It takes many people, time and donated items to run the Kilian Cupboard Food Pantry and serve the many families in need that visit us weekly. If you would like to help, please select from the following:

 

Fellowship Dinner Volunteers
We are in need of volunteers to assist with our weekly Fellowship Dinners. Volunteer opportunities are now online, hosted through Volunteer Spot. On the Volunteer Spot website, you are able to view all volunteer opportunities, read a job description of each (also listed below), see what dates and times help is needed and pick your spots. We invite you to click here to sign up for your assignment today!

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Food Pantry Donations and Wish List Items
If you do not have time to volunteer but would like to make a difference, we are always most grateful for any non-perishable food or monetary donations which can be placed in the bin outside the auditorium at our mass location at CWNC. Please always check the expiration date on food products to be no older than the current month - otherwise we must discard those items. Currently, we are most in need of the following pantry items:

Kilian Cupboard Wish List
 

PASTA SAUCE

TUNA HELPER
CHICKEN HELPER

APPLESAUCE

JELLY

CANNED RAVIOLI

CANNED SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS

Food Pantry Volunteers

We Can't Do it Without You!
Volunteer opportunities are now online, hosted through Volunteer Spot. On the Volunteer Spot website, you are able to view all volunteer opportunities, read a job description of each (also listed below), see what dates and times help is needed and pick your spots. We invite you to click here to sign up for your assignment today!

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Job Descriptions

  • Housekeeping
    (2 volunteers needed each week)
    Individual(s) responsible for the overall cleanliness and appearance of the food pantry, which occupies the basement of the former rectory. Duties include: operating a vacuum, wet mopping tile floor, dusting/cleaning of shelves, trash removal, cleaning of bathroom and any other related cleaning duties. The individual(s) would also be responsible for reporting any defective conditions. (Day duties performed:  Fridays any time.)  To gain entrance, please call ahead to 412-400-0521 for the keypad code.

  • Pick Up and Delivery Position
    (2 volunteers needed each week: 1 on Monday and 1 on Friday)
    Individual(s) responsible for transporting donated food items from Saint Kilian Parish Church (annex area) and at certain times, from the Saint Kilian Parish Center and Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School (when food drives are held), to the basement of the former rectory, through the garage entrance. The individual(s) should have a SUV or pick-up truck and be able to repeatedly lift bags weighing 5lbs to 15lbs. Carts will be available to assist in the loading and unloading of donated items. At the former rectory, the vehicle can be parked at the garage entrance. The donated items will be loaded onto carts, transported into the food pantry area and placed on the floor in the designated "drop off area." To gain entrance, please call ahead to 412-400-0521 for the keypad code. (Days duties performed: Mondays and Fridays or as needed. Hours are flexible).

  • Stocking Position
    (2 volunteers needed each hour, once a week)
    Individual(s) are responsible for the placing of donated items onto the shelf designated for that item. Position subject to frequent bending/stooping/kneeling. Individual should be able to repeatedly lift between 5lbs to 15 lbs. (Duties performed Tuesdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm).

  • Client Intake/Checkout Advocate
    Individual(s) responsible for welcoming all new clients and completing the St. Kilian Food Pantry Registration Form. Once the form is completed, both a paper and electronic file will be established for each client and client files will be updated with each additional visit. (Days duties to be performed: Wednesdays from 3:00pm to 6:00pm).

    *This position requires Safe Environment certification.

  • Client Assist Position
    Individual(s) to assist clients in locating pantry items and fill-out the pre-printed itemized product checklist spreadsheet, as to the kind and # of pantry items given to client. Duties include frequent bending and repeated lifting up to 20lbs. Can be involved in assisting client with the loading of their vehicle. (Days duties to be performed: Wednesdays from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.

    *This position requires Safe Environment certification.

 

The Kilian Cupboard is a ministry and outreach of Saint Kilian Parish, Saint Vincent De Paul (Saint Kilian Conference)
and the Knights of Columbus Saint Kilian Council #14807.

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