The Mav Market: Bronx Assistant will assist with operations of the Bronx Mav Market. This could include packing food request bags, assisting with bag distribution, assisting with restocking and inventory, and handling publicity needs.
The Assistant will be working with our AmeriCorps VISTA as well as a Student Life Specialist and working towards promoting food security in the Mercy Community by distributing nutritious foods and helpful resources to Mav Market Members. The assistant will be working 6-8 hours per week, with the possibility for up to 17 hours per week. Student must qualify for Federal Work Study.
In addition to this application, you may be asked to provide your current resume to the hiring manager. The Career Team provides templates of resumes at https://career.mercy.edu/channels/write-a-resume-cover-letter/ If you need assistance with your resume, contact CPD@mercy.edu
We are looking for a dedicated, passionate individual who is willing to give back to their community and eradicate hunger at Mercy.
- Proficient in Excel or willingness to learn
- Ability to interact with members
- Passion for promoting food security
- Love for empowering their community
- Positive, friendly, welcoming attitude
Student will receive training in:
- Logging in inventory
- Writing purchasing orders
- Pantry operation & food requests
- Member check-in
- Basic food safety
- Volunteer management
- Social Service Referrals
Spanish-speaking capabilities a plus.
The Mav Market Assistant will report back to Julie Cruickshank, the Program Coordinator.
Preferred availability in the Bronx on Wednesdays and Thursdays
Learn about the Mav Market on our website: https://www.mercy.edu/student-affairs/mav-market
“The mission of the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) at Mercy College is to promote student learning and holistic development by providing intentional opportunities for engagement outside the classroom. Through its student employment opportunities, DSA supports students’ academic development, inspires personal growth, and fosters interpersonal connections and collaboration to prepare students as leaders for success in our diverse community and in their chosen career fields.
The student employed in this job opportunity, through assisting the DSA in achieving its vision and mission, should expect to gain practical career readiness experience in the interpersonal development areas of communication, organization and critical thinking. DSA also offers the Building Lasting Undergraduate Employee (BLUE) Enrichment program for student employees to encourage reflection and integrative learning within and beyond the classroom.”