Employment

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Partner Homebuyer Liaison

AmeriCorps Member Position
Company:                             Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County
Reports to:                           Director of Partner & Community Programs
Duration:                              Full Term (12 months)
Hours per Week:                 Approximately 34hrs/wk
Travel:                                   Moderate

IMPORTANT DETAILS:

  1. AmeriCorps Members will receive an annual living stipend of $13,000 paid over the course of the term, twice monthly.
  2. AmeriCorps members receive an Educational Award of $5815 at the end of the term.
  3. Full-time members are eligible for health insurance and qualify for federal benefits, including child care.
  4. The term of service is from February/March 2017 to February/March 2018.
  5. Hours are to be served in the office during regular business hours Monday – Friday from 9-5pm with the occasional need for weekend or evening hours.

Role and Responsibilities

  • The Partner Homebuyer Liaison (PHL) is responsible for forming and maintaining relationships with Habitat Partner Homebuyers.
  • In conjunction with the Partner & Community Programs Department, the PHL is responsible for providing qualified applicants for Habitat programs.
  • The PHL will be responsible for managing incoming applications and processing those that meet set qualifications.
  • The PHL will monitor Partner Homebuyer progress and ensure all program requirements are completed prior to closing on the home.
  • The PHL is required to work collaboratively with the community and local agencies or organizations as well as attend recruiting events for Partner Homebuyer referrals.
  • The PHL is responsible to maintain clear and organized family homeowner financial, legal and correspondence files.
  • The PHL will be responsible for any other duties and responsibilities which may be assigned by the Director or Executive director in pursuit of the Habitat mission.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma required

Preferred Skills

  • Interest and/or experience (paid or voluntary) in working with low-income, underserved families and youth
  • Ability to relate to diverse families in a positive manner
  • Excellent communication skills, spoken and written
  • Computer skills, ability to work with databases
  • Excellent organizational skills and prompt follow-through
  • General knowledge of mortgages, finances, credit ratings

To apply please send your cover letter and resume to bferrigan@habitatmichigan.org

Farmington ReStore Cashier/Sales Associate

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part Time in Farmington for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore, working 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Employee Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist customers in checking out
  • Answer phones and customer questions
  • Check store FaceBook page and update with current promotions
  • Execution of merchandising objectives according to company standards
  • Responsible for World Class customer service.

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

Farmington ReStore Sales Associate/Intake

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part Time in Farmington, working for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore. You will work 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Employment Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Execution of merchandising objectives according to company standards
  • Responsible for world Class Customer service.
  • Check store FaceBook page and update with current promotions

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs. loading and unloading vehicles
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

Pontiac ReStore Assistant Manager

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County (HFHOC)is looking for a responsible individual for the day to day operations of a ReStore. The ReStore is a retail business that sells donated building materials, furniture, and appliances at discounted prices to generate revenue to support HFHOC in its mission to build homes, communities and hope. The ReStore Assistant Manager is responsible for the overall business performance of the ReStore with priority responsibilities on the acquisition, marketing and sale of quality donated items of a volume necessary to achieve designated sales targets; the planning and execution of an effective and efficient process; and HR duties such as hiring, training and supervision of volunteers and staff.

Employment Status

Full Time salaried position at 40 hours + per week, including Saturdays and Sundays

Salary

Competitive pay and benefits package. Compensation is dependent on experience.

Reports To

ReStore Manager

Job Responsibilities

Operational

  • Promote donations, drive sales and profits of the ReStore to provide sustainable funding to support HFHOC’s mission.
  • Implement strategies to achieve the goals and objectives identified in the affiliate ReStore business plan.
  • Work with the Store Manager to develop marketing and advertising programs to build stores visibility in the community.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with potential and existing donors, including contractors, suppliers, individuals, businesses, community and church groups to increase quality and quantity of merchandise donations.
  • Establish, implement and review policies and procedures for the safe, secure and high quality performance of all aspects of ReStore activities.
  • Oversee the effective merchandising of the floor, maximizing available display space and use inventory control and pricing to ensure appropriate turnover of merchandise.
  • Oversee scheduling of all store activities including staff schedules, volunteer schedules, and other special events.
  • Ensure that all areas of the store, rest rooms, and warehouse are clean and safe.
  • Execute “best practices” and programs for the ReStore.
  • Attend and participate in ReStore-related training opportunities.
  • Hire and train ReStore staff; establish annual performance goals for each and monitor performance results, formally reporting results at least annually.

Volunteer Management

  • Work in partnership with affiliate staff to recruit, train and engage volunteers in meaningful ways.
  • Guide and assist volunteers in their work, understanding that each is an individual with different capabilities.
  • Train new volunteers and staff to deliver high quality, consistent customer service experience in the ReStore and ensure issues are professionally resolved and reported in a timely manner.
  • Provide direction and supervision for ReStore volunteers, including Institution Community Work Crew and community service volunteers.
  • Identify “sweat equity” opportunities for partner families.

