Position: Operations Assistant  

Job Category: Operations 
Location: 12900 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874  

Schedule: Full-Time  

Hours: 35-40 hrs 
Position Type: Non-Management  
Located Remotely? N 

 

The UpCounty Hub was developed during the pandemic to meet the needs of local families disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Currently, the Hub provides food and essentials to over 1,000 families every week living in the Upper Montgomery County Region. through safe home deliveries and community distributions. In addition to food the Hub also distributes essentials including COVID-19 Stay at Home Kits, Hygiene Kits, diapers, wipes, and formula. The Hub also organizes holiday meals and gifts, collaborates on immunization and vaccination clinics, and serves as a partner in programs to benefit the wellness of the community served. 

 

Summary – Operation Assistants are responsible for receiving food donations, organizing food and essentials for distribution, creating packages for distribution and working with the Distribution Manager to distribute products.  This is a full- time position that reports directly to the Distribution Manager. 

 

Essential Duties: Distribution Assistants are required to: 

  • Unpack and separate produce deliveries 

  • Accept and record donations; 

  • Unpack and organize donations; 

  • Prepare food and donations for drive-thru distribution; 

  • Assist staff with volunteer drivers and food packers; 

  • Attend all community distributions and events; 

  • Use pallet jacks to move pallets from trucks to warehouses and around the warehouses 

  • Break down boxes for recycling and maintain the Hub spaces; and 

  • Drive and operate hub trucks including liftgate at/to different locations 

  • Other duties as required 

 

Requirements: 

  • Spanish speaking preferred but not required 

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. 

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills. 

  • Must be able to assist during community distributions 

  • Must be able to drive and operate Hub vehicles including trucks 

 

 

*The UpCounty Hub has an institutional commitment to the principle of diversity.  In that spirit, we welcome applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin. 

To apply, send your resume to Carina Arnaiz at carnaiz@theupcountyhub.org