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Position: General Manager of ReStore Operations

Availability: Full-time, Occasional evenings and weekends

Reports to: Executive Director

Location: Hamilton, Ontario

Application Deadline: August 30, 2019

About Us

We are a local affiliate of a national, non-profit organization working towards a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. Come work with us to help make that dream a reality. Our mission is to bring communities together to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.  The ReStore is our social enterprise where we offer new and used home improvement merchandise to the general public, with revenues supporting Habitat Hamilton’s operational and administrative costs.  Join us in meaningful work and feel good at the end of the day knowing you are an important part in achieving this mission.

Position Summary

Habitat for Humanity Hamilton is seeking a General Manager of ReStore Operations for our ReStore located at 285 Nash Road.  The General Manager of ReStore Operations is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the ReStore, ensures the ReStore is fully supportive of the affiliate’s vision and goals, and acts as a fundraising activity which compliments the affiliate’s fundraising and building activities. There is the potential for this role to also be responsible for overseeing the growth and management of additional future ReStores in the Habitat for Humanity Hamilton market.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead a consistent focus on delivering a great ReStore experience for customers, staff, volunteers and donors
  • Attract, hire, develop, inspire and retain top talent
  • Responsible for development of and adherence to our safety policies
  • Analyze the business and create, communicate, and execute clear action plans that optimize results and ensure effective delivery of all operational activities
  • Responsible for managing all volunteers in the ReStore, recognizing the critical role of volunteers in the ReStore organization and takes positive steps to develop and nurture these volunteers
  • Responsible for maximum effectiveness and efficiency of operations in order to maximize contribution to mission


  • 5+ year of experience working in a thrift or donation driven not-for-profit retail operation is an asset
  • Knowledge of construction and home improvement products is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and inspire teams and develop talent
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze business trends, create and communicate clear action plans
  • Passionate about Habitat for Humanity Canada’s mission
  • Proficient in Microsoft software (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • A valid driver’s license and use of a reliable vehicle and ability to travel as required

How to Apply

Interested parties should email their cover letter, resume and salary expectations to, with the subject line titled  “General Manager of ReStore Operations.” Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on August 30, 2019. Only those invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest in Habitat for Humanity Hamilton!