Fields: social services, poverty, children, philanthropy, sustainability
Location: Seattle, Washington
About the Organization: WestSide Baby, in partnership with our community, provides essential items to local children in need by collecting and distributing diapers, clothing and equipment. We collect gently-used children’s clothing, car seats and cribs, as well as donated diapers and hygiene products from our community and businesses. These items are then distributed, free of charge, to children and families in need through partnership with a broad range of over 114 social service agencies working directly with families. WestSide Baby has grown exponentially; serving 4,000 children in 2006 to keeping more than 38,000 children safe, warm and dry last year.
About the Position: WestSide Baby’s Program Donation and Logistics Coordinator (PDLC) will support our strategic partnerships and logistics activities related to securing and organizing large-scale and collection focused donations or purchases. This newly created position includes supply chain logistics including coordinating, receiving and organizing shipments and deliveries of donations within our adjacent and offsite warehouse spaces. The PDLC will also work closely with individuals and businesses conducting donation collection drives to plan for and accept drive items. Space planning and physical set up for prime access and efficiency is important.
This is a 25-29 hours per week, part-time non-exempt hourly employee position. The schedule is primarily Monday – Friday with flexible schedule options. This position will report to the Strategic Partnerships Manager and collaborate closely with other Program staff.
- Strong organizational skills, with a keen sense of space management and efficiencies
- Demonstrated logistics and supply chain experience or training
- Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills. Must maintain a professional and positive working relationship with vendors, volunteers, donors, and fellow staff. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Ability to work independently and successfully in a dynamic, collaborative, team-oriented
- Willingness to become certified in pallet lift and/or fork lift operations and to operate a pallet jack. Must be able to physically stock shelves, move goods from one location to another and load and unload products; able to lift 30 lbs. repeatedly; must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. with the use of proper machinery such as a hand truck.
- Highly motivated, resourceful, flexible, and possessing a positive attitude and sense of humor.
Estimated Salary: $15 – $16/hour; PTO and holiday pay available.
Deadline: Until filled