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Join the Community Warehouse team, and help neighbors in need of furniture every day. Current openings are listed below.

Estate Store Manager (Tualatin) | Full-time

Position Title: Tualatin Enterprise Manager
Reports To: Enterprise Director
Supervises: Sales Assistant
Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt, 37.5 hours per week (9:00am-5:00pm)
Salary: $22.00/hr; $42,900 annual

About Community Warehouse:
Community Warehouse (CW) is a nonprofit furniture bank that redistributes donated furniture and household goods to neighbors in need. Through two locations (Portland and Tualatin) and referrals from over 200 partner agencies, the Warehouse helps families and individuals turn their empty housing into comfy homes. Clients are able to pick out essential household items that help improve their quality of life at home. We also operate two Estate Stores that sell some donated items to support our mission and engage the community in shopping for a cause.

This is a unique opportunity to work alongside fun, dedicated, caring staff and volunteers for an outstanding nonprofit in the Portland area. Learn more about our mission and services in this
2-minute video! Community Warehouse has been rated one of the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon by Oregon Business Magazine for the past 6 years running.

Position Summary:
The Tualatin Enterprise Manager is the primary staff person responsible for the sales activities and daily operations of the Tualatin Community Warehouse Estate Store. Their focus will be on leading the curation and merchandising of donated merchandise in the store and online, meeting sales goals, and building relationships with customers. This position supervises, coordinates, and schedules Tualatin Estate Store staff and volunteers. The manager reports to the Enterprise Director and works closely with other Enterprise and Program staff in day-to-day operations to ensure successful store performance.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maximizes sales by providing excellent customer service. The Estate Store Manager spends a lot of their time on the floor interacting with customers.
  • Supervise, manage, support, motivate, and provide recognition to Enterprise staff and volunteers.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Estate Store customers; actively engage with customers to communicate Community Warehouse’s mission.
  • Lead in cleaning, repairing, identifying, pricing, and moving/merchandising donated merchandise from the Program Department into the Estate Store.
  • Ensure dynamic, creative, and engaging merchandising standards.
  • Ensure organization policies and procedures are followed.
  • Maintain health and safety policies and procedures – especially in regards to current COVID-19 specific policies.
  • Support Enterprise Director in building a cohesive marketing strategy, consistent volunteer training materials, and other shared organizational infrastructure.
  • Support Enterprise Director with online sales. This includes coordination of Estate Store staff with providing social media assets, and reporting.
  • Serve as primary/secondary contact for special events within the store.
  • Track sales data and create reports as directed by the Enterprise Director.
  • Prepare Daily Sales Summary and deposits.
  • Work with supervisor to fill-in for staff vacations, absences, and/or sickness in both the Tualatin and Portland Estate Stores.
  • Participate in performance evaluations of this position as directed by the supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Enterprise Director.

    Physical Demands*

    • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods
    • Keying/typing
    • Lifting between 50-75 lbs

    *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Key Preferred Skills and Experience:
    The ideal candidate has a retail, customer service, and management background, with experience in antique/second-hand furniture and houseware sales, and merchandising. They are an excellent communicator and team player, a natural problem solver, adaptive to growth and change, and value working in a multicultural, inclusive, equity-focused environment.

    • Previous sales and display experience in a retail environment.
    • Staff supervision experience.
    • Experience with or knowledge of vintage, antique furniture and collectibles.
    • Second hand furniture and homewares merchandising experience.
    • Strong computer skills are a must.
    • Must have excellent time management, social skills, attention to detail, and a sense of humor.
    • This is a physically demanding position including standing, stooping, reaching overhead, climbing ladders, moving furniture; requires some heavy lifting up to 50 lbs. Accommodations available for people differently able.
    • Weekends required as well as some evenings.*
    • Commitment to the goals and mission of Community Warehouse.
    • Values a joyful work environment that embraces growth and change.
    • Community Warehouse adheres to a strict set of safety guidelines. Enterprise Manager must agree to and follow safety procedures, including wearing a mask when working onsite and public facing environments. For more information or questions about our safety guidelines, please don’t hesitate to inquire.

      Benefits:

      Life, health and dental insurance benefits will begin after the introductory period is over; on the first of the month following 30 days of hire date. Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) begin on the date of hire.

