Pop-up Pantry Associate

Posted by
San Francisco-Marin Food Bank
San Francisco, CA
Published 17 days ago

Are you a skilled Associate who believes in lending your skills to end hunger during these unprecedented times? If so, consider being a Pop-up Pantry Associate  for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank.

The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is comprised of a dedicated team of approximately 150 staff working collaboratively to provide close to 50 million pounds of food to over 210,000 people in the Bay Area – a region where 1 in 4 people are at risk of hunger. We are currently looking for a Pop-up Pantry Associate to help provide support to Pop-Up Pantry Leads with the operation of the Pop-Up Pantry Program.  See job description below and apply today if you would like to join us in our mission to end hunger.

Must be available Monday-Friday 2pm to 7:30 pm


Join a collaborative team of motivated individuals designing, supporting and expanding food programs throughout San Francisco and Marin counties. This position is a part-time, non-exempt position working with Pop-up Pantry team. Pop-up pantries are temporary pantries operated by Food Bank staff (Pop-Up Pantry Leads) in response to the COVID-19 Shelter in Place. Pop-up pantries receive a bin of supplies along with their delivery. The supply bin is returned to the warehouse after the pop-up to be restocked for the next pop-up.; the main objective is to be productive, accurate and efficient in building supply bins that will go out with the delivery truck the following day.


Physical demands & work environment:

  • Frequent and repetitive lifting up to 45 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
  • Frequent and regular movements using the wrists, hands, and fingers.
  • A good sense of balance
  • Good eye-hand-foot coordination

Other Support

  • Provide administrative and clerical support as needed
  • Ability to use office equipment (i.e. Printer, Laminator)
  • Coordinate occasional mass print jobs when needed
  • Hand deliver sign in sheets to reception
  • Organizing and stocking bulk inventory (i.e. bags, gloves, etc.)
  • Preparing bins: restocking supplies, removing/adding needed supplies
  • Prepare items for laundry service: freezer blankets, vests (outsourced laundered service is scheduled weekly)
  • Dispose of trash and recycling in the warehouse
  • Entry level computer and typing skills, and basic math skills.

Other Related Duties as Assigned


  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • High school diploma
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Working/ volunteering directly with clients and/or community engagement work is a plus.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of economically and educationally disadvantaged individuals. 
  • Dependable and able to accommodate occasional evening or weekend work when needed.
  • Ability to work and interact with individuals (staff and volunteers) from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds in a culturally diverse work environment.
  • Interest in hunger or food issues.
  • Must have ready access to reliable transportation
  • Physical Demands: Ability to stand long periods of time. Ability to carry up to 45 pounds of materials.


(The physical and environmental 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.)

ENVIRONMENT:                                     Standard office/ Ability to work outdoors continuously in all kinds of weather.

FINGER DEXTERITY:                Requires typing on standard computer.

TALKING:                         Ability to speak on phone and face to face.

HEARING:                        Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information. 

REPETITIVE MOTIONS:             Frequent and regular movements using the wrists, hands, and fingers.

AVERAGE VISUAL ABILITIES:        Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to view computer screens and documents.

PHYSICAL STRENGTH:             Ability to lift 45 pounds on a repetitive basis.



REASONING ABILITY:             Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide  range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to interpret instructions.

MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                      Ability to perform basic math skills, use decimals to compute ratios and percentages, and to draw and interpret graphs.

LANGUAGE ABILITY:                           Fluency in English. Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing.

SALARY:                          Competitive pay based on qualifications and experience

BENEFITS:                        Medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and 403(b) retirement plan with employer base and matching contribution. Generous holidays, vacation, and sick time.


The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Position covered by OPEIU Local 29 Bargaining Unit

Are you a skilled Associate who believes in lending your skills to end hunger during these unprecedented times? If so, consider being a Pop-up Pantry Associate  for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank.

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    Full Time Schedule


900 Pennsylvania Ave, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA

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