Truck Helper

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Acts as ambassador of the organization during daily function as a member of the Transportation team and provides highest level of customer service to donors and member agencies.  Supports truck driver with all duties related to the prompt and efficient completion of routes to include pre-trip inspections, loading and unloading, completion of paperwork, adherence to safety procedures, etc.


  • Support the driver in all aspects of daily functions, ensuring safety, cleanliness and customer service.
  • Stay alert and abreast of situations during pick-up and delivery of products and assist with directions and contact with donors, agencies, as well as the dispatcher.
  • Apply food safety procedures.
  • Support the driver with paperwork when needed.
  • Load and unload vehicles with pre-determined food items for distribution and ensure the proper equipment is loaded to complete the route – pallet jack, mag-liner, pallets, totes, empty boxes, stretch wrap, etc.
  • Maintain neat and tidy appearance.




  • High School diploma/GED
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 pounds safely
  • Valid Illinois driver's license required
  • Ability to operate manual and electric pallet jack
  • Good working knowledge of Chicago streets preferred


Greater Chicago Food Depository is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.


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