Food Access Assistant Massachusetts
Company: Harbor Health Services
Posted on: September 17, 2023
Harbor Health Services is seeking for a Food Access Assistant to
join our team at the Daniel Driscoll Neponset Health Center.
Position is 8 hours weekly, Tuesdays 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM.
This is a great opportunity to acquire community healthcare
experience and work closely with our Community Programs staff!
The Food Access Assistant plays an important role as a member of
the Prevention Services team, helping to increase access to
information and resources that support the health and well-being of
everyone in the communities Harbor Health serves.
The Food Access Assistant helps to operate the weekly food pantry
on Tuesdays at Daniel Driscoll-Neponset Health Center and
participates in other food access programming as needed.
Assists in operating the weekly food pantry at Daniel
Driscoll-Neponset Health Center on Tuesdays between 7:30 AM and
Unloads food and other items, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds,
navigating narrow passageways, and adjusting to weather
Greets food pantry clients in a friendly and pleasant manner, while
navigating cultural and language differences.
Records client attendance in an Excel database.
Assists new clients in filling out registration form and captures
Packs bags of food to be distributed using nutrition
Assists in tracking of inventory and placing orders.
Assists in data collection and reporting for grant funders and
Assists with client food access needs, including food pantry
deliveries and WIC client shopping.
Participates in seasonal community assistance programs, including
but not limited to Thanksgiving food access and holiday toys for
High school diploma or GED
Proven effective communications skills with various populations of
different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
Proven effective customer service skills
Experience working in a high-paced environment.
Understanding of how social determinants and health disparities
affect overall health preferred
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and be available to
work on Tuesdays starting at 7:30 AM.
Bi-lingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese. English/Haitian
Creole, English/Cape Verde Creole or English/Portuguese
We offer an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including
Health, Dental, Vision, Life, & Disability insurance, 403b Savings
Plan, Generous Paid Time Off plus 11 additional Holidays and much
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