Warehouse Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Warehouse Specialist is expected to work as a valued member of the warehouse.  This position works under general supervision in the warehouse and will be primarily responsible for receiving and all commodity selection.  This position will work 40 hours per week.

•    Receive all product from trucks making deliveries to the Foodbank;
•    Receive all product picked up by Foodbank trucks;
•    Select orders;
•    Restock merchandise in the order selection area;
•    Assist agencies with loading of their pallets;
•    Transfer products to cooler, freezer, and warehouse from dock area;
•    Complete proper receiving and shipping forms;
•    Make safety inspection of the equipment at the beginning of each day.  Turn inspection report in to Warehouse Manager;
•    Inspect all incoming loads for evidence of spoilage, odors, damaged containers, insects, rodents, excessive heat damage, freezer damage, water damage, mold, or product leakage and report same to Warehouse Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:   1) High School Diploma; 2) One year relevant experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to do the job; 3) Must be certified to operate power industrial equipment (fork lift, pallet jack, etc.) or be able to pass power industrial certification will be administered by the Arkansas Foodbank.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
1) Ability to communicate effectively, oral and written format; 2) Ability to work independently or with little supervision; 3) Ability to lift approximately 65 pounds repeatedly; 4) Ability to work in severe weather conditions-both heat and cold;  5) Current, valid Arkansas driver’s license and proof of insurance.

CLOSING DATE:  This position will remain open until filled.

APPLICATION:  To apply for this position, submit a resume or an Arkansas Foodbank employment application to: Jackquelyn O’Donnell, Arkansas Foodbank, 4301 W. 65th Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72209 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Fall Development Intern

JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Development Intern will work closely with the Development department assisting with such tasks as fundraising, donor stewardship and database management.  While assisting with a wide range of fundraising projects, interns will gain substantial hands-on experience and specific training in many aspects of nonprofit development. Intern will work 16 hours a week. The Arkansas Foodbank offers this internship opportunity for interns during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters.  This is a non-paid position.

  •   Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence
  •   Update and correct database records
  •   Assist Donor Relations Coordinator with mailing out donor acknowledgement letters
  •   Assist Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator with setting up materials for our Volunteers Orientation
  •   Assist development department by performing miscellaneous administrative activities.
  •   Assist with special events
  •   Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:   1) High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 2) Development interns will be actively enrolled in a university nonprofit management program

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

1) Ability to communicate effectively, oral and written format. 2) Ability to problem solve; 3) Ability to lift approximately 20-25 pounds.

CLOSING DATE:  This position will remain open until filled

APPLICATION:  To apply for this position, submit a resume or an Arkansas Foodbank employment application to: Jackquelyn O'Donnell, Arkansas Foodbank 4301 West 65th Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72209 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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