This position primarily involves receipt, warehousing, fulfillment, inventory, delivery, and management of all products stored in the Vermont Foodbank Barre Distribution Center.
Building equity and racial justice into Vermont Foodbank's organizational practices is everyone's responsibility, and it requires the commitment and collaboration of every employee and team. Therefore, everyone is expected to honor diversity, contribute to an inclusive organizational culture, and leverage their own personal agency and scope of influence to center equity. Pay for this position would be expected at $17 an hour.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
- Works cooperatively and be able to communicate with staff and volunteers to support the mission of the Foodbank to meet and sustain Foodbank goals.
- Positively contribute to an organizational culture of safe and secure food handling, warehousing and distribution.
- The Foodbank relies on volunteers every day to fulfill our mission.
- Promote a culture of food safety and adhere to all established food safety policies and procedures.
- Maintain a neat personal appearance, professionalism in all interactions with other staff, the public, and the clients the Foodbank serves.
- Assist in production of raw salvage sorting and CSFP building operations.
- Load and unload trucks using forklift and/or motorized pallet jack (or any other materials handling device available.
- Accurately select and stage agency orders per delivery route order or pickups.
- Maintains organized, safe and clean work environment by keeping warehouse storage zones, receipt and staging areas neat and organized in compliance with Foodbank Standard Operating Procedures and related external requirements (AIB, etc.).
- Efficiently and safely pick up and deliver products as assigned and complete proper paper work to maintain accurate inventory by driving Foodbank provided transportation.
- Adhere to policies and procedures in the fleet safety booklet regarding reporting accidents, daily vehicle checks, completing associated paperwork, and substance abuse.
- Maintain accurate inventory control procedures.
- Take part during physical inventory.
- This position will occasionally be required to travel to other Foodbank locations and to attend required meetings, trainings, etc. Some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected
- In instances of a federal, state or locally declared emergency, Vermont Foodbank is typically considered an essential service and emergency responder; all of its employees may be called in to perform regular or emergent duties.