Food Pantry Manager

ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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$38,000 - $42,000 a year

Job Type
Number of hires for this role


    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

    • pantry operations and/or volunteer management: 1 year (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Job Description: Community Resource Center Manager
Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Reports To: Executive Director
Salary Range: $28,000 - $32,000

ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth provides a safety net for older adults and disabled adults to help them remain in their homes with dignity, and strengthens food and financial security for all community members in need of support.

ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success and that the assigned responsibilities should not limit their contribution. For this reason, the position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified. We expect that each employee will offer his/her services whenever/wherever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.


The Community Resource Center (CRC) Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the CRC, including food inventory, planning and managing the activities of volunteers, and supporting all data-related collection and reporting.

Food Pantry Management

  • Is responsible for food pantry inventory, including keeping accurate records of current supplies, donation sorting, food distribution, and collaboration with staff and community members to ensure that pantry stock remains consistent and adequate to meet community need.
  • Maintains accurate records of food donations, where available, and organizes thank you campaigns.
  • Coordinates relationships with external organizations, including donation solicitation, processing, and reporting.
  • Coordinates with 1 Love 4 Animals in the provision of the AniMeals program.
  • Recruits, trains, schedules, and supervises pantry volunteers in coordination with the Volunteer Manager.
  • Manages outgoing pantry food deliveries to homebound individuals in coordination with the Volunteer Manager.
  • Ensures that volunteers have a positive experience.
  • Maintains regulatory compliance with all applicable program requirements and laws.

Record Keeping and Communications

  • Submits monthly program reports, as directed.
  • Develops and maintains accurate record-keeping systems for tracking pantry operations, volunteerism, and pantry performance.

Program Operations

  • Manages and assists with donations and deliveries.
  • Responsible for the overall cleanliness and light maintenance of the pantry.
  • Coordinates the Ask a Nurse Program with Bryn Mawr Hospital/Main Line Health.
  • Responds to emergencies, as needed.

Community Relations and Outreach

  • Participates in community food drives and solicits donations.
  • Represents ElderNet in community and professional meetings.


  • Uses personal vehicle to complete job duties, as needed.
  • Assists in grant-seeking efforts with supporting documents, written statements, and providing detailed reports.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

This description contains the information and facts considered necessary to reflect the duties of this position accurately. It should not be regarded as a detailed description of all the work requirements to be performed but indicates the kinds of tasks and level of responsibility required by the position. The

Executive Director or his/her designee will have the prerogative of adding or deleting responsibility as circumstances may require.


Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Location: 9 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Other: Support administrative needs, as required


  • High School Diploma, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience with recruitment, training, and supervision of volunteers
  • Self-motivated team player who can interact productively and positively with others, but also be able to work independently
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, self-starter, and self-directed work habits
  • Commitment to the welfare and well-being of individuals and families facing food and financial insecurity
  • Ability to foster relationships with diverse populations
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate well with all ages, written and orally
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to organize and keep accurate records
  • Ability to lift to 30 lbs. and navigate steps
  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record
  • Personal vehicle or access to independent transportation
  • Proof of motor vehicle insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28,000.00 - $32,000.00 per year


  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Staff are required to wear masks at all times when interacting with others. Sanitization protocols are in place to protect staff, volunteers, and community members during the pandemic.


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • pantry operations and/or volunteer management: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No