Posted on 09/25/2017

Warehouse Associate

Food For Greater Elgin - Elgin, IL

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Job Description

FFGE is hiring a part-time (20 hours/week) Warehouse Associate to assist the Director of Operations

in the effective and efficient delivery of services to our large client-choice food pantry. 

The current hours offered could be increased in the future.

COMPENSATION   

 $13-$14/hour based on experience

Current hours:

  • Monday 8:00 – 1:00

  • Tuesday 10:00 – 3:00

  • Friday 8:00 – 1:00

  • Saturday 7:30 – 12:30

 

JOB FUNCTIONS

Drive FFGE vehicles to pick up food from area retailers or community organizations as directed.

Ensure the smooth process of unloading, organizing/sorting and stocking food and non-food items in the warehouse.

Serve as key warehouse staff during the Saturday morning food distribution, including assisting clients, as needed.

Accept donations from the community maintaining appropriate In-Kind receipts.

Assist in maintaining a clean warehouse, including equipment.

Learn and follow all safety procedures in relation to food handling and machinery operations.

Job Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent

2 years of work experience required

Non CDL – Class C drivers license strongly preferred – will train proper candidate

Forklift certified preferred – will train proper candidate

Able to lift 50 lbs. on a daily basis

 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS, ABILITIES AND KNOWLEDGE

Commitment to FFGE’s mission, values and community focus.

Able to work independently with some direction and guidance.

Enjoys working for a non-profit social service organization.

Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Strong interpersonal skills needed with the ability to work with diverse groups of

clients and volunteers.

Team player who is able to interact and communicate clearly.

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