Donation Ambassador/ Truck Driver F/T
Habitat for Humanity ReStore – Peterborough, ON Full-time, Contract Position
Donation Ambassador Reports To: Director of ReStore Operations
The Habitat ReStore is a social enterprise proudly owned and operated by Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region that works to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region is a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity Canada and is located at 550 Braidwood Avenue, Peterborough, ON.
As the driver, the successful applicant will be an “Ambassador” of Habitat. You will pick up donations (including furniture and appliances) from homeowners and businesses, interact positively with donors, and safely load the truck. The driver will unload donations at the store and will assist with moving and processing the donations at the ReStore. The two ReStore locations this position will responsible for are located in Peterborough and Lindsay. Each store sells donated, new and used building materials, home furnishings, appliances, and home goods. The purpose of the ReStore is to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity’s affordable home building efforts in the Peterborough and Kawartha Region. A CDL is not required for this job. As this position evolves, team leadership responsibilities will be expanded.
- Superior people skills (You are a Habitat Ambassador!)
- Ability to lead a team of Donation Ambassadors
- Valid class G ON driver’s license with a clean driving record
- At least 3 years of driving/moving experience
- Experience packing trucks
- Ability to work with Staff and Volunteers
- Familiarity with a GPS system
- An eye for Quality is a must!
- Experience with inventory and Computer system
- A Criminal background check will be required
Who you are:
You practice excellence in all areas of your life. You enjoy meeting new people every day. You are looking for something rewarding. You enjoy hard work and helping others.
This individual is expected perform all store functions. Must be able to lift 75 pounds. Will experience frequent bending, squatting, lifting and repetitive motion.
Job Type: Full-time/ Contract Required education: High school or equivalent Required experience: Driving/moving: 3 years