Distribution Center Volunteer Coordinator – AmeriCorps State/HarvestCorps Position

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Location: 112 E Liberty Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Duration: September 11, 2013-September 10, 2014

Time Commitment: 34-40 hours/week; 1700 hours/yr

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday, 8am-4pm; evening or weekends, as need arises

Essential Functions: Work in partnership with other HarvestCorps members to provide support to volunteers at the Distribution Center, including orienting, training, and supervising volunteers. Plan volunteer activities by helping to determine the most appropriate task, given the volunteers’ skills, abilities, and the agency’s available needs. Prepare work spaces and resources to maximize productivity and safety as well as providing a quality volunteer experience. Maintain volunteer records as directed by Volunteer Services. Work in partnership with other HarvestCorps members and Volunteer Services to provide support to volunteers during the agency’s Holiday Operations, including orientation, training, and supervision of volunteers. Work in partnership with other HarvestCorps members, Volunteer Services, and Special Events to provide support to volunteers during special events, including set-up, break down, site preparation, and volunteer orientation and supervision. Identify, recruit and train Volunteer Crew Leaders. Design activities to improve Distribution Center processes.

 

Minimum Qualifications: Critical thinking, customer service skills, computer proficiency (including MS Office products), ability to work with and serve diverse clientele, presentation skills, ability to clearly articulate verbally and in writing, adherence to confidentiality, ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Requirements: Minimum age 18 years old. High school diploma or equivalency. AmeriCorps application, including 2 references. Background check (paid for by FSFB).  Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. Must know or be willing to learn how to drive a forklift.

Compensation: Monthly living allowance of $1008.34 (pre-tax), end-of-term education award $5500, health care, if applicable. Please see www.americorps.gov for additional information.

Work Environment: Office environment

Parking: Lot parking available at site

To apply: Apply at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=34477&fromSearch=true