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NW Furniture Bank

Job Description: Warehouse/Truck Crew 

Reports to: Director of Operations

Department: Furniture Program

Hours: Tuesday thru Saturday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

 

About the NW Furniture Bank

NW Furniture Bank helps restore hope, dignity and stability in our community by recycling donated furniture to people in need. Willing furniture store partners and local donations provide a steady source of furniture which would otherwise end up in the dump or sold at a loss. We serve victims of domestic abuse, people suffering loss from fire and natural disasters, foster children and especially families coming from transitional housing who are trying to rebuild their lives.

Job Summary

Warehouse team members help support the operations of NWFB by do everything from helping with deliveries and pickups, stocking the warehouse floor, cleaning furniture, helping Hope Furnishings, organizing the build shop, and inventory. Warehouse team members are an essential part of the NWFB Team.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Customer service: interact with our public and corporate donors, and also with our clients. In many cases you are the face of the furniture bank and you must put the client, donor or volunteer first
  • Be on time and reliable
  • Assist in lifting furniture (must be able to lift at least 50 pounds)
  • Spray and tag all incoming donations and enter items into inventory
  • Organize inventory and put away all incoming donations
  • Responsible for checking off items as they are loaded on truck and delivered
  • Ensure client signs delivery receipt

Detailed Daily Job Responsibilities:

Truck:

  • Obtain schedule for the day from the Program Manager
  • Load truck with items to be delivered from staging area
  • Do a daily walk around and safety inspection of the truck
  • Prepare Navigation with address and call before each delivery and pickup
  • Assign truck member to call client or donor from truck phone 30 minutes prior to delivery or pick up
  • Return all signed client paperwork for the day
  • Check off items as they are delivered
  • Ensure client delivery receipt is signed
  • When truck arrives from deliveries and pickups, unload truck
  • Help spray furniture if needed
  • Help inventory all items
  • File donation receipts
  • Help tag and put furniture on floor
  • Clean interior of truck cab and box weekly or more if needed
  • Wash truck bi weekly or as needed
  • Report any damage or safety issues daily

 

 

Warehouse:

  • Put inventoried furniture out on floor
  • Take in drop off furniture and hand out donation receipt
  • Stage furniture that has been tagged for client delivery in staging area
  • Spray furniture for delivery
  • Help load will-call client’s furniture in client’s vehicle
  • Load furniture on the truck, the afternoon prior to delivery
  • Look for anything that needs done and ask if you can do it
  • Sweep floors, empty garbage, recycle

HR use only

Department

Furniture Program

Job Title

Warehouse/Truck Crew

Pay grade

$12.02 - $16.83

Management? (Yes/No)

N

Last revised

4-18-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NW Furniture Bank is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from any qualified and interested candidate. At NW Furniture Bank, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees, volunteers, clients, donors, and vendors feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. If you require an accommodation for the recruitment/interview process (including alternate formats of materials, or accessible meeting rooms or other accommodation), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.  Let us know if there are any accommodations that would make the job application process more accessible to you.