Food Pantry Volunteer Resume Samples

A Food Pantry Volunteer works for the social service sector or non-profit sector establishments and assists with various activities. A well-drafted Food Pantry Volunteer Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – loading and unloading vans, sorting food items, checking for expiration dates, maintaining the pantry areas and keeping clean and organized; creating a new filling system for volunteers, conducting research to find free local services; managing referrals of resources, and maintaining the flexibility to meet the daily changing needs of the food pantry.

Those seeking to provide such social service should mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – a personable demeanor, good communication skills; physical fitness and stamina, the ability to lift weights, and teamwork. Formal education is not required for this role. Work experience is a must for this role.

Food Pantry Volunteer Resume example

Food Pantry Volunteer Resume

Objective : Highly focused team player with excellent customer service and cash management record. Adept at handling multiple customer requests and concerns with the utmost professionalism and courtesy.

Skills : Administration, Communication, Telecommunication, Public Speaking, Presentation.

Description :

    1. Received, sorted, and prepared food donations for distribution.
    2. Organized resources, keep order in public spaces, and assist clients with their needs.
    3. Welcome clients and donors upon arrival.
    4. Assisted in carrying donations into the building.
    5. Prepared food bags for distribution to clients.
    6. Monitored public areas for cleanliness and order.
    7. Helped clients carry items out of the food pantry when they are unable to do it themselves.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma in Music


Food Pantry Volunteer Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a part-time position in a company/organization where one can gain work experience and enhance skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Patient Education, Organizational, Communications, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Answered customers' questions about merchandise and advise customers on merchandise selection.
    2. Stocked shelves, racks, cases, bins, and tables with new or transferred merchandise.
    3. Itemized and total customer merchandise selection at checkout counter.
    4. Transported packages to customers' vehicles.
    5. Took inventory or examine merchandise to identify items to be replenished.
    6. Received, open, unpack and issue floor merchandise.
    7. Cleaned display cases, shelves, and aisles.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Science


Food Pantry Volunteer Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a full-time position to utilize excellent communication and customer service skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Documentation, Sales, Management, Office Administration, Written Communication, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Assisted to feed homeless and hungry by picking up, unloading, and bagging food packages to give out at the location.
    2. Participated in food and diaper drives while promoting the agency's events.
    3. Assisted high school students in developing new social media accounts to help pantry clients and Parkland residents in finding free resources in the area.
    4. Built relationships by engaging in tactful, positive, and culturally-sensitive dialogue with food pantry clients.
    5. Managed referrals of resources to pantry clients in accordance with their individual needs.
    6. Maintained flexibility to meet the daily changing needs of the food pantry. 
    7. Worked with staff and clients to maintain a safe environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BSin Science

Food Pantry Volunteer Resume

Summary : Empathetic, client-centered, and progress focused student eager to expand direct-practice skills and provide outstanding social services. Broad background in volunteer roles supporting diverse populations with demonstrated cultural competence and sensitivity.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Human Resources, Excellent Communication.

Description :

    1. Assorted, organized, and packages food for equal distribution.
    2. Registered each resident who visits the pantry.
    3. Provided them customer service that adheres to equal rights guidelines.
    4. Maintained a clean and orderly work environment to ensure food preparation codes are met.
    5. Completed orders for each family, developed new ways to receive fresh.
    6. Prepared carts by distributing food; pushcarts to the customer's vehicle and politely deliver food items
    7. Worked collaboratively in a team in order to prepare meal distribution.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma in F&B

Food Pantry Volunteer Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a clerical accounting position that fully utilizes past experience and abilities. Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the company.

Skills : Data Entry, Inventory Management, Writing, Public Speaking, Organization, Customer Service, Networking, Social Media, Detail Oriented.

Description :

    1. Managed book work for the food pantry.
    2. Helped with a sign-in sheet.
    3. Made sure to tally the number of people.
    4. Kept count of families receiving food boxes.
    5. Assisted in running the food pantry for the homeless.
    6. Prepared and organized food for daily meals at the church.
    7. Collaborated with other volunteers to ensure successful food production.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MSW in Social Work

Food Pantry Volunteer Resume

Summary : Seeking to be a passionate member of the community that strives to help others and create a sustainable world. To ensure that all boxes weigh the appropriate amount and that they contain the necessary items according to our guidelines.

