Mobile Food Distribution Assistant

Pittsburgh, PA
Part Time


412 Food Rescue Job Description


TITLE: Mobile Food Distribution Assistant

FLSA: Non-exempt

Hours: Part-time (Grant Funded)

Reports to: Program Coordinator


The Mobile Food Distribution Assistant (Part-time) is responsible for successful execution of the 412 Food Rescue Food Recovery distribution program at an assigned Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) housing community. The associate will report to the Program Manager and program staff to achieve program goals. We are looking for a committed and passionate person to join our team.


We prefer applicants with a flexible work schedule. 




● Coordinates perishable, prepared, and other food distributions at the HACP site; informs supervisor of any problems or issues in a timely manner.


● Inspects the product donated following food safety guidelines and follows appropriate steps to redirect or reject.


● Delivers food/donations to residents; informs supervisor of any problems or issues in a timely manner.


● Receives and delivers all products following all state and federal food safety handling guidelines.


● Accurately records all collections and distributions in our inventory system. Also records any and all information pertinent to food rescue operations.


● Develops and maintains positive relationships with vendors and beneficiaries; maintains positive relationships with all HACP residents and 412 Food Rescue staff.




● Meets with the Program Director and/or Program Manager to provide updates and review any issues, as required.


● Communicates clearly and effectively in all oral and written communications.


● Responds to any/all outreach from management/office staff in a timely manner.


● Demonstrates a working knowledge of customer service.


● Completes and submits a distribution report to the Program Director in a timely manner.


All essential duties are to be accomplished based on the ADA guidelines. ADA (American with Disabilities Act) states that the duties are to be successfully completed with or without reasonable accommodations.



Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and walk

Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs



High School or GED required


Valid PA drivers license and proof of auto insurance


State criminal background check and Act 33/34 clearances


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



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