Bay Area Furniture Bank

Our Mission:

The mission of the Bay Area Furniture Bank (BAFB) is to recycle gently used furniture and provide it to individuals and families moving out of homelessness as well as to countless others desperately trying to make ends meet.

Who we are:

BAFB is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which distributes donated furniture to people who are rebuilding their lives. These are primarily low-income adults, of which over 80% are transitioning out of homelessness. We serve the full spectrum of ages, from children through adults in low-income families, to teens aging out of foster care, to seniors who need furnishings for themselves or for grandchildren that move in with them.  Our vision is for all San Francisco Bay Area families, to live in furnished homes and to help relieve suffering, improve quality of life, strengthen the family unit, and help build a better community. Our clients are children and adults in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.

BAFB values:

Dedication, hard work, dependability, and the desire to succeed by supporting others in a team environment.

Location:

Sunnyvale, walking distance from the light rail.

$23.00 hourly
Bay Area Furniture Bank Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Aug 29, 2018
Part time
We currently are seeking a dependable, hard-working truck driver/mover. The truck driver is an essential part of the BAFB Team and works closely with the warehouse team member. The experienced truck driver/mover delivers and picks up households goods from our clients in San Francisco Bay Area. You will do everything from driving the truck, making furniture deliveries and pickups. When not on the road, you will be working in the warehouse inventorying incoming donations, cleaning or polishing furniture and staging deliveries. The primary job duties and requirements of the driver include: Ability to load and unload trucks Ability to lift 50 lbs. throughout the day Ability to comprehend and follow detailed daily task sheets Great customer service skills Willing to work overtime and be a team player Other duties assigned in warehouse when not driving Essential Job Functions: Customer service: interact with our public and corporate donors, and also with our clients. In many situations, you are the face of the furniture bank and will be putting the client, donor or volunteer first Assist in lifting furniture (must be able to lift 50 pounds) Inspect all incoming donations and enter items into inventory Organize inventory and put away all incoming donations Responsible for accuracy of items as they are loaded on truck and delivered Minimum Drivers Qualifications requirements: At least 21+ years old Must have at least one year of verifiable truck experience and a valid Class A California Driver’s License (Class C is ok!) & valid social security card Comfortable driving U-Haul-sized 16 foot or 24 foot Truck in a plus No DUIs in the last 5 years No speeding tickets exceeding 20 mph over limit within last 2 years No cell phone tickets in the last 3 years Must have a working cell phone & reliable transportation to and from work Must have a can-do attitude Must be able to be punctual and reliable Pay Rate $23.00/hour This is a part time position with no benefits To apply: If interested send your resume and cover letter illustrating your professional experience along with two (2) professional references to: Valerie @ bayareafurniturebank.org.   When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor.
$18.00 hourly
Bay Area Furniture Bank Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Aug 29, 2018
Part time
Who we are looking for: We currently are seeking a dependable, hard-working warehouse team member. Along with the truck driver, the warehouse team member is an essential part of the BAFB Team. The warehouse team member will accompany the truck driver on all BAFB runs, delivering and picking up household goods from our clients in San Francisco Bay Area. When not on the road, you will be working in the warehouse inventorying incoming donations, cleaning or polishing furniture and staging deliveries.   The primary job duties and requirements of the warehouse team member include: Customer service: interact with our public and corporate donors, and also with our clients. In many situations, you are the face of the furniture bank and will be putting the client, donor or volunteer first Ability to assist with loading and unloading trucks Ability to lift 50 lbs. throughout the day Ability to comprehend and follow detailed daily task sheets Inspect all incoming donations and enter items into inventory Organize inventory and put away all incoming donations Responsible for accuracy of items as they are loaded on truck and delivered Willing to work overtime (if necessary) and be a team player Detailed Daily tasks include but are not limited to: Receive, unload and place incoming inventory items appropriately. Organize stock rooms and put inventoried furniture out on floor. Examine incoming and outgoing shipments, inspect products for defects and damages, and assist with the repairs and items improvement. Take in drop off furniture and fill out donation receipt, inventory furniture, and move to floor. Stage furniture that has been tagged for client delivery in staging area. Load furniture for the truck, the afternoon prior to delivery whenever possible. Organize warehouse space. Keep warehouse clean and organized daily, (sweep floors, empty garbage, recycle)   Minimum Qualifications requirements: Some prior experience in a similar role Show a high level of ownership, accountability and initiative Show proven experience of working well within a team Strong Communication skills. Spanish speaking a plus Team player with organizational skills Must have a working cell phone & reliable transportation to and from work Must have a can-do attitude Must be punctual and reliable High school diploma or equivalent required  Pay Rate $18.00/hour This is a part time position with no benefits To apply: If interested send your resume and cover letter illustrating your professional experience along with two (2) professional references to: Valerie @ bayareafurniturebank.org.   When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor.