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Salary Range: $ 21.36/hour

A Wider Circle is seeking hardy and dedicated individuals to serve as the voice and muscle behind the movement. Feel what it truly means to serve those who need our help the most. As an Inventory Coordinator, you will ride with truck drivers throughout the region to pick up furniture and household items donations and redistribute these items to individuals and families in poverty visiting A Wider Circle’s Center for Community Service.

Job Summary

The Coordinator will support the in-kind donations program, specifically including the daily unloading of in-kind donations (furniture, clothing, small accessories) from the personal vehicles of donors as well as via trucks that have picked up donations from across the region, assemble client donations if necessary, and consistent interaction with clients. The Coordinator can advance to become a driver to pick up in-kind donations throughout the region.

The work schedule depends on the need of the operation and will include one (1) weekend day.

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Essential functions-primary responsibilities

  • Receive donations at our Center for Community Service, unload vehicles and interact with donors.
  • Sort and organize donations from donors.
  • Record donor demographic information.
  • Provide tax receipts to donors.
  • Load client vehicles with furniture items with care and attention.
  • Ability to work in different climate conditions.

Guiding Principles

  • Value the people we work with as well as guests, volunteers, and all others who support our work.
  • Seek to maintain a harmonious environment that lends itself to the safety, comfort, and personal growth of all who enter and work in our space.
  • Celebrate the diversity of thought, ideas, and expression.
  • Meet people and organizations where they are, with what they want and need.
  • Build relationships through rapport, trust, and communication.
  • Recognize that all who enter this space have their own pathway and story.
  • Listen attentively, seek to understand, and assume positive intent.
  • Practice compassion in all our interactions to ensure this is a safe and comfortable space for all.

Secondary Function

  • Drive 17” inch box truck to pick up in-kind donations from donors (future responsibility).

Required Skills /Abilities

  • Ability to obtain a DOT medical clearance to drive a truck (when the opportunity presents itself)
  • Adherence to all driving safety rules and procedures issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Required education and experience

  • One year of work or volunteer experience
  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License and Clean Driving Record

Preferred Education and experience

  • One year of experience working in direct service or customer service settings.
  • Experience working with individuals and families living in poverty.
  • Experience working in the transport, moving, or hauling industry.

Additional eligibility requirements:

Work authorization/security clearance requirements

Must be authorized to work in the United States

Work environment

The Coordinator will work in a warehouse environment and outdoors in different weather climates. When driving, travel is a small cab front seat with a passenger.

Physical Demands

Capable of lifting 100 pounds or more with assistance. This job requires consistently lifting arms high and bending knees often. Must be able to withstand a variety of changing weather conditions.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

Travel required

None

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement

A Wider Circle is committed to having a team that is diverse and ensuring that all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender (including gender identity or expression), religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, or other non-merit factors. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

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