Reuse Program Coordinator: Advanced Testing

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  • Interview, orient, train and coordinate volunteers and volunteer interns during floor shifts in Advanced Testing.
  • Work with other instructors and volunteers to refine Advanced Testing and other production area procedures.
  • Keep Advanced Testing orderly and stocked with supplies.
  • Ensure a steady supply of tested gizmos to the Store, Online Sales, Grants, Build and Infrastructure.
  • Be an active member of the Production Committee and other committees related to Advanced Testing.
  • Track tested devises going to the store and to online sales.
  • Prioritize testing according to needs of other production areas and sales.
  • Work with instructors and volunteers to keep testing documentation up to date and easy to follow.
  • Communicate with other instructors to maintain or improve infrastructure in Advanced Testing.
  • Maintaining Advanced Testing volunteer shifts schedule, making sure that Advanced Testing shifts are adequately staffed by volunteers.
  • Provide avenues/opportunities for Advanced Testing volunteers beyond testing gizmos.
  • Participate in comprehensive planning for program changes that affect Advanced Testing and other production areas.
  • Abide by Expectations for All Paid Workers

Required skills:

  • Experience managing volunteers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Friendly, outgoing personality
  • Enjoys working with people
  • Enjoys the learning process
  • Aptitude for learning technical skills
  • Well versed in troubleshooting techniques
  • Self-motivated
  • Patient and courteous with the public
  • Detail oriented, but able to see (and understand) the big picture
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to remain professional in an informal, friendly environment with a diverse staff
  • Work well under stress in an unusual setting, maintaining a positive attitude even in the face of adversity
  • Ability to work and communicate well in a collectively-run organization
  • Ability to work in a consensus decision making process related to staff and policy issues
  • Not afraid to ask questions, but able to work on projects almost entirely without supervision
  • Ability to remain flexible as Free Geek grows and changes
  • Must be available all day Saturdays