VOLUNTEER POSITION – CASHIER: RESTORE

VOLUNTEER POSITION – CASHIER: 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 - Milton
  • Ontario - Halton Region - Burlington
  • Ontario - Peel Region - Mississauga
2020-01-062020-03-06

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 Cashier is to provide assistance to the ReStore with front line cash operations. 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: ReStore Manager
Time Commitment: Minimum one shift per week (4 hours)
Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Volunteer Duration: Minimum 6 month commitment
Location(s): 

Burlington ReStore – 1800 Appleby Road, Burlington ON

Mississauga ReStore – 4500 Dixie Road, Mississauga ON

Milton ReStore – 700 Main Street East, Milton, ON

 

Position Duties:
● Take payment from customers for merchandise sold
● Assist in answering phone calls
● Periodically review merchandise on shelves to further assist customer inquiries
● 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
● Other duties as required


Qualifications and Skills:
● Must be able to balance sales receipts with cash in till at end of day/shift
● Understanding of the Habitat for Humanity philosophy and the desire to promote it
● Ability to work with a team or independently
● Friendly, approachable, outgoing
● Willing to take the initiative
● Excellent creative and organizational skills
● Previous customer service experience is an asset but not mandatory
● Good communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with customers, HFHHM staff
members and volunteers


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 Cashiers must wear CSA footwear at all times during scheduled shift. These shoes can be provided at
time of your shift or you can bring your own.
● Will be stationed in warehouse environment


Participant Group: ReStore Customers, HFHHM Staff and Volunteers

Screening Process: Interview, provide two references and police check

Position Benefits:
● Use professional skills in a volunteer capacity
● Training development
● Letter of Reference
● Socially connected to your community
● HFHHM T-Shirt
● Satisfaction of contributing to HFHHM’s mission

Apply through our website habitathm.ca

Contact: Karen Paget - Kpaget@habitathm.ca 


*MUST HAVE A POLICE BACKGROUND CHECK COMPLETED AND TWO REFERENCES
BEFORE FIRST SHIFT*

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