ReStore is hiring

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Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity (GSHFH) is looking for a part-time sales associate and a part-time sales associate/driver to join our ReStore team. ReStore sells new and gently used items to the public at a reduced cost. All proceeds fund GSHFH programming.

 

Our ideal candidates will enjoy assisting customers find the product they didn't know was here! Our store is a treasure hunt and something new and exciting is always coming through the door. If you enjoy solving puzzles or are handy, you will fit in here. We accept new and used items that may need to be fixed or assembled without instructions. This position required good interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks. This is a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. 

We are hiring a part-time sales associate.
(20 hours/week)

Competencies:

  • Commitment to the mission of Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity.

  • Provide outstanding customer service to donors, volunteers, and customers.

  • Ability to relate to people with diverse backgrounds.

  • Physical ability to complete work in the store/warehouse, even during extremely hot or cold weather.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Self-starter with ability to work both independently, and with other staff and volunteers.

  • Basic knowledge of building supplies.

  • Willingness to cross train to perform different responsibilities in the ReStore.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist donation truck driver with pickups and/or drive donation pickup truck.

  • Supervise and provide guidance to ReStore volunteers.

  • Maintain the store in a clean and orderly manner.

  • Receive donations in accordance with acceptability standards. Turn away unacceptable donations.

  • Help load and unload merchandise and assist in pricing and merchandising inventory as it is received.

  • Assist customers with purchases.

  • Support Assistant ReStore Manager and ReStore Director in all aspects of daily store functions.

  • Operate cash register and perform opening and closing procedures.

  • Provide excellent customer service with customers, donors and over the phone.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, and must be able to lift consistently over long periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift 100+ pounds with assistance of other staff members or moving equipment (hand trucks, pallet jacks, dollies).

  • Must be able to stand, squat and bend for long periods of time.

  • Previous retail experience preferred but not required.

  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Experience driving a box truck is preferred.

 

 

If you are interested in joining our team please email your resume to

Rivard@habitatspringfield.org

We are hiring a part-time sales associate/driver.
(20 hours/week)

The driver will be responsible for picking up donations from homes in the Greater Springfield area, loading and unloading trucks, helping load customer vehicles, process donations, and provide general customer service.

Competencies:

• Possess good knowledge of the safe handling and transport of materials.

• Provide donors with excellent customer service.

• Ability to direct volunteers and work as part of a team.

• Ability to safely drive a box truck and/or pull trailer, and use a hand truck.

• Prioritize and schedule donation pick-ups.

 

Job Conditions:

• Evening and weekend work is required. It is a non-exempt position.

 

 

Specific Responsibilities:

• Drive Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity vehicles to pick-up donated goods from homes and businesses.

• Ensure ReStore vehicles/trailers are properly maintained and safe to operate. In addition, coordinate with ReStore Manager to have any necessary repairs made to ReStore vehicles/trailers.

• Load and unload all donated materials.

• Use judgement and experience to screen for product usability. (Will train!)

• Oversee the pickup and delivery of all used materials ensuring we do not accept donations of hazardous materials.

• Coordinate the transfer of purchased materials between ReStore locations as needed. This must be done without disrupting the normal flow of donation pick-ups.

• Operate forklift (preferred).

• Operate as a store associate when not picking up donations.

• Assist customers, donors, and staff in store as needed.

• All other duties as assigned by the ReStore Manager.

 

Requirements:

• Valid MA Driver’s license with clean driving record provided by MA Registry of Motor Vehicles.

• DOT card required (must have or be able to pass the test to receive this certification).

• Must be able to lift 75 pounds consistently over long periods of time.

• Must be able to lift 100+ pounds with assistance of other staff members or moving equipment (hand trucks, pallet jacks, dollies).

• Must pass criminal background check and sexual offender check.

• Experience driving a 16-foot box truck. No commercial driver’s license (CDL) required.

• At least 21 years of age and with three years of professional driving experience with box trucks.

 

 

If you are interested in joining our team please email your resume to

Rivard@habitatspringfield.org