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10 May 2022

Full-Time Warehouse Assistant

APLA Health – Posted by APLA Health Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at aplahealth.org.

We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment!

We offer:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance (no cost for employee)
  • Vision Insurance (no cost for employee)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 5 Personal Days
  • 10 Vacation Days
  • 12 Sick Days
  • Metro reimbursement or free parking
  • Employer Matched 403b Retirement Plan

This is a great opportunity to make a difference!

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Warehouse Supervisor, assist a warehouse team responsible for organizing and maintaining a food warehouse and with increasing the efficiency and timely delivery of food pantry services to persons living with HIV/AIDS.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver food and hygiene items to NOLPs food pantry sites, including those managed by collaborative agencies.
  • Unload sites weekly food delivery and set up food preparation shelves.
  • Distribute NOLPs groceries to clients as needed.
  • Assist in completing intake on incoming clients and volunteers when needed, always behaving in a courteous, respectful and helpful manner.
  • Fill in as needed for NOLPs Site Coordinators at NOLP locations.
  • Supervise volunteers and maintain an accurate accounting of volunteer hours; assist Volunteer Coordinator with volunteer recruitment activities, as well as training and scheduling of volunteers assigned to warehouse or food drive duties.
  • Maintain an accurate weekly inventory of food stock, including completing data entry in NOLPs inventory program.
  • Organize, clean and maintain the warehouse, which includes stocking freezer, cooler and shelves and preparing client pre-bagged groceries.
  • Drive a 5-ton truck to make deliveries and pickups.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the programs delivery vehicles (e.g., cleaning and awareness of routine mechanical service).
  • Provide driving assistance in coordination with APLAs revenue producing events.
  • Assist with the receipt of program-specific deliveries and verify shipments.
  • Assist with donation solicitation by maintaining NOLPs presence during weekend food drive activities.

 

OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Training and Experience:

High school graduate required; minimum of one year of experience interacting with the public required; experience in warehouse or stock room helpful and experience with driving delivery vehicles. Must demonstrate a history of a clean driving record.

 

Knowledge of:

Stockroom procedures; Microsoft Word and Excel preferred; retail food sales practices and stock room procedures preferred.

 

Ability to:

Drive a 5-ton truck; operate a computer using Microsoft Word and Excel; operate warehouse equipment including a forklift and pallet jack; complete assigned tasks to completion; handle multiple projects simultaneously; work and communicate with people from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds; supervise assigned volunteers; meet deadlines; function with minimal supervision; maintain complex inventory records; work in an organized and systematic fashion; respond with sensitivity to people with HIV/AIDS; demonstrate professional verbal and written communication skills and professional customer service.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This is primarily an active position that requires regular bending, reaching stooping, lifting and moving of stock weighing 50 pounds or more and driving a 5-ton truck to make deliveries and pickups.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California drivers license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.

COVID Vaccination and booster required or medical/religious exemption.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.

This position will pay $21.20 – $24.91 Salary is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

To Apply: Visit our website at www.aplahealth.org  to apply or click the link below: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=58808&clientkey=A5559163F67395E0A2585D2135F98806

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 26 days.

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