The ReStore in Azusa is hiring a part-time (32 hours per week) store associate.
The hours are Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:45 – 5:15 (8 hours per day, plus a half-hour lunch)
Regular ReStore Tasks Include:
-Bring donations from warehouse to store floor, including regularly moving large and heavy objects (i.e. large furniture, cast iron tubs, stoves, fridges, etc.
-Greeting, building relationship with, and helping customers (including answering specific questions about building materials and any questions regarding construction or home repair in general)
-Answer the store phone and help customers with any questions they have
-Orient, train, and guide volunteers
-Unload and load materials from cars and trucks
-Ready donations for store front by cleaning, fixing, testing, etc.
-Research (usually through the internet) and price donated items
-Use the proper tools (including pallet jacks, hand trucks, furniture dollies, and a fork lift) to safely complete projects and tasks
-Develop and maintain safe and attractive displays for merchandise
-Keep store clean and organized, maintaining high safety standards by eliminating hazards and liabilities (i.e. clutter, tripping hazards, falling objects, etc.)
-Work with a team of people to continually improve and grow the store
-Occasionally pick up and deliver donations using Habitat for Humanity vehicles (primarily a 14’ or 16’ box truck or a full-sized pick-up truck)
-High School Diploma/GED required
-Ability to safely lift 50+ lbs, stand, squat, bend, and climb in/out of a truck on a regular basis
-Ability to be on your feet for close to 8 hours per day
-Knowledge of the construction and home repair field
-Basic computer skills
-Must be able to work on Saturday
What we’re looking for:
-Proven record of excellent customer service
-Skill in moving furniture, especially large pieces and heavy appliances
-Someone that is self-motivated and productive, but still works very well in a team – being able to take initiative and prioritize tasks are essential skills for the job
-Someone in good enough shape to keep up with the physical demands of the job
-Someone who is organized and efficient
-Spanish/English bilingual is a plus
-Fork Lift Certification is a plus
-Strong communication skills
-Proven record of a positive attitude
-Interest in non-profit work (a track record of community work is a plus)
This job is part-time work (32 hours per week), and starts at $11 per hour with the possibility of quarterly sales bonuses. We are looking for a specific fit for the job, and will be putting applicants through a rigorous selection process. Please, only apply if you feel you will be a stand out applicant.
Bring a cover letter and resume by the store, or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org with attention to Eric Bridges.
Resume should include all relevant work experience (including the last 10 years of employment); relevant volunteer experience; a summary of qualifications; relevant merits, training, and achievements; previous education; and any other information you think is important for us to know.