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The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County does not discriminate against volunteers, employees or clients who meet eligibility guidelines for any Volunteer Center programs.  If you think you have been discriminated against, please call the Executive Director at (831) 427-5070
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
FURNITURE FOR FAMILIES
PROGRAM SPECIALIST I
 
General Statement
Under the supervision of Community Connection’s PEI Program Coordinator II, the Program Specialist I will provide operation management and direct supervision of volunteers for the Furniture for Families program. The Furniture for Families program is a collaboration between the Homeless Services Center and Community Connection designed to receive donations of quality furniture and appliances and redistribute these items to people/families in need.
THIS JOB IS LABOR INTENSIVE. The job will predominantly include moving furniture including pick up, delivery, loading, unloading, and arranging mattresses, sofas, dining tables, desks, chairs etc. 
 
 
Pay Scale:  $13.57 - $14.67 per hour 
Hours:  This position is part-time, 20 hours per week.
Deadline for applications:  November 8, 2013
 
 
Essential Functions
Develops, implements and oversees operational protocol
Recruits and trains volunteers
Coordinates employee and volunteer schedules
Provides strong customer services skills
Coordinates and performs all furniture pick-ups
Coordinates and performs furniture moving tasks including heavy lifting
Support staff in a variety of assigned projects as requested 
Maintains documentation of furniture donations and distribution
 
Qualifications
Current CA drivers license and clean driving record
At least two years supervision experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with diverse groups of people
Ability to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to perform labor intensive tasks including loading, unloading, and moving furniture
Personal flexibility and ability to work independently in a busy and changing environment
Computer skills: Email, Word, Excel
Ability to organize own work as well as team efforts involving 2-8 individuals
Experience working with psychiatric disabilities and homeless individuals or strong desire to work with this population
 
Plus Factors
Personal or family experience with mental illness
Experience working with individuals with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders
Proficient in Spanish
 
 
TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to:
Andrea Turnbull
Community Connection 
300 Harvey West Blvd. 
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
aturnbull@ccsantacruz.org
 
 
The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County does not discriminate against volunteers, employees or clients who meet eligibility guidelines for any Volunteer Center programs.  If you think you have been discriminated against, please call the Executive Director at (831) 427-5070

 

 

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