Reuse Program Coordinator: Laptops

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  • Organize the Laptop area to maintain and increase workspace and efficiency
  • Work floor shifts coordinating volunteers in Laptop Build
  • Accomplish Laptop program development including process refinement and documentation
  • Keep the Laptop Build area orderly and stocked with needed computer components.
  • Ensure a steady supply of completed laptops for Thrift Store and Hardware Grants Program
  • Manage Laptop Build volunteers and volunteer interns including (but not limited to) provide laptop repair education, solicit feedback, remove inappropriately-placed volunteers
  • Coordinate with Warehouse staff regarding laptop recycling practices
  • Maintain ongoing communications with Tech Support and Thrift Store regarding common laptop issues
  • Maintain ongoing communications with the Thrift Store regarding range of salable laptop features
  • Designate laptops for specific Hardware Grants, communicate with HWG shepherds
  • Coordinate with other members of the Production team
  • Be an active member of the Production Committee
  • Participate in collective management structure
  • Take on tasks and committees unrelated to Laptop Program coordination
  • Attend Staff meetings, and other meetings as necessary

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

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Laptop Hardware
  • Spanish language skills