22340 Work Experience Trainee-Driver Assistant (PT) in Bassett, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 5/21/2024

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    14101 Nelson Avenue East
    Bassett, CA
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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  • Compensation
  • Neighborhood
    La Puente

Job Description

Objective and Primary Responsibilities / Summary

The Driver Assistant Work Experience Trainee is a temporary work experience position that provides the participant an opportunity to learn the basic tasks and skills of the position. Participants are placed at one of our distribution hubs and each experience is unique in skills attainment.

Participants selected for this work experience must meet program requirements and will train for a predetermined number of hours. For more information on how to qualify for this or other work-experience, positions please https://www.goodwillsocal.org/career-services/employment-centers/.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the assigned driver:

  1. Utilizes safe practices to properly assist drivers with loading and unloading of bins.
  2. Loads and unloads bins at every route location.
  3. Maps and tracks driving routes to Goodwill sites from the Distribution Center.
  4. Conducts pre trip truck safety inspections with the assigned driver before beginning routes.
  5. Manages all route related paperwork and ensures correct delivery of goods.
  6. Maintains a positive and helpful attitude when interacting with Ambassadors or third parties.
  7. Cleans, organizes, and maintains truck cabin conditions.
  8. Ability to lift and carry min. 50 lbs.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Other duties and special projects as assigned.
  2. Ability to work with minimal supervision.

3.   This position is a temporary position.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • No prior experience or training.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None required.

Other Educational Skills & Abilities

  • No skills needed.


English Language Skills

  • Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

Mathematical Skills

  • No skills needed.


Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.


Computer Skills

  • No skills needed.

Required Training

  • New Hire Orientation
  • Harassment Prevention (non-management)
  • Safety training

Values-Based Work Environment Notice

Goodwill Southern California provides a values-based work environment for our employees.  All individuals are expected to support and promote our values:

  1. Respect.  We treat everyone with respect, compassion and inclusion, recognizing their contributions and differences.
  2. Integrity.  We conduct business with transparency, integrity and accountability.
  3. Service.  We serve, empower and advocate for our clients, community, business partners and each other.    
  4. Excellence.  We pursue a vision of excellence and continuous improvement to better the lives of those we serve.

The above description is not intended to be an “all-inclusive” list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor is it intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, it is intended only to describe the general nature of the job.


Pre-Participation Screening

  • Meet program requirements