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About the Position
Position # 248
OrganizationHabitat for Humanity Prince Edward Hastings
Position General Help Personnel - The ReStore
Location 365 Bell Boulevard, Belleville, ON, Canada
Impact Statement At Habitat for Humanity we are working towards alleviating the affordable housing crisis our region currently faces. We do this by providing a "hand up" not a "hand out". We believe everyone deserves a safe and decent place to live. Our work is supported by the sales of The ReStore, a retail store specializing in discounted new and gently used home improvement materials, furniture, antiques, home accents, & d├ęcor.
Description General Help Personnel provide assistance in The ReStore with preparing merchandise for sale (cleaning and simple repairs), creating floor displays, customer service, housekeeping duties, loading and unloading donations, and preparing some items for scrap recycling or disposal.

Requirements: A Vulnerable Sector police check (PVSC). (Letter for PVSC provided by affiliate upon request) *youth in high school are exempt*
CSA approved steel toe footwear and long pants must be worn. Steel toed footwear available for use at The ReStore.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Customer assistance
General housekeeping tasks (sweeping, mopping, etc.)
Loading and unloading merchandise from customer vehicles and ReStore delivery truck
Clean and repair donations
Assemble merchandise
Price merchandise as directed
Create floor displays
Move merchandise onto sales floor

Skills and Abilities:

Previous experience working in a retail environment is an asset but not required
Previous carpentry experience is an asset but not required
Ability to work with a team or independently
Ability to lift and unload items up to 100lbs (with assistance)
Friendly and helpful
Training Details Please contact Cindy at volunteer@habitatpeh.org for further details on becoming a volunteer.
There are 4 steps. Watch a safety video, take a 12 question safety quiz, create an online profile in our volunteer database (where you can sign up for ReStore shifts) and obtain a police check.

A full orientation will be provided on your first shift.
Working Conditions General Help Personnel will mostly work indoors but will be exposed to the outdoors when loading/unloading vehicles or working in the recycling/waste area. Lifting items up to 100lbs (additional staff and assistive devices available) Ability to stand for long periods of time. Break and lunch times provided when work periods exceed 5hrs.
Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
Time Detail Shifts are a minimum of 4 hrs but flexible scheduling.
Age 15+
Ideal for An Individual, A Newcomer
Transportation On a bus route
Accessibility Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s) Customer Service, Communicate in Plain Language, Stewardship, Accountability, Respect, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website http://habitatpeh.org
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Cindy
Phone 6139664884
Address 365 Bell Blvd Belleville, K8P5H9






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