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Donation Ambassador (Driver)

Maple Shade, NJ, USAMaple ShadeNJUSA
Full-time

Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more to the public at a fraction of the retail price. ReStores are independently owned and operated by local Habitat for Humanity Affiliates. Proceeds are used to help build strength, stability, self-reliance and shelter in local communities and around the world.

As a Restore Donation Ambassador, you are responsible for driving to donor locations during scheduled pick-up times to receive donations from residential and commercial donors. As a Donation Ambassador you are the final decision maker when it comes to accepting or declining a donation from a donor. This job requires lifting and moving large appliances, furniture, boxes, pallets and other goods from donor locations into the truck and unloading the items at the ReStore for Donation Processing. Drivers work Monday through Friday during regular business hours.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Assess quality of items and goods at donor site.
  • Accept or Decline merchandise based on established guidelines.
  • Use Vonigo software to properly record data acquired while out picking up merchandise.
  • Load and unload all donated materials at the proper ReStore Donation Receiving Dock.
  • Screen for product usability.
  • Communicating with ReStore Operations Manager regarding incoming donations.
  • Drive HFHA vehicles to pick-up and deliver donated goods
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with ReStore staff, volunteers, donors, Habitat homeowners and ReStore customers.
  • Operate forklift (Certification and Training Available)
  • Complete daily organizational/cleaning task including but not limited to:
  • Clean out trucks
  • Clear out Donation Processing area
  • Merchandise Donated goods on Sales Floor
  • Maintain a safe working environment on and off the truck
  • Provide Transport of donated merchandise to and/or from the ReStore Storage Warehouse.
  • Make deliveries of local merchandise to local auctions as requested by management.
  • Abide by all state, federal and local laws.
  • 100% compliance with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore Employee Handbook.
  • Other duties as assigned by ReStore Management.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Knowledge of retail sales and/or retail experience.
  • Complete Criminal Background Check and Sexual Offender Check.
  • Work is performed in a retail/warehouse environment.
  • Ability to lift heavy furniture and building materials consistently and safely.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to spend the majority of the day in a truck and able to operate safely on residential and urban roadways.
  • Work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must have a driver's license and maintain a good driving record.
  • Forklift Experience is a plus. (Not required.)
Compensation/Benefits: 

This Position is Non-Exempt. Drivers are expected to work 40 hours a week. The position starts at $14 per hour. Benefits package included for full time employees.

Job Function: 

Organization Info

Habitat for Humanity International

Overview
Headquarters: 
Americus, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
$100-500M
Founded: 
1987
About Us
Mission: 

Habitat for Humanity believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build and repair houses all over the world using volunteer labor and donations. Our partner families purchase these houses through no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans or innovative financing methods. As a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that builds with people in need regardless of race or religion, we welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jun 8 2019
Active Until: 
Jul 9 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Habitat for Humanity International
industry: 
Nonprofit