Pantry: Student Manager, Communications & Outreach

Contact Information

Name: Ryan Choi

Email: director@thepantry.ucdavis.edu

You can visit the Pantry website to learn more about them.

Description

Payrate: Volunteer w/Bi-Weekly Stipend of $70.97 (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: Yes

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A

Term

Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 5-6 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances. Hours beyond specified hours per week are considered volunteer educational experience.

Start Date: Sept. 20, 2020

End Date: June 12, 2021

Logistics

Job Number: 0025-3880-2020

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 17, 2020

Purpose

Manage Pantry education and outreach efforts towards UC Davis students in the areas of food security, food pantry, and basic needs work.
Promote social media content through photo editing and graphics design on the Pantry’s Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter platforms in consultation with ASUCD Creative Media.

Duties

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  • Onsite Pantry Shifts (2 hrs): Specific days and time TBA.
  • Be on site as needed to support Pantry staff and volunteers with food distribution programs.
Offsite Duties (5 hrs):
  • Act as the lead for all efforts related to social media and user outreach in consultation with ASUCD Creative Media.
 
Tasks Include:
  • Create social media content, including graphic design and photo/video editing in consultation with ASUCD Creative Media. This content should promote the Pantry and provide pertinent information on Pantry programing, nutrition, and basic needs resources.
  • Design marketing and outreach plans to maximize impact and reach to student users.
  • Coordinate with and facilitate Pantry Social Media Team to complete aforementioned goals.
 

Skills

  • Highly Preferred be able to be present on the main UCD campus to take videos and photos.
  • Strong Leadership and communication skills relative to work involving Pantry Team members, student users, partner orgs, and campus administration.
  • Experience and/or vested interest in charitable work with an emphasis on basic needs and food security.
  • Passion and/or future aspirations for public service or social work
  • Capability to work independently and maintain task accountability in an entirely student run organization.
  • Comfort with Microsoft Office products and Google equivalents. Google Sheets and excel capabilities are a bonus.
  • Requirements:
  • Comfort with regular electronic communication platforms such as email, text, and zoom.
  • Positive attitude.
  • This is a volunteer stipend position and may at times require dedication of time beyond specified hours.
  • Capability to work independently and maintain task accountability in an entirely student run organization.
  • Comfort with Microsoft Office products and Google equivalents. Google Sheets and excel capabilities are a bonus.
  • Attend weekly meetings with the Pantry team and partner orgs.
  • Communicate regularly with Pantry staff and partner orgs.
 
 

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

All student assistant positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedures for Staff Member (PPSM). See PPSM Policy & Procedures 3, Exhibit A and Exhibit B. Volunteer positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedure Manual 380 – Section 08, Volunteer Services. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.