Job Title: Retail Associate
Reports To: Manager, ReStore
Terms of Employment: Part-Time, Permanent
Location: Uxbridge ReStore - 141 Reach St, Uxbridge, ON L9P 1L3
Website: www.habitatgta.ca or www.instagram.com/habitatgta
If you love working with people, have retail or customer service experience, enjoy physical activity and want to make an impact on your community, then this role is for you!
About Habitat for Humanity
We are a nonprofit housing organization and we partner with people in your community and all over the world to build or improve a place that they can call home. With our help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability, and independence that they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.
In support of our homebuilding activity, we also operate Habitat ReStores in 12 locations across the GTA. We collect and sell new and used donated home furnishings, appliances, and renovation materials which help fund the cost to build homes. Learn more about our impact here: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ca2InDaGRw4.
Join our team and help us achieve our vision for a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.
How We Take Care of Our People
A meaningful opportunity to make an impact on others
Generous Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
Flexible work hours (never work nights!)
Paid vacation, personal days, and Habitat for Humanity days
Corporate gym membership and an Employee Wellness Plan
Volunteer opportunities to support our Habitat for Humanity Builds
Growth and development opportunities
Great entry-level opportunity for new graduates, or experienced customer service professionals
How You Will Make An Impact
Deliver exceptional customer service in-store and by telephone
Accept donations of gently used items
Receive and unload shipments of products from our delivery trucks
Merchandise and organize products on the store floor
Perform all standard cash register transactions proficiently and accurately according to operational procedures including cash, debit card, and credit card transactions
Support with updating our e-commerce platform
Represent Habitat for Humanity GTA as a Brand Ambassador by modeling our values and guiding principles
What You Bring
A passion for our not-for-profit cause
Past retail or customer service experience is considered an asset
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Ability to perform heavy lifting on a regular basis (30 + pounds)
Basic computer skills with knowledge of web-based applications
Understanding of volunteer management and renovation and building materials are considered assets
Your Future at Habitat for Humanity GTA Awaits
If you are ready to make a meaningful impact and become a part of our team, please submit your resume to this posting!
Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada throughout the duration of their employment with Habitat for Humanity GTA. Proof of eligibility will be required.
Habitat for Humanity GTA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Habitat for Humanity GTA is committed to ensuring a barrier-free, accessible and inclusive work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove barriers to the hiring process to accommodate candidates with disabilities, providing the applicant has met the bonafide requirements of the employment position. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point during the recruitment and selection process.
As part of our selection process, the successful candidate must receive clearance by a police background check.
We thank all applicants for their interest in Habitat for Humanity GTA, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.