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AmeriCorps VISTA ReStore Development - Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Harrisburg Area

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

February 5, 2018 - January 7, 2019

Application Window

January 1, 2018 - July 9, 2018

Location

  • Harrisburg, PA

Contact Information

Suzanne Hartman
volunteer@harrisburghabitat.org

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Description

This position will develop, implement and document a volunteer recruitment, training, and retention program for the ReStore; develop, implement, and document sustainable marketing and outreach strategies that ultimately contribute towards an increase in unrestricted revenue from increased numbers of store purchases and donations and research and implement best practices for standard ReStore operating policies and procedures.

Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more to the public at a fraction of the retail price.

This position will develop, implement and document a volunteer recruitment, training, and retention program for the ReStore; develop, implement, and document sustainable marketing and outreach strategies that ultimately contribute towards an increase in unrestricted revenue from increased numbers of store purchases and donations and research and implement best practices for standard ReStore operating policies and procedures.

Habitat for Humanity ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more to the public at a fraction of the retail price.
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Living Allowance

$1026 - $2010 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Many benefits vary by service location. However all Habitat AmeriCorps members will have the opportunity to travel to 2 national events, National Service Leadership Conference and the Habitat AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon. Habitat AmeriCorps members also receive a variety of position specific trainings including CPR/First Aid, Lockton Safety Courses, and many more.

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

- Retail Experience
- Knowledgeable about the mission and activities of Habitat for Humanity
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong research skills
- Detail oriented and highly organized
- Ability to work with a diverse group of people
- Experience working as a member of a team
- Marketing Experience

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Suzanne Hartman
volunteer@harrisburghabitat.org

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