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ReStore Delivery Volunteer

Objective:

These volunteers continually refresh the ReStore’s inventory by helping to pick-up donated merchandise.    

Background:

The ReStore is Atlanta Habitat's discount outlet store that sells new and gently used
home improvement materials, home accessories and other building supplies that have been donated by well-known, quality manufacturers and retail stores as well as builders and individuals.
 
The ReStore is open to the public, and its merchandise is discounted up to 75% off standard retail prices.  All net proceeds support Atlanta Habitat’s mission to build affordable homes for working families.

Outline of Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Ride in a truck with ReStore staff to pick-up items donated to the store
  • Help load and unload all of the donated items
  • Provide superior service to ReStore donors and customers
  • Serve as a good ambassador for Atlanta Habitat and the ReStore

Schedule:

Donation pick-ups are generally scheduled Tuesdays-Saturdays. Shifts are available on those days from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

Time Commitment:

We ask everyone who signs-up for a shift as a Delivery Volunteer to commit to working the entire shift.

Training and Support:

  • Volunteers review the ReStore Volunteer Training Manual immediately prior to their first shift
  • Volunteers receive direction and support from ReStore staff

Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. without accommodation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be at least 16 years old

Getting Started

We ask that all of our individual volunteers first come to an orientation. The volunteer orientation will provide you with an understanding of Atlanta Habitat's program, information on how to get started, and answer any questions you might have. Orientations are offered 2 – 3 times monthly on Wednesday or Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings and last approximately one hour.  
 
To register for an orientation:
 
Go to the volunteer registration website at www.atlantahabitat.volunteerhub.com
Create an account by clicking Register.

  • Select a user name and password
  • Enter your join code: ORIENTATION
  • Input your contact information. 
  • Follow the prompts to complete your registration.
 
Please contact Aliya Petzing at 404-223-5180 ext. 107 or aliya.petzing@atlantahabitat.org if you have any questions about registering for an orientation or if you are unable to view the upcoming orientation schedule.

To sign up, please log onto www.atlantahabitat.volunteerhub.com. If you have any questions or need to cancel a shift, please contact Aliya Petzing at 404-223-5180 ext. 107 or aliya.petzing@atlantahabitat.org. Please let us know as soon as possible so we can find another volunteer to fill your spot.

Parking is available along Loomis Avenue between Memorial Drive and Woodward Avenue.

The Rules to ReStore By document will be provided with additional information.
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