Elkhart, Indiana

Food Pantry Assistant

Church Community Services -- Elkhart, Indiana

1- or 2-year term
Ages 20+
Mennonite Voluntary Service




Church Community Services is a multi-faceted agency potentially offering a number of opportunities for an MVS candidate. CCS is a:

  • food pantry with an on-site fruit and produce growing operation called Seed-to-Feed that coordinates food production with 20 other gardens in providing fresh produce to families
  • provider of emergency financial services to help people with items such as rent, utility bills and prescriptions
  • operator of a 20-week women's empowerment program called Soup of Success that includes a manufacturing operation and a retail outlet
  • administrator of marketing, social media, accounting and fund raising activities

We look for candidates who are willing to share their own experiences and knowledge with us and either want to learn something new or want to expand their knowledge about a subject that stirs their passions.


Food Pantry Assistant: The pantry serves over 1,000 families each month. Responsibilities will include stocking the pantry shelves, helping pantry guests to choose their groceries, interacting with donors to the pantry, sorting/arranging food in the warehouse, and possibly interviewing pantry guests to help us better understand the demographics of the families we serve.       


  • Commitment to the faith based mission of Church Community Services of service to our community
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Self-motivated, self-starter
  • Enjoys working in groups
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and see them through to completion
  • Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint    

 Program info



Mennonite Voluntary ServiceMennonite Voluntary Service<p>​<strong class="ms-rteFontSize-4">Serve in community</strong><br></p><p>Join an intentional community with peers, serve with a local nonprofit, and plug into your neighborhood and local congregation</p><p>MVS <span><span>is a program of Mennonite Mission Network.</span></span><br> </p>

 Program site



https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Service, https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Servicehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Service, https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/Mennonite Voluntary Service



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