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Opportunity Details

Disaster & Emergency Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Volunteer in Hazelwood, MO Warehouse to Help with Disaster Relief

Do you have warehouse experience? Available to help at the Red Cross National Warehouse in Hazelwood, MO?

As the backbone of disaster response, the disaster warehouse plays a key role to ensure a large-scale disaster has the supplies needed to provide comfort, such as shelter, auxiliary and kitchen supplies, distribution of emergency supplies, and operations items. Additionally, this position helps to support the local disaster preparedness and biomedical areas of the American Red Cross.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Support National Warehouse Operations

  • Forklift Operations

  • Warehouse Inventory

  • Transportation Support

  • Load and Unload Trucks

  • Shipping/Receiving

  • Pick and Stage orders

  • Inspect, store, stack, inventory, and rack product

  • Track and Support Inventory Management System

  • Process Purchase Orders via different transportation methods

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 18 years of age, required

  • Valid Driver’s License, required

  • Able to lift 35 lbs. occasionally, required

  • Able to work on a concrete floor, stand, stoop as needed, required

  • Strong verbal communication skills, required

  • Willing to work with outside vendors, partners, and clients required

  • Reliable with attendance and commitment, required

  • Proficient with computers such as MS Office and Shipping software, preferred

  • Able to multi-task and work in emergency situations, preferred

  • Available for a 4-hour shift two times/month M-F during the hours 8 am – 4 pm

Won’t you join us?

What Our Volunteers Are Saying

  • "I’m retired and my other organization stopped all in-person volunteer opportunities due to COVID. I’m so glad I found the Red Cross and can help by using my warehouse skills." ~Ann R.

  • "I may not have money to give, but I have time to give." ~Taylor W.

  • "As a student, this is a great opportunity for me to help my local community while also getting community service hours and warehouse experience. ~Henry D.

 

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2022

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United Way of Greater St. Louis
910 N. 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 539-4063
STLVolunteer@stl.unitedway.org
 

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