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ReStore Receiving Associate

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ORGANIZATION: McMinnville Area Habitat for Humanity

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ReStore

VOLUNTEER WITH THE MCMINNVILLE AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Job Title: ReStore Receiving Associate

Purpose: Our mission is to bring people together to build homes, community, and hope. Receiving Associates assist in the receipt, organization, cleaning, pricing, and placement of donations, which has a direct impact on sales made in the ReStore. ReStore sales provide funds to help our Habitat families build their homes.

Location: Habitat ReStore, 1040 SE 1 st St, McMinnville, OR 97128

Job Summary: Volunteer will work in our receiving room; greeting donors and helping them unload donations approved by the supervisor, WHICH REQUIRES THE ABILITY TO LIFT HEAVY ITEMS. Volunteer will also clean and price new items, then place them appropriately in the ReStore. Finally, Receiving Associates will help organize the receiving room to make room for new donations.

Skills and Abilities: ABILITY TO LIFT HEAVY ITEMS. Able to work outdoors and in a building with no temperature controls, willingness to learn pricing and cleaning methods, must have the ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time, must have positive attitude, must have excellent organizational skills. Volunteer must be at least 16 years old.

Time Commitment: Availability on Wednesdays and/or Saturdays while we accept donations from 10am-4pm. Hours will be agreed upon with the Volunteer & Program Coordinator and the volunteer’s supervisor, but can be flexible.

Training Offered: Receiving Associates will be trained in how to clean and price items. They will also learn how to display items in the store.

Benefits: Great work experience, supporting ReStore’s mission to raise money to help families build their new homes, references for future employers, meet new friends.

Working Conditions: Building does not have temperature control. There are many sharp and heavy objects in the receiving room.

Volunteer Supervisors: ReStore Manager, Steve Long. ReStore Assistant Manager, Caleigh Hoffman. Receiving Assistants, Heather and Andrew. Volunteer & Program Coordinator, Jennifer Lyon.

To Sign-up:

Press the "I Want to Help" button above or go to our website: https://machabitat.org/volunteer/

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About McMinnville Area Habitat for Humanity

Location:

1024 SE 1st Street, P.O. Box 301, McMinnville, OR 97128, US

Mission Statement

McMinnville Area Habitat For Humanity is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. MacHabitat’s mission is to bring people together to build homes, community, and hope. We envision a community where everyone has a safe, decent, affordable place to live.

Description

This the McMinnville Area Habitat for Humanity partners with low-income families and volunteers to build safe, decent, and affordable homes in our community. Our service area includes McMinnville, Amity, Sheridan, Willamina, Yamhill, Carlton, and Lafayette. A portion of funding for our building projects comes directly from our Re-Store, a commercial enterprise selling donated, gently used home goods. See our website for more details about Machabitat and what we do! https://machabitat.org/

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Veterans & Military Families
Community, Homeless & Housing, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1040 SE 1st StreetMcMinnville, OR 97128

(45.20837,-123.18765)
 

SKILLS

  • Inventory Management
  • Customer Service
  • Merchandising
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Wednesdays and/or Saturdays during the 10am-4pm donation window (flexible)
  • Must be able to lift heavy objects.

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