Warehouse/Donations Assistant (FT)
Job Details
Cornelius ReStore - Cornelius, NC
Full-Time - 40 Hours Per Week
Rotating - Monday through Saturday

Pay range: Starting at $13.15 per hour


You're lifting more than furniture you're lifting up a family!


Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region's Cornelius ReStore is seeking an energetic individual with excellent customer-service skills to assist our customers and donors. This position will be responsible for loading and unloading merchandise and donations, moving merchandise to and from the sales floor, informing customers of what we can accept as donations; while representing Habitat in a positive manner to all donors, customers and others you come in contact.


Working to build homes, communities and hope in Charlotte and the surrounding area, Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region has partnered with more than 3,000 families since 1983. This year, we will help over 300 families through new home construction, recycling existing homes, critical home repair projects and financial literacy training. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a leading nonprofit organization in the field of affordable housing.


Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region offers competitive wages and a great affordable benefits package. Pay as little as $28 per month for health insurance! Complimentary vision, short & long-term disability and life/AD&D. Dental and FSA accounts also available. Retirement Plan with up to 3% match. Habitat has generous PTO benefits and up to ten paid holidays for full-time team members. 


Essential Functions (Other Duties May be Assigned):

  • Ensure that each customer and donor receives outstanding service

  • Guarantee safe and prompt loading and unloading of customers donated or purchased merchandise

  • Guarantee safe and prompt loading and unloading of Restore trucks

  • Maintain safe procedures while moving merchandise to and from the sales floor

  • Inform customers of our donations acceptance policy; refer donors to alternate options for those items that we do not accept

  • Knowledgeable about company's products and services, and customer-related policies

  • Be an effective team member when working with staff and volunteers

  • Utilize forklift as required

  • Demonstrate a positive and respectful attitude when interacting with employees, customers, donors, volunteers, and the public

  • Show initiative

  • Regular and reliable job attendance

  • Adhere to schedule

  • Represent Habitat in a positive, professional manner at all times

  • Maintain a presentable appearance, including ReStore appropriate attire

  • Ability to adhere to Habitats Code of Conduct policies and other policies

  • Dependable transportation to work

  • Habitat Charlotte Region-related tasks as requested by supervisor


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to move and lift 50 lbs. unassisted

  • Ability to move and lift at least 75 lbs. with assistance

  • Ability to work outdoors in all climates

  • Ability to obtain Forklift Certification and operate a forklift on a regular basis

  • Ability to climb steps to Forklift cab

  • Ability to move and stand for extended periods of time


Internal Interactions: Habitat Staff


External Interactions:

  • Customers

  • Volunteers

  • Donors


Estimated Time Commitment: 40+ hours/week, including weekends and periodic holidays


Level of Authority:

  • Requires minimal supervision

  • Reports to Backroom Supervisor


Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug screen and background check is required.


Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region program funding often includes federal funding and this role may support federally funded activities. People qualifying as Section 3 residents per Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C § 1701u) and its associated regulations (24 C.F.R. Part 75) are encouraged to apply. Information on Section 3 qualifications and certification material available upon request.