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Distribution Associate

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Job Title: Distribution Associate

Reports To: The Distribution Associate reports to the Program Manager.

Job Type: Part-time, Temporary, Contract COVID-19 considerations: We are prepared to follow the safety standards put forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with working with our state health officials.

Job Overview: The Distribution Associate is responsible for overseeing weekly book distribution at the Book Bank warehouse located in Baltimore Maryland.  Distribution Associates will be responsible for daily administrative duties related to book distribution such as data entry, database management, email communications, and other administrative tasks.  Distribution Associates will interact with the public weekly and help visitors check-in and out of the Book Bank as well as ensure visitors are adhering to Book Bank and Covid protocol.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

Independently manage distribution events.

Unlock and open Book Bank and perform set up and breakdown of space prior to and after shift.

Assist visitors with online sign-up for Book Bank Membership.

Check visitors into the Book Bank, ensure they understand procedures and protocol for visits including Membership options and off-limit areas.

Help visitors count the number of selected books and check out.

Ensure the Book Bank space remains tidy and organized.

Various administrative tasks.

Skill Set Required

Job Requirements:

  • Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Reliable transportation is required.
  • Knowledge of children’s literature is preferred but not required.
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Ability to demonstrate mature judgment and professional attitude.
  • Ability to adapt and be ready to flex to any opportunity or challenge.
  • Ability to follow covid-19 health, safety, and sanitation practices.

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Ongoing
Hours per week: 10-20 hours
Workdays: Wednesday and Thursday 2:30pm-6pm & Saturday 8:30am-12pm
Pay: Yes, $12 per hour salary

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: September 24, 2021
Required Documentation: Resume
Application Instructions
Please send your resume to Kim
kcrout@marylandbookbank.org | with the job title in the subject line.  Thank You! 

Headquarters

1794 Union Ave
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

About The Maryland Book Bank

The Maryland Book Bank distributes free children's books to children, families, and educators across Maryland. We work with programs such as Raising A Reader, The Literacy Lab, Reading Partners and the Grade level Reading Coalition as well as foundations and government agencies. We serve over 50,000 children and 660 organizations each year and distribute over 200,000 books per year in our Book Bank and Ravens Bookmobile.