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Employment & Internships

Working at MedWish means joining a team of people who are passionate about saving lives and saving the environment through our work. Quality, integrity and respect for our recipients are at the forefront of all we do. Any open positions or internships will be listed below.

 

Career Opportunities

 

SKILL BUILDING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR

POSITION

Integral to the success of MedWish International is our volunteer corps, which donates hundreds of hours monthly in support of our mission. The corps includes a sizeable representation of vocational training programs for adults and children with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorder. Reporting to the Executive Director with a dotted line of communication to the Volunteer Program Coordinator, the Skill Building Program Administrator will oversee the Skill Building Program and act as the liaison for participating groups and individuals to both enhance the quality of their work and increase their presence in our operations.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: (The following are not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all duties, or responsibilities required of the employee assigned to this job. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of this position at any time.)

REQUIREMENTS

JOB TYPE: Part-time, Hourly, Non-Exempt

SCHEDULE: 20 hours per week | Tuesday-Friday from 9am-2pm

If interested in applying, please email your resume, cover letter, and completed employment application to bharman@medwish.org with “Skill Building Program Administrator Application” in the title.

 

WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE & DRIVER

POSITION

Reporting to the Supply Chain and Warehouse Manager, the Warehouse Associate & Driver will assist with the loading and unloading of shipments with a focus on expediting aid to developing countries to ensure the continued success of MedWish International Volunteer Corps. The Warehouse Associate & Driver will focus on maintaining the storage areas and ensuring compliance with safety regulations, as well as ensuring the accuracy of the assets in the SphereWMS Inventory System. The Warehouse Associate & Driver will also conduct pickups of supplies at MedWish’s various donor locations.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS: (The following are not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all duties, or responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of this position at any time.)

Warehouse Duties:

Shipment:

Transporting:

Communication:

Reporting:

Driver Duties:

Other Duties:

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

JOB TYPE: Hourly (Non-Exempt)

SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week

If interested in applying, please email your resume and completed employment application to bharman@medwish.org with “Warehouse Associate & Driver Application” in the title.


Summer Employment Opportunities

 

TEMPORARY INVENTORY ASSOCIATE (2 positions available)

POSITION

Reporting to the Humanitarian Aid & Alternative Recycling Program Coordinator and the Supply Chain & Warehouse Manager, the Temporary Inventory Associate will input data on boxed inventory and durable medical equipment into MedWish’s  SphereWMS Inventory System. The Associate will ensure the accuracy of the assets in the system and store the items properly once processed. Additional help is required in this area due to MedWish’s physical operational move, which will be taking place this summer and fall. Please note that this is a temporary position.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS: (The following are not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all duties, or responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of this position at any time.)

REQUIREMENTS

JOB TYPE: Temporary, Hourly, Non-Exempt

DATES: Tuesday, June 6th – Friday, August 4th 

SCHEDULE: Tuesday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

COMPENSATION: $9.00/hour

If interested in applying, please email your resume and completed employment application to bharman@medwish.org with “Temporary Inventory Associate Application” in the title.

 

TEMPORARY WAREHOUSE ASSOCIATE

POSITION

Reporting to the Supply Chain and Warehouse Manager, the Temporary Warehouse Associate will assist with the storage and movement of supplies in the MedWish warehouse, and the loading and unloading of shipments with a focus on expediting aid to developing countries. The Temporary Warehouse Associate will focus on maintaining the storage areas and ensuring compliance with safety regulations, as well as ensuring the accuracy of the assets in the inventory system.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS: (The following are not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all duties, or responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of this position at any time.)

Warehouse Duties:

Shipment:

Communication:

Reporting:

QUALIFICATIONS

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

JOB TYPE: Temporary, Hourly, Non-Exempt

DATES: Tuesday, June 6th – Friday, August 4th

SCHEDULE: Tuesday-Friday, 5 hours per day between 9am-5pm | Schedule is to be determined based on availability and business operations

COMPENSATION: $10.00/hour

If interested in applying, please email your resume and completed employment application to bharman@medwish.org with “Temporary Warehouse Associate Application” in the title.


Internships

 

HUMANITARIAN AID INTERNSHIP

Description:

Overview: MedWish International is a not-for-profit organization committed to repurposing medical supplies and equipment discarded by the healthcare industry with the objectives of providing humanitarian aid in developing countries to save lives and reducing waste to save our environment. This unpaid internship program allows individuals to pursue their interests professionally while utilizing their talents for the benefit of MedWish’s mission.

Objectives:

i. To help the Humanitarian Aid Specialist pull, organize, and send medical supplies for orders
ii. To sort donations for use as humanitarian aid
iii. To offer the intern an opportunity to experience a non-profit organization
iv. To stimulate interest in the field of international public health

Duration:

10 weeks Tues-Friday, 12-15 hours per week (arranged with staff supervisor)

Responsibilities:

The internship will consist of several components, which can include but are not limited to:

i. Packing supplies for outgoing hand carried orders, containers and brigades
ii. Assisting recipients who come to MedWish to “shop” for their own supplies
iii. Sorting incoming donations and “stocking”/maintaining supply bins
iv. Digitizing paper recipient records
v. Presenting “lunch and learn” seminars to staff and other stakeholders about various topics such as the health disparities in some of the countries we serve; the economic and environmental impact of some of our programs; and the identification, uses and maintenance of various equipment and supply donations we receive; as well as a final presentation on projects worked on, insights gained and impact felt by intern and stakeholders
vi. Other projects as required, requested or assigned by intern or staff supervisor

Requirements:

i. The Humanitarian Aid Internship is open to undergraduate college students. All majors are welcome.

ii. Ability to lift 40 pounds

iii. Ability to work on your feet for an extended amount of time (5-6 hours per day)

iv. Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, non-traditional work environment

v. Ability to work in varying climates, both hot and cold

Expectations of the Intern:

i. Reliability. Set and abide by schedule, notifying staff supervisor when unable to come in.

ii. Curiosity. Look for what interests the intern, asking questions when necessary.

iii. Focus. Return to the agreed upon objectives and endeavor to complete as much as possible.

iv. Flexibility. Accept the unpredictability and changes that are inherent in all work and particularly apparent in the medical surplus recovery industry.

 

If interested in applying, please email your resume and cover letter to volunteer@medwish.org.

 

 

 

 

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