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Volunteer Coordinator @ Razed & Found - Job Posting 

 

Host Site: Razed & Found 

Marshfield Clinic Health System AmeriCorps Volunteer Wisconsin – Half-time position

http://marshfieldclinicamericorps.org/

AmeriCorps, often referred to as a domestic Peace Corps, places individuals within communities to spend a year serving others.  Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach is a national service grantee that places individuals with nonprofit host sites across Wisconsin.

MCHS AmeriCorps Volunteer Wisconsin ~ Program Description: This program places individuals with nonprofit organizations across Wisconsin to build and strengthen volunteer programs.  Individuals will receive focused training in volunteer management then assist with such tasks as: recruiting, training and supervising volunteers; creating volunteer handbooks, application forms, and brochures; writing position descriptions; updating website content and coordinating social media, and other (non-volunteer) tasks specific to the mission of the nonprofit.

 

Responsibilities

The member should expect to effectively coordinate and engage volunteers. During a typical day of service at WasteCap Resource Solutions/Razed & Found, the member may complete the following tasks:

Volunteer Coordination

  • Research, develop, and manage volunteer program(s) for WasteCap Resource Solutions with a particular focus on retail support, deconstruction efforts, do-it-yourself events, and organizational needs.
  • Help to recruit, schedule, train, and manage a weekly volunteer workforce.
  • Track volunteer hours and volunteer highlights for publicity materials and organizational reports.
  • Attend local volunteer recruitment fairs on behalf of WasteCap / Razed & Found.
  • Assist with marketing events and volunteer support.

Volunteer Supervision at Razed & Found

  • Share the WasteCap / Razed & Found story for the items/services offered.
  • Supervise daily volunteer help on the sales floor, receiving rooms, and workshop.
  • Operate and train volunteers to use a point of sale & inventory system.
  • Assist customers and train volunteers to locate items and answer questions.
  • Check-out customers at cash register.
  • Assist customers to load their vehicles.
  • Support telephone and email correspondence.
  • Prepare and train volunteers to merchandise new inventory.
  • Supervise volunteers to clean store and merchandise.
  • Support weekend operations and volunteers.
  • Aid with receiving material donations and processing.

Observe Safety Protocols Including:

  • Safe and secure placement of large items on store floor
    • Awareness of sharp objects, glass, nails.
    • Practicing safe lifting, relocation of items, and working in teams.
    • Using PPE (personal protection equipment) when appropriate (gloves, goggles, protective footwear, protective headwear when required, safety vests, etc).
  • Drive organization-owned vehicles for salvaging and deconstruction pickups/drop-offs. (not required. 
  • Support with occasional on-site salvage operations and material donation pickups.

Special Considerations Regarding Physical Activity

  • Moderate physical activity: frequent walking/standing/lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; some repetitive motion

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (comfortable addressing & training groups of people.
  • Excellent ability to organize work to establish and meet deadlines.
  • Computer proficiency including word processing, excel, and email.
  • Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands, solve problems, contribute to and work as part of a team.
  • Must be able and willing to work Saturday shifts.

Period of Service:

No later than January 2, 2019 – August 31, 2019. (End date is negotiable)

Benefits:

  • Bi-weekly payroll for term of service (actual rate dependent upon start date; roughly $380 with a January 2 start)
  • $2,960. education award upon successful completion of the term of service
  • Forbearance on qualified student loans and interest accrual payments while serving. (taxable)
  • Service gear
  • Work Experience and the development of highly sought job skills (initiative, interpersonal and intercultural communication, adaptability, collaboration and accountability)

Required Orientation & Training (expenses covered):

  • January 2-4, 2019
  • Foundational AmeriCorps Training via phone or online, date dependent upon start date.

What it means to serve in AmeriCorps

Applicants must be willing to serve for the duration of the term of service (900 hours minimum), averaging approximately 25-30 hours a week.  Members must also be able to handle the financial commitment made by accepting the position. Applicants must be 19 years of age by their start date, possess a high school diploma or GED/HSED, and agree to and pass a criminal and Department of Motor Vehicles background checks.  


How do I apply? - Please send (1) resume and (2) cover letter to jobs@wastecap.org by Friday, December 7th, 2018

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Retail Supervisor - Job Posting 

FLSA: Non-Exempt

STATUS: Hourly Wage

REPORTS TO: Razed & Found Operations Director

POSITION SUMMARY

The role includes friendly/knowledgeable customer service, sales,  inventory processing, merchandising materials, and staffing occasional special events. Candidates with knowledge of building materials/antiques, an outgoing personable spirit, strong physical work ethic, and ability to operate new technology are encouraged to apply.

ABOUT

WasteCap Resource Solutions, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our vision to transform waste into resources is implemented through our Razed & Found division. Razed & Found is comprised of deconstruction services, DIY events, and a retail outlet that sells reclaimed building materials. Find out more at: www.razedandfound.com

LOCATION

2123 W. Michigan St, Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend all scheduled shifts.
  • Assist customers with locating items, answering questions, and suggesting ways to utilize materials.
  • Check out customers at the register using the point-of-sale system.
  • Help customers load purchased items and unload donated items that have been approved.
  • Learn about building materials and the history of the items for sale.
  • Help process new materials and track items in the inventory system.
  • Assist with developing operational policies and procedures to increase efficiencies.  
  • Support telephone and email correspondence.
  • Clean store and supporting areas on a regular basis.
  • Perform store opening and closing duties.
  • Available to work Tuesday - Saturday.
  • Maximum of 40 hours per week.
  • Saturdays are required.
  • Facilitate tasks for volunteers and interns.
  • Use hand and powered tools in a safe manner.
  • Observe warehouse safety protocols including:
    • Secure safe placement of large items on the store floor and processing areas.
    • Be aware of hazards and follow hazard prevention plan.
    • Practice safe lifting, relocation of items, and working in teams.
    • Use PPE (personal protective equipment) when appropriate (gloves, goggles, protective footwear, protective headwear when required, safety vests, etc).
    • Drive organization-owned vehicles for off-site events (optional).

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of building materials, architectural salvage, construction, home renovation, and antiques.
  • Experience in woodworking, carpentry, and the arts are a positive
  • Effective and clear communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and use new technology.
  • Possess the following qualities: goal-oriented, patience, attentive, positive attitude, and tenacity.   
  • Excellent ability to organize work to establish and meet deadlines.
  • Basic computer proficiency including word processing, excel, and email.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS / WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL EFFORT

Moderate physical activity: frequent walking/standing/lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; some repetitive motion.

COMPENSATION

$12.00 per hour starting wage with opportunities for promotion within the organization.

 

Application

Please email your job application to:jobs@wastecap.org with the subject line "Application - Retail Supervisor".

Your application should include a (1) cover letter and (2) resume. Files should be condensed into one PDF document.

DEADLINE: Friday, December 21st, 2018