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Book'em

Part-time Book Programs Assistant

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Job Summary

Assist with the Books for Nashville’s Kids book acquisition and distribution program and help with other needs and priorities. Work about 20 hours per week August/September through December 2020 with possibility of extension. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Process in book donations and purchases for Books for Nashville’s Kids (BFNK)
  • Fulfill book requests for BFNK and notify clients via email to schedule their book pick-ups
  • Handle book pick-ups and book drop offs for BFNK
  • Recruit, train, coordinate and supervise volunteers helping with BFNK
  • Manage and organize book inventory in warehouse, office and book room for efficient use of space and productive processing of books and book requests for BFNK
  • Update and complete forms and Excel spreadsheets and write reports for BFNK
  • Represent Book’em in a professional manner
  • Assist with other duties as needed and assigned

Qualifications

  • Project planning, time management, volunteer or people management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent English language skills: oral, written, reading, and strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively without daily instruction, as well as ability to work well with a team.
  • Must be comfortable working with a diverse population of volunteers, educators, business leaders and individuals.
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance are required. Use of personal vehicle will be required at times.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, college student, college degree and/or more.
  • One year of work experience in any field is desired.
  • Volunteer experience (any type) is desired.
  • Above moderate / frequent physical activity.
  • Manual dexterity to reach/handle items, work with fingers and perceive attributes of objects and materials.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds frequently.
  • Employee is required to stand, walk, sit, climb and balance.
  • Final candidate must pass a thorough background check.
  • Book’em is taking precautions to keep employees and volunteers safe while COVID-19 is a health threat. Employees must adhere to our safety protocols. 

Additional Information

Benefits

Book’em does not provide any medical/health benefits.

Part-time employees are eligible for paid time off.

 

How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to Melissa Spradlin at Melissa@bookem-kids.org.

Cover letter should address

  • why you are interested in this position
  • how you are qualified
  • that these conditions work for you: the position requires a great deal of manual/physical labor; remote work is not an option; and the pay is $11/hour for 20 hours/week from August/September through December 2020 with the possibility of an extension into 2021. This may be a temporary position to get us through the pandemic or it may become a permanent one.

Details

  • Date Posted: July 24, 2020
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: 11.00/hour
  • Working Hours: 20 hrs/wk; M-F, 9:00am-5:00pm