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Part-Time ReStore Associate

20-30 hours per week, starting pay $15.50/hour 

Posted: 3/21/2022

 

The ReStore is a division of Topeka Habitat for Humanity. The ReStore’s mission is to generate revenue through the sale of donated building materials and household items to support the mission of Topeka Habitat for Humanity.   Through its efforts, the ReStore facilitates recycling, minimizes landfill waste, provides low-cost home improvement items, and increases Habitat’s visibility in our community.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Operates a cash register to document sale of merchandise

  • Process cash and credit card transactions

  • Maintain and balance cash drawer at end of day

  • Greets customers, answers questions and provides assistance as needed

  • Answers telephone and addresses customer and community inquires

  • Maintains orderly and clean purchase and receiving area

  • Responsible for picking up and assisting with receipt of donations

  • Assists in keeping vehicle fleet maintained and clean

  • Regularly communicates with ReStore Manager regarding sales issues and problems

  • Recommend new/better methods of completing assigned tasks, as needed

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Friendly and helpful attitude

  • Ability to stay on feet for extended period of time

  • Ability to lift, bend, and climb

  • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds, squat, bend and stand for extended periods of time

  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving history and ability to pass pre-employment screening

  • Understanding and interest in supporting the mission of Habitat for Humanity - to build homes, hope and communities

Hours:

20-30 hours per week – varied hours from Tuesday – Saturday, 8am – 4pm

 

Pay:

$15.50/hour starting pay

 

The ideal candidate will have active support of our core organizational values, which include:

  • Humility – We are part of something bigger than ourselves

  • Courage – We do what’s right, even when it is difficult or unpopular

  • Accountability – We take personal responsibility for Habitat’s mission

 

Safeguarding: Topeka Habitat for Humanity requires that all employees take seriously their ethical responsibilities to safeguarding our intended beneficiaries, their communities, and all those with whom we work. Managers at all levels have responsibilities to support and develop systems that create and maintain an environment that prevents harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, safeguards the rights of beneficiaries and community members (especially children), and promotes the implementation of Habitat for Humanity’s code of conduct.

 

Interested candidates can submit an application, which can be found  at https://forms.gle/aNYR48XcAArvVsgA6 or click on the "Apply" Button Below.  Please, no phone inquiries.

 

Topeka Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

 

Volunteer and Family Engagement Manager

Posted 4/6/2022

This position will manage partner families participating in Topeka Habitat for Humanity (THFH)’s traditional partnership program and the volunteers serving the organization. The Volunteer and Family Engagement Manager’s role is vital to ensuring a smooth workflow, great customer service, and quality experience. This position works directly with the public. Strong people skills are required. A background in social service and/or working with volunteers is highly desirable. This position is responsible for the recruitment, intake, and support of volunteers and the support structure that serves families working in partnership with the THFH Homeownership program.  

Job Duties:

  • Serve as a staff liaison to other community organizations, as requested, to gather and disseminate information regarding Topeka Habitat for Humanity’s programs.

  • Review volunteer applications, coordinate orientations and serve as the liaison for corporate and community volunteer groups.

  • Maintain accurate data and report on data and outcomes for THFH’s volunteers.

  • Work closely with the families served in partnership with THFH’s homeownership program to foster strength, stability and self-reliance, including but not limited to: budgeting, financial analysis, coordination of “sweat equity” opportunities and referrals to other social service organizations.

  • Coordinate and implement the family selection events for Topeka Habitat on an annual basis.

  • Work with affiliate leadership in developing new programming, procedures, policies, and strategies to increase volunteer engagement and retention.

  • Work with staff to assist with volunteer needs, communications, and volunteer development to support THFH’s construction and repair programs, ReStore and neighborhood revitalization efforts. Participates as an active and contributing member of a team to achieve team goals. Work cooperatively with other team members, involve others, share information as appropriate, and share credit for team accomplishments.

  • Plan and implement volunteer appreciation events.

  • Plan and implement partner family engagement events and outreach.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Valid Driver’s License required

  • Ability to lift and navigate uneven terrain

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn other programs as needed

  • Experience working with and managing volunteers, or other social service experience highly preferred

  • Excellent communication skills with both individuals and groups

  • Personal and social awareness of complex systems and structures that promote, support, or facilitate racial, social, and economic injustice and a driving passion to dismantle and rebuild these systems for the benefit of disenfranchised individuals, families, and communities

  • Bilingual preferred, but not required

 

The ideal candidate will have active support of our core organizational values, which include:

 Humility – We are part of something bigger than ourselves

 Courage – We do what’s right, even when it is difficult or unpopular

 Accountability – We take personal responsibility for Habitat’s mission

 

Salary and Benefits:

Salary range per year: $42,000 - $47,000

Benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick leave, and holiday pay, retirement plan with a 3% match and access to medical and dental insurance coverage (following a probationary period)

 

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume to Nikki MacMillan, COO@topekahabitat.org, or via mail to Topeka Habitat for Humanity, 121 NE Gordon Street, Topeka, KS 66608. Applications will be accepted through April 18, 2022.  Please do not inquire about this position via phone or in-person.

Safeguarding: Topeka Habitat for Humanity requires that all employees take seriously their ethical responsibilities to safeguarding our intended beneficiaries, their communities, and all those with whom we work. Managers at all levels have responsibilities to support and develop systems that create and maintain an environment that prevents harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, safeguards the rights of beneficiaries and community members (especially children), and promotes the implementation of Habitat for Humanity’s code of conduct.

Topeka Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law