Outdoor Learning Orders Coordinator – The Outdoor Learning Store – Ottawa

This role will take the lead on getting orders out the door. These orders are filled with amazing resources and equipment that will transform the learning lives of educators and students alike. So we like to treat orders as gifts, packing them with love, and sending them out to thousands of grateful recipients (2000 orders & counting already!).
Drawing from our supply of over 100 different resource & equipment options, this position will ensure that orders are boxed and bagged beautifully, safely and efficiently to ensure they arrive with love and in great condition to the customers’ delight. Sustainable stickers and beautiful recycled bookmarks will be applied, and then gifts will be gently guided out the door. Wrapped in recycled, reused, and sustainably created packaging supplies, the ideal candidate will have a knack for Tetris and soft spot for sustainability.
Based on our current growth, we anticipate this role will handle upwards of 100 orders per week!

The ideal candidate…
Is organized & efficient, and has a strong attention to detail
Is tech savvy across many platforms
Enjoys working independently, and as part of an awesome team
Is friendly and has a solution-focused mindset
Has excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Is able to see their role as it supports and relies on other roles in the organization
Has graduated from a post-secondary institution within the previous 4 years, and is 30 years of age or under (funding requirement)
Has experience with retail, shipping or inventory management or related areas
Is physically able to stand for longer periods of time, can regularly lift packages weighing up to 20kg from floor to chest height, and can climb stairs carrying these packages (we encourage you to read more about risks and risk mitigation here)
Has clear hand-writing, basic math skills and is proficient on a computer, including web-based sales platforms & spreadsheets
Has a BC Driver’s License, and access to a personal vehicle for work-related travel, including driving orders to the Post Office at the end of each shift
As a stipulation of the grant funding supporting this position, candidates must be 30 years or under and a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or hold refugee status in Canada. Candidates cannot currently be a full-time permanent employee, and they must have graduated from a post-secondary program within the past 4 years.
Is excited about supporting outdoor & environmental learning!

Specific duties include:
putting together orders for shipping, ensuring that they are boxed and bagged beautifully, safely and efficiently
taking the orders to the post office (in a personal vehicle) on a daily basis
supporting the receiving of shipments of resources, and the organization and inventory tracking of resources both in our store and online
communicating on the status of their orders, as well as supplementary opportunities for learning
meeting regularly with other team members, and effectively communication key items with this team
providing feedback on ways we can improve processes and practices at all levels
attending professional learning and outreach opportunities as deemed beneficial to support growth
other related duties that may arise

Accountability and Working Relationships:
The Outdoor Learning Store Orders Coordinator is an integral part of the team at CBEEN and will report to the Executive Director. You will have a supportive team to work with: https://outdoorlearningstore.com/about/our-awesome-team. Open communication and cooperation are essential to the success of the organization.
The Outdoor Learning Orders Coordinator is expected to abide by and act as a role model in relation to all rules, procedures and policies of Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network. The employee should review section 10 of CBEEN’s Policy and Procedures Manual. If the employee has questions or concerns about a policy, he or she is expected to speak with their supervisor for explanation, or to determine alternatives if applicable. Failure to abide by the policies and procedures may result in feedback to the employee or depending on the severity, probation or termination.

Our Commitment
We are committed to providing training and development opportunities throughout the one-year term. At the middle and at the end of the work term, CBEEN will provide a performance review. We believe in paying our staff well and supporting them along the way. Our hope is for the right candidate this would turn into a lasting role.

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Please contact us with any questions: info@outdoorlearningstore.com