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Donation Services Associate - FT - Grand Junction

Company: Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colora
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


**_Get a great workout while serving your Community!!_**

**_Are you someone who can't sit down? Do you want to earn money while giving back to the Community you live in? Do you enjoy being out in our beautiful Colorado air? Our Donations Associate may be the job for you!!_**

**_Please Note: This position is full time and requires open availability (including evenings and weekends). Donation hours at our Retail Centers are Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Shifts can start as early as 8:45 a.m. and end as late as 8:45 p.m._**

**_Pay: $12.32 Hr. Full Time employees are eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Flexible Spending Accounts and several voluntary supplemental benefit offerings. In addition, these positions are eligible for paid time off in the form of vacation, sick, holiday, floating holiday, jury duty and bereavement leave._**


The Donation Services Associate is typically the first point of contact for customers that are dropping off items at retail centers. Donation Services Associates provide excellent and friendly customer service by greeting customer's timely and providing assistance as needed that may include lifting or unloading donations from a customer's vehicle or other area. Associates are expected to handle goods with care showing respect for items donated.


Must be able to make decisions by following Goodwill standards and guidelines.

Must have basic computer skills to be able to log into a computer system to order supplies and to send and receive email.

Must be able to work in various weather conditions with varying temperatures.

Must be able to use safety equipment to assist with lifting heavy objects such as a dolly or pallet jack.

Must be able to work a varied schedule to include weekends, evenings and holidays with occasional overtime as necessary.

Must be able to communicate effectively with customers, managers, supervisors, staff and peers.


Provide excellent Customer service, greeting customers in a timely manner, answering product questions as needed.

Assist customers by unloading donations from vehicle or other area(s).

Ensure donated items are handled with care and sorted into appropriate bins or production areas.

Inspect all donations within assigned areas and make decisions on quality to sort appropriately for the sales floor or to be shipped to other locations.

Ensure a safe, organized and clean environment is maintained for both customers and fellow employees within the donations entrance and parking lot areas.

Cross-train in other departments or areas to act as a back-up for other areas as required.

Maintain remote donation centers shed and trailer, following appropriate opening and closing procedures when working at a remote site.

Order supplies using provide computer equipment and software programs.

Ensure supplies are kept well stocked at remote site(s) as necessary.

Track and report donation levels daily to ensure trailers do not become over stocked when working in remote donation center locations.

Work with transportation department and dispatchers to schedule trailer pick-ups and drop-offs at remote locations.

**Goodwill is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities, protected veterans and military spouses.**

**Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or** ****

**We promote a** **_Safe & Drug-free Workplace._**

**Physical Requirements**

**Attachment to Job Description**

Position: Associate I, Donation Services Dept Number: Various

(This information is required to ensure compliance with various workplace regulations.)

Guide to Physical Requirements:

Continuously (5-8 hours)

Frequently (3-4 hours)

Occasionally (1-2 hours)


LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)

Heavy: 45 lbs & over - FREQUENTLY

Moderate: 15-44 lbs - CONTINUOUSLY

Light: 14 lbs & under - FREQUENTLY


Heavy: 45 lbs & over - FREQUENTLY

Moderate: 15-44 lbs - FREQUENTLY

Light: 14 lbs & under - FREQUENTLY



Above Shoulder - FREQUENTLY


Below Shoulder - CONTINUOUSLY






Use of legs only (stairs) - OCCASIONALLY

Use of arms & legs (ladders) - OCCASIONALLY



Visual, close - CONTINUOUSLY

Visual, distant - OCCASIONALLY

Visual, depth perception - FREQUENTLY


Simple grasping - CONTINUOUSLY

Fine Manipulation - FREQUENTLY

Repetitive Movements - CONTINUOUSLY





OTHER, please describe -

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colora, Grand Junction , Donation Services Associate - FT - Grand Junction, Other , Grand Junction, Colorado

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