Do you have a great attitude and want to make a difference? The Food Bank @ St. Mary’s is hiring for an Operations Assistant. We are a non-profit corporation in the State of Washington with a close relationship to St. Mary’s Parish and Archdiocese of Seattle. The Food Bank is organized and operated to provide individuals and families who are in need with food and access to community resources to help them achieve self-sufficiency. The Food Bank has seven programs: Walk in, Home Delivery, Baby Corner, No Cook, Feeding Hungry Children, Toddler bags and a Mobile Food Bank.
This position reports to the Operations Manager and is primarily responsible for assisting the Operations Manager with the collection of food donations from local businesses and organizations, distribution and storage of food in the warehouse, informing clients and volunteers of any breach of Food Bank Rules and, if necessary, provide enforcement of those rules. Assume responsibility to day to day procedures in the absence of the Operations Manager.
This person must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be comfortable working with volunteers, clients, donors, and staff from a variety of ages, ethnicities, education and backgrounds. The capacity for working effectively with ALL including those with disabilities. Have the ability to adjust priorities in an ongoing fashion, manage multiple priorities and delegate accordingly, willingness to pro-actively seek supervisory input, resource and information needed to accomplish the job and have initiative and be a team player. Basic Computer skills- Microsoft Office helpful.
Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and have a good driving record and valid up to date insurance. Must obtain Food Handlers Permit. Adhere to OSHA and WISHA safety requirements as well as any other labor, health and safety regulations and training. Must be able to lift 60 lbs repeatedly and occasionally pushing /moving up to 100 lbs and operate forklift and pallet jack.
Start at $15/hour.
Please send your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org