ReStore Volunteer

Cashier

Primary duties:

  • Greet customers entering ReStore
  • Operate cash register and credit/debit machine
  • Answer telephone
  • Keep checkout and entrance area neat and clean

Secondary duties:

  • Assist customers and donors
  • Accept donations and complete donation receipts
  • Help process merchandise

Skills needed:

  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Ability to count money

Merchandising - Front of the Store

Primary duties:

  • Accept donations and complete donation receipts
  • Sort, clean, assemble, and prepare merchandise for pricing by staff
  • Place merchandise on store shelves
  • Keep work area neat and clean

Secondary duties:

  • Assist customers and donors
  • Enter donation information onto computer spread sheet (optional)
  • Keep sales area neat and orderly

Skills needed:

  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Simple computer skills, including data entry and using search programs, are helpful

Merchandising - Back of the Store

Primary duties:

  • Receive and unload donations and complete donation receipts
  • Move merchandise from the loading dock into the store
  • Sort, clean, assemble, and prepare merchandise for pricing by staff
  • Place merchandise in sales areas
  • Load sold items into customer vehicles
  • Keep work area neat and clean

Secondary duties:

  • Assist customers and donors
  • Clean sales area and loading dock

Skills needed:

  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy items, using hand trucks, dollies, and carts
  • Familiarity with simple tools

Driver

Primary duties:

  • Operate ReStore vehicles (full size pick‐up truck and 14 foot box van)
  • Deliver sold merchandise
  • Pick up donations
  • Load and unload trucks
  • Complete donation receipts

Secondary duties:

  • Assist customers and donors

Requirements/Skills needed:

  • Current Idaho driver’s license and clearance by BVHfH insurance company
  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy items, using lift gate, hand trucks, dollies, and carts
  • Ability to complete simple safety checks for vehicle operation and transport of goods

Rider

Primary duties:

  • Ride in ReStore vehicles (full size pick‐up truck & 14 foot box van) and assist driver with navigation
  • Deliver sold merchandise
  • Pick up donations
  • Load and unload trucks
  • Complete donation receipts

Secondary duties:

  • Assist customers and donors

Skills needed:

  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy items, using lift gate, hand trucks, dollies, and carts
  • Ability to assist with simple safety checks for vehicle operation and transport of goods

Appliance Inspector

Primary Duties:

  • Receive donated appliances
  • Test donated appliances
  • Describe appliance condition
  • Price and place on sales floor

Secondary duties:

  • Assist customers and donors

Skills needed:

  • Enjoy working with the public
  • Familiarity with household appliances and ability to test their basic functions
  • Ability to move appliances using hand trucks and dollies

Trash and Recycling Handler

Primary duties:

  • Gather garbage from front and back of the store, rest rooms, and work areas
  • Dispose of trash in dumpster
  • Sort and gather recyclable items
  • Transport recyclable items to area recyclers
  • Identify and isolate hazardous waste
  • Keep work area neat and clean

Secondary duties:

  • Assist customers and donors
  • Educate fellow volunteers about recycling

Skills needed:

  • Familiarity with recycling standards
  • Ability to lift up to fifty pounds
  • Valid Idaho driver license

Cleaning Person

Primary duties:

  • Sweep sales area, entry, and front sidewalk
  • Wash windows
  • Clean bathrooms and volunteer break area
  • Wash dishes and clean sink
  • Assist with tidying and cleaning merchandise and sales floor

Secondary duties:

  • Assist customers and donors

Skills needed:

  • Ability to lift up to twenty pounds