Job Description

The San Diego Rescue Mission is built on beliefs that speak to the heart. We believe this is more than a job, that it’s a calling to love our neighbors and those in need the way that Jesus would. In our programs, we create a holistic approach to recovery and rehabilitation while ensuring that our building is a safe haven for men, women and children who have experienced homelessness.

The Warehouse Coordinator position would suit an individual who thrives working independently and with a team, has excellent organizational skills and pays attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and who can lead by example. This position will report to the Director of Warehouse and Retail Operations. This candidate will work efficiently and strategically in order to meet warehouse needs.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure quality in the process, preparation, pricing, retrieval and/or delivery of donations, materials to thrift stores.
  • Provides training and supervises students/volunteers. Assists in Forklift driving, warehouse maintenance/cleanup, loading/unloading trucks, staging orders for thrift stores including furniture orders.
  • The Warehouse Coordinator may be trained and needed for an emergency backup truck driver. 

Skills / Requirements

Education:  Minimum high school diploma

Experience:  Minimum two years full-time work experience in a warehouse environment, including inventory management and control experience.  Knowledge of inventory and warehousing technology and methodology preferred.  Able to manage a diverse environment with focus on customer service.  Previous experience with the homeless, substance abusers, mentally ill and /or dually diagnosed preferred.  Nonprofit experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities:  General, hands-on computer experience with basic knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook); typing (min 35 wpm); coordinate and/or direct a variety of complex tasks and assignments simultaneously and successfully; exercise good judgment and make sensible decisions; attentive to detail; prioritize effectively; effective oral and written communication skills; eagerness to learn and be trained; work both independently and as part of a team; provide information to public by answering questions and requests; regular, timely attendance. Outdoor Forklift and standup electric forklift driving experience and ability to operate a baler machine.

Special License/Certification: None.

Travel/Transportation: The incumbent must travel on a regular (or periodic) basis, as the job requires.  The incumbent must have reliable transportation (public transportation may be acceptable depending on the purpose of travel).  If the incumbent receives authorization to use a Mission vehicle to perform duties, he or she must present a current California driver’s license and good driving record in order to be placed on the Mission’s insurance policy.

Important Notes

This position is full time, eligible for benefits, employer pays 85% of medical, also included employer paid life/ADD and disability plan, vacation, holidays and sick pay.  Affordable dental, vision, voluntary benefits for life/ADD and a 403B savings plan, employee responsible for premiums.

All openings are subject to change without notice, due to the volume of applications/resumes received, we are unable to respond to status inquiries. Please be assured that your information is being properly handled and forwarded to the appropriate hiring staff. If your skills and qualifications meet the needs of the job, you will be contacted.