Volunteer Center Assistant

America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia, headquartered in Savannah, GA serves as the food safety net for tens of thousands of children, senior citizens, low-income families, and people with disabilities that are at-risk for hunger throughout southeastern Georgia.  We partner with over 275 faith based organizations and non-profit agencies to provide emergency food assistance across Coastal Georgia in twenty-one counties.  Last year, Second Harvest provided more than 15 million pounds of food to hungry people in our 21 county service area through a variety of programs.  We are currently hiring for the following part-time, non-exempt position:
Volunteer Center Assistant
Reports to:  Volunteer Coordinator
This position will average 20 hours per week and some flexibility is required to include Saturday mornings. We anticipate this being a morning position but schedule can be confirmed and adjusted with supervisor. Rate of pay is $11 per hour.
Essential Functions and Basic Duties:
    •    Assist the Volunteer Coordinator with streamlining the execution of volunteer tasks through demonstration, preparation, job aids and personal availability
    •    Help set up and break down packing areas for group projects
    •    Ensure the safety of all persons entering and departing the warehouse
    •    Unload, inspect and inventory all product arriving at the Volunteer Center
    •    Organize and maintain the Volunteer Center warehouse to ensure maximum cleanliness and efficiency of space
    •    Maintain daily cleaning schedule including the inside and outside of Volunteer Center
    •    Observe safety practices while in the Volunteer Center as well as while operating warehouse equipment including the forklift and motorized pallet jacks
    •    Inspect equipment reporting any maintenance issues to Director of Operations
    •    Perform other duties as assigned by supervisors

Job Specifications/Requirements

    •    Ability to lift up to 30 pounds regularly, 50 pounds occasionally and 75 pounds rarely
    •    Ability to pass Forklift Operator Safety Training
    •    Strong customer service ethic is required
    •    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    •    Committed to organizational mission of ending hunger
    •    High school degree

Chosen applicant will be required to have a post offer criminal history and pre-employment drug screen.

To apply you must fill out an application in person at 2501 E President St, Savannah between 7:30AM-4:30PM or email your resume to amahoney@helpendhunger.org

Apply for this position using the contact information below.

Position Type: Part Time
Company: America's Second Harvest
Web: www.helpendhunger.org
Email: amahoney@helpendhunger.org
Salary: $11.00 per hour