Donation Pickup Specialist


(38.04082,-78.48056)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1221 Harris StCharlottesville, VA 22903

About

The moving specialist acts as an assistant to our driver and enables him to work faster, safer and more efficiently. By supporting this process of getting donated items to the store, onto the floor and sold in a timely manner, you help Habitat’s mission of building safe and affordable homes for hardworking low income families. Because all proceeds from Habitat Store sales benefit building materials for Habitat homes in Charlottesville.

While on the road with our driver, you get to see different parts of the community and meet some of the great people and organizations who donate to the store. This direct contact with our donors enables you to become an ambassador for the Charlottesville Habitat affiliate. We hope you consider joining our passionate team at the store!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist driver in off-site pickups

  • Assess donated materials to ensure they adhere to donation guidelines

  • Assist in maintenance of the truck, and organization of the store and warehouse areas

  • Exhibit positive work attitude by demonstrating respect for fellow volunteers, workers, donors and customers.

  • Process donations to be store ready and rearrange merchandise to fill the floor

Qualifications:

  • Ability to repeatedly move and lift 100lbs or more

  • Courteous and professional demeanor when assisting customers and donors

  • 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

  • Reference letter provided for individuals who perform at high level

  • The chance to have a positive impact right here in Charlottesville

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible, would prefer steady help

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