Overview: Habitat for Humanity Chicago (Habitat Chicago) is a nonprofit organization that works to champion healthy neighborhoods by investing in resident priorities, supporting homeownership and building quality homes. We believe in a world where everyone has a decent place to live, and we invite people of all backgrounds, races and religions to work towards this vision together in our two focus neighborhoods of West Pullman and Greater Grand Crossing.
ReStore Chicago is a home improvement center that accepts donated goods from businesses manufacturers, contractors, and individuals. Donations are then processed and sold at discounted prices to the general public. The store's operations generate funds to support Habitat Chicago. The current ReStore in Chicago, located in the Sauganash neighborhood
Position Summary: The ReStore Associate is a cross functional part-time position working as a front-line ambassador with both donors and customers of Habitat for Humanity Chicago ReStore. Weekly duties will primarily consist of screening and receiving incoming donations (both at the loading door and via scheduled truck collections), detailing furniture and processing home improvement product, moving merchandise to the floor, loading customer purchases, cleaning the facility, helping customers and operating the cash register,
This position requires significant strength and labor. The ideal candidate can safely lift and position up to 50 pounds. The job entails bending, kneeling and reaching, often in awkward or tiring positions. This role is in a fast-paced environment and requires adaptabilty, multi-tasking and ability to engage with the public. At all times, this position requires attention to safety, efficiency, teamwork and customer service.