ReStore Volunteer
Date Posted Apr 10, 2017
Submission Deadline Oct 31, 2017
Status Active
Hours Per Week
Detail

Do you have a flair for merchandising and a passion for great customer service? Do you roam the aisles of the hardware store just for fun, and the words “some assembly required” thrill you? Yes? Then our ReStore Volunteer opportunity is for you!

Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area is currently recruiting volunteers for our ReStores. A ReStore is a retail store concept that sells new and gently used donated home furnishings and renovation materials at 50-80% off the original retail price.  ReStore proceeds support Habitat’s mission of helping working, low-income families build a brighter future through affordable homeownership.

What you need to know:

  • Volunteers are not required to have prior customer service experience
  • On site training is provided by staff
  • Any required safety equipment will be provided onsite
  • All volunteers must be a minimum of 14 years old.

*** Volunteers under the age of 18 require a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Volunteers aged 14 or 15 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 

Shifts: Each shift is 4 hours. Morning, afternoon, weekend and evening shifts are available.

Store Locations:

  • Brampton: 3-268 Rutherford Rd. South
  • Bolton: 12A-12612 Hwy 50
  • East York: 155 Bermondsey Rd.
  • Etobicoke: 7 Queen Elizabeth Blvd.
  • North York: 1120 Caledonia Rd.
  • Scarborough: 1181 Kennedy Rd.
  • Toronto (Studio District): 3 Carlaw Ave.
  • Newmarket: 776 Davis Dr.
  • Vaughan: 405 Rowntree Dairy Rd.
  • Markham: 7701 Woodbine Ave.

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • A “can-do” attitude
  • Provide superb customer service skills
  • Assist with pricing and merchandising, product assembly and repair and donation drop offs
  • Attend all necessary Habitat for Humanity training sessions 
  • Ability to work with a team or independently

Position Benefits:

  • Gain practical experience in customer service industry
  • Meet new people and network with likeminded individuals
  • Give back to your community

If this position seems like a good match with your skill set, we’d love to hear from you. Please sign up for an orientation session at   http://habitatgta.ca/volunteer 

  • Scroll down and click on the bright green ReStore Book a Shift button
  • Choose a date and location and click on SIGN UP
  • You will be prompted to Sign in.  Click on Create an Account at the Sign In Screen and follow the instructions. 

If you have any questions, email volunteer@habitatgta.ca for more information. 

 

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