Volunteer (Former Employee), Chalfont, PA – April 14, 2014
Moved furniture around the ReStore, Assembled furniture, helped customers move heavy objects to their vehicles. Helped break down and throw away junk. This job required a good amount of physical strength and often became quite tiring which I was able to overcome because I felt obligated to help and I do not slack off. I liked the people who worked their – more... and had plenty of interesting conversations with customers as well as workers. Overall, this was a fun enjoyable experience and I enjoyed the physical activity. – less
FLOOR ASSISTANT (Former Employee), Hayden, Idaho – April 13, 2014
Pros: good mangement, fun people
Cons: no room for advancement, summer program.
Not really room for advancement from the other employees I had saw. Set schedule, awesome under standing management. Good place! Worked here for a summer program and enjoyed it. Some of the other employees who had gotten paid were pretty lazy.
• Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs. • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers. • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires. • Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment. • Answer questions – more... regarding the store and its merchandise. • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices. • Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits. • Assist customers by providing information and resolving their complaints. • Greet customers entering establishments. • Answer customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies. – less
Business Development Committee (Current Employee), Buffalo, NY – April 6, 2014
Pros: it makes you feel good.
Cons: it is very time consuming.
This is an organization to be proud of... They are currently helping veterans who need houses. Grant writing involves a lot of time, editing and research, but is worth it. The people here are behind this cause.
Office Assistant (Former Employee), Mount Clemens, MI – March 28, 2014
I was a volunteer for a few months thru Michigan's Work First Program. The hardest part of the job was not having anything to do most days. I learned file keeping, multiline phone operation and categorizing.
Sales Associate (Current Employee), Springfield, IL – March 28, 2014
Pros: free lunch and beverages
Cons: only work certain hours
Working with Habitat for Humanity is good for many reasons. Giving your time to those in need of shelter, giving them a warm feeling in their heart that they have a home. Working with the crew their I learned a few things. They were all nice and inviting when I first started and there's nothing I could complain about. Everyone that volunteers their – more... time to this community is incredible. Some even work full time on top of volunteer, that's amazing. – less
AmeriCorps National Member (Former Employee), Pensacola, FL – March 26, 2014
Habitat for Humanity has done so much for families and the community. Habitat's Neighborhod Revitalization Initiative is doing so much for the community such as making neighborhoods look better by clean up efforts and also partnering with different organizations.
warehouse Assistant (Former Employee), St. Catharines, ON – March 26, 2014
My work was basically like volunteer with some extra paid jobs, The people is excellent, the philosophy of the company is great. Some times in winter times the work is hard because the cold but in otherwise not complaints at all