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Community Engagement Assistant
Status:
Part-Time (20 hours/week)
Reports to: Executive Director
Rate of Pay: starting at $15/hour

The Food Pantries for the Capital District (The Food Pantries) is a small team seeking a person 
with a positive “can-do” attitude to fill our Part-time Administrative Assistant position. Our office is 
located in Albany, NY.  We are a coalition of food pantries working together, in a spirit of 
cooperation, to do together what no one of us could do alone.  Our mission is to serve hungry 
people in the Capital District through member food pantries.  We support our pantries by 
purchasing, collecting and delivering food. We provide a forum for networking, coordination of 
services, and more.  For more information about The Food Pantries visit www.thefoodpantries.org


Qualifications: Education: Minimum High school or equivalency diploma, Preferred Associates or Bachelors degree; strong Microsoft office software skills including Word, Publisher, Excel, and Access; Email; organizational skills; detail orientated; personable; good communication skills both verbal and written; ability to multi-task; team player.

General Description: Volunteer coordination including recruiting, screening, placement, orientation, and training; coordinate and staff outreach opportunities to the general public to raise awareness, recruit volunteers and partners, and fill the community need gap; assist with community engagement efforts such as special events and communications; coordinate with partner organizations; and general support as needed.

Paid time off and comprehensive health insurance after evaluation period.

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter and resume to
pantries@thefoodpantries.org  Position open until filled.

No phone calls please.

Administrative Assistant
Status:Part-Time (20 hours/week)
Reports to: Executive Director
Rate of Pay: starting at $15/hour

The Food Pantries for the Capital District (The Food Pantries) is a small team seeking a person 
with a positive “can-do” attitude to fill our Part-time Administrative Assistant position. Our office is 
located in Albany, NY.  We are a coalition of food pantries working together, in a spirit of 
cooperation, to do together what no one of us could do alone.  Our mission is to serve hungry 
people in the Capital District through member food pantries.  We support our pantries by 
purchasing, collecting and delivering food. We provide a forum for networking, coordination of 
services, and more.  For more information about The Food Pantries visit www.thefoodpantries.org

Qualifications: Education: Minimum  High school or equivalency diploma, Preferred Associates or 
Bachelors degree; strong Microsoft office software skills including Word, Publisher, Excel, and 
Access; Email; organizational skills; detail orientated; personable; good communication skills; 
pleasant telephone manner; ability to multi-task; team player.

General Description: Receive visitors; answer and direct incoming and information and referral 
telephone calls; order and receive supplies; word processing; filing; data entry; reports; mail; 
mailings; make copies; prepare deposits; building and office maintenance; human resources; 
information technology; and general office and program support.

Paid time off and comprehensive health insurance after evaluation period.

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter and resume to
pantries@thefoodpantries.org  Position open until filled.

No phone calls please.


Employment at The Food Pantries 

Just $1 can provide 6.25 pounds of

food to a hungry neighbor

THE FOOD PANTRIES FOR THE CAPITAL DISTRICT

​​​​Feeding the hungry since 1979. Helping food pantries provide groceries for 3.3 million meals annually.


​Delivery Person/Truck Driver ​

Status: Part-Time
Department: Program Services ​
Reports To:  Program Director
Rate of Pay: Starting at $12/hr

Qualifications: Delivery / driving experience, ability to operate a box truck with a maximum weight of 16,000 pounds, driving knowledge and familiarity of the Capital Region, great organizational skills, great communication skills and the ability to work as and contribute to a busy team. Position is physically demanding including climbing in and out of vehicle and continual moving and lifting of heavy objects.

General Description
: pick- up and delivery of food orders,fresh produce and donated items to our member pantries. Coordinaton, scheduling, and administrative work associated with delivery service. This position is part time- 1-2 days per week with a view to extending hours. Employee will be asked to fill in as needed and/or as scheduling necessitates.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to pantries@thefoodpantries.org. The position will be open until filled.