ReStore Sales Associate – Yonkers

Position: ReStore Sales Associate (Part Time 25-30 hours a week)
Location: Yonkers ReStore – 470 Nepperhan Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701
Reports to: ReStore Manager
Starting Pay: $16 per hour
About Habitat NYC and Westchester:

Founded in 1984 as an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, Habitat NYC and Westchester constructs new or renovates existing homes in the five boroughs of New York City and Westchester for affordable homeownership by families in need. Our mission is to transform lives by building quality homes with families in need and by uniting all New Yorkers around the cause of affordable housing.

Position Description:

Assist the ReStore Manager in certain administrative and operational functions of the Habitat NYC and Westchester ReStore. Assist the Manager in achieving operational, financial, administrative, volunteer, and customer goals. Flexible hours during week, must work Saturdays. Starting pay $16 an hour. The ReStore is a fun work work environment with many opportunities to learn new skills in marketing, sales, product research, leading volunteers, and community engagement.

  • Working with and managing volunteers.
  • Opening and closing of the Habitat ReStore for scheduled daily hours.
  • Operating cash register POS system.
  • General oversight of store operations and volunteer management.
  • Daily sales/cash register reconciliation.
  • Developing a daily and weekly schedule of volunteers with assigned times and areas/tasks, personally training new volunteers or assigning a volunteer staff member to train the new volunteers.
  • Overseeing display and organization of showroom sales areas to ensure all items are properly priced and ticketed for sale.
  • Overseeing and maintaining daily Safety Checklists and records.
  • Ensuring accurate Charitable Donation Tax Receipts of donors.
  • Achieving excellent customer, donor and volunteer ratings.
Physical Demands: 
  • Required to lift 75 pounds regularly / required to lift up to 100 pounds occasionally.
  • Will experience frequent lifting, bending, squatting, and repetitive motion.
  • Ability to spend majority of the day standing & moving heavy items.
  • This position will occasionally be exposed to extremes in weather (e.g., heat, cold, wind, rain, snow, etc.). Work may require using GPS, power tools, climbing ladders, considerable standing, bending, kneeling, and reaching in awkward and tiring positions.
  • Outgoing personality with a love of sales and customer service.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Retail sales, thrift experience preferred, volunteer supervision experience preferred

  • Cash register / POS

COVID-19 Vaccination:

All newly hired employees of Habitat NYC and Westchester must have their final dose of an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of such to begin employment unless a reasonable accommodation on the following limited bases is granted. Habitat NYC and Westchester will consider accommodation requests from individuals who are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccination due to either an underlying medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs on a case-by-case basis in accordance with our policies as well as federal, state, and local laws. Supporting documentation may be requested.

Careers at Habitat for Humanity New York City and Westchester County are challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. If you are interested in bringing your passion for the mission of Habitat for Humanity to the organization, please apply by sending a resume to Harris Gertz at hgertz@habitatnycwc.org.

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With the help of thousands of volunteers each year, Habitat NYC and Westchester builds and preserves homes for ownership by low-income families throughout the region, creating a stronger and more united New York.

ReStore Grand Opening October 13th + 14th!

Our Yonkers ReStore is now open!
470 Nepperhan Ave  •  Open 10am – 5pm

Come celebrate our Grand Opening October 13th and 14th with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday at 10am followed by food, painting, games, giveaways, family activities…and of course, shopping! More Info >>

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