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OrganizationHabitat for Humanity of Greater Charlottesville
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineMarch 31, 2018
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$11.00/hr
Phone(434) 293-9066


The Habitat Store is currently seeking a Part-time Warehouse Assistant to work alongside the Warehouse Coordinator and Retail Associate to support the processing of drop-off and pick-up donations, help to maintain a clean and organized warehouse, donation processing area and back loading dock, assist customers with merchandise carry-outs, assist with the maintenance of all store vehicles and support sales floor activity.

Please submit cover letter AND resume to to apply. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Job Duties

• Support the Warehouse Coordinator in the receiving and processing of donations and management of the warehouse
• Screen drop-off donations for acceptability and unload professionally and efficiently
• Coordinate the flow of incoming materials either into the store or a designated processing area
• Process incoming materials for transition to retail floor (includes cleaning/sanitizing, removal of hardware, etc.)
• Coordinate miscellaneous repairs to damaged but valuable donations
• Oversee organization of furniture assembly and repair area of warehouse
• Maintain an organized sold section and update the sold section dry erase board daily
• Effective communication of overdue items in the sold section to the front desk
• Maintain system of organization in warehouse bays
• Ensure all bay doors are closed when not in use to prevent theft and keep building utility expenses to a minimum
• Ensure that warehouse is appropriately stocked with necessary supplies at all times (sanitation tags, sanitation solution, simple green, murphy’s, clean rags, blank price tags, masking tape, furniture gun and tags, etc.)
• Maintain exceptionally clean store and warehouse through sweeping, proper merchandising, and diligent attention to housekeeping
• Coordinate recycling collection and timely disposal of trash
• Display merchandise in a manner that maximizes sales
• Effectively supervise and delegate tasks to volunteers
• Provide friendly and personalized service to drive sales and ensure optimal customer/donor experience
• Load customer purchases safely and professionally
• Answer and respond professionally to incoming calls
• Adhere to established safety procedures and ensure safe environment for customers, donors, staff, and volunteers
• Perform other duties as needed

Skills Required

• Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission of service to others
• Proven experience in retail environment
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task
• Excellent communication skills
• Positive, “can do” personality
• Sensitivity to the needs of people from multiple cultures and backgrounds
• Professional appearance at all times befitting the public face of Habitat
• Flexibility to work weekends and occasional nights
• Ability to work with volunteers and supervise them effectively
• Proven ability to drive large trucks
• Ability to lift 75-100 lbs. consistently and be on feet for long periods of time in extreme temperatures
• Current driver’s license

Work Schedule

Part-time, weekends and occasional nights

Additional Info

HFHGC is an EOE. Women, minorities and protected individuals such as those covered by Section 3 are encouraged to apply.