On Call Logistics Assistant

Central City Concern | Portland, OR

Posted Date 1/11/2021

Close Date: Open Until Filled

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC’s Blackburn Center is seeking an On-Call Logistics Assistant for the Recuperative Care Program

On Call employees must work at least once in every 6 month period to remain active on payroll.

Blackburn Center is a new six-floor building in East Portland, Oregon (clinic and housing) that will give vulnerable people access to integrated housing, employment and health services, and provide support they need to stabilize and rebuild their lives.

As part of the Recuperative Care Program team, the RCP Logistics Assistant (on call) works under the supervision of the RCP Logistics Supervisor to provide logistical support for program operations through coordination and implementation of many of the non-clinical needs of participants in the program. Principal responsibilities include cleaning rooms for the next admission after a participant has been discharged, packing up and moving client property according to established protocols, assisting with management of durable medical equipment and program supply storage areas, ordering and picking up program supplies and food, coordinating the food box program and maintaining the food pantry.

Duties will include:

  • Under the direction of the Logistics Supervisor, clean participants’ rooms that have been vacated and prepare the room for the next admission.
  • Coordinate logistical needs required for the day to day operations of program. Maintain the RCP food pantry, donation storage, and supply areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Coordinate distribution of food.
  • Coordinate laundry and linen needs.
  • Assist with routine checks of program equipment to keep items in good working order.
  • Carry a company mobile phone for heavy use at work.
  • Complete a variety of computer-based tasks such as; ordering and receiving supplies; tracking inventory; email correspondence with vendors and donation sources.
  • Maintain notes and tracking information about patients enrolled in the program.


  • Education and experience sufficient to succeed, carry out responsibilities, and demonstrate the skills and abilities as described above with at least one year experience working with socially complex populations.
  • Must have an understanding of the causes of homelessness, the medical and psychosocial sequelae of homelessness, and the importance of systems and processes used to help clients secure and maintain stable housing.
  • Must have current Healthcare Provider CPR/First Aid certification before first day of employment
  • Must be able to work efficiently in a very fast paced environment.
  • Must have good reading and comprehension skills.
  • Must generally have the ability to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, squat, twist, reach, pull and lift heavy objects, and climb stairs with reasonable or no accommodation.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB test, and background check for work at Central City Concern and to obtain ID-Badge at Partner Hospitals.
  • Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and patients with diverse ethnic backgrounds, religious views, political affiliation, cultural backgrounds, life-styles and sexual orientations and treat individuals with respect and dignity.

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

Listing Type
Clerical/Administrative | Nonprofit
Position Type
Part Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer

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