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Warehouse Associate

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Maple Shade, NJ, USA

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 Warehouse Associate you will works as a team with store management, Customer Service Associates and Drivers to facilitate the completion of all store level tasks. You will perform a variety of tasks related to different departments of ReStore including Home Decor Merchandising, Furniture, Building Materials, Storage Warehouse and other store-related areas and functions.

This position requires lifting and moving large appliances, furniture, boxes, pallets and other goods from donor locations into the store and moving them around the store.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Unload donated items received via trailers, box trucks and non-commercial donors.
  • Put together donated furniture and other donated items that need to be constructed prior to going on the sales floor.
  • Use dollies, forklift (if certified), hand trucks, pallet jacks to move donated and priced merchandise out to the sales floor.
  • Merchandise goods on the sales floor. This includes putting up signage. Creating signage if necessary.
  • Greet customers and provide an enjoyable shopping experience for all customers. Respond to customer requests in a timely manner.
  • Routine inventory counts on all goods in the Warehouse.
  • Assess donations and price them based on ReStore’s standardized pricing system guidelines.
  • Create tags, print tags, laminate tags and restock tags as necessary.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with ReStore staff, volunteers, Habitat homeowners and ReStore customers.
  • Complete daily organizational/cleaning task list
  • Cleaning out donation processing area and donation warehouse on a daily basis.
  • Assist Customers on the sales floor with product questions and purchases.
  • Perform the following physical behaviors continuously throughout their shift: standing, walking, handling, reaching horizontally, reaching above the shoulder, grasping firmly and pushing buttons.
  • Complete indoor housekeeping functions including cleaning, dusting, mopping and emptying trash in all areas of the store. Work with a variety of cleaning supplies and chemicals. Some functions will require the use of a ladder
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment where necessary.
  • Follow all safety standards and regulations as per Employee Handbook.
  • Adhere to all Policies in the Habitat for Humanity of BC>P Employee Handbook.
  • Must be able to complete other duties as assigned by ReStore Management.
  • Warehouse and/or retail experience.
  • Work is performed in a retail/warehouse environment.
  • Ability to lift at minimum, 25 lbs.
  • Ability to spend majority of the day standing or moving about ReStore. Work may require climbing ladders, considerable standing, bending, kneeling, lifting and reaching.
  • Forklift Certification is a plus. (Not required.) We will supply forklift certification opportunities.
  • Habitat for Humanity is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Function: 

Organization Info

Habitat for Humanity International

Americus, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us

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: 
Sep 15 2019
Active Until: 
Oct 15 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Habitat for Humanity International