Volunteer at a ReStore in Chicagoland

Like shopping? Fixing things? Hanging out in the hardware aisle? Combine your passions into a volunteer position at a Habitat ReStore in Chicagoland! When you help the ReStore, you help your community. Your support helps raise funds for Habitat homes. Some positions offer merchandise discounts after the first month of service.

ReStore volunteers must be at least 16. Most volunteer hours are weekdays between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

All volunteers must be flexible and task-oriented. Tasks will vary on a daily basis; volunteers work with the ReStore Leadership to prioritize tasks and choose assignments that match the volunteer’s skills and abilities. The ReStore leader provides training and supervision for all volunteer positions.

Want to learn more? Please contact your local Habitat ReStore in the Chicago area for available positions.

Position Descriptions:

Customer Assistant: Greets customers, answers the phone, answers customer questions and assists them in making purchases, assists ReStore employees in maintaining a clean and attractive store. Time Commitment: One 4-hour shift/week for at least one month.

Merchandise Assistant: Assists ReStore employees in maintaining a clean and attractive store, accepts and sorts donations, prints price tags and shelves inventory, loads and unloads vehicles. Time Commitment: One 4-hour shift/week for at least one month.

Support Volunteer: Assists ReStore employees in maintaining a clean and attractive store, performs small repairs, sorts donations, prints price tags and shelves inventory, assists customers in making purchases, loads and unloads vehicles. Age Requirement: 14, with adult supervisor who is at least 21. Time Commitment: Weekly, with minimum of one half-day/week.

Volunteer Supervisor: Lead volunteers in projects at our ReStore! Assist the ReStore staff in supervising volunteers as they complete various tasks: maintaining a clean and attractive store, sorting donations, pricing stock and placing inventory, loading and unloading vehicles. Time Commitment: One 4-hour shift/week for at least one month.

Groups and individual volunteers, please contact your local Habitat ReStore in the Chicago area to gather more details.

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