Staff Spotlight – Dave James

Staff Spotlight – Dave James

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Whether filling orders for shipment or diving right in to help unload a container, Warehouse Coordinator Dave James is always rolling up his sleeves to make it happen. Dave has been with Cribs for Kids for a year and a half and has helped the organization grow and thrive. Dave’s thoughtful and insightful nature lends well to overseeing our wonderful warehouse volunteers who are transitioning back into society after incarceration. Dave is described as clever, intelligent, good-natured and hard-working by his fellow employees. He goes above and beyond to help wherever he is needed, and we are thrilled to have him working here with us!


Dave with his nephew Jack at the Breath of Life Stroll.



What is the best thing about your job? 

I love the people I work with.


If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for?

Bar trivia


How do you relax after a hard day of work?

Video games, board games, Role-playing games


What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation?

Science Fiction



Where is the most interesting place you’ve been?

Positano, Italy


What’s something you’ve been meaning to try but just haven’t gotten around to it yet?

White-water kayaking


What movie quotes do you use on a regular basis?

“You’ll get nothing and like it!” 


What’s the most recent show you’ve binge-watched?

“Better Call Saul”



What always cheers you up when you think about it?



What elements of pop culture will be forever tied in your mind to your childhood?

Nickelodeon cartoons of the mid-nineties


If you were hired to show tourists what life is really like in our city, what would you show them/have them do?

Steelers tailgating


Dave with his father, Joe James