Finance and Administration

  • Ensure compliance with all financial reporting practices; reconciling of daily sales and the daily closing out of all financial transactions.
  • Develop and enforce pricing policy and processes for store merchandise. Review and adjust as necessary for changing market conditions.
  • Work in conjunction with the ReStore Manager to develop and maintain operation within the annual operating budget and recommend capital expenditures.
  • Track sales data to determine categories with high to low volume and adjust procurement strategies to meet customer demand.
  • Approve, ensure accurate coding and submit payable invoices on a timely basis to the ReStore Manager.

Reporting and Communications

  • Create written monthly report of sales activities, expenses, volunteer hours, and outreach efforts to provide a snapshot of the current state of the ReStore.
  • Work closely with the ReStore Manager to coordinate weekly and monthly schedules as well as long-term panning for volunteer needs.
  • Ensure the ReStore Manager is informed on a regular basis of progress and challenges.

Skills and Personal Characteristics

  • Dedications to and ability to articulate the mission and core values of HFHOC.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, prioritize, coordinate, delegate and manage multiple work activities.
  • Demonstrate administrative, communication, financial and leadership skills.
  • Attention to detail and overall quality control.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, dealing with a variety of people, personalities and backgrounds.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and public relations skills.
  • Physical ability to perform tasks, including lifting up to 75punds and standing for long periods at a time.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience in supervising and leading employees and volunteers, directing successful teams and accountable for meeting objectives.
  • Experience in retail environment preferred.
  • Cursory knowledge in building materials preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in training, managing, leading and developing people.
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and email.
  • Background check required.

Performance Indicators

  • Achieve sales and financial goals outlined in ReStore Business Plan.
  • Develop and implement appropriate systems.
  • Build store assets and enhance the mission of HFHOC.
  • Manage volunteers and employees for best utilization in fulfilling objectives.
  • Initiative and independent action demonstrated in handling tasks assigned.
  • Strong communication with donors, customers, volunteers, partner families and staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of operations, policies and procedures.

Submit resume and salary requirements to frankk@habitatoakland.org

Pontiac ReStore Cashier/Sales Associate

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part Time in Pontiac for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore, working 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Employment Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist customers in checking out
  • Answer phones and customer questions
  • Check store FaceBook page and update with current promotions
  • Execution of merchandising objectives according to company standards

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

Pontiac ReStore Sales Associate/Intake

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part Time in Pontiac, working for the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore. You will work 29 hours per week. Must be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Employment Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Execution of merchandising objectives according to company standards
  • Responsible for world Class Customer service.
  • Check store FaceBook page and update with current promotions

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to perform basic math functions.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs. loading and unloading vehicles
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

ReStore Call Center Associate

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is looking for an enthusiastic individual to work in our Donation Call Center.

Employment Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Scheduling donations
  • Answering donor questions, relaying donor pick up times, reschedules
  • Facilitating donor acknowledgements
  • Assisting pick up drivers with any issues
  • Managing Corporate donation pickups

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be available to work weekends
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer and phone skills
  • Able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment and provide excellent customer service

Send resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

ReStore Driver Helper/Warehouse Position

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part-Time as a Driver Helper/Warehouse Associate. This is a physical position that requires the pick-up and delivery of household merchandise such as furniture, appliances and cupboards.  When not on the truck, associate will be assisting in the warehouse organizing merchandise and loading purchased goods.

Employee Status

Part Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Able to load and unload merchandise routinely at multiple sites.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Ability to communicate with Management, Drivers, and Customers clearly.
  • Maintain health and safety compliance in accordance with company policy.
  • Stack, pad, and secure items in position on truck to prevent damage during shipment.

Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Check.
  • Good computer skills
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs. loading and unloading items

Send Resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org

ReStore Truck Driver

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is hiring individuals to work Part-Time as a ReStore Truck Driver.  This is a physical position that requires the pick-up, packing (safely) and delivery of household merchandise such as furniture, appliances and cupboards.

Employee Status

Part Time

General Duties

  • Load and unload all donated materials.
  • Screen for product usability.
  • Communicating with ReStore Manager regarding incoming donations.
  • Drive the Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County ReStore truck.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with ReStore staff, volunteers, Habitat homeowners and ReStore customers.
  • Answer the telephone and provide ReStore information, directions, meeting the caller’s needs.
  • Daily cleaning and organizing of the ReStore truck.
  • Good computer skills

Required Skills/Experience

  • Knowledge and experience driving a non-CDL truck.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Team building a real plus
  • Must be a good listener and be able to engage in well-considered discussions.
  • Must pass a Criminal Background Check and DOT physical.
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds
  • Commitment to adhere and enforce all security and safety procedures.
  • Chauffeur license required.

Send Resume to frankk@habitatoakland.org