Mobile Pantry Driver and Site Logistics


CROS Ministries

CLASSIFICATION: Part time, Hourly

Organization Objective:

CROS Ministries serves the hungry in Palm Beach and Martin Counties through community collaborations. CROS is supported by churches, synagogues, community groups and private individuals throughout Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast, all of whom share in this common goal.

Expectation for All Employees:

All employees will support the organization’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: professionalism, excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect individuality of others, commitment to our community, accountability, and ownership of actions and decisions. All employees will demonstrate support of the organization through commitment to policy, safety and security, and compliance. All employees are expected to participate in organization events and support organization program operations.

Job Overview:

This position is responsible for driving a box truck, loading food and equipment with a forklift, and setup/teardown with a pallet jack at the Mobile Food Pantry sites. This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week. Workdays are Wednesday through Saturday. Hours are 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Essential Functions:

• Safely drive box truck to and from pantry sites throughout Palm Beach County
• Set up and tear down Mobile Pantry onsite
• Ensure proper food and equipment are on the truck for each shift
• Work with Warehouse staff to ensure proper rotation and storing of food
• Assist with pantry operations and volunteers onsite
• Assist with warehouse operations
• Maintain relationships with community partners
• Work to educate the community as to systemic causes and solutions to ending hunger

Education and Experience:

• High School Diploma/GED plus five years directly related experience
• Must be 21 years of age or older
• Previous experience working with volunteers a plus
• Previous experience driving a truck required
• Previous experience operating a forklift required
• Previous warehouse experience required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• Must have a valid FL driver license, clean driving record, reliable transportation
• Must be able to pass background check and drug screening
• Basic computer knowledge, database experience a plus
• Teamwork and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to understand and follow instructions to complete assigned tasks
• Ability to organize and prioritize work
• Ability to problem solve, implement solutions, work independently
• Knowledge of applicable work environment safety rules a plus
• Fluency in Spanish and/or Creole a plus

Orientation Factors

• Must be able to lift and move 50 lbs. repetitively
• Must be able to grasp and hold
• Must be able to climb, crawl, and stoop to reach material; bend at the waist; kneel or crouch for extended periods of time; reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally
• Must be able to withstand extended periods of sitting, standing, and/or bending
• Must be able to withstand extended periods of working outdoors
• Must be able to climb stairs
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with diverse groups
• Occasional after-hours work is required throughout the year.
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

How to Apply:

Mail or e-mail a letter/e-mail of intent, resume, and a completed employment application. CROS’ employment application form can be found on our web site at www.crosministries.org or call our office at 561-233-9009.

CROS Ministries
ATTN: Meredith Caldwell
3677 23rd Ave. S., #B-101
Lake Worth, FL 33461

OR

E-mail your submission to mcaldwell@crosministries.org.

Submissions should have both components, as listed above, to be considered complete. This position will remain posted till filled.

It is the policy of CROS Ministries to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, gender, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, age or other unlawful discriminatory characteristics as defined in federal, state, or local laws. All candidates are considered on the basis of individual character, qualifications, and abilities in relation to the requirements of the advertised position.


Accreditations

Contributions benefit United Way of Palm Beach County, a not-for-profit tax-exempt organization. Our EIN is 59-0683258.
“A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION OF UNITED WAY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, CH802, MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1.800.435.7352 WITHIN THE STATE OF FLORIDA, OR AT www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Consumer-Services. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” United Way of Palm Beach County receives 100% of each contribution.