Job Opportunity

Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i

Warehouse Staff 

Job Description


Reports to           Executive Director

Classification     Full-time / Part-time, Non-exempt


About Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i

Friends of the Library of Hawai‘i is a non-profit 501c3 organization whose mission is to support and promote Hawai‘i’s 50 public libraries.


Hiring and Oversight:  Warehouse staff is hired and supervised by the Executive Director and accomplishes tasks as assigned by the Office Manager. The employee shall be willing to take initiative and work independently.


General Responsibilities:  This position involves all warehouse functions pertaining to the FLH operations at the Halawa Warehouse and Kaimuki Library.


Special Requirements

  • Willingness to work flexible hours

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly

  • Forklift Certification/License requested but not required


1. Receipt of Donations

Responsible for driving the company van for pick-up of donations; for receipt and storage of donations; and for maintaining the donations database. 

2. Volunteer Assistance

         Assist volunteers with lifting boxes

3.Warehouse Maintenance

         Responsible for trash disposal and recycling program

         Enforce FLH warehouse rules

         Maintain schedule of pick-ups of FMC donated boxes

4. Inventory of Merchandise

         Maintain inventory control at storage facilities (Halawa and Kaimuki)

         Responsible for entering box count into merchandise database 

5. Maintain delivery van and equipment (subject to ED approval)

6. Assist with additional duties as required.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Violation-free driving abstract for one year

  • Ability to work well with people as a team; coordinate with staff, donors, and volunteers;     resolve problems and conflicts 

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

  • Ability to establish priorities and manage multiple assignments with a high degree of accuracy and completeness

  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills, detail oriented

  • Self motivated with ability to motivate others

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • Results-oriented, strives for excellence in all projects

  • Knowledge of the community in order to best represent the organization

  • Knowledge, understanding, and skill in implementing and managing efficient inventory systems 

  • High energy level, self-confident, and enthusiastic


Apply by email ONLY:  admin @ friendsofthelibraryofhawaii. org (no spaces)

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