Distribution Center Assistant, Full-Time
Job Details
Kent Distribution Center - Kent, WA
Full Time
High School
General Labor

Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is currently looking for a Distribution Center Assistant to join the Gifts-In-Kind team in Seattle, WA.


Seattle's Union Gospel Mission is a private faith-based organization that helps the community to reach out with compassion to those who have lost hope. And as a community, we empower one another to build, lead and give back.


The main responsibilities of the Distribution Center Assistant are to help connect the inventory of the Distribution Center with the various ministers at the Seattle Union Gospel Mission. As well as helping support other non-profits throughout King County. This is accomplished through helping donors, sorting donations, leading volunteers and giving excellent customer service to clients. A strong candidate will be able to help meet department and mission goals.


Our Gifts-In-Kind team is looking for its newest member and we think that could be you!



Shift Schedule

Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm


Essential Job Duties

  1. Ability to successfully operate a digital inventory system including but not limited to:
    • Properly receive product into inventory
    • Properly transfer inventory to different locations in the warehouse
    • Able to accurately and efficiently pick orders for Mission facilities and non-profit partners.
  2. Ability to identify items and sort them properly into pre-existing categories.
  3. Maintain accurate records for backup.
  4. Maintain and keep designated area clean, safe and organized.
  5. Establish and maintain professional relationships with customers, donors and co-workers through excellent customer service.
  6. Train and supervise volunteers on proper Distribution Center procedures and tasks.
  7. Attend and participate in all Mission, Division and Department meetings and trainings, as required.
  8. Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. The successful candidate will have an active church/prayer life and demonstrate a strong desire to serve the Mission by ministering to those whom it serves.
  2. Must agree with Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission Statement of Faith, Mission and Vision Statements and have a personal ethos and work ethic that reflects the Mission’s Core Values.
  3. Sensitivity to cultural diversity is required.
  4. Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission accepts and encourages the involvement of volunteers at all levels in the organization. All Mission employees are expected to assist in the creation of meaningful and productive roles in which volunteers might serve in the organization, and to interact positively and cooperatively with our volunteers.
  5. Ability to successfully pass pre-employment drug and criminal background screenings.
  6. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis required.
  7. Ability to maintain and enforce a safe work environment at all times.
  8. Ability to operate all warehouse machinery including electric pallet jacks, and forklifts, training will be provided.
  9. Ability to obtain a food handlers card, training will be provided.
  10. Ability to be accurate and detail-oriented.
  11. Ability to arrive on time or before designated shift
  12. Ability to work alongside Mission staff, program clients/interns, donors and non-profit partners.
  13. Excellent customer service skills required.

Physical Requirements

  1. Ability to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time; bend, stoop or reach.
  2. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis required.
  3. Talk on telephone and use computer extensively.



High School diploma or equivalent required.



Warehouse experience preferred; forklift operation experience preferred, food handling experience preferred.


Statement of Faith

  • We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the infallible, authoritative Word of God.
  • We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three Persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  • We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
  • We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
  • We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life.
  • We believe in the bodily resurrection of the just and unjust, the everlasting blessedness of the saved, and the everlasting conscious punishment of the lost.
  • We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in Christ.


Mission Statement

To serve, rescue and transform those in greatest need, through the grace of Jesus Christ.


Core Values

  • Sacred Relationships
  • Passionate urgency
  • Strategic effectiveness
  • Courageous Belief
  • Innovative and scrappy