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Warehouse Associate

Backpack Brigade
1729 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134
$18 an hour - Full-time
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1729 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134

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  • Flexible schedule
  • Flextime
  • Food provided
  • Paid time off

About us

Backpack Brigade is a small business in Seattle, WA. We are agile, innovative, professional and our goal is to We END weekend hunger!.

Our work environment includes:

  • Modern office setting
  • Food provided
  • Growth opportunities

Job Summary:

The Backpack Brigade Warehouse Associate will run much of the day-to-day operations of the warehouse and program such as moving pallets, stocking shelves and receiving early-morning deliveries as well as take on a range of responsibilities to meet weekly delivery requirements and ensure an efficient, clean and safe environment for volunteers and staff.

This is an exciting position for someone looking for experience in the nonprofit world!


  • Responsible for making sure food pallets are available to volunteers.
  • Utilizes pallet jack and lift to move pallets of food.
  • Stacks pallets of packed bags at the back of the warehouse.
  • Handles intake of deliveries.
  • Refills empty milkcrate pallets.
  • Often opens the building and prepares for the day.
  • Works alongside over 100 weekly volunteers to ensure daily duties and fulfilled safety, quickly and accurately.
  • Conducts basic janitorial such as sweeping and mopping and custodial on Fridays.
  • Supports Thursday morning’s delivery of over 3,300 weekend hunger bags.
  • Occasionally drives food to schools.
  • Ability to wear multiple hats and be flexible.
  • Perform additional duties as necessary.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong analytical and spatial awareness.
  • Desire to move and lift heavy items on a daily basis.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to make quick decisions..
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Payment frequency:

  • Paid biweekly


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Seattle, WA 98134: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Warehouse experience: 1 year (Required)


  • English (Preferred)

Work Location: In person