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Clinton County Habitat for Humanity ReStore Needs You!

Hosted by: Habitat for Humanity Clinton County

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Ongoing Opportunity

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Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Eric Burt
eric.burt@habitatclinton.org
989-227-1771

About Clinton County Habitat for Humanity ReStore Needs You!

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CLINTON COUNTY HABITAT RESTORE VOLUNTEER POSTING

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore sells new and used overstocked and discontinued building and home improvements materials donated by manufacturers, stores, contractors, businesses and individuals. These donated items are sold to the public or used in the construction of Habitat homes. All profits from the Habitat ReStore help build Habitat for Humanity homes in partnership with our community. Our ReStore location is at 2352 N. US 27, St. Johns, MI 48879. This location provides us an opportunity to engage the community, and provide discounted goods to the public.

Positions Needed:
While every day brings new opportunities and jobs to be done at the Habitat ReStore, there are recurring chores and tasks for volunteers. These include:
Customer Service-This person will help customers find products throughout the store. Helpful if you have a background in retail.
Merchandising-This person will help with pricing and displaying product throughout the store room. This is an awesome job for someone who is great at understanding the value of a variety of items.
Donation Pickup-This person will help the ReStore truck driver pick up items all over the county. This position will be great for someone who doesn’t mind heavy lifting and traveling throughout the county.
Fixer-This person will help with fixing donations that need some minor repair. A background in repairing electronics, combustion systems, and even minor furniture repair is helpful. This position would be great for someone who enjoys troubleshooting problems and fixing them.
Cleaner-This person will help clean items that we receive through donation. A great position for someone who has an attention to detail.
Skilled Tradesman-We occasionally will need assistance with select work projects at the ReStore. The trades needed would be carpenters, licensed electricians, and licensed plumbers.
We are always looking for volunteers who would like to volunteer on a regular basis at the ReStore. Understand that specific positions can shift based on what is needed on a daily basis, we like to train people to be a minor expert in all positions, and some positions can overlap. But we understand that some people may not feel comfortable will some things, so we will gladly accommodate your needs and strengths.

Experience Works:
Experience Works is a Senior Community Service Employment Program dedicated to providing those eligible with employment experience so that they may be able to reenter the work force. The Clinton County ReStore has partnered with this program to offer 3 part time minimum wage positions for those eligible. The general requirements are listed below:
The applicant must at least the age of 55 or above, a county residence, and be of low income.
Volunteer times:
Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
We continue to look for volunteers throughout the entirety of the day, but we especially need those in the afternoon. We also have a short fall of volunteers on Saturdays.
Important information:
1. All Habitat ReStore volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and must be accompanied by an adult if under the age of 18.
2. All of the tools and equipment that you will need will be provided for you.
3. Wear clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty. Layers are usually best. Wear hard soled shoes or boots if you have them. All shoes must be closed-toed.
4. If you are volunteering with us to fulfill a community service requirement, it is your responsibility to keep track of your hours. Make sure you sign in and out on the master ReStore Volunteer sheet AND have someone sign your sheet on the day you volunteer.
5. All volunteer positions will be subject to a background check and orientation prior to working in the store

Application Process

If you are interested in volunteering at the ReStore in Clinton County, please fill out a volunteer application at http://habitatclinton.org/get-involved-2/volunteer-interest-form/ or contact:
Eric Burt
Volunteer Coordinator
989-227-1771 Option 5
eric.burt@habitatclinton.org


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