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Fun work space which requires a lot of body works.
Volunteer (Former Employee), Philadelphia, PAJune 23, 2014
A typical day for a volunteer like me who works for the Habitat for Humanity ReStore is all about moving and managing furniture and new arrivals, this requires a lot of body work and cooperation with your co-workers in order to move some of our big furniture around the store or ship out to our customers. I also helped my customers to look for the furniture – more... they want. Provide new information about the store's new arrivals to our customers is also part of my job. Fortunately I met a friendly crew who were helpful co-workers and great people to work with. – less
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Community Service in high school
Volunteer Helper Habitat (Former Employee), Lenoir City, TNJune 21, 2014
At first it was just a school class but after the class was over I kept going back. It turned into a fun experience.
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Fun place to work
Cashier (Current Employee), Mooresville, NCJune 19, 2014
Pros: 20% discount
Just started working here and it is wonderful. Everyone is a joy to work with!
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A first time work expierience with a positive atmosphere
Volunteer (Former Employee), Brooksville, FLJune 18, 2014
Pros: good co-workers and socail expirance
Cons: hard work and occasionally really bad customers
Every day directly after school I'd go to Habitat for humanity to volunteer 2 to 3 hours a day everyday. To be honest I was excited about the new work and was very excited about going. I learned what its like to work with people and in the work place. My co-workers were very accommodating helping me understand how things worked and what I should do. – more... The hardest part of my job was getting comfortable with talking to customers, I was very shy and nervous about speaking to strangers. However the most fun I had was cleaning the store, I love to clean. – less
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community service
Member (Former Employee), Riverside, CaJune 16, 2014
It was a community service club, to help low income families fix up their homes to clean up abandoned places.
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productive workplace too many layoffs
Volunteer (Former Employee), Immokalee, FLJune 13, 2014
I enjoyed working for morgan corporation and was able to gain a lot of valuable knowledge. My coworkers were a vital part of my success here, the only problem I had with this company is the seasonal nature of the work
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overall it pays my bills
Senior Store Associate (Current Employee), Farmington, MIJune 12, 2014
busy
i've learned how to be a manager
management her is great
could be better
receiving
the fact that we build homes for families
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good voluntary experience
garbage holder (Former Employee), gunpowder,MDJune 9, 2014
The objective was to go into the woods and pick up trash and clean the neighborhood.
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Volunteering
Administration - Scheduler (Current Employee), Richmond, KYJune 6, 2014
working at the habitat restore isn't a job but a volunteer opportunity, yes granted i am here to help myself but I'm also here to help the less fortunate.
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Volunteer
Volunteer (Former Employee), Wisconsin Rapids, WIJune 4, 2014
Pros: good heart and soul
Cons: it gets hot
This was a purely volunteer thing for me and I got to help build my moms house which was such an incredible experience. The people that run habit for humanity really put their heart and soul into it and its so incredible to build from the ground up.
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Great Co-workers
Donation Pick-up Driver (Current Employee), San Carlos, CAJune 3, 2014
I drive the company‚Äôs 16 foot truck to donors homes to pick up appliances, furniture, and building supplies that are being donated to our store. I interact with donors and make sure that donating to Habitat for Humanity is a great experience for them. The employees are all friendly and hard working at the restore. The heavy lifting can be taxing on – more... your body but it is great to contribute to a positive organization. – less
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What i did.
I volunteer each Tuesday as an assistant (Current Employee), Jefferson City, MOJune 2, 2014
Worked on houses. Put up walls. Put up windows. Modified areas with saws. Cut wood. Put siding on a house. installed doors, and installed the general things like a dishwasher, fridge. ect.
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Fun, creative workplace for interesting marketing ideas
Marketing Committee (Former Employee), Bloomington, IndianaJune 2, 2014
Pros: enjoyed making a lot of new friends within the marketing committee
Cons: we did not get paid because it was merely volunteer work
Typical day for the committee was to meet once a week for brainstorming

I have learned how to be selfless and to give back to the community

Management was well led by Marketing Committee Manager

Co-workers were all students who attended IU Bloomington

Hardest part of the job was to brainstorm

Most enjoyable part of the job was to create an advertisement – more... that succeeded – less
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Warehouse and Retail work
ReStore Warehouse and Floor Manager (Former Employee), Woodstock ILJune 1, 2014
Pros: good premise
Cons: days too long not enough paid help
I typically worked from 8:00 am until 6:30 pm. I managed the volunteer workers and had to balance the need to get the work done with the fact that a volunteer does not get paid to do the job, hence I ended up doing a lot of the work myself. Hardest part of the job was the long days. Most enjoyable was helping raise money for deserving families. I am – more... contractually not able to comment about the management. – less
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Overall a good experience
Dock worker (Former Employee), Colorado Springs, COMay 28, 2014
I strongly enjoyed working with the people there and learned alot during that time period. I learned more advanced organizational and product placement skills than I had at any other point. I also gained the ability to deal with customers who could be increasingly disrespectful and at points would even attempt to steal from the company.
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Enjoyed working with customers
Customer Service/Cashier/ Delivery Clerk (Former Employee), Phenix City, ALMay 27, 2014
I enjoy working with the public and I enjoyed driving the company truck
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Nice job experience
Assistant Manager, Delivery/Cashier (Former Employee), Wilmington, DEMay 27, 2014
Pros: great pay, off weekends
Cons: n/a
I was able to learn about invoices and inventory. I also was taught how to move and load a truck properly. Great job for starters.
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Fun energetic place to work, lots of teamwork and customer interaction.
Key hold manager - Sales Associate (Former Employee), Midland, MIMay 21, 2014
The day begins by cleaning and organizing in effort for the daily operations to run smooth and efficiently. All employees collaborate together to make sure we are working on the goals for the day. The day consists of setting up donations for pick up or drop off, getting them cleaned, priced and ready for the sales floor. I enjoy helping customers most – more... of all, but to be part of a team who makes the community a better place is also very rewarding. The management is outstanding with a sense of company pride and responsibility for the good of team members as well as the patrons. All of my co-workers had something unique to bring to the table, which is great to share and learn from. – less
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Light family feel
Marketing Intern (Former Employee), Fresno, CaliforniaMay 20, 2014
Involved as outside help in order to help implement their marketing plan for their event.
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Great Experience
Volunteer Construction Worker (Former Employee), Starkville, MSMay 19, 2014
Good place to get some experience, you will get to try your hand in a lot of areas you are familiar and unfamiliar with.

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