NOW HIRING – Updated 1/22/2020

​Food Pantry Assistant Driver

General Job Description: Under the direction of Interfaith Social Services’ Food Pantry Manager, the Assistant Driver will be an integral part of the team responsible for collecting and managing over 900,000 pounds of food each year – to be distributed through the Pantry Shelf program to local families in need.

Type of position: Part-time – 25 hours per week. Monday–Friday 7:30am – 12:30pm. Some evening, weekend and evening hours are required a few times a year for special events, food pickups and meetings.

Location: Quincy, MA

Compensation: $13 an hour

Benefits include: paid holidays, vacation and sick time, employer contribution to a 401K retirement plan, wellness and fitness reimbursement, etc.

Responsibilities:
• Assist the Food Pantry Driver with receiving, transporting and unloading food from the Greater Boston Food Bank and various local donors as needed
• Assist in maintaining the company vehicle. This includes keeping the van clean and orderly at all times
• Organize, sort and stock the pantry freezers and shelves as needed under the direction of the Food Pantry Driver and Food Pantry Manager
• Assist in maintaining the pantry and overall facility; keeping it clean, safe and efficient
• Responsible for snow removal around Interfaith’s office
• Assist staff in carrying out other projects as needed

Qualifications:
• Must have a valid Massachusetts Driver’s license
• A clean driving record
• Reliable and dependable; able to prioritize tasks and adhere to a set schedule
• Must demonstrate a pleasant, professional disposition
• Comfortable working as part of a team
• Flexible and willing to adapt to change
• Able to handle the stress of a labor-intensive job
• Must be able to stand, walk, bend and lift up to 75 lbs.

Application: Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to ekelly@interfaithsocialservices.org. Please include the job title which you are applying for in the subject field of the email.

Interfaith Social Services
Founded in 1947, Interfaith Social Services is dedicated to improving life for South Shore families and individuals in need. Our unique approach relies on a team of volunteers, donors and community partners to deliver compassionate, client-centered programs focused on hunger, mental health and emergency assistance. Interfaith’s food pantry is one of the largest in Greater Boston distributing over 500,000 meals to hungry local residents every year. www.InterfaithSocialServices.org.

Homelessness Prevention Coordinator 

General Job Description: Under the direction of Interfaith Social Services’ Executive Director, the Homelessness Prevention Coordinator is responsible for administering Interfaith’s HomeSafe Program. HomeSafe provides homelessness prevention and emergency assistance services to South Shore residents in need. The Coordinator is the only staff member of the program. The ideal candidate is a compassionate, creative and self-motivated person with experience in the nonprofit sector. They should be passionate about serving those in need. They must be reliable, highly detail-oriented, and a proven team player with excellent interpersonal, customer service and communication skills.

Type of position: Part-time, 20 to 25 hours per week, some evening and weekend hours are required for special events and meetings.

Benefits include: paid holidays, vacation and sick time, employer contribution to a 401K retirement plan, wellness and fitness reimbursement, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing all phone calls and requests for assistance
  • Determining client eligibility
  • Budget counseling for clients
  • Maintain client records
  • Staying current with all local and federal programs and benefits which may assist clients of the program
  • Maintaining a strong professional network with key personnel from similar organizations and programs

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of housing, homelessness and financial assistance programs available to Massachusetts residents
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Public Administration preferable, or demonstrate applicable work experience
  • Strong listener
  • Ability to make hard decisions
  • Comfortable exploring efficiency through technological solutions

Application: Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to Rick Doane at rdoane@interfaithsocialservices.org. Please include the job title which you are applying for in the subject field of the email.

Interfaith Social Services

Founded in 1947, Interfaith Social Services is dedicated to improving life for South Shore families and individuals in need. Our unique approach relies on a team of volunteers, donors and community partners to deliver compassionate, client-centered programs focused on hunger, mental health and emergency assistance. Interfaith’s food pantry is one of the largest in Greater Boston, distributing over 500,000 meals to hungry local residents every year. www.InterfaithSocialServices.org.​

Contact Interfaith

105 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Phone: 617-773-6203
info@interfaithsocialservices.org
Tax ID: 04-2104853