ReStore Customer Service

(Habitat for Humanity Niagara, ReStore)

Position ID: V-NIA0088
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2020
Last Full Update: 20 Nov 2020

Opportunity Details: ReStore Customer Service

Contact Angela Daley, Manager, Volunteer Engagement, Habitat for Humanity Niagara; Phone: 905-685-7395 ext 402; Email: angela@habitatniagara.ca
Duties • Provide customer service  
• General housekeeping tasks. 
• Assist with merchandise pick ups  
• Assist in loading and unloading merchandise from customer’s vehicles and ReStore vehicles  
• Repair damaged merchandise  
• Assemble merchandise  
• Assist in moving merchandise onto the sales floor
More Info Link www.habitatniagara.ca/Volunteer
Benefits The ReStore is a non-profit retailer, accepting donated home improvement and construction items from both companies and individuals to resell and raise funds for Habitat for Humanity Niagara's home building program. 
 
Habitat for Humanity Niagara is a team of enthusiastic volunteers, community partners and staff. We are guided by our values and committed to transforming the lives of families through affordable housing. Established in 1993, our mission is to mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting home ownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty. 
 
Vision Statement: A world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. 
 
Values 
Housing for all: We believe that access to safe, decent and affordable housing is a basic human right that should be available to all. 
 
Human dignity: We believe in the worth and dignity of every human being. We respect the people we serve and those who help us in this effort and recognize them as our greatest resource. 
 
Habitat Niagara builds safe, decent, and affordable houses in partnership with local families in need. By working to provide a long-term solution to home ownership difficulties, our mission is to make decent, affordable homes for all people a matter of conscience and action.
Clients Families in the Niagara Region
Ages 15 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Couples ; Families ; Groups ; Individuals ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups
Areas of Interest Cleaning Services ; Customer / Sales Services ; Finance / Cash Handling ; Maintenance / Repair ; Manual Labour / Physical Labour ; Shelf Stocking / Warehousing / Inventory
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with HFH Niagara staff members and volunteers ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently - Able to take initiative ; Skilled Labour - Safety conscious ; Team Work ; Understanding of the Habitat for Humanity philosophy and the desire to promote it
Commitment Length Short Term ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Long Term ; Minimum 20 hours total required for community service hours
Interaction Level Small Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours 8 / Month
Dates and Times Monday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon
Seasons Year Round ; Minimum 20 hours total required for community service hours
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location St Catharines (150 Bunting Rd) ; Fonthill (2499 Hwy 20) or Grimsby (185 South Service Rd)
Number of Positions Grimsby ; Pelham ; St Catharines 
 
300 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going
Transportation Near public transit - Easy access - St Catharines location only ; Within bus route or have own transportation
Cost None
Police Check Not Required
Additional Requirements Some volunteer positions require steel toe footwear
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HFHNiagara
Flickr Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/habitatniagara
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram/habitatniagara
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/habitatniagara
Start Date On or after 02 Oct 2017

Agency Details: Habitat for Humanity Niagara, ReStore

Office Phone 905-685-7365
Fax 905-685-7396
Website www.habitatniagara.ca
Address & Map
150 Bunting Rd
St Catharines, ON L2P 3G5
 
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