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Student Pantry Spring Semester 2019 Hours *

Sun: 5-7 PM
Mon: 
12-7 PM
Tue: 
9 AM-Noon and 1-5 PM
Wed
1-5 PM
Thu: 
9-5 PM
Fri: 
9 AM-Noon
Sat: 
Closed

Student Pantry Summer 2019 Hours *

Sun: Closed
Mon: 
1-6 PM
Tue: 
1-5 PM
Wed
1-5 PM
Thu:
1-5 PM
Fri: 
9 AM-Noon
Sat: 
Closed

Mornings available by appointment. Please email Erin, 48 hours in advance, at erbish@k-state.edu to schedule.

*Hours subject to change and will be posted on our social media. Follow our Facebook and Twitter for any closings or schedule changes. 

Staff Pantry beginning April 1, 2019

Sun: Closed
Mon: 
7:30-9:30 AM
Tue: 
5:30-6:30 PM
Wed
9:00 AM- Noon
Thu
Closed
Fri: 
12:30-3:30 PM
Sat: 
10 AM- Noon

 

 

Cats' Cupboard: 

The K-State Food Pantry
Kansas State University
009 Fairchild Hall
1601 Vattier Street
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-0366
785-532-6108 fax
catscupboard@k-state.edu

Get Involved

Donation Drive

We are always looking for groups and individuals willing to host and promote a donation drive. Donation drives are great ways to bring resources together to make a larger impact.  To learn more, please read our Host a Donation Drive page.

Short-Term Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently full of Short-Term Volunteers with the exception of special projects! We often have in-house projects for individuals or small groups (five or less).  Please complete this survey before scheduling your volunteer time. Once you have completed the survey a Cats' Cupboard representative will contact you. 

Front Desk Representative 

Cats' Cupboard is looking for volunteers for Front Desk Representatives for the Fall 2019 Semester. The volunteers in this role will be responsible for various duties including:

  • Assisting with greeting and signing in visitors, providing directions, assistance, and answering questions about the services provided
  • Answering the phone and transferring calls
  • Providing the public with information about Cats' Cupboard
  • Emailing upcoming volunteers about their scheduled time
  • Maintaining daily operation logs
  • Assisting with various other special donation drive, fundraising, and marketing projects
  • Playing an integral part in managing Cats' Cupboard  services and the branding of these expanded services
  • Volunteers in this position will be expected to demonstrate good judgment and discretion, and will be required complete training related to volunteer service, confidentiality, and FERPA privacy standards

Qualifications:

  • Desire to serve the K-State Campus students, staff, and faculty by helping alleviate food insecurity on our campus
  • Dependability in regards to volunteer service and scheduling with an ability to set and maintain own schedule
  • Computer literate including Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience working with diverse populations and a commitment to the K-State Principles of Community
  • Pledge to confidentiality and dignity for all food pantry visitors
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with other staff and volunteers

Education: Any field

Time frame:  Must commit to at least one semester.

Hours: 1-3 hours per week. Must be available for at least two-hour increments: Flexible scheduling – please note, this is an unpaid volunteer position, however, position can be used to satisfy internship and/or service hour requirements.

Location: 009 Fairchild Hall

Application: Send resume, 1-2 paragraph cover letter outlining what you hope to gain from this volunteer experience, and semester availability to Erin Bishop at erbish@ksu.edu.

 

 

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