Sortation Lead

Position Sortation Lead
Days Mon – Sat, 1-2 shifts a week, min. 3 month commitment
Shifts Monday – Saturday: Morning (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.), Afternoon (12 – 3 p.m.)

Monday – Friday: Evenings (5:30 – 8:30 p.m.)

Description Assist in guiding all team members to appropriately sort food (non-perishable food)
Help train volunteers in how to properly read best before dates and expiry dates
Help train volunteers in deciphering “good quality control” in regard to: proper packaging, and dented cans
Ensure appropriate “keep dates” are written on the display area
Ability to read manuals to understand production codes and best before dates
Call manufacturing companies to verify best before dates
Ability to use computer
Maintain Health & Safety standards
Encourage team members to keep all areas clean
Comfortable working in a warehouse setting
Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
Must be able to use a pallet jack
Characteristics Friendly and outgoing
Comfortable taking and giving direction
Ability to communicate effectively in English (speak, read and write); ability to speak other languages an asset
Commitment to providing a high standard of service and an atmosphere of respect and dignity in all aspects of the program
Able to work independently and take initiative, as well as work cooperatively within a team
Enjoys working with a wide variety of people, including children, adults, seniors, and people with disabilities
Ability to multi-task, problem solve and remain flexible within a fast-paced and changing environment
Consistent ability to remain positive and calm when responding to challenging situations
Adaptable – enjoys the challenge of changing situations