveries for the Emily’s Pantry food pantries in order to insure timely, healthy and full
- Maintain all Emily’s Pantry pantries in a neat and orderly fashion to ensure a safe environment for all items.
- Monitor all equipment used to store Emily’s Pantry inventory for distribution to clients, ensuring food safety standards are maintained, and that clients receive high quality food items.
- Arrange for clients to receive food bags either by home delivery or by appointment at their designated HVCS office to ensure client’s nutritional needs are met.
- The Program Assistant will also conduct food deliveries and pick-ups with clients.
- Maintain food inventory for the Emily’s Food Pantry.
- Conduct all food shopping for Emily’s Pantry at various area markets; place and pick up food orders for Emily’s Pantry pantries from the local Food Bank; Must be able to lift an access of 30 pounds.
- Coordinate food deliveries to client homes as scheduled per program guidelines;
- Maintain the pantry in neat and orderly fashion; assist with identifying other food/donations sources in the counties serviced by Emily’s Pantry;
- Assist with program data entry; assist with program coverage when the Nutrition Coordinator is unavailable;
- Attend departmental and Agency meetings; participate in scheduled supervision with the Program Supervisor; and perform all other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma & two years of experience providing administrative support services to management personnel; well organized; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to manage time, prioritize and multitask; proficiency of Microsoft Windows and proficiency in Microsoft Word required; knowledge of Microsoft Excel; familiarity with non-profit and/or human service agency operation, sensitivity to HIV/AIDS issues; available to work occasional evenings; ability to work independently. Must have a valid, unrestricted driver's license and independent means of transportation for frequent travel to locations throughout the assigned county as well as to the offices of Hudson Valley Community Services (“HVCS”).
“While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to lift and/or move up to 30 lbs. Must be capable of standing for long periods of time, and able to climb steps, balance, kneel, crouch or crawl to complete his/her duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities to perform his/her essential job duties.”
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Hudson Valley Community Services
Why Work Here?HVCS’ mission is to promote prevention and wellness for all people, to encourage life-affirming decisions maximizing their quality of life, and to coordinate care for those living with complex health conditions. We envision a world where people live healthy lives and have access to the coordinated care they need.
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