Food Pantry Program Assistant


St. Louis, Missouri

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of St. Louis (JF&CS) is seeking a Program Assistant for the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry.

For nearly 150 years, JF&CS has offered compassionate support and practical solutions to help people in greater St. Louis navigate life’s challenges. Our professional staff assist the elderly, protect children at risk, provide food and services to those in need, support families, and enhance community connections. We serve people in need, inclusive of all ages, races, religions, ethnicities, genders and sexual orientations. JF&CS is a dynamic organization, with committed volunteers and talented staff dedicated to an inspiring mission.

The Program Assistant (PA)works with staff and volunteers to support the daily operations of the food pantry.  The position requires high energy and an above average amount of physical effort including standing, lifting and carrying materials up to 50 pounds. The PA position includes various tasks such as:

The successful candidate is able to work as part of a team, analyze and solve problems, communicate information calmly in high-stress situations, and build positive relationships with pantry guests, volunteers, and co-workers.


Non-exempt, full-time.

38.5 hours per week.

$12.00 per hour.

Eligible for full-time benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision