Job Opening: OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

MISSION: Who we are
The Community Center of Northern Westchester (CCNW) seeks to improve the well-being and self-sufficiency of neighbors in need in Northern Westchester by providing food, clothing, programs, and other resources. We are committed to treating all with dignity and respect. We encourage broad involvement and participation by residents and organizations in the communities we serve.

SUMMARY: Who we need
The Community Center was founded by and is sustained by the generosity and caring of the community. We are a leanly staffed organization with ten employees and a robust workforce of dedicated volunteers who go out of their way to make our community a better place.  We are looking for an Operations Assistant join our team and support the flow of our work each day.

JOP DESCRIPTION: Operations Assistant
This position requires approx. 28 hours per week and reports to the Operations Manager.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 – 4:30, Thursday 11:30 to 6:30, Saturday 9:30-1:30

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support the day to day operations of the Community Center:

  • Foster a welcoming, productive, and enjoyable experience for all volunteers.
  • Support the work of the volunteers in managing the receipt of food and clothing donations from the community and the distribution of goods to our client families.
  • Assist with seasonal drives; collecting, sorting, storing and distributing items.
  • With the volunteers, prepare for the daily operations on opening the Center and ensure closing procedures are carried out.
  • Guide the daily work of volunteers in performing their roles.
  • Work with clients to guide them through the services of the Center as needed.
  • Participate in the management of building and grounds maintenance.
  • Support the Operations Manager with additional tasks as needed.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fluency in Spanish and English preferred.
  • Commitment to community and the mission of the Community Center.
  • Enthusiastic and good humored with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • A team player who collaborates closely with colleagues
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all constituents: clients, volunteers, donors etc.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage a lot in a small space!
  • Flexibility to adjust quickly and perform graciously when pulled in many directions.
  • Financially responsible with a strong sense of ethics.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to cmurray@communitycenternw.org
This is a non-exempt hourly position.  Compensation commensurate with experience.