Job Title: Gifts in Kind Mover
Status: Part Time Non-Exempt
Department: Gifts in Kind
Reports to: Gifts in Kind Coordinator/Assistant Director
Compensation: $18-$20 per hour position expires June 2024 (can be extended)
Location: Fort Myers, FL
Due Date: April 15, 2023
About the United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades
United Way of Lee, Henry, and Glades (UWLHG) is a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people in our community. This is accomplished through fundraising, fund distribution (90+ partners), community building, volunteer advancement, and information and referral. UWLHG is an $16 million nonprofit social services organization with 70+ employees in five locations. The majority of funding is from private donations, although UWLHG also receives local, state, and federal grants.
Summary: Work within the Gifts in Kind Department to move donated goods in a reliable and responsible manner. This position is Part Time, Non-Exempt.
1. Assist with scheduled deliveries, pick-ups and other related activities for the Gifts in Kind Department.
2. Follow the instructions and directives of the Gifts in Kind Coordinator/ Assistant Director for laying out inventory, pulling items for deliveries, and other related activities.
3. Coordinate schedule to align with the Gifts in Kind Department’s calendar of inventory management and delivery schedule.
4. Always follow outlined safety procedures and protocols.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities. Occasionally may work in conjunction with program volunteers.
Qualifications: The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to satisfactorily perform the essential job duties.
Education and/or Experience: High School completion preferred.
Knowledge Safe lifting practices and other safety protocols preferred.
Interpersonal Skills: Excellent active listening, and interpersonal skills required. Critical thinking, prioritization and judgment skills required.
Language Skills: Ability to present information to and respond to questions from staff members and program volunteers required.
Computer Skills: Limited computer skills preferred.
Presentations Skills: No public speaking abilities required.
Licenses: Valid Florida Driver’s License with a driving record that meets our insurance guidelines.
Other Skills: Problem solving capabilities, empathy, and cultural diversity skills. Desire to go above and beyond to meet stakeholder needs.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods of time, bend, lift, sit, talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Lifting support such as team lifting, carts, and other tools will be provided. There may be additional physical requirements associated within the program. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job primarily operates within a warehouse environment, without air conditioning. Closed-toe shoes and other proper safety gear should be worn at all times.
This is a Part-time, non-exempt position. Days of work may vary but will primarily be Monday through Friday. Evening and weekends may be required as job duties demand.
United Way is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions. United Way will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
• UWLHG is an exceptional workplace that can provide you with:
• Opportunity to work with smart, passionate and enthusiastic team members and volunteers
• Working with diverse staff and other constituents
• Culture of high-performance expectations and accountability
• Exciting and challenging work
• Opportunity to help solve the community’s toughest problems
• Competitive pay that is commensurate with demonstrated successful performance and experience