ReStore Volunteers

ReStore Volunteers

making a Difference, one house at a time.

Habitat for Humanity Kansas City ReStore is a store that is open to the public which sells donated (new and used) building materials. All money made comes back into the Habitat for Humanity Kansas City housing program, and most of the store’s staff are volunteers.

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ReStore Volunteering

ReStore Volunteering

SOME FUN FAQS ABOUT RESTORE...


Volunteering at Habitat ReStore allows you to have fun and make a difference while giving you the flexibility to choose your own schedule. You can work as little as three hours a month or as much as several times a week. While no building or construction experience is necessary, your commitment to helping rebuild our community is. When you play a part, it helps make us whole.

Read more information below, or if you’re already sold ... go ahead and contact us to get yourself involved!

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GET THE 411 ON VOLUNTEERING…


Are there requirements for Volunteering at the ReSore?

All volunteers must be at least 16 years old, wear closed-toe shoes and be able to lift at least 25lbs.

Individual Volunteers

Volunteer staff work on the sales floor, helping customers find building materials, or in receiving, helping to unload trucks and measure and price materials for sale. Office work is also an option either answering the phone or data entry.

Group Volunteers

We can accommodate groups of up to 10 people for at least a four-hour shift. Groups work on team building projects that help them work together and have fun making a difference.

Community and Learning Service

If you need community service or learning service hours, Habitat KC ReStore is a great place to learn about the environment and give back to our community.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE RESTORE..


Sales Floor

Greeting, assisting and answering customer questions about products and materials and communicating the Habitat for Humanity and Habitat ReStore mission. Must be scheduled for at least 3 hours/month, any time during store hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Saturday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Warehouse Associate

Assisting in the unloading, preparing, stocking and displaying of donated building materials. Must be scheduled for at least 3 hours/month, any time during business hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.

Cashier

Manage the sales counter, key in sales using a cash register, complete hold and sold tags, act as a point of contact for customers and maintain the sales counter area. Must be scheduled for at least 2 shifts of 3 hours/month, anytime during store hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Saturday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Merchandise Collections Assistant

Assisting the Collections Driver in picking up donated materials, inspecting them for suitability, loading them into a truck and completing field paperwork. On-call or regularly scheduled basis with a minimum four-hour shift during the hours: Monday through Saturday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Requirements:

  • Friendly and courteous attitude with the ability to lift 50 pounds.

Outreach Specialist

Act as an agency representative for Habitat ReStore by arranging and giving informal presentations to neighborhood and homeowners’ associations and staffing information tables at area festivals and community events. Commitment in advance for large events and on-call or self-scheduling for small events.

 

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HERE ARE SOME WAYS THAT YOU CAN VOLUNTEER

Click on one of the many options below to learn more about volunteering.