Employment Opportunities

We are currently hiring for four positions: ReStore General Manager, Volunteer Coordinator,  ReStore Floor Associate, and ReStore Cashier.


 

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


 

ReStore Floor Associate

General purpose of position:

A Habitat Broward ReStore associate is responsible for a variety of duties (maintaining a safe and clean environment, leading volunteers, driving the truck, loading and unloading donations and purchases) for the purpose of creating a maintaining an extraordinary donor, volunteer and shopper experience in the Habitat ReStore.

Requirements

  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Friendly and courteous with good customer service skills.
  • Commitment to Habitat’s mission.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record – must be at least 25 years old
  • Ability to relate to people with diverse backgrounds.

Reports to: Habitat ReStore General Manager & Manager

Time requirements: Full time (40 hours); 10:00am-6:00pm, Monday-Saturday, hourly (non-exempt)

Permits and licenses: Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Status: Non-exempt

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure that each customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which includes greeting and acknowledging every customer or donor, maintaining outstanding standards, solid product knowledge and all other aspects of customer service.
  • Maintain an awareness of all promotions and advertisements.
  • Accurately and efficiently ring on registers and accurately maintain all cash and media at the registers.
  • Communicate customer requests to management.
  • Assist staff in maintaining safe, clean and adequate work equipment.
  • Lead volunteers and provide them with a positive volunteer experience.
  • Safely load and unload (often heavy) donations and purchases.
  • Safely drive a 14’ box truck for the purpose of picking up donations.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by manager.

Skills and competencies:

  • Ability to process information/merchandise through register system.
  • Ability to communicate with associates and customers.
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation.
  • Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job. Hourly compensation: based on experience.
  • Benefits: paid vacation and holidays; health reimbursement arrangement; AFLAC available.

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


 

ReStore Cashier

Job Title: ReStore Cashier

Job Status: Hourly

Job Statement: Position will be responsible for processing payments for purchase of items, answering questions about the store and merchandise, welcoming customers to the store to provide a positive shopping experience for customers at the ReStore.

Responsible to: ReStore Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Operate a cash register to document sale of merchandise. Refer to established pricing schedules and office records to verify pricing.
  • Process cash, credit card and check transactions, following established procedures for each type of sale.
  • Maintain and balance cash drawer at the end of each day.
  • Keep up-to-date on methods of pricing, inventory and procedures.
  • Greet customers, answer questions, and provide assistance as needed.
  • Answer telephone and provide store information, directions, etc. to callers.
  • Assist with customer drop-off donations
  • Maintain orderly and clean work area.
  • Direct pricing and operation questions to ReStore Manager or designated staff.
  • Regularly communicate with ReStore Manager regarding sales issues and problems.
  • Provide superior customer service to donors and customers.
  • Follow all store policies and procedures.
  • Perform other general duties as assigned.

Qualifications or special skills needed:

  • Must have strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Must have the ability to operate a cash register with proficiency. Experience working in a retail store environment is desirable.
  • Must be able to follow instructions while working independently.
  • Exhibit accuracy and good record-keeping when handling financial transactions.
  • Must be able to stand for 4 hours at a time and be able to lift 25+ lbs. with assistance.
  • Education: Minimum High School Diploma or GED
  • The employee must be dedicated to Habitat for Humanity of Broward’s Mission, and willing to work closely with all staff and volunteers.

Send resumes to jobs@habitatbroward.org.
Subject Line:
ReStore Cashier

 

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