Pantry: Shift Lead

Contact Information

Name: Lisl Chew


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


Payrate: Volunteer

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: No

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Approximately 3-5 hours per week depending on individual circumstances.

Start Date: Jan. 4, 2021

End Date: March 19, 2021


Job Number: 0025-4009-2020

Last Date to Apply: Jan. 4, 2021


In coordination with Pantry tema members, Shift Leads will support operations of onsite food distribution programs throughout COVID-19 through recording attendance, ensuring completion of tasks of volunteers on shift, and communicating issues and feedback to Pantry Staff. 


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  • Sort, move, and process donations from various sources and partners.
  • Help enforce COVID-19 guidelines among the team and partners.
  • Set up and take down onsite food distribution events.
  • Prepare inventory and items for onsite food distribution.
  • Help maintain overall cleanliness of workplace in food storage areas.


  • Passion for supporting campus food security efforts.
  • Must be able to lift heavy and awkwardly-shaped objects.
  • Display a positive attitude with patrons and other volunteers.
  • Strong teamwork skills and consistent reliability.
  • Required: attend team virtual training session prior to Winter Quarter 2021.
  • Recommended: prior Pantry volunteer experience - shift leads will need to demonstrate independent decision-making and communicate effectively with team members and patrons as representatives of the Pantry.

Supplemental Questions

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