SUMMER ASSOCIATE, RESTORE

GENERAL FUNCTION:

Individuals assigned to this position may periodically rotate to the various areas of the ReStore. The ReStore Summer Associate may be responsible for receiving, processing, and moving donated goods, as well as helping customers load their purchases. 

KNOW HOW:

Committed to the mission of Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, the incumbent will be able to interface successfully with volunteers, staff, and customers. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Receive donations 
  • Represent AAHH by interfacing successfully with people in a polite and courteous manner
  • Handle merchandise without causing damage to donated materials or donor property
  • Process inventory
  • Organize inventory as directed
  • Move and display donated merchandise as directed
  • Interact with volunteers in a polite and respectful way
  • Customer support/sales 
  • Greet all customers and provide them with any necessary assistance in a prompt, courteous manner
  • Display merchandise in a safe, attractive manner and as directed
  • Assist in loading customer’s purchases
  • Operate cash register when needed

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Ability to interact with a variety of people
  • Ability to take direction and be part of a team
  • Ability to exhibit emotional intelligence, patience, and flexibility

WORK ENVIROMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The work is in the ReStore, and working with the public. Staff encounter frequent exposure to the elements throughout every season.
Must be able to: 

  • Stand or work on concrete floors for prolonged periods
  • Bend, lift, grasp, reach, push, and pull materials
  • Walk and climb on uneven surfaces and stairs
  • Label, sort and stock

COMPENSATION:
$15.80/hour

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@ashevillehabitat.org. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity is a Living Wage, Equal Opportunity Employer, and a Drug Free Workplace.