Truck Driver/Furniture Mover
Location: Portland Metro
Closing Date: 5/8/2017
Industry: Nonprofit, Social Services, Other
Type: Full Time
Title: Truck Driver/Furniture Mover
Supervisor: Program Manager
Hours: Full-Time, 40 hours per week
This is a unique opportunity to work alongside fun, dedicated, caring staff and volunteers for an outstanding, recognized nonprofit in the greater Portland Metro area. We are looking for a motivated, talented individual that has the heart and mind invested in meaningful nonprofit work. Check out this three minute organization video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOPV6pmrRmw
Community Warehouse is the only nonprofit, full-service furniture bank in this region that collects and redistributes donated furniture and household goods to neighbors in need.
Through two locations (Portland and Tualatin) and partnerships with over 200 social service agencies, public schools, and faith communities, the Warehouse helps 60 families every week stabilize their lives by providing them with the basics that turn their housing into more comfortable, functional homes. Families are able to receive beds, a kitchen table and chairs, a dresser, sofa, living room furniture, lamps, items for cooking and linens all in a single visit. These basic comforts of home go a long way in helping people improve their stability, quality of life, and self-sufficiency.
Community Warehouse is rated one of the 100 Best Nonprofit Workplaces in Oregon in 2016, according to Oregon Business Magazine: http://www.oregonbusiness.com/article/item/17227-100-best-nonprofit
Responsibilities: Safely drive the truck to donors or clients houses, pick up donated furniture, drive donated furniture back to the Warehouse, and deliver furniture and household items to clients’ homes. Truck Drivers/Furniture Movers assess whether donated furniture is acceptable for the furniture bank and provide excellent customer service to donors, customers or clients.
Provide excellent customer service to donors, customers, clients, and caseworkers.
Responsible for driving company-owned, twenty-foot box truck.
Responsible for the pickup or delivery of furniture to and from Community Warehouse.
Responsible for all paperwork related to record-keeping and accurate tracking of donations or furniture distributed.
Ensure all truck and road safety guidelines are followed at all times.
Responsible for general maintenance and condition of vehicle and for reporting any changes to truck condition.
Other duties as assigned by Program Manager or Program Director.
Must be in good physical condition with the ability to comfortably lift up to 50 lbs; required to work in all weather conditions.
Work well on a team.
Must have a driver’s license and clean motor vehicle record.
Present a positive, customer-service friendly demeanor at all times.
Values a joyful work envirnoment.
Commitment to the goals and mission of Community Warehouse.
Preferred bilingual and/or bicultural.
Employer-paid health and dental benefits.
Employer matches 3% in retirement account.
Community Warehouse is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We invite members of all diverse communities to join our team, as we endeavor to best serve our communities from every background. Community Warehouse values diversity and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure the subject line reads: Truck Driver/Furniture Mover.
$14.50 per hour