Happy Valley-Goose Bay NL
All staff positions at the Women's Centre are employed by the Mokami Status of Women Council (MSWC). Our work is guided by feminist theory and principles.
Position Overview: The Donations Coordinator plays a vital role in the success of our social enterprise thrift store, Thrifty Fashions, overseeing the collection, sorting, and organization of donations. This position is funded through the AMPLIFY program, which aims to provide employment opportunities for youth between the ages of 16-30 who have limited work experience or possible barriers to employment. The Donations Coordinator will primarily operate within our donations shed, coordinating donation processes, ensuring efficient operations, and providing oversight to volunteers and staff. As part of this role, the Donations Coordinator will also participate in at least 25 hours of educational and personal development training.
Donation Collection and Sorting:
Coordinate the collection of donations from various sources, including drop-off points and community drives.
Oversee the sorting and categorization of donated items to ensure efficient processing and inventory management.
Evaluate the quality and condition of donations, determining suitability for resale or alternative disposition.
Shed Operations and Organization:
Maintain a clean, organized, and safe donations shed environment.
Develop and implement systems and processes for efficient storage and retrieval of donated items.
Regularly assess and optimize the layout and organization of the shed to maximize space utilization.
Volunteer and Staff Management:
Provide guidance and support to volunteers, ensuring a positive and productive volunteer experience.
Collaborate with the store manager to coordinate the allocation of staff resources to the donations shed as needed.
Communication and Collaboration:
Serve as a point of contact for donation-related inquiries, providing excellent customer service to donors and stakeholders.
Collaborate with the thrift store team to coordinate donation promotions and campaigns.
Communicate regularly with the store manager and other relevant staff members to ensure smooth operations and coordination.
Educational and Personal Development Training:
Participate in at least 25 hours of educational and personal development training to enhance skills and knowledge.
Youth between the ages of 16-30 who meet the eligibility criteria outlined by the AMPLIFY program
Generally, completion of at least Level II high school is required
Strong organizational skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Physical capability to lift and move items of varying weights, as this position may involve manual handling of donations
Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing priorities and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
A proactive and self-motivated approach to work, showing initiative and problem-solving abilities
This position is funded through the AMPLIFY program and is subject to the program's guidelines and requirements. It is a total of 245 hours or 7 weeks in duration. The position offers minimum wage plus mandatory employment-related costs.
Applicants must include a cover letter, resume and 2 references by Thursday, June 29th at 5:00pm ADT. A current and original copy of a Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector Check will be required prior to beginning employment. Please email applications to email@example.com
We thank all in advance for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
MSWC embraces diversity and is committed to greater equity in our programs and our employment. Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain skilled and strong volunteers and employees from diverse backgrounds allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives in line with this, preferences will be given to and applications are encouraged from women (cisgender and transgender) and non-binary people who are Indigenous, Black and people of colour, people living with disabilities, women with experience in sex work and women with experience in the criminal justice system. We encourage applicants to self-identify any marginalized experiences and identities in their application with the knowledge that disclosed experiences will remain confidential.