Donation Receiving

Contact Volunteer and Program Coordinator, Chelsee Barrett 541.741.1707


  • Staff the donation department and assist customers making donations
  • Greet customers in a professional/courteous manor  
  • Ask donors if they would like a donation receipt and issue one if requested, track zip codes of donors who do not want a receipt
  • Become familiar with what items are accepted/not accepted as donations and be prepared to offer customers a list of other organizations where they may donate items if the ReStore cannot accept
  • Help load/unload donations from the donation truck
  • You may be called on to accompany and help donation pick-up driver load merchandise as needed
  • Sort donations and move them to the appropriate section of the warehouse for processing (cleaning, testing, recycling, pricing, etc.)
  • Assist customers as needed and help load merchandise into customers’ cars if requested.  Customers are responsible for their own tie-downs
  • Keep donation area clean and organized
  • Assist in recycling, cleaning and processing areas as needed
  • Assist in other store functions as requested
  • Follow all ReStore policies and procedures


  • Desire to help the Habitat ReStore with its mission of providing funds for the Springfield/Eugene Habitat for Humanity affordable housing program
  • Forklift training and certification helpful
  • Friendly and helpful attitude
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to communicate policies and procedures clearly to donors and customers
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions accurately
  • Ability to:
    • lift 50+ lbs on a regular basis
    • bend, stoop, stretch, and perform repetitive tasks regularly
    • stand for long periods of time
    • climb stairs and use ladders
    • work in a minimally heated/cooled area for extended periods