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The Salvation Army Northwest Division Food Pantry Hygiene Center Coordinator in Longview, Washington

Description DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL SERVICES POSITION TITLE: FOOD PANTRY HYGIENE CENTER COORDINATOR STATUS: Part Time Non-exempt Wage: \$16.50 per hour GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church and the ultimate goal of all programs is spiritual regeneration of all people. The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE: * HS Graduate or equivalent * Minimum of 2 years of experience in one or more of the following fields: Customer Service, general assistance in Social Services directed to at-risk populations * Demonstrated Forklift experience * Volunteer Service management * Valid Wa. State driver\'s license, pass TSA Drivers training * Successfully pass background check and complete Protect the Mission Training KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: * Forklift certified and or willing to be trained * Detail oriented and attention to detail * Self-starter * Team player * Strong use of the English language in verbal and written communication * (Spelling - 90% Grammar - 85%) * Excellent telephone skills * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure * Customer service mindset * Ability and willingness to keep information confidential SOFTWARE-RELATED SKILLS: * Microsoft Word and Excel * Outlook, helpful * Working knowledge of integrated database applications and ability to use new software programs with basic training. SCOPE OF POSITION: Provide operational support to the Department Head and take part in the service programs as directed ensuring the needs the department are served. Under oversight of department head, responsible for all volunteers assigned. Ensure safe operation and management of Food Pantry to include receiving, stocking and displaying of all foods. Manage appointments as scheduled for Hygiene Center laundry and showers. Assist with any social service programs as directed. This position will additionally provide administrative support for related operations as needed. Any other duties as assigned. DUTIES: *On Site reception, information and referral * Maintain client waiting area * Receive and store food supplies and deliveries * Forklift operations as appropriate * Stock shelves for self-select food service * Maintain supply inventory and order replacement supplies as necessary * Manage laundry and shower services including appointment schedule * Ensure related supplies and clothing available as needed * Manage and deploy volunteers as assigned * Serve as back-up for Receptionist data entry into Well Sky * Perform other administrative functions as requested * Assist with Holiday meals, Back to School program and other events as assigned. * Assist as needed and or directed for any other service operations PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis * Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead * Ability to operate telephone * Ability to operate a desktop or laptop computer * Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. * Ability to access and produce information from a computer * Ability to understand written information Benefits: A generous benefits package is included with full-time positions: paid holidays, vacation time, sick time, and medical, vision, and dental insurances. Health Insurance: Low bi-weekly premiums (\$34.62) for employee only coverage, Kaiser HMO for those residing in a Kaiser service area, Anthem EPO/PPO is available for those residing outside of a Kaiser service area. Voluntary +1 and +family coverage at additional cost. Delta Dental DHMO and DPPO dental insurance offered starting at \$2.31 bi-weekly cost. Emp