Wayside Food Programs is hiring for a Food Rescue Assistant! Join our hard working team to fight hunger and strengthen our community.

The Food Rescue Assistant will work with Wayside staff and volunteers to assist in the procurement, sorting and distribution of food through Wayside’s Food Rescue Program.  The Assistant will be specifically responsible for assisting pantries with food pickups, picking up food donations offsite and assisting individuals and others with donating food at Wayside’s warehouse.  This position will report to Wayside’s Warehouse Manager. 

This is a 20 hour/week position; days/times are Monday 9:00-2:00, Tuesday 9:00-2:00, Wednesday 9:00-3:00 and Friday 9:00-1:00. Please send a resume and short cover letter to mzwolinski@waysidemaine.org  Start date:  May 1, 2019

 Responsibilities:

  • Food donation pickups
  • Work with Warehouse Manager to supervise volunteers in warehouse tasks
  • Assist pantries with food pickups
  • Assist with onsite food donations
  • Other tasks as needed
  • Maintaining and submitting bi-weekly timesheets

 Qualifications:

  • Excellent driving record
  • Comfortable driving a box truck
  • Ability to become fork truck certified (we will train)
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds regularly throughout the day
  • Ability to work in cold temperatures
  • Previous warehouse experience preferred
  • Organized; able to follow detailed daily schedule