Driver

American Red Cross Medford, MA

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Job Description:

The American Red Cross of Massachusetts has a position open for a Driver for The Boston Food Pantry program.

The position is part-time, working Tuesday through Friday, from 7:00 am-11 am with some flexibility. A valid driver's license and clean driving record are required. Commercial Class B License a plus. Benefits are not included.

The Driver will pick up, deliver and properly store products and other lightweight materials in accordance with an assigned route or on and as needed basis. The Driver will also perform additional transport and loading duties to support the food pantry program. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.

Specific duties:

The Driver will pick up food at the pantry and deliver it to distribution sites. Will assist with loading and unloading truck, using a pallet stacker and electric pallet jacks. Will also help with inventory, and assist with other duties at the pantry and distribution sites. Will work closely with volunteers. Must be comfortable driving a 16-foot box truck.

Responsibilities:

1. Drive vehicle to pick-up, deliver and properly store correspondence and products.

2. Operate vehicle safely and within traffic laws. May require driving in inclement weather conditions.

3. Follow an assigned route. Read and interpret maps and directions.

4. May maintain logs and reports for daily runs.

5. Maintain vehicle in a clean condition. May check fluid and gas levels in vehicle.

6. May provide shipping and receiving support.

7. Carry out any additional assignments required to fulfill the Mission of the American Red Cross.

Qualifications:

Education: High School or equivalent required.

Experience: 1 year of related experience preferred. Driving experience preferred.

Skills & Abilities: Ability to become proficient with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills. Ability to prioritize tasks; complete in a timely and accurate manner. Ability to work on a team.

Travel: Travel requires up to 90%. Must have valid driver's license and clean driving record. Commercial Class B license, or willingness to acquire Class B license a plus.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

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