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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell

 

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell is Hiring

ReStore and Office Help needed

 

 

 

 

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June 1, 8th  sign up your team at www.takeahikeforhumanity.org

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Reeds Ferry Shed Raffle

Tickets available at the ReStore in Billerica.  $10 chance for a $5000 Shed.  Drawing will be June 15, Father's Day weekend. 

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Hiring

Are you looking for a job or know of someone who is?  Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell has positions open for both the Office and at the ReStore.

Please send your resume to [email protected] . No phone calls please.               

VISTA Resource Development for the Habitat Office 

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell is looking for a full time VISTA employee for the year starting 9/1/13 through 8/30/14 to work in the affiliate office in Westford, MA. The position will report to the Executive Director and will be a full time employee (Mon-Friday 9-5pm).

 

Responsibilities of the position :

  • Responsible for researching,writing & documenting non federal grants. Create, update and maintain grant tracking database and a central library for reference materials.
  • Plan, participate and document various fundraising & public awareness events during the year.
  • Work with Giftworks or any other donor database to document any outreach activities, donor acknowledgement & activity tracking.
  • Work with "success measures" tools and other local organizations to implement a baseline neighborhood survey for our Lowell project.

Some travel and training will be required for outreach & events.

 

Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office Suite/Word/Excel/Power Point/Internet research/etc. Experience with Giftworks a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to think creatively & conceptually.
  • Social media coordination required. Specifically Facebook.
  • Marketing & event planning experience is highly desirable
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Experience working as a member of a team while also able to research when necessary & work independently once given guidance.

 

VISTA Resource Development for the ReStore

 

HFHGL is looking for a full time VISTA employee for the year starting

9/1/13 through 8/30/14 to work with current employees, volunteers and customers regarding programs and policies at our ReStore in Billerica MA.

While our mission continues to be to build and renovate simple, decent, affordable housing, one way to achieve this has been to open a discount retail store that sells donated new and used building materials, appliances, furniture and home goods to the public to raise funds and to also reduce landfill.

 

The position will report to the ReStore General Manager and will be a full time employee (Tues-Saturday).   

 

Responsibilities of the position

  • Develop & design outreach materials and templates for ongoing use targeting the community for donations & commercial procurement, along with customers & volunteers.
  • Design, implement and document a tracking system for foot traffic and a second system for donations, both to include reportable statistics & a training guide.
  • Research and apply for any grants that might be available for funding capital improvements and equipment for the store.
  • Create an online sales system and establish consistent training documentation.
  • Design, advertise and recruit vendors and volunteers for publicity & fundraising events
  • Establish strong outreach for volunteer opportunities & coordination for the Store.
  • Document all necessary policies and procedures for the Store employees and for the Store processes.
  • Some travel & training required.

Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office Suite/Word/Excel/Power Point/Internet research/social media/ebay/etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as strong research skills.
  • Marketing & retail experience is highly desirable, with a creative flare!
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people & various teams, especially untrained volunteers


 

 

 

 

 

 

Needed: 2 positions at the ReStore, Billerica MA.

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While our mission continues to be to build and renovate simple, decent, affordable housing, one way to achieve this has been to open a discount retail store that sells donated new and used building materials,  appliances, furniture and home goods to the public to raise funds and to also reduce landfill.

 

Customer Service Representative reports to the ReStore General Manager and will work very closely with the manager on pricing, merchandizing, display and donation management.

This is a full time, hourly position with agreed upon days (Tues- Sat) will be responsible for all aspects of customer interaction at the ReStore. All employees are expected to participate in the training and aid of volunteers at the Store.

 

Retail Operations Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for working with and scheduling staff as well as training volunteers to carry out assigned daily duties of work to be done at the Store.
  • Coordinate material processing, including receiving, cleaning, prep & minor repairs for donated items coming in.
  • Work with internet regarding pricing as well as posting of items for sale.
  • Maintain appearance of the Store, inside & out.
  • Able to work the cash register, maintain & reconcile all transactions & close out day.
  • Must be able to lift up to 70lbs if working in the receiving area. 
  • Works with General Manager and other Habitat staff to identify opportunities for outreach, public relations and fundraising events all in an effort to engage & educate the community either through volunteering, donating or shopping.

 

ReSTore Truck

 

Truck Driver reports to the ReStore General Manager and is currently a part-time hourly position (20-24 hours per week; Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday).   

 

Be the "face" of our ReStore in Billerica MA. This position calls for a part time employee, based out of Billerica, who will be responsible for accepting, picking up and delivering donations of materials from manufacturers, contractors, retail stores and individuals.

 

Truck Driver Responsibilities

  • To safely operate box truck and lift up to 70 lbs. Drivers license must be current.
  • Responsible for reviewing the condition of donated items, loading & unloading, all according to internal guidelines.
  • Responsible for timely pick-ups & deliveries based upon in-house schedule.
  • At all times, be respectful of donors and the product they are donating.
  • Responsible for truck cleanliness, upkeep and any required stickers and minor maintenance (ie oil changes, tire inflation, etc).