Current Openings

In-Kind Donations Coordinator

NOTE: This position involves significant manual labor, regularly requiring multiple hours of moving furniture.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the collection of gifts-in-kind (GIK) (furniture, household items, small appliances, electronics, bicycles, vehicles, clothing, etc.).
  • Ensure timely delivery of furniture and other GIK to new refugee families according to program guidelines.
  • Set up apartments for new refugee arrivals, purchasing necessary furniture and household items when necessary to fulfill requirements.
  • Field inquiries from the public regarding potential in-kind donations.
  • Solicit in-kind donations to meet ministry needs.
  • Maintain and organize storage areas.
  • Develop positive on-going relationships with donors, volunteers and refugees.
  • Accurately document and report receipt and delivery of GIK as well as program purchases.
  • Manage the office’s vehicles, coordinating regular maintenance and ensuring proper use.
  • Other related tasks as assigned.

    Qualifications:

     
  • A desire to serve refugees in support of the mission of World Relief.
  • Ability to lift at least 70 pounds multiple times per day required.
  • Current driver’s license, insurance and clean driving record required. 
  • Ability to communicate the work and mission of World Relief to donors.
  • Good communication, customer service and organizational skills.
  • Basic computer proficiency.
  • Ability to work with and communicate well with diverse groups of people.
  • Self-motivated worker with the ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative.
  • Flexibility in schedule and ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Experience working in multicultural settings highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of a second language a plus.

    Application deadline: October 17, 2014
    Location: Kent, WA, with much work in the field
    Up to 32 hours/week, ongoing
    Compensation: DOE, benefits available

    To apply, please visit http://worldrelief.org/career-opportunities
    For more about World Relief Seattle, please visit http://worldreliefseattle.org
    For questions, contact Luke Williams at 253-277-1121 x225 or lwilliams@wr.org


     
Furniture Mover

Responsibilities:

  • Pickup furniture or other gifts-in-kind (GIK) from donors as directed by GIK Coordinator
  • Deliver furniture and other GIK to new refugee families according to program guidelines and as directed by GIK Coordinator.
  • Set up apartments for new refugee arrivals, purchase necessary furniture when necessary to fulfill requirements.
  • Assist in maintaining and organizing storage areas.
  • Maintain positive relations and communication with donors, volunteers and refugees.
  • Accurately document and report receipts and delivery of GIK as well as program purchases.
  • Other related tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A desire to serve refugees in support of the mission of World Relief.
  • Ability to positively reflect the work and mission of World Relief to donors.
  • Ability to lift at least 70 pounds multiple times required.
  • Consistently available for on-call work that is variable and flexible in schedule.
  • Current driver’s license, insurance and clean driving record required. 
  • Good communication, customer service and organizational skills desired.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work and communicate well with diverse groups of people.
  • Self-motivated worker with the ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative.
  • Experience working in multicultural settings desirable.
  • Knowledge of a second language is a plus.
  • Location: Kent, WA, with much work in the field
  • 15-70 hours/Month, part-time/on-call
  • Compensation: $13/hour

To apply, please visit http://worldrelief.org/career-opportunities  For more about World Relief Seattle, please visit http://worldreliefseattle.org For questions, contact Luke Williams at 253-277-1121 x225 or lwilliams@wr.org