Applying for Triton Food Pantry Volunteer Fall Quarter 2017 within AVP Food and Housing Resources office

About the Associated Students of UCSD (ASUCSD)

The Associated Students of the University of California, San Diego are the elected and appointed representatives of the UC San Diego student body. The ASUCSD works to promote student engagement through its services and leadership opportunities. The ASUCSD seeks to foster a cohesive community through active interaction and communication with students, the administration, and the greater San Diego Community. Our mission is to facilitate and encourage students to grow and develop through their involvement in student government, its services and auxiliaries. We promote student engagement in all areas of campus life through leadership, advocacy, and service in order to build and strengthen our community.

About the AVP Food and Housing Resources: Triton Food Pantry Volunteer Fall Quarter 2017

The Triton Food Pantry is a service provided by the Associated Students to help serve students of the University of California, San Diego who face food insecurity on campus. The goal of the Triton Food Pantry is to ensure equitable access to nutritious food resources. Our mission aligns with the Office of Food and Housing Resources which is to help coordinate campus wide efforts to provide accessible, affordable, sustainable food and housing to all.



Goals and Projects for 2017-18
  • Streamline students who want further food assistance into CalFresh
  • Offer perishable goods and fresh produce
  • Offer delivery of food items
  • Provide quarterly data analysis on food pantry use 
  • Secure future funding for the Triton Food Pantry
  • Provide a comfortable and safe space for students who face insecurity to use 
Description of Position

Triton Food Pantry student volunteers are responsible and accountable for the following:

  • Appointed by the Triton Food Pantry Student Managers
  • Shall work in the Food Pantry 1-2 hours per week for the duration of the quarter (Weeks 1-10)
  • Shall report to and act under the direction of the Triton Food Pantry Student Managers
  • Shall assist the Triton Food Pantry Student Managers with maintaining the inventory of food and disbursement of the Food
  • Shall maintain the list of on-campus resources for those who experience Food or Living Insecurity
  • Shall be responsible for providing good customer service during their scheduled shift
  • Shall be a member of the ASUCSD
  • Shall reapply each quarter if long term volunteering is desired