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CitySquare AmeriCorps Warehouse Assistant

To apply for Fall 2020 positions, fill out an application online:

AmeriCorps is a national community service program that allows thousands of Americans to give back to their community and get paid to do it! CitySquare AmeriCorps Fall 2020 members serve vulnerable populations in programs at CitySquare and at partnering nonprofits in North Texas.

Meeting the need of our food insecure neighbors is more important job than ever. AmeriCorps positions at the CitySquare Food Pantry help train new volunteers, maintain food safety and facility cleanliness, and ensure our donation inventory is optimized. Grow professionally and personally while making an impact in your community!

This service opportunity is highly interpersonal and requires that members serve well with others. Members must be able to accommodate changing service conditions and diverse points of view.

Primary Duties:
The AmeriCorps Warehouse Assistant will serve with the CitySquare Food Pantry, primarily in the Warehouse. Primary duties include assisting to maintain inventory, food acquisition including pick-up and delivery, and physical distribution of food resources to the community. Members assist with the loading and unloading of food deliveries and direct dissemination of food to neighbors and help with volunteer groups assigned to work in the warehouse area. Members provide direct assistance to community members while they are shopping in the “client choice” food pantry. All members serve under the supervision of an on-site supervisor.

Benefits of becoming a CitySquare AmeriCorps Member:
  • Members receive a $3,000 living allowance (broken down and paid in biweekly installments during the term)
  • Members receive a $1,638.89 education award at the end of their term (can be used for tuition or student loans)
  • Professional development training and networking opportunities
  • Some service positions may fulfill college and university internship requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Available from September 1, 2020 – December 18, 2020
  • Available 35 hours per week during business hours, M-F 8 am-4 pm
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Deferred action and temporary permanent resident do not qualify)
  • Able to access reliable transportation
  • Able to pass a criminal background check
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to drive a large van or box truck preferred

To apply for Fall 2020 positions, fill out an application online: