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DONATION AMBASSADOR DRIVER/CASHIER

Location: Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna ReStore, Aberdeen, MD

Type: Full-time-5 days a week- Tuesday thru Saturday at a rate of $13 per hour

Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna (HFHS) builds safe, affordable homes in partnership with its sponsors, partner families, and volunteers. The HFHS ReStore is a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center that sells new and gently used furniture, home accessories, building materials, and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price. The ReStore operates by accepting donations of items from corporate businesses, retail businesses, office supply companies, home improvement store remnants, contractors and individual residential donors.  The donations are then resold for the public to purchase and proceeds are put back into building more homes for families in need within Harford and Cecil Counties.

DESCRIPTION:

The Donation Ambassador supports the ReStore team in the handling and processing of donated goods from the point of donation pick-ups out in the community through delivery to the ReStore's receiving area and sales floor. Most of your time will be spent picking up donations in a box truck of 14 to 26 feet or a small van. You will be a vital point of contact with our donors at their home or place of business, accepting and loading donations with a smile, occasionally managing the polite refusal of donations and providing safe transport of saleable goods to the ReStore's processing area. You'll build good working relations with coworkers or volunteers and be able to explain to donors, customers and volunteers Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna’s mission and how the HFHS ReStore supports it. At specific times, the Donation Ambassador serves as a cashier, and receptionist to assist in the intake, scheduling of donation calls, contacting donors and creating routes to pick up collect the donation(s) out in the community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or GED required. Six months of driving, warehouse or retail experience preferred.

This position will require the ability to repeatedly lift and move 75 lbs and more during the loading, unloading and processing of donations.

The ability to be outdoors picking up donations in all types of weather conditions.

In order to be considered, applicant must have a current valid driver's license and meet our driving standards and insurance requirements. Employment is subject to background check and drug screening. Must have clean driving record and submit MVA record for past five years.

General knowledge of Harford or Cecil county roads.

Ability to handle donations with care while moving and maintaining every possible opportunity to prevent damage to donor’s private property as well.

Knowledge of and commitment to the philosophy of Habitat for Humanity.

Knowledge of furniture, appliances and building materials a plus. Forklift experience and/or certification a plus. CPR/First Aid training will be provided.

Self-sufficient and cooperative nature.

The ability to work well with others and take initiative to assist other team members as needed.

How to apply

Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter and MVA driving record to jbattista@habitatsusq.org. No phone calls or visits, please.  Any application without the above will not be reviewed.

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AmeriCorps Members 

Are you looking for a great entry-level position that will positively impact your future? Consider serving with the Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna AmeriCorps team to experience a rewarding and fun year of service! You will gain new skills, learn about affordable housing and the impact it has on the surrounding communities, and gain insight to the inner workings of a non-profit organization through hands-on experience. From Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna’s inception in 1993, until today, we have served over 350 families by building 99 homes and repairing over 290. Our AmeriCorps members are an integral part of our affiliate, helping us serve more families in need of affordable housing solutions. Our home office in Bel Air, MD is situated in a suburban area, 25 minutes away from many attractions with a diverse opportunity to serve and experience a “small-town” community. Join our Habitat family and help us build better communities! 

Any open positions are listed below. Please click the position title to find out more about the position details and/or apply for the position. If you have any questions, please contact Brianne Young at byoung@habitatsusq.org. Thank you!  

National - Community Outreach Coordinator - This position has been filled

National - Construction Crew Leader

National - Family Services Coordinator

VISTA - Resource Development

VISTA - ReStore Development

To find out more about the AmeriCorps program, please go to this website: https://www.habitat.org/volunteer/long-term-opportunities/americorps/about

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