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Donation Specialist

Company: Goodwill Industries of Northern New Engl
Location: Belmont
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Goodwill Northern New England - good works here!At Goodwill, we believe in the power of work to transform lives. As a nonprofit organization, we are dedicated to helping individuals facing barriers to employment find meaningful work opportunities. When you join our team, you become part of a community passionate about making a positive impact.Here, you'll be part of a team that values collaboration, respect, and diversity. We celebrate each team member's unique strengths and abilities, fostering an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and empowered. Working together creates a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for our customers, clients, and fellow employees.In addition to employment that is fulfilling, meaningful, and supportive, Goodwill employees also receive:Medical, Dental, Life, and Vision insurance.403(b) retirement plan with employer match.Paid Short- & Long-Term Disability.Generous PTO Plan.30% Employee discount at Goodwill stores in ME, NH & VT.And more!What makes Goodwill NNE special is how much we care about our employees. We offer "life navigation" services, which means you can get free counseling and help if you're going through tough times. We also provide telehealth services you can use over the phone so you can take care of your physical and mental health. Goodwill NNE is all about creating a friendly and respectful workplace. We want everyone to be kind, open, good listeners, and supportive of each other. When you join the Goodwill NNE team, you're not just getting a job; you're becoming part of a community that looks out for its employees and their well-being.Job Duties: Goodwill stores handle hundreds of donations daily, and we are hiring quick-thinking, hard workers to perform light warehouse work. Donation Specialists greet donors, accept donations, and then use light machinery to move heavy loads. Donation Specialists can also expect to sort donations by type and quality. Quick decision-making is a must. Goodwill NNE also expects Donation Specialists to be able to say "no thank you" to items we cannot accept and politely explain why to each customer.Imagine working in the "back room" of our store, where each day brings new challenges and experiences. You won't live the same day twice in this job. As a Donation Specialist, you'll receive comprehensive safety training, including the operation of pallet jacks and other essential equipment to handle donations effectively.In this role, you'll:Inspect, accept, track, and sort donations into the correct value stream.Provide the best-in-class customer experience to donors, assisting them, issuing donation receipts, and ensuring every interaction is positive.Operate power equipment to organize and store donated products efficiently.Minimum Qualifications:A positive, friendly attitude that fosters a great work environment.Basic mathematical and literacy skills to support your tasks.Ability to use essential job equipment and tools.Flexibility to work varying schedules, including evenings and weekends.Successful completion of a criminal background check meeting agency standards.Physical capability to lift and move objects, including lifting up to 100 lbs occasionally, 50 lbs frequently, and 20 lbs constantly.Preferred Qualifications:Prior experience in light manufacturing, warehouse work, or donation-related tasks.High school diploma, GED, HiSET, or equivalent.EducationPreferredHigh School Diploma/GED or betterSkillsPreferredCustomer ServiceInterpersonal SkillsLeadershipBehaviorsPreferredTeam Player: Works well as a member of a groupMotivationsPreferredSelf-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside helpAbility to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Keywords: Goodwill Industries of Northern New Engl, New England , Donation Specialist, Other , Belmont, Northeast

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