Maintenance and Stockroom Assistant

April 11, 2018

Job Title: Maintenance and Inventory Assistant
Reports to:
Business Services Manager
Grade: 2, Non-Exempt
5 days a week: Monday – Friday (8:30 am – 5:00 pm EDT)

Church World Service (CWS) is a not-for-profit organization working to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world. To help build and maintain a diverse team, CWS actively seeks candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, use of a guide or support animal, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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This position will report to the Business Services Manager and handle basic building maintenance, warehouse and inventory duties and general office and mailing functions.


Building Maintenance:

  • Perform routine maintenance related to the building.
  • Fix and maintain equipment and fixtures and recommend when service providers should be secured.
  • Assist in the movement of furniture, boxes, equipment and other items as required.
  • Handle recycling and confidential shredding, including cardboard, out-of-date materials, aluminum, glass and other materials.
  • Sweep, clean, and organize the stockroom and warehouse.
  • Order and stock supplies for equipment and office use.
  • Handle miscellaneous items like assembling furniture, replacing light bulbs, snow removal, ordering supplies and other items as assigned.

Shipping and Receiving

  • Receive and unload deliveries (some will require operation of the forklift).
  • Place items in inventory and remove them as requested.
  • Pick, pack and ship material and other orders.
  • Conduct physical inventory and update the system accordingly.
  • Receive, inventory and ship clean-up buckets and kits.
  • Meter and process the daily mail and special mailings as needed.
  • Order boxes and other supplies for shipping and receiving.
  • Scan order documentation.
  • Generate and distribute activity reports.
  • Pick-up morning mail and assist with mail opening.


  • Assist with special mailings, archives and projects as assigned.
  • Work with the post office on mailings, depositing checks and other areas as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be able to lift 60lbs.
  • Have forklift certification.
  • Have a driver’s license.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Dependable and reliable.
  • Flexible and enjoy varied tasks.
  • Computer skills required.