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    Habitat for Humanity ReStore
    Job Description

    Want to give back to the community? 
    Retired or Semi-retired? Able to give a few hours a week?

    Volunteer Opportunities at ReStore
     
    The Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Collinsville IL sells new and used building materials and household goods to the public at discounted prices, diverting tons of unwanted material from the landfill. All inventory is donated and proceeds fund our mission to provide quality affordable Habitat homes to families in need. Volunteers can help with donation intake and processing, stocking and organizing, pick up assistance, store cleaning, and sales. We especially need volunteers who can lift up to 50 lbs. Experience with retail sales, home improvement, or construction are helpful. A good smile and friendly attitude are most important.  
     
    Job Title: Cashier
    Purpose: Cashiers take payment using a basic cash register, answer phones, assist customers and store manager, and process and price donations as time allows.
    Reports to: ReStore Manager
    Time Commitment: Store hours are 10-4 Tues - Sat. Most volunteers work 3-4 hour shifts, once or twice a week
    Qualifications: Patience, basic math skills, teamwork oriented, and customer service skills. Retail cash register experience helpful, training provided.
     
    Job Title: Donations and Sales Assistants
    Purpose: Assisting our Donations and Sales Associate with donations intake, processing, stocking, cleaning, organizing, and customer service. Loading/Unloading furniture, appliances, doors, boxes, etc. Volunteers may assist pick up crew with picking up items from donor homes or businesses and bringing to the ReStore.
    Reports to: ReStore Manager
    Time Commitment: Store hours are 10-4 Tues - Sat. Most volunteers work 3-4 hour shifts, once or twice a week
    Qualifications: Patience, teamwork oriented and customer service skills. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as needed. Construction or home improvement experience very helpful.
     
    Job Title: Merchandiser
    Purpose: Merchandisers specialize in organizing and displaying product for optimizing sales and safety. Processing donations includes sorting, cleaning, and pricing.
    Reports to: ReStore Manager
    Time Commitment: Store hours are 10-4 Tues - Sat. Most volunteers work 3-4 hour shifts, once or twice a week
    Qualifications: Organizational skills, attention to detail, teamwork oriented.

    Regular ReStore volunteers are required to submit to a criminal background check. 
     
    Scheduling
    Interested volunteers should contact Carrie Wolf, ReStore Manager
    618-223-1711 or collinsvillerestore@gmail.com
     

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