Donation Truck Driver

Posted July 18, 2019

The Green Project is a non-profit serving New Orleans since 1994 to develop a culture of creative reuse by managing a salvage store, processing recycled paint, diverting usable waste from our landfills, and developing the next generation of environmental stewards.

We are looking for full-time driver (non-cdl)/crew leader to join our team by driving our truck to pick up donations of building materials within the New Orleans area to keep usable materials in circulation!

Daily Operations

  • Work within a two person truck crew team to share driving, donation, customer service, and fleet control responsibilities

  • Drive a medium sized box truck with lift gate, Isuzu NRR

  • Ensure all daily truck inspections are performed (tire pressure, oil, equipment, etc).

  • Ensure truck has enough donation receipts, safety equipment and marketing material.

  • Pickup and unload donations of building materials

  • Maintain accurate delivery and pickup records

  • Provide great customer service to donors of building materials

  • Check in regularly throughout the day with Operations Manager for additional assignments, to report damage/issues, and troubleshooting guidance

  • Assist with salvage store tasks as needed

What We Offer

  • Accrued Paid Time Off

  • Life Insurance

  • Dental and Vision Available

  • Health Care Reimbursement

Qualities of the ideal candidate would include:

  • Experience driving a medium sized box truck in residential streets

  • Clean driving record

  • Valid driver’s license. Has a Class D license

  • Highly motivated to get the job done

  • Tolerance for working in hot and cold weather

  • Knowledge of building materials a plus

  • Experience with furniture moving is preferred

  • An enthusiasm for reuse and sustainability

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds regularly and team lift 100 pounds 

To apply, please follow this link and click “Apply.”

The Green Project is an equal opportunities employer to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

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Communications Intern

Posted July 19, 2019

The Communications Intern works with the Green Project’s Interim Executive Director to enhance the organization’s digital presence. This internship is for college-level students with a passion for sustainability and strong interest in communicating environmental issues, nonprofit branding, content creation and writing. 

Scope of Work

  • Create content (visual and text) for Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter based on Salvage Store inventory, TGP events, and related programs

  • Research and write blog posts related to waste streams, waste resources, sustainability, recycling, DIY and creative reuse with a focus on the New Orleans community

  • Assist in developing workshop/event descriptions and imagery for promotional purposes

  • Assist in crafting store signage for merchandise and events

  • Organize and maintain email lists

  • Contribute to monthly newsletter blast

  • Assist with event coordination

Required Skills

  • Proficient in Google Suite

  • Understanding of audience and ability to write to an audience

  • Demonstrable writing experience (academic, personal or professional)

  • Demonstrable photography experience (personal or professional; professional camera not required)

  • Experience using and deep knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

  • Familiarity with brand voice and brand guidelines

  • Enthusiasm about environmental issues 

Desirable Skills 

  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop

  • Experience shooting and editing short films

  • Experience working with Squarespace, MailChimp and integrations

To apply, please email info@thegreenproject.org and introduce yourself, attach a current resume, and provide a link to your favorite brand to follow on Instagram and tell us why.

This internship is unpaid, but may qualify for course credit.