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Currently accepting applications for Temporary Driver position with CARITAS Solutions.  (Posted 6/7/2017)

CARITAS Values:  Achievement, Honor, Innovation, Integrity, Passion, Servant Leadership

The CARITAS culture reflects these values. Professional and timely communication among and between our constituents to include staff, volunteers, donors and clients as well as the ability to work across the programs of the organization – Shelter, the Furniture Bank, Works and The Healing Place are necessary for success.

 

CARITAS Solutions Driver

Position Summary:   CARITAS Solutions is a social enterprise of CARITAS that provides moving, hauling, and furniture removal and installation services for local customers.  This position provides temporary employment opportunities, helping to fill the gap in work history and providing job and team building skills.

Responsibilities:

CARITAS Solutions Driver

  • Loads and unloads furniture and related materials onto and off trucks, ensuring that appropriate padding and straps are used to prevent damage.
  • Responsible for moving office and household goods, appliances, equipment, etc. to and from job site to trucks using proper safety and moving skills.
  • Responsible for operating a 26 ft. non-commercial truck adhering to all safety and traffic regulations; driver is expected to sweep out truck at the end of shift.
  • Attend planning, strategy & safety meeting for projects as scheduled.
  • Models proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environment practices.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Tasked in cleaning up work sites, discarding all trash and debris.

Additional duties:

  • Follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to safely and efficiently operate a forklift, mechanical lift gates, and platforms, as appropriate to the position.

Supervisor:  Primary: Procurement/Special Project Manager, Secondary: Special Project Coordinator

Hours:  Varies

Qualifications:

  • Driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Be open and teachable
  • Strong Customer Service skills with the motivation to improve
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Value service before self
  • Value Teamwork over individual gain

Please submit resume and CARITAS Job Application  to Michael Gordon at mgordon@caritasva.org to apply for this position.

 Currently accepting applications for CARITAS Solutions Special Projects Coordinator (Posted 10/20/2017)

CARITAS Values:  Achievement, Honor, Innovation, Integrity, Passion, Servant Leadership –

The CARITAS culture reflects these values. Professional and timely communication among and between our constituents to include staff, volunteers, donors and clients as well as the ability to work across the programs of the organization – Shelter, the Furniture Bank, Works and The Healing Place are necessary for success.

CARITAS Solutions Special Projects Coordinator:

Position Summary: CARITAS Solutions is an income generating social enterprise that provides moving, hauling, furniture removal and installation services for local customers. This position provides a bridge between the customer desires and facilitating a professional move with strategic planning, directing a moving crew and obtaining useful materials for the Furniture Bank. This position works closely with the Procurement Manager on planning and execution of projects for CARITAS Solutions.

Responsibilities:

CARITAS Solutions Projects

  • Develop and maintain forms, process and procedures for special project files.
  • Responsible for follow up with customers and other key personnel to ensure accuracy and timely completion of job.
  • Maintain bulk donation and special projects Google calendar.
  • Plan and implement orientation for new CARITAS Solutions employees: application, Code of Ethics, Confidentiality Agreement, Conflict of Interest agreement, collecting DL’s, two ID’s and safety review. Performing background checks and submitting time sheets.
  • Attend site visits, take notes and photos, secure measurements and review space to estimate project scope and times and document plan of action along with Procurement Manager. Communicate incoming inventory to Warehouse Manager.
  • Help set and enforce quality standards for materials arriving at Furniture Bank.
  • Assumes lead role on projects including heavy lifting, following plan of action and guiding newer team members.
  • Responsible for incoming phone calls directed to CARITAS Solutions and customer pick ups.

Additional duties:

  • Accountable for maintaining moving equipment and placement of incoming inventory. Strategizes with Warehouse Manager prior to arrival of donation.
  • Provide truck driving services to the CARITAS Furniture Bank as determined by the Warehouse Manager. Perform Training on customer service and delivery excellence for incoming AmeriCorp members as requested.
  • Trained to test all CARITAS Solutions employees for drugs and alcohol.

Supervisor:  Procurement Manager

Hours: 40 hours per week including some Saturdays.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and prioritize work based on goals and objectives set forth by supervisor.
  • Ability to work independently and manage his/her time.
  • Flexible, adapts well to change and remains positive during times of stress.
  • Driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Ability to follow and give detailed instructions.
  • Must possess critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Maintain a positive attitude.
  • Be open and teachable.
  • Microsoft Word and Excel Proficiency.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Honesty and Integrity.
  • Value service before self.

Please submit resume and completed CARITAS  application to Michael Gordon at mgordon@caritasva.org

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