University of Wisconsion - Eau Claire




Customer Service Representative

15 hours

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Ending Date:

Service-Learning Proposal Description


Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer Customer Service representatives in the Barron County Campus Cupboard greet and assist visitors and ensure the transaction is recorded properly. Reporting visit statistics to Feed My People Food Bank. Assist in receipt and stocking of deliveries. The community need to be addressed is: To gain an appreciation of food insecurity among campus students; to assess shortcoming in the current offerings, both within our own pantry and from the food bank.


What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer To enhance student and community educational opportunities through the direct support of scholarships and campus initiatives at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire -- Barron County


What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Communication (verbal), compassion, confidentiality. Safe food handling and storage procedures (training video available). Excel capabilities are helpful. Ability to lift up to 30 lbs and availability on Fridays to help received and stock deliveries will be helpful.


What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer Develop an understanding of food insecurity among college students; develop an understanding of the requirements to address food insecurity and safely operate a community food pantry.


What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer 1-5 hours per week. Date/times available are M-F, 8AM-4PM


Additional information (not required).

Answer N/A