Habitat Store Department Head

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The Habitat Store

  • 9 people are interested

Take a department and make it your own! We're looking for motivated, detail-oriented volunteers who can support store operations and staff by supervising assigned sections and upholding standards for quality and maintenance.

Available Departments: Furniture, Lighting, Doors & Windows, Tools & Miscellaneous, Flooring, Construction Materials

Responsibilities:

  • Restock & rearrange shelves
  • Check for price tags and appropriate signage
  • Ensure cleanliness and organization of section
  • Create attractive and accessible displays

Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift and move at least 20lbs.
  • General knowledge about pricing, repair, or installation of products in selected department
  • Willingness to work with diverse partner groups
  • Positive attitude and good interpersonal skills

Benefits:

  • Gain valuable work experience in the non-profit sector
  • Flexible schedule
  • Store Discount
  • Support store staff and other volunteers
  • The chance to have a positive impact right here in Charlottesville

Time Commitment: Minimum of 6 hours each week

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About The Habitat Store

Location:

1221 Harris Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903, US

Mission Statement

The Habitat Store supports Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville by selling new and salvaged building materials and home furnishings to the public at discount prices. All proceeds from the Habitat Store contribute to the construction of new Habitat homes. The Habitat Store participates in Habitat for Humanity International's overall environmental initiative by diverting usable materials from the waste stream while promoting the responsible stewardship of natural resources.

Description

The Habitat Store was established in May of 2003 to provide a self-sustaining funding source to HFHGC. We also seek to extend Habitat's mission by making home maintenance more affordable. A secondary, yet significant, benefit of the store is the recycling and reuse of surplus new and used building materials, thereby reducing the flow of materials in the waste stream.

Five full-time employees and a team of dedicated volunteers contribute to the daily operations of the store. We are open Monday-Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am-5:00pm.

We sell and accept donations of new and used residential building materials, including appliances, doors, windows, hardware, lighting, cabinets, architectural items, sinks, toilets, lumber, flooring and some furniture.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1221 Harris StCharlottesville, VA 22903

(38.04091,-78.48052)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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