Office of Civic and Community Engagement:Campus Kitchen – Student Worker

Department:                                  Office of Civic and Community Engagement

Job Title:                                         Campus Kitchen Student Worker

Average hours per week:             10

Specific working hours:               Some work after 5 pm may be required occasionally.

Job duties/Skills:

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires creativity and ability to work independently.
  • Assists departments and organizations in providing excellent customer service.
  • Typical duties include; filing, typing, sorting, collating, maintaining records, light clerical work, running errands, giving information, receiving and routing telephone calls, scheduling appointments, unpacking materials, assist with mail – sort, process, issue, deliver and load/unload, and operating office equipment.
  • Assists with daily activities, exhibitions and special events.
  • Interest and/or connection to department
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Year round employment available for local students.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • ability to drive a 12-passenger van are necessary
  • experience volunteering with Campus Kitchen is preferred but not required

Learning Outcomes:

  • Effectively and efficiently convey and receive information, both formally and informally, using verbal, non-verbal and writing skills amongst various stakeholders.
  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  • Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility
  • Exhibit their understanding of ensuring a safe work environment
  • Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team


Additional Notes from department:


The Office of Civic and Community Engagement (OCCE) at Wake Forest University is a hub of community-based teaching, learning, research, and action. OCCE has three focus areas: (1) Community Engagement; (2) Service and Leadership; (3) Social Justice Education. OCCE builds and maintains partnerships with local and global organizations to facilitate deep academic learning, foster transformative civic engagement, and address community-identified needs in order to build a more just world. The OCCE engages with faculty, staff, and students across the university. 


The Campus Kitchen student worker assists with the operation of the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University program. This includes assisting with food collection and delivery, as well as maintaining paperwork and reporting functions. 


QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: Ability to lift a 50-pound box, ability to drive a 12-passenger van are necessary, experience volunteering with Campus Kitchen is preferred but not required 



  • Provide clerical and administrative support for Campus Kitchen
  • Manage monthly reporting paperwork and track donation totals
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and undergo or have undergone University van training. Those individuals who have not undergone University van training will be required to attend the first available session at the start of the position.
  • Must be willing to drive the Campus Kitchen van (12-passenger vehicle)
  • Pack and sort produce and food items into boxes for distribution
  • Keep kitchen space clean and orderly
  • Other duties as assigned