24243 Work Experience Trainee-Warehouse (PT) in Los Angeles at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 5/23/2024

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    9255 San Fernando Road
    Los Angeles
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Job Description

Objective and Primary Responsibilities / Summary 

The Warehouse 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 a variety of work sites 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


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Utilizes safe practices to properly assist drivers with loading and unloading of bins.
  2. Creates loads for drivers as assigned.
  3. Load and unload trucks/trailers. Segregating goods and trash.
  4. Ensure all items are marked correctly and placed in the correct location.
  5. Sort recyclables in proper containers (metal, plastic, cardboard, etc.).
  6. Learns and operates under supervision basic warehouse equipment following established standard operating procedures and guidelines. (i.e. pallet jack, hand truck, furniture dolly).
  7. Clean, organize and sweep the warehouse to ensure a safe environment.
  8. Ability to lift and carry min. 25 lbs.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Other duties and special projects as assigned.
  2. Ability to work independently, 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. We treat everyone with respect, compassion and inclusion, recognizing their contributions and differences.
  2. We conduct business with transparency, integrity and accountability.
  3. We serve, empower and advocate for our clients, community, business partners and each other.    
  4. 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.

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