Gifts In Kind Assistant – Part Time



Covenant House Vancouver is the premier provider of residential and support services for our city’s homeless youth, and we are growing! You will be joining a team of dedicated and committed people whose mission is to help at-risk young people move off the streets and on to independence.

In order to be hired at Covenant House Vancouver as an employee, practicum student, or volunteer, candidates must provide evidence of full courses of Health-Canada approved vaccinations prior to starting their first shift.

The GIK Assistant will help to coordinate the operation of the Covenant House Gifts in Kind.  The position requires interaction with Covenant House staff, youth and volunteers as well as the general public.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Receives donations in parkade and retrieves them from front reception
  • Sorts donations and decides which are appropriate to keep
  • Keep sorting area clean and tidy
  • Fill youth clothing requests and get them delivered in an appropriate timeline
  • Fill our toiletry requests for program needs as required
  • Christmas backpack support, sorting, counting and special events
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma
  • Physical ability to lift and carry heavy items
  • Well organized and ability to multi-task
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • One year of relevant work experience is an asset

 

Additional Information

  • Schedule: 20 hours per week
  • Benefits: Full Benefits after 3 months of employment
  • Department: Development & Communications

 

 

 

We love what we do and try to make a difference every day. Covenant House Vancouver offers a competitive salary with a great benefits package and excellent opportunity for training and career advancement. If you are looking to join a place where we have a purpose and aim to achieve positive outcomes, please join us by applying.

Covenant House Vancouver celebrates equality and diversity in the workplace. Our commitment is to ensure equity in employment, and we affirm and welcome applicants from all backgrounds of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation and age, except as prescribed by law.

 

Position Start Date

As soon as possible

 

Application Due Date

Posting will remain open until filled