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Mobile Pantry Driver and Warehouse Associate

Department: KOSHER FOOD PROGRAM
Location: Brooklyn, NY

FLSA: Non-Exempt/Overtime Eligible

Benefits: Eligible

Hours Per Week: 40/Full-time

Met Council is Americaís largest Jewish charity dedicated to serving the needy. Met Councilís ten different departments are staffed by experts who helped over 305,000 clients in 2021 and continuously advocate on behalf of all needy New Yorkers. Our holistic programs range from 100% affordable housing at 20 locations to our award-winning family violence program to comprehensive Holocaust survivor assistance to senior programming to crisis intervention to the largest free kosher food distribution program in the world. Our network of 101 food pantries, 20 affordable housing sites, and 15 JCCs provide services directly in neighborhoods across New York.

Position Summary:

Met Council is seeking a full-time and highly motivated individual to support the day-to-day operations and vehicle responsibilities of the Mobile Pantry. (CDL not required but preferred) As the operator for our newly established mobile food pantry truck, the Driver will be representing Met Council by bringing food to underserved areas of New York. Duties include but are not limited to vehicle operation and maintenance, food inventory, loading and unloading of the truck and program support.

The Mobile Pantry Driver and Warehouse Associate will work closely in coordination with the Mobile Pantry team to ensure the quality and effectiveness of the program. The typical schedule for this position is Mondays-Thursdays 7:30-4:30 pm and Fridays 8:00 am- 2:00 pm (hours may vary and some evenings may be required). When program responsibilities are concluded, this person will be responsible for assisting with other warehouse work.

Principal Responsibilities: 

Competencies:

Skill and Education:

Physical Demands:

  1. Required Constantly: Walking, sitting, grasping, bending, stooping, squatting.
  2. Required Frequently: Standing and climbing stairs; 
  3. Required Occasionally: Reaching above the shoulder, and lifting 5-25 pounds, pushing and pulling

Special Requirements:

Benefits: Major medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; pre-tax commuter benefits; FSA; 403(b) with employer contribution; plus generous vacation, sick leave, and holidays.