International Rescue Committee Donations Assistant in Wichita, Kansas
Requisition ID: req20102
Job Title: Donations Assistant
Sector: Administrative/General Office
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Location: Wichita, KS USA
The Donations Assistant supports securing and distributing in-kind donations for clients across multiple programs. They help to locate, pick up and, coordinate the distribution of furniture and household items to newly resettled families in Wichita, KS. They also assist in setting up apartments and purchasing required household items, maintaining IRC storage units, and securing new donation partners to provide for our clients. This role requires lifting and moving furniture when needed as part of the housing set up process and involves direct interaction with IRC clients and community partners.
Secure in-kind donations of furniture, household supplies, and other client needs
Assist in the coordination of donation pickups from community members
Carry out household setups and purchases, including moving mattresses, furniture, and household goods
Assist in the assessment of household needs for newly arrived refugee families
General office duties, and administrative support
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
Two years of experience working in community programs or in a cross-cultural setting strongly preferred.
Knowledge of the local social service network preferred
Ability to work effectively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
Strong written and verbal English language skills. Abilities in a language spoken by IRC’s client base a plus
Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry and problem-solving purposes.
Valid driver’s license and access to a personal, insured vehicle