Operations/Facilities Assistant

POSITION: Volunteer
DEPARTMENT: Operations/Facilities
SUPERVISOR: Volunteer Coordinator

Position Summary

The role of the Operations/Facilities Volunteer is to provide service to enhance the client experience and assists the delivery of the center’s mission. This is accomplished by taking responsibility for the overall look and feel of the facility and serving primarily in a supporting role with center functionality for direct services, programs, and volunteer groups.

Schedule and Hours Commitment:

4 or 8 hours per week

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Routinely sanitize and/or launder equipment, supplies and other frequently touched surfaces in between uses to meet and exceed Covid regulations
  • Review daily program calendar and work with the programming staff accordingly for set up of program rooms for use of equipment, tables and chairs or restoring programs rooms after use
  • Working closely with the front office point person and programming staff
  • Restock refreshment supplies
  • Shelving of delivered supplies (office/paper), and library books
  • Distribution of delivered small packages, mail and materials
  • Support kitchen coordination
  • Manage inventory of comfort items such as quilts, support pillows and hats
  • Minor recycling of cardboard and paper
  • Recording of own volunteer hours
  • Complete position related training/s
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Dependable, compassionate, empathetic, and caring
  • Demonstrate ability and initiative to work independently, in a team environment and with a positive mental attitude
  • Physical ability to:
    • Stand, move or walk for 3-4 hours per shift
    • Push and pull
    • Transport small and medium boxes
    • Roll tables, move chairs and lift 20 pounds
  • Understand and follow directions
  • Ability to exercise good judgment
  • Well organized
  • Understand and adhere to confidentiality and HIPAA policies

Required Education or Certifications:

  • None

General Requirements:

    • Must attend Dempsey Center Culture Training
    • Maintains professional behavior, dress and appearance at all times while volunteering
    • Must use discretion and protect the confidentiality of all Dempsey Center clients.; HIPAA-specific training will be provided.
    • If the work includes direct client interaction, must complete background check and have/or opt out of flu shot.