Gifts in Kind Assistant



Do you want to make a difference in the lives of homeless and at-risk youth?  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 youth workers whose mission is to help at-risk young people move off the streets and on to independence.

 

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.

 

Duties & 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

Qualifications

  • High school
  • Physical ability to lift and carry heavy items
  • Well organized and ability to multi-task
  • Good verbal communications skills

 

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and would like to be a part of a family like organisation with excellent growth opportunities, please send us your resume. We also offer a great benefits package, competitive salary and the opportunity to attend a variety of training courses all paid for by Covenant House

 

Covenant House Vancouver celebrates quality 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, sex, sexual orientation and age, except as prescribed by law.  We encourage applicants from qualified aboriginal persons, persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and others with the skills and knowledge to effectively engage with those from diverse backgrounds

 

Position Start Date

As soon as possible

 

Application Due Date

Posting will remain open until filled