Dignity Grows Associate @ Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford

Dignity Grows Associate

Dignity GrowsTM empowers our neighbors in need by providing menstrual and hygiene supplies for every body that needs them. We remove obstacles to better self-esteem and health by providing personal hygiene essentials each and every month. Dignity Grows mobilizes volunteers to organize, assemble, and distribute free, reusable zipper-top totes filled with a month's supply of soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush and toothpaste, along with menstrual products or shaving cream and razor kits. Federal grant programs don't cover these items, and people often don't think to donate them to food pantries.

The Dignity Grows Associate will work with the Director of Community Connections.
Tasks and Responsibilities Include:
• Provide on-site product management including moving supplies, catalogu-ing and tracking inventory, accepting shipments, and maintaining relation-ships with community partners offering storage facilities
• On-site set-up and clean-up for packing events
• On-site support for Distribution Partner designated pick-up times of Dignity Grows Totes, including pre-counting of Totes
• Manage program-related paperwork, inventory, purchasing, and distribu-tion
• Record and track data and trends related to the project including, but not limited to: volunteer participation, distribution metrics, product costs and availability
• Track and adhere to budget by monitoring expenses and donations
• Other duties and tasks as necessary

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Good communication and interpersonal skills capable of maintaining strong relationships
• Ability to meet physical responsibilities, including carrying and moving box-es and supplies up to 50 pounds
• Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Excellent problem-solving abilities
• Works efficiently under pressure and time constraints
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
• Time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
• Must have own reliable transportation for moving product, event materi-als, etc. (reimbursement subject to current IRS rate.)

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and [email protected]


Job Summary

  • Duration: part-time
  • Benefits: leave early for Shabbat
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-04-01
  • Times this job has been viewed: 119 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Associate, Community Outreach, Events Management
  • Organization Type: Federation
Job Location
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
333 Bloomfield Ave Suite C
West Hartford , Connecticut 06117
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