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Work at the ReStore!
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore Associate will help to create and provide a welcoming atmosphere for donors, customers and volunteers while also keeping the warehouse area clean, safe and orderly. Other duties include, but are not limited to, unloading/loading truck, stocking shelves, assisting with merchandise pricing, sorting materials for recycling, providing customer service on the sales floor, assisting and directing store volunteers and assisting with operational functions.

  • Work with and support staff and volunteers to ensure overall fulfillment of the mission of Habitat for Humanity
  • Follow established policies and procedures for safe, secure and high quality performance of all aspects of Habitat ReStore activities
  • To handle and defuse challenging customer and donor situations with tact; demonstrating the ability to resolve conflicts
  • Assist in loading and unloading truck manually
  • Interact positively with donors, customers and volunteers
  • Assist in testing, cleaning, repairing and preparing merchandise for sales floor
  • Assist in keeping intake area neat, safe, clean and workable
  • Assist in keeping sales floor neat, safe and clean
  • Assist customers on the sales floor 
  • Answer the store phone, operate cash register
  • Will need to be a strong leader in customer service, daily sales, quality control of merchandise, safety, security and maintenance of the facility and Habitat property
  • Able to be flexible and perform other tasks as assigned by immediate supervisor or management to ensure smooth daily operations.
  • A face mask must be worn at all times in the building.
  • Minimum high school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but not required
  • Valid ME drivers license
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • At least 2 years experience in retail 
  • Some previous experience managing and/or working with volunteers
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Must be friendly, flexible, enthusiastic and community oriented
  • Must have a professional demeanor and remain calm and polite when faced with difficult customer situations
  • Safe and efficient operations of hand and power tools, vehicles and heavy equipment. 
  • Team player, self-starter, able to work independently and delegate daily work schedules
  • Extensive knowledge of building materials and construction preferred
  • Strong commitment and willingness to advocate the mission of Habitat for Humanity
Able to lift up to 75 lbs., perform heavy manual tasks, work standing or walking for a full workday, and be capable of performing outside duties under all weather conditions

32 hours per week

Please apply with a cover letter and resume t
o restore@habitatme.org.


Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland 

Office Location / Mailing Address

659 Warren Avenue
Portland, ME 04103  

(P) (207) 772-2151  

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