ReStore Associate (Part-Time)

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. The ReStore Associate is responsible for accepting drop off donations, stocking the store with inventory, and assisting customers with loading purchases into their vehicles. This position reports to the ReStore Manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet donors, assist with unloading donations and receiving them into the store

  • Assist in stocking the store with properly priced inventory and in keeping the sales and storage areas organized in a clean, attractive manner

  • Assist customers with transporting purchases to their vehicle when needed

  • Exhibit positive working attitude by demonstrating respect for fellow workers, donors, and customers

  • Greet customers, answer questions, and provide assistance as needed

  • Answer telephone and provide store information, directions, etc. to callers

  • Maintain orderly and clean purchase and showroom areas

  • Direct pricing and operation questions to ReStore Manager or designated staff

  • Regularly communicate with ReStore Manager regarding sales issues and problems

  • Operate a POS Terminal to document sale of merchandise

  • Process cash, credit card, and check transactions

  • Perform such other tasks as requested by the ReStore Manager or ReStore Assistant Manager to facilitate a positive customer and volunteer experience at the ReStore

Required Skills and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • At least 1 year of experience in Retail and/or Customer Service

  • Familiar with computer technology related to Point of Sale retail systems

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office software and internet/social media

 

Resumes accepted through Friday, October 5th, via email to office@habichatt.org

This position is located in the Chattanooga, TN Area

No Phone Calls Please

Habitat is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Provides Equal Housing Opportunity

Lindsey Lanier
RESTORE TRUCK DRIVER

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live.  It is the responsibility of the ReStore Truck Driver to perform donation pick ups from donor’s homes and places of business throughout Hamilton County and to serve as an effective ambassador in the community for Habitat for Humanity.  This position reports to the ReStore Manager.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

·       Pick up donations as scheduled per the direction of the Donations Manager and transport without damage

·       Upon return to the ReStore, unload donated merchandise and assist with placement in the store or receiving area

·       As needed, contact donors to confirm scheduled pick ups, delays or possible rescheduling

·       Provide donation receipts to each donor and return copy to the ReStore Manager

·       Consistently provide donors and customers with an outstanding customer service experience

·       Maintain an excellent and safe driving record while also driving courteously and in accordance with the law. Must recognize that conduct behind the wheel reflects on Habitat

·       Assist with keeping trucks clean and in good repair

·       Operate forklift from time to time as directed

·       Must always exhibit a positive attitude and spirit of cooperation with fellow workers as well as donors and customers

·       Assist with various tasks or projects as may be assigned

Required Skills & Experience

·       Must have a valid Driver’s License and an excellent driving record

·       Required to safely drive a box truck up to 26 feet in length. Will be necessary to drive up and down mountains and maneuver in and out of tight driveways without incident

·       Must be able to safely and consistently lift in excess of 75 pounds throughout the workday

·       Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential

·       Be available to work flexible daytime hours Monday through Saturday

·       Three to five years of prior Customer Service experience is preferred

Resumes accepted through Friday, September 28th via email to office@habichatt.org

This position is located in the Chattanooga, TN Area

No Phone Calls Please

Habitat is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Provides Equal Housing Opportunity

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Construction Crew Leadership AmeriCorps National Position (10 month service position)

The Construction Crew Leader serves at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area.  The Crew Leader will directly impact the increase in families served by allowing expansion of newer programs and by providing support to new construction.  This is a full-time AmeriCorps National Direct service position.  Please visit AmeriCorps.gov for more information on the AmeriCorps program.

 

Key Responsibilities

·       Assist in training volunteers in Neighborhood Revitalization project related areas

·       Organize tools and materials needed for a build day

·       Lead small groups of volunteers ensuring they are well engaged while on the project sites

·       Assist with hands on construction tasks such as site prep, framing, siding, finish work, painting and landscaping.

·       Attend and participate in select affiliate events; responsibilities may include set up, clean up, and engaging with attendees and informing them about the AmeriCorps program, our affiliate’s mission and Neighborhood Revitalization program, and how to become a volunteer and/or partner family.

·       Build and maintain relationships with volunteers

·       Complete the reporting and timesheet requirements of the AmeriCorps program in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner.

·       Arrive on time and ready to serve, and promote the mission, goals and values of the AmeriCorps program.

 

Qualifications: Successful candidate would possess:

·       Excellent interpersonal skills

·       Must be organized and self-motivated

·       Willingness to learn new construction related skills

·       Commitment to the mission of the organization

·       Strong work ethic required

·      Ability to drive a light-duty pickup truck or commercial van

  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance required; Personal vehicle may be reqd for traveling to work locations (approved service-related mileage will be reimbursed per affiliate’s policy).

  • Ability to work Tues-Sat 7a-4p

·       Ability to work construction-related tasks

·       Ability to lift 35-40 lbs on a regular basis

·       Ability to climb ladders and work on uneven ground.

·       Ability to work outside in hot, humid weather as well as cold weather.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Resumes accepted through Friday, September 28th via email to office@habichatt.org

This position is located in Chattanooga, TN

No Phone Calls Please

Habitat is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Provides Equal Housing Opportunity

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