APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at aplahealth.org.
APLA Health is currently seeking a Site Assistant to join our Los Angeles Team! We offer great benefits, competitive pay, and great working environment!
This is a great opportunity to make a difference!
Under the direction of the Warehouse Supervisor, assist a warehouse team responsible for organizing and maintaining a food warehouse and with increasing the efficiency and timely delivery of food pantry services to persons living with HIV/AIDS.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.
Training and Experience:
High school graduate required; minimum of one year of experience interacting with the public required; experience in warehouse or stock room helpful and experience with driving delivery vehicles. Must demonstrate a history of a clean driving record.
Stockroom procedures; Microsoft Word and Excel preferred; retail food sales practices and stock room procedures preferred.
Drive a 5-ton truck; operate a computer using Microsoft Word and Excel; operate warehouse equipment including a forklift and pallet jack; complete assigned tasks to completion; handle multiple projects simultaneously; work and communicate with people from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds; supervise assigned volunteers; meet deadlines; function with minimal supervision; maintain complex inventory records; work in an organized and systematic fashion; respond with sensitivity to people with HIV/AIDS; demonstrate professional verbal and written communication skills and professional customer service.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an active position that requires regular bending, reaching stooping, lifting and moving of stock weighing 50 pounds or more and driving a 5-ton truck to make deliveries and pickups.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.
APLA Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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