Food Pantry Assistant

Fullerton, California, United States | Food Pantry | Part-time


Position Title: Food Pantry Assistant 

Hourly Compensation: $15.50

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Using the department’s vehicle, drive for food pickup, ordering, or delivery as needed.
  • Using the department credit card, purchase food for the food pantry as needed
    Provide general front desk duties that include answering the phone, handling walk-in inquiries, and taking messages.
  • Assist in receiving of product, as well as loading and unloading.
  • Assist in proper product placement, rotation, positioning, storage, and handling.
  • Maintain inventory of food and disbursement of food.
  • Adhere to food handling safety guidelines as well as physical ergonomics safety standard guidelines.
  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly space maintenance of food pantry, storage room and any supplies.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly space.
  • Attend and participate in programming meetings.
  • Maintain, update, and organize the Food Pantry email account and respond to and/or forward messages appropriately.
  • Ensure customer service is conducted in a courteous and professional manner to students and all other employees.
  • Assist with event set-up, event execution, and event break-down.
  • Maintain list of on-campus resources that promote food security.
  • Assist in ordering specific products based on the needs of the Food Pantry.
  • Maintain strict adherence to safety procedures; attend safety meetings as scheduled.
  • Complete ServSafe Food Handler training and other ASI-related trainings.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality relating to any and all information associated with the Food Pantry. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned  

Education, Work Experience Requirements and Abilities:

• Must be an enrolled student at California State University, Fullerton

• Customer Service experience recommended
• Have proven experience working cooperatively as part of a team
• Valid CA driver's license preferred


Knowledge and Abilities:
• Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer services.
• Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments.
• Model, promote, and consistently enforce ASI and TSU policies.


Additional Requirements:

Typical Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-50lbs
  • Must be able to carry loads ranging from 5-50 lbs for distances up to 20 feet
  • Must be capable of kneeling, reaching overheard, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are core values of Associated Students Inc. CSUF. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. The Food Pantry Assistant will support ASI’s DEI plan in all programming, services, and interactions.

The Associated Students, CSUF, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.