Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity is a dynamic, community-based non-profit organization that strives to create an environment where all volunteers, families and employees can be successful. The organization has a range of career opportunities that are posted at various times throughout the year. Please see below for our current openings.

Current Openings

POSITION TITLE: Warehouse Associate

CLASSIFICATION STATUS: Full time or part time, Non-exempt

SCHEDULE: Minimum 20 hours per week, flexible work schedule

REPORTS TO: ReStore Manager, Warehouse Lead

DIRECT REPORTS: None

 

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to careers@cvhabitat.org.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 

General Summary of Duties: Warehouse Associate is responsible for receiving, evaluating, and unloading donations from donor vehicles.  Provide donors with a positive experience to ensure future donations.  Provide receipts as needed.  Assist with cleaning, preparing, and pricing all donations and move them to the “ready” area.  Helps maintain the order and cleanliness of the ReStore receiving area.  Provide superior customer service for donors and shoppers. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Greet and engage all persons at the donation dock and the ReStore in a friendly manner.

Answer customer questions regarding donation requirements, store policies, volunteering, and mission.

Evaluate donations for suitability and “sell-ability.”

Unload donations and consolidate/distribute donations to testing, prep, pricing zones.

Thank all donors, regardless of donation result.

Accurately price and display merchandise in a way which is shoppable and safe.

Assist customers with questions and purchases – lifting, carrying, and loading, when appropriate and able.

Assist in unloading ReStore trucks.

Organize and maintain store inventory (repackaging, labeling, measuring) as needed.

Operate cash register for basic sales transactions.

Other duties as assigned.

 

Secondary Responsibilities

Keep all areas (receiving, pricing, testing, sales floor, break room. restrooms) clean, tidy, organized.

Ability to engage and treat all persons in the ReStore with unyielding integrity, respect, and kindness

Dependable and able to fulfill agreed weekly schedule

Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with diverse staff, customers, donors, and volunteers

Excellent communication skills in person as well as on the phone

Effective organizational skills in receiving, pricing, and on the sales floor

Ability to execute diverse range of tasks from re-arranging, cleaning, and stocking product on the floor

Ability to lift 40 pounds and walk up a safety ladder

Understanding of and commitment to the Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity mission

Ability to pass a criminal background check

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to careers@cvhabitat.org.

POSITION TITLE: Administrative Assistant

CLASSIFICATION STATUS: Part-time, Non-exempt

SCHEDULE: 20 hours per week, flexible work schedule

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

DIRECT REPORTS: None

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 

Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity (CVHFH) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to building and rehabilitating simple, decent, and affordable homes in partnership with families in need in Linn and Benton counties.

We are seeking a part-time experienced Administrative Assistant to manage daily operations of the office and support administrative functions across the organization.  The ideal candidate will have the experience and professionalism to interact with people of all backgrounds.  This position requires flexibility, strong computer and organizational skills, and a pleasant demeanor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer incoming calls and respond to public inquiries
  • Collect, sort, and distribute incoming mail
  • Maintain office equipment, service contracts, and handle service issues
  • Record all monetary and in-kind donations, payments, and other revenue in database
  • Maintain donation and mailing list databases
  • Prepare and send mailings as requested
  • Handle sponsor correspondence and monitor sponsor payments
  • Ensure all donors receive thank you letters within one week of their contribution
  • Assist with homeowner information session scheduling and sign-up
  • Pull credit reports for prospective homeowners
  • Send approval/denial/additional information letters to applicant families
  • Arrange house appraisals, organize and schedule bank closings
  • Maintain partner family files and ensure that all necessary confidentiality and security precautions are followed at all times
  • Send mortgage delinquency notices and produce delinquency reports
  • Assist homeowners with questions and concerns
  • Assist with the coordination of events, including groundbreakings and home dedications
  • Maintain files as requested for various organization functions
  • Assist Executive Director with board and committee reports and packets
  • Other duties as required

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous administrative experience preferred
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and database management experience to maintain records and prepare timely and meaningful reports
  • Must be accurate and detail oriented, possess strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to prioritize complex projects in a fast-paced environment with numerous deadlines and pressures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in individual and group settings
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and effectively with and among diverse populations and personalities
  • Ability to work some evening and weekend hours
  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s mission and principles

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity affords equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to careers@cvhabitat.org.

HFHI is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

About Habitat

Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for Humanity has an Administrative Headquarters based in Atlanta, an Operational Headquarters based in Americus, Georgia, and Area Office bases of operations in Manila, Philippines for our Asia and Pacific work, San Jose, Costa Rica for our Latin American and Caribbean work and Bratislava, Slovakia for our Europe, the Middle East and Africa work.