      • Employer-paid health, dental, and alternative health (massage, chiropractic, & acupuncture) premium benefits
      • Employer matches up to 3% in 401k retirement account
      • Life insurance
      • *Employer Assistance Programs: access to financial and legal advice through BPA Health, & access to nurses, dermatologists, mental health therapists through HealthiestYou app.
      • Vacations, holidays and flexible paid time off
      • One month paid sabbatical at 5-year tenure (in addition to PTO)
      • Training and professional development opportunities
      • 10% employee discount at the Estate Stores
      • A culture of self-care and life balance

        COVID-19 Working Conditions:
        Community Warehouse has been designated as an essential service and as such, continues to employ staff working onsite at both Warehouses. This position is expected to work onsite to adequately complete job duties, including face to face interactions with volunteers, with some flexibility to work from home as agreed upon with the supervisor. All staff are required to have up-to-date COVID vaccinations/boosters.

        Instructions on Applying:
        To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to danit@communitywarehouse.org and write in the email subject line: Tualatin Estate Store Manager Application. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity!

        Community Warehouse maintains a Non-discrimation Policy. As an equal Opportunity employer, we will not discriminate on the basis of race, color ore religion; sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression; disability; marital status; citizenship or nation or origin; or veteran status. We maintain this Policy of Non-Discrimation with respect to recruitment and hiring, promotion and compensation, and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. We are dedicated to the development of a diverse workplace and, as such, we strongly encourage those who may contribute to this diversity to apply.

        We believe by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for personal and professional enrichment, we are better able to serve our community.

        Program Weekend Assistant (Tualatin) | Part-time, Saturdays

        Position Title: Tualatin Program Weekend Assistant
        Reports to: Program Manager
        Supervises: N/A
        Status: Part time, Non-Exempt, Saturdays, 10:00am-4:30pm
        Salary: $17.50/hr

        Who We Are:
        We’re your friendly local furniture bank, serving the Portland area for the past 20 years. How does a furniture bank work? We connect donated household goods and furnishings to our neighbors in need, creating stronger home foundations and brighter futures for all. At the center of a network of over 200 partners, Community Warehouse’s work is critical to create safe, stable homes for people throughout the tri-county region, and to reduce waste by keeping new and gently-used furnishings in circulation.

        Community Warehouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our organization.

        Who We Are Looking For:
        We are seeking a motivated person to accept furniture donations every Saturday at our Tualatin furniture bank. The Weekend Assistant is responsible for greeting and assisting community members who come to the Warehouse to drop off items for donation. This position is perfect for someone who is self-directed and enjoys meeting people from all walks of life. Hours may expand to Sundays in the future, and other hours may be available during weekdays on an on-call basis.

        This position is based at our Tualatin warehouse location (8380 SW Nyberg Street, Tualatin, OR 97062).

        Essential Duties:
        -Approve and accept furniture and household donations according to Community Warehouse guidelines
        -Gracefully turn down items Community Warehouse does not accept and provide donors with alternative donation options
        -Organize and maintain furniture inventory
        -Perform general Warehouse organizing and cleaning tasks
        -Assist Estate Store staff with loading furniture into customer vehicles
        -Other duties as assigned by Program Manager or Program Director

        Qualifications:
        -Present a positive, service-centered, friendly demeanor
        -Ability to lift heavy furniture items with proper lifting equipment
        -Work well as an individual and have a high level of personal responsibility
        -Attention to detail
        -Commitment to the goals and mission of Community Warehouse
        -Required to work in all weather conditions

        Benefits:
        -Paid Time Off
        -Access to EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

        To apply, please email resume and cover letter to danit@communitywarehouse.org or hand deliver your resume to 3969 NE MLK JR BLVD Portland, OR or 8380 SW Nyberg Street, Tualatin, OR 97062
        Write in the subject line of the email: Tualatin Program Weekend Assistant

        Community Warehouse maintains a Non-Discrimination Policy. As an equal opportunity employer, we will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or religion; sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression; disability; marital status; citizenship or nation of origin; or veteran status. We maintain this policy with respect to recruitment and hiring, promotion and compensation, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. We are dedicated to the development of a diverse workplace and, as such, we strongly encourage those who contribute to this diversity to apply.

        Staff-Waving
        I’ve been a regular at Community Warehouse lately with lots of move-ins happening and I am so impressed with you guys every time. Such good energy, such positivity and exactly the kind of support I want my clients to experience. Thanks so much for being so understanding and supportive of the folks we work with when their barriers become challenging. Glad I share the community with you and your awesome organization.
        Nikki

        Case Manager