Employment

Current Job Openings:

Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division (non-profit food & clothing relief agency) is hiring three positions: 

  1. We are hiring a “Volunteer & Development Coordinator” 25 hours a week with additional hours during the December holiday season and one week in late August.  This is a permanent position.
  2. We are hiring a “Seasonal Warehouse Worker/Driver” 35 hours a week, includes a Saturday shift.  This position is from October 31st through December 24th.   This is a temporary position.
  3. We are hiring a “Seasonal Warehouse Worker/Driver” 35 hours a week, may include a Saturday shift. This position is from November 19th through January 2nd, 2015. This is a temporary position.

VOLUNTEER AND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR:

Job Title: Volunteer & Development Coordinator

Reports to: Executive Director and Development & Communications Manager

FLSA Status: Hourly: Non-Exempt

Schedule: 25 hours/Week (35-40 per week from Mid-November to end of Year): Varied work schedule to meet demands of the position; nights and weekends expected

Overview:

The Volunteer & Development Coordinator is responsible for volunteer management and logistics support for events, social media support, and development & fundraising administrative duties as needed.  The position will report directly to the Executive Director and the Development & Communications Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule volunteer shifts for corporate groups, events, and regular warehouse needs
  • Respond to a high volume of requests regarding volunteer opportunities at the Sunshine Division
  • Recruit and cultivate new volunteers through corporate volunteer fairs, tabling outreach events, etc.
  • Solicit and cultivate fundraising opportunities at outreach events and corporate tabling events
  • Create awareness and build client base at community tabling and outreach events such as school nights, festivals, etc.
  • Create an orientation process and materials to educate outreach and event volunteers
  • Manage volunteer database and ConstantContact communications
  • Work with event manager(s) on volunteer needs for events
  • Provide on-site set up and orientation for all events including Sunshine Division signature fundraising events, 3rd party events and outreach events.
  • Provide backup logistic and administrative support for events
  • Provide updates on Facebook, Twitter and website regarding volunteerism, events, and fundraising opportunities
  • Work with warehouse and office staff to ensure volunteers and setup needs are in place

Bilingual Spanish/English candidates preferred

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume’ to: kyle@sunshinedivision.org .  Please include why you would be a good fit for the position and why you are seeking a part-time job.

WAREHOUSE/DRIVER POSITIONS:

Hours:  Shifts are typically four days Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm with a Saturday shift from 8:30am-1:30pm.  Applicants must be able to work Saturday.

SUMMARY

Responsibilities include the regular delivery, distribution, pick-up, loading/unloading, and storage of donated groceries from vendor contributors, donations from other charitable organizations, donations of clothing/household items from individuals and delivery/pickup of Sunshine Division food collection barrels.  Assist in the maintenance, organization, and upkeep of the agency.  Assist in the stocking of a food pantry.  Provide positive customer service to donors and clients of the organization.  Assist clients in process of checking out of the food pantry area.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Reliable attendance record
  • Knowledge of the Portland area with experience driving a large van and/or box truck.
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • No CDL required.
  • Pass background check and drug test
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work with a diverse population of donors and clients.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to consistently lift 50 pounds
  • Fork lift experience a plus
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English.
  • To apply:  you must submit a complete application form, resume, and indicate which position(s) you are applying for. To obtain application form, send request to Robb@sunshinedivision.org, call 503-823-2308, or pick up at 687 N. Thompson, Portland, OR 97227.  Applications can be mailed to the address above or emailed to: Robb@sunshinedivision.org.  Resumes submitted without application form will not be considered.

To apply for any available positions, please fill out the following application: SunshineDivisionEmployment App.2014