General Supply Assistant
Summary:  Work with Supply team to ensure that documentation, labeling and placement of items within the storage areas is done accurately.

Not expected to be available until at least June 2019. Applications for this position will be reviewed for our Talent Pool (waiting list).

It takes a lot to run a hospital ship. Luckily our Supply department is always working hard to ensure we have enough supplies, at the right time, and in the right quantities so we can continue bringing hope and healing. 

The General Supply Assistant volunteer position, part of the Supply Department, will be located on the Africa Mercy, the world's largest non-governmental hospital ship. The preferred minimum time commitment for this role is twelve months. We recommend all interested applicants to submit an application at least six months in advance of your target service date. Commitments longer than ten months require successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding Program.

Qualifications Required:

  • Previous logistics and/or warehousing experience is beneficial 
  • Strong organisational, planning, and problem solving skills
  • Familiar with computer applications, databases, email
  • Ability to lift 10 kg regularly, up to 25 kg occasionally, and work for prolonged periods of time standing
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively

Questions about this information? Send us an email! Our recruiter would love to answer any questions you may have. You can reach Jeremy Brewer at [email protected]..

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