University of Central Oklahoma

  • FWSP Student Labor, HOPE Center of Edmond

    Posted Date 12 months ago(6/29/2018 9:11 AM)
    $8.50 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
    Comm. Service Learning Prog.
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Weeks Per Year
    Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:00
    Job ID
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

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    College/Department Overview

    HOPE Center is a non-profit social service agency providing food, clothing and financial assistance to the Edmond and Arcadia communities.  Students will work in our warehouse receiving donations of food and clothing and assisting volunteers and donors.  

    Position Overview

    This student position requires heavy, physical and manual labor. This position may require moving furniture, working outside on grounds, and /or helping with preventative maintenance.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    Ensure that food pantry shelves are fully stocked.  Fill food order pre-sacks if necessary to keep shelves fully stocked.

    Assist donors and volunteers in unloading incoming donations. 

    Sort and organize incoming donations. 

    Fold or hang clothing and help keep clothing room shelves neat and well stocked. 

    Assist clients in selecting clothing and household items for themselves and their families. 

    Keep warehouse aisles and walkways clear.

    Load and deliver donations designated for the store. 

    Keep cardboard boxes “broken down” and ready for pick up by recycler

    Sweeping or Mopping floors as necessary

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    In order to be considered for the work study program, you must be approved for work study through the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships. ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    Prefer students with some customer service experience


    Self-starter with strong initiative, sound organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects.
    Adaptable, with willingness to accept change and to implement improved practices.
    Ability to make evaluative judgments, set priorities, and meet critical deadlines.
    Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.
    Excellent communication skills.
    Embraces team environment and connects openly and effectively to team members and various constituencies.
    Must be able to think big picture as well as fine details.
    Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in organizational settings.
    Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility and good humor.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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