VOLUNTEER POSITION – PRICER: RESTORE

VOLUNTEER POSITION – PRICER: RESTORE
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga
  • Retail
Long term (6 months to 1 year)
  • Youth (ages 13-18)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • Seniors
  • 40 hour high school program
  • Ontario - Halton Region - Burlington
  • Ontario - Halton Region - Milton
  • Ontario - Peel Region - Mississauga
2020-01-062020-04-05

VOLUNTEER POSITION – PRICER: RESTORE

 

Purpose: To carry out the stated purpose, “To use our knowledge, skills, community relationships, volunteers and other resources to create and promote safe and affordable home ownership options with the aim of alleviating the cycle of poverty within our community of Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga”. 

 

The role of the Pricing Personnel Volunteer is to research a sale price for merchandise that has been donated to the ReStore. This support allows Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga (HFHHM) to raise funds to cover the affiliate’s operational costs and build homes in the Halton-Mississauga community.

 

Responsible to: The ReStore staff member on duty

Time Commitment: Minimum 1 shift per week (4 hours)

Hours of Operation: Monday to Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm

Job Duration: Minimum 6 month commitment

 

Location: Burlington ReStore – 1800 Appleby Road, Burlington ON

Mississauga ReStore – 4500 Dixie Road, Mississauga ON

Milton ReStore – 700 Main Street East, Milton, ON

 

Position Duties:

  •     Research via the internet the cost of merchandise for pricing and resale taking into consideration the quality and quantity of the merchandise presented;
  •     Follow HFHHM pricing guidelines
  •     Ensure that an adequate amount of product is priced on each shift to ensure sufficient merchandise is available for stocking on shelves.
  •     Works closely with the General Merchandising personnel and the ReStore Operations Manager to ensure products are priced to sell. May be required to re-price items for quick sale
  •     Periodically inspect merchandise on shelves to ensure there is a price tag on the item.
  •     Assist in answering phone calls
  •     Be courteous, respectful and professional to both the customer and your fellow volunteers;
  •     Train and provide support to all new volunteers as required;
  •     Ensure work area is clean, tidy and safe at all times;
  •     Assist in providing information on Habitat for Humanity and making appropriate referrals when appropriate

 Qualifications and Skills:

  •     Understanding of the Habitat for Humanity philosophy and the desire to promote it;
  •     Ability to work with a team or independently
  •     Excellent creative and organizational skills
  •     Previous customer service experience is an asset but not mandatory;
  •     Previous experience in a department store and/or marketing an asset but not mandatory
  •     Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with customers, HFHHM staff members and volunteers.
  •     Excellent internet knowledge to be able to search out prices using a variety of sources (Google, Kijiji, Craig’s list, companies)
  •     Able to lift and move product to/from pricing area (minimum 25 lbs.)

Training:  Must complete online volunteer application and standard on-boarding procedure through habitathm.ca website. Training will be provided during scheduled shifts. 

Working Conditions: All Pricing Volunteers must wear CSA footwear. These shoes can either be provided at time of your shift or you can bring your own.

Participant Group:  ReStore Customers, HFHHM Staff and Volunteers

Screening Process: Interview 

Position Benefits:

  •     Use your professional skills in a volunteer capacity
  •     Satisfaction of contributing to HFHHM’s mission
  •     HFHHM T-shirt and name tag
  •     10% off ReStore purchases
  •     Training development
  •     Letter of Reference

 

Apply through our website Habitathm.ca

Contact: Bradlee Bomberry - bbomberry@habitathm.ca

 
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