Skills : Comfort Care, Transporting Patients, Checking Vital Signs, Feeding Record-Keeping, Following Patient Plans, Computer: Word, Excel.

Description :

    1. Worked with people from diverse backgrounds.
    2. Organized food based on their nutritional values.
    3. Volunteered in the sorting room inspecting, sorting, stocking, and organizing donations.
    4. Prepared food bags according to individual needs.
    5. Took count of what is in stock, stock shelves, and refrigerators with fresh products.
    6. Assisted individuals with the process of getting food when coming.
    7. Kept track of the individuals that come in an organized manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma in Nursing

Food Pantry Volunteer Resume

Summary : An experienced Food Pantry Volunteer with a diverse background of various work levels, and always eager to learn a new skill. Quick to learn with strong relationship-building skills, experience in leadership positions, and working with teams.

Skills : Stock, Management, Inventory Management, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Distributed food items to individuals accessing the food support program.
    2. Prepared food distribution room; sort and stack items in an orderly manner on the shelves.
    3. Maintained product quality through proper sorting techniques.
    4. Used correct body mechanics while lifting heavy items
    5. Ensured all interactions with service users are courteous and respectful.
    6. Worked collaboratively with team members to reach the organization's objectives. 
    7. Ensured that the refrigerators and freezers are maintained and kept in clean working condition.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MSW in Social Work

Food Pantry Volunteer Resume

Summary : Seeking to obtain a position with an organization that allows stretching the leadership, and business skills to further the performance of the organization.

Skills : Team Management, Leadership, Interpersonal, and People Skills.

Description :

    1. Created a new filing system for volunteers which saves 30 minutes every day the pantry operates (78 hours saved every year).
    2. Created a  spreadsheet that lists where children are offered free meals during the summer and ensured copies are available for pantry clients.
    3. Assisted high school students in developing new social media accounts to help pantry clients and residents in finding free resources in the area.
    4. Built relationships by engaging in tactful, positive, and culturally-sensitive dialogue with food pantry clients.
    5. Managed referrals of resources to pantry clients in accordance with their individual needs.
    6. Maintained flexibility to meet the daily changing needs of the food pantry. 
    7. Kept logs updated.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma in F&B

Food Pantry Volunteer Resume

Summary : Seeking a full-time position that will allow using a strong work ethic and experiences in customer service to help the firm build stronger client relationships. Work with caseworkers to maintain rotation, proportional distribution, and proper storage of all food-related items.

Skills : Conflict Resolution, MS Office, Bilingual, General Office Management.

Description :

    1. Assorted organized and packaged food for equal distribution.
    2. Registered each resident who visits the pantry; providing them customer service that adheres to equal rights guidelines.
    3. Maintained a clean and orderly work environment to ensure food preparation codes are met.
    4. Prepared carts by distributing food.
    5. Worked collaboratively in a team in order to prepare meal distribution.
    6. Requested and filled orders for low-income communities.
    7. Utilized interpersonal skills to engage with customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma in Nursing

Food Pantry Volunteer Resume

Summary : A motivated and dependable Food Pantry Volunteer; readily inspire trust and confidence from staff and clients with an honest and personable approach.

Skills : Maintenance, Contract Negotiation, Problem Resolution, Project Management, Risk Assessment, Networking, Management.

Description :

    1. Distributed donated food to community members throughout the week and on holidays.
    2. Sorted all donated items, including produce and canned goods in preparation for the pantry.
    3. Assisted many community members with bringing bagged items to cars and carts.
    4. Assisted in running the food pantry for the homeless.
    5. Prepared and organized food for daily meals at the church.
    6. Collaborated with other volunteers to ensure successful food production.
    7. Assured compliance with organization service standards, inventory.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification in CS