Employment Opportunities

We are currently hiring for two positions: ReStore General Manager and Volunteer Coordinator.


 

ReStore General Manager

Company Overview-Habitat for Humanity of Broward is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing by building affordable homes in partnership with families in need.  The Habitat ReStore is a discount retail outlet that sells reusable and surplus building materials, furniture, appliances and many other items at a fraction of their original price with profits going to fund Habitat’s goal of building homes for needy families.

Job Summary: Supervises, directs and participates with ReStore managers, employees, and community service volunteers in providing outstanding customer and donor satisfaction to ensure sales and profits are maximized.

Required Skills and Experience

  • High school degree with some college is preferred.
  • 5 years of successful retail management experience in hardware and or home improvement.
  • Possesses outstanding people skills and enjoys working in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Basic computer skills including spreadsheets, word processing and email.
  • Has an outstanding hands-on work ethic and sense of urgency to do “whatever it takes to get the job done”.
  • Demonstrates understanding of financial statements, payroll, inventory and vendor controls to maintain and increase profitability.
  • Highly ethical individual who nurtures a safe and enjoyable work environment.
  • Possesses knowledge of truck routing to ensure efficient donation pickups.
  • Demonstrated ability to train, develop, and hold accountable all subordinates in a positive manner.
  • Ability to move and handle furniture and fixtures which will require lifting up to 50 lbs.

Resumes may be submitted via email to:
Email: jobs@habitatbroward.org
Subject Line: ReStore General Manager


Volunteer Coordinator

Job Status: Full Time

Company: Habitat for Humanity of Broward

Job Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time Requirements: Approximately 40 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday

Habitat for Humanity of Broward is a non-profit, Christian organization that builds houses in partnership with low-income families. With the help of volunteer labor from faith-based organizations, corporate groups, and individual volunteers, Habitat is able to accomplish our mission of providing families in need with simple, decent affordable homes.

Goal: This position will be to recruit and retain volunteers for the construction of affordable homes, at our ReStore, in our office, and other areas as needed.

Requirements: This must be an outgoing individual with excellent organizational and computer skills as well as a desire to make a difference in the lives of families in need.  This person must be comfortable interacting with a diverse group of people and be capable and enthusiastic about working with volunteers and future homeowners in both an office and construction site setting.

Responsibilities:

Serve as the coordinator in the office who recruits and retains volunteers:

  • Schedule individual & group volunteers
  • Recruit volunteers in all areas (construction, ReStore, office, etc)
  • Field and respond to phone and email inquiries
  • Oversee entry of volunteer data into database weekly
  • Update volunteer opportunities on website monthly
  • Provide ongoing recognition for individual and group volunteers
  • Organize annual volunteer appreciation event
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Volunteer Committee

On site logistics:

  • Volunteer welcome, sign in and sign out
  • Hospitality (gatorade, snacks and lunches as needed)
  • Photograph volunteers, publish and maintain photo data base

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Strong computer skills
    • Microsoft Office experience required (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Raiser’s Edge experience preferred

Resumes will be accepted via email to:
Habitat for Humanity of Broward
Attention: Perry Ecton
Subject Line: Volunteer Coordinator
jobs@habitatbroward.org

 


Habitat Broward is an EEOO employer:  “All qualified applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin”.