Donations Triage Intern


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1731 SE 10th Ave.Portland, OR 97214

About

Donations Triage Interns are masters of the Receiving & Sorting areas of Free Geek and have a strong understanding of the Oregon e-Cycles Program. As a Donations Triage Intern, you’ll train to identify any type of technology that is donated to Free Geek, understand its place in the the recycling flow, and effectively organize donated tech to be processed. Additionally, Donations Triage Interns are responsible for training and supervising the Sorting volunteers.

Free Geek Supervisor: Ramo Garcilazo

Responsibilities
  • Work alongside Free Geek staff to coordinate volunteers and the flow of material donations
  • Train and supervise volunteers in Free Geek’s mission: identifying reusable materials in donations
  • Develop a thorough understanding of data security, hardware specifications, and Free Geek Production and Sales area needs
  • Test computer speakers
  • Support Free Geek staff in triaging incoming hardware donations as needed
  • Support Receiving and Sorting Staff in following Data Security policies
  • Support Receiving Staff in triaging incoming hardware donations as needed
  • Supplement flow of materials throughout the building with communication from other Free Geek staff
Desired Qualifications
  • Knack for sorting and organizing
  • Ability to quickly identify a wide variety of basic electronics
  • Ability to work well with an ever-changing and diverse volunteer base
  • Ability to prioritize and and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to comfortably lift 50+ lbs and stand for extended periods of time
  • Enthusiasm for Free Geek’s mission of Reuse & Responsible Recycling

To apply

Please fill out our application form at freegeek.org/internships, and we’ll get back to you soon. While you wait for us to contact you to schedule an interview, please attend a 30-minute Volunteer Orientation, offered at 11am and 4pm, Tuesday-Saturday, required for all new volunteers and interns.

Skills

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-20 hours/week, minimum 3-month commitment
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