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Restore Sales Support & Loading Dock Volunteers

Objective:

Help the ReStore operate effectively by providing general support on the sales floor and loading dock.

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 Sales Support Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Price items, stock shelves and display merchandise
  • Help customers find and select items
  • Maintain store appearance (i.e. straighten, organize and clean)
  • Provide superior customer service
  • Serve as a good ambassador for Atlanta Habitat and the ReStore

Outline of Loading Dock Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Help customers load purchases into their vehicles
  • Unload donations and clean recently donated items
  • Move merchandise from the loading dock and storage out to the sales floor
  • Organize and arrange merchandise on the sales floor

Schedule (New Fall/Winter Hours):

Full (10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) and half-day shifts (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 .pm. or 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.) are available Monday-Saturday.

Time Commitment:

We ask everyone who signs-up for a shift as a ReStore 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 and Lead Volunteers

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to multi-task & be a self-starter
  • 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 Tacita Williams at 404-223-5180 ext. 107 or tacita.williams@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 Tacita Williams at 404-223-5180 ext. 107 or tacita.williams@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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