The Habitat Charlotte office will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Normal hours will resume Tuesday, May 31.

Career Opportunities

Thanks for your interest in working for Habitat Charlotte!

Do you want a career where you get to work with great people and enjoy knowing that what you do benefits an organization that makes a positive difference in your community?


Full-Time Positions

Director of Organizational Advancement & Development

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and motivated fundraiser to play a pivotal leadership role in the growth of a leading nonprofit working in the field of affordable housing. Habitat for Humanity Charlotte is seeking a dedicated and capable fundraiser with a proven track record in both development and team management. The position will be responsible for developing and delivering on the overall fundraising strategy of the organization along with integrating marketing & communications, volunteer management and advocacy into plans to advance the affiliate. This leadership position will oversee the contributed income of the organization (private, public and in-kind sources) of $4+ million, guide the affiliate's relationship with over 7,500 volunteers annually, steer marketing and branding messaging, and will manage a team of 12 professionals to accomplish annual and long-term goals. The director will work in close collaboration with the affiliate's President & CEO, senior staff and Board of Directors.

Habitat Charlotte, founded in 1983, is an "Affiliate of Distinction" within the Habitat for Humanity network of over 1,400 affiliates. Working to build homes, communities and hope in the Charlotte area, Habitat Charlotte will serve 130 families in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016 through new home construction, recycling existing homes and Critical Home Repair projects. Since its inception, Habitat Charlotte has served over 1,500 families and had an economic impact on the city of over $600 million. Recently, Habitat for Humanity International was recognized by the Harris Poll as the Nonprofit "Brand of the Year" for the second consecutive year.

To read a full job description, please click here. Interested individuals should email letters of interest and résumés to Human Resources Director Kathleen Finnigan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone inquiries, please. Habitat Charlotte is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. 

Backroom Supervisor (University City ReStore)

Compensation: $13-15/hour, plus an incentive program
Employment Type: Full-time

Habitat Charlotte is looking for a self-starter to take responsibility for all backroom activities including pricing, handling and processing of donations/merchandise. All backroom employees will report to this position.

The principal responsibilities include ensuring all items are researched, accurately ticketed and safely moved to the sales floor in a timely manner; collaboration with the Donations Coordinator and Floor Managers regarding the priority, timing and placement of incoming donations/merchandise; responsible interaction with all donation drivers regarding the loading and offloading placement of donations; supervision and provision of a safe and clean environment for employees, volunteers and customers; assistance as needed to open and close store as a key carrier and outstanding customer service.

The successful candidate will be able to drive both a 16 and 26 foot truck as needed passing all DOT requirements. Basic computer skills and High School Diploma are required; Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time and move, lift and handle boxes of merchandise throughout the store, at least 70 lbs; ability to read, count and write to accurately complete reports and the ability to work varied hours/days, including nights and weekends, as needed.

This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. The candidate must pass a pre-employment drug test and a clean background check is required. Habitat Charlotte and Charlotte ReStore are Equal Opportunity Employers. 

If interested, send résumé/work experience and cover letter to Kathleen Finnigan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Backroom Supervisor" as the subject by May 30, 2016.

Sales Floor Department Manager (Wilkinson Blvd. ReStore)

Compensation: $16-17/hour, plus an incentive program
Employment Type: Full-time

Habitat Charlotte is searching for an energetic, self-motivated manager to manage day-to-day store department functions through effective management of staff and volunteers, the processing of merchandise and donations and providing excellent customer service.

The principal responsibilities will include managing daily department operations to ensure its sales goals and objectives are met; independently opening and closing the store, and cash handling procedures; providing outstanding customer service and the provision of a safe and clean environment for employees and customers, safe and prompt handling of merchandise and donations according to agreed upon processes and procedures and providing meaningful volunteer experiences.

The successful candidate will have a High School Diploma; Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Candidate must have basic computer skills, customer service experience and the ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation, stand for extended periods of time, move merchandise throughout the store, 50-60 lbs with assistance, work a flexible schedule, some nights and weekends.

This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. The candidate must pass a pre-employment drug test and a clean background check is required. Habitat Charlotte and Charlotte ReStore are Equal Opportunity Employers.

If interested, send résumé/work experience and cover letter to Kathleen Finnigan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Dept. Mgr" as the subject by May 30, 2016.


Part-Time Positions

Donations Warehouse/Dock Worker (Charlotte ReStore)

Compensation: $9-12/hour, plus an incentive pay program
Employment Type: Part-time

Habitat Charlotte is searching for someone to assist our ReStore customers in unloading donations, loading purchases, keeping the back room and donation dock organized.

The principal responsibilities include ensuring that each customer and donor receives outstanding service, safe and prompt loading and unloading of their merchandise and donations; safe and prompt loading and unloading of organization's trucks; use of safe procedures while moving merchandise to and from the sales floor; informing customers of what we can accept as donations and refer them to alternate stores for those things we do not accept.

The successful candidate will have experience in customer service, the ability to move and lift at least 75 lbs with assistance, the ability to climb in and out of a truck multiple times throughout an 8-hour workday, the ability to work outdoors in all climates and the ability to be certified on a forklift.

This is a part-time position with an estimated time commitment of 20-25 hours/week, including weekend work.

The candidate must pass a drugtest and a clean background check is required. We are an equal employment opportunity employer. If interested, send résumé/work experience to Kathleen Finnigan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Warehouse" as the subject by May 30, 2016. Habitat Charlotte and Charlotte ReStore are Equal Opportunity Employers.


Barista - Julia's Café & Books

Be a Barista who makes a difference in your community! Julia's Café & Books is searching for a part-time Barista who has energy, an excellent work ethic, a great attitude and smile because serving the needs of our customers is our top priority. Responsibilities will include: coffee and espresso drink preparation, running a point-of-sale register system and overall maintenance of the coffee shop.

This is a part-time position (10-25 hours/week) and some Saturday work is required. The successful candidate will have excellent customer service, cash handling and communication skills; must also be able to occasionally lift and apply pressure of at least 30 pounds. Previous barista/food service experience is preferred.

The candidate must pass a drug test and a clean background check is required. Habitat Charlotte and Julia's Café & Books are equal opportunity employers.

If interested, send résumé/work experience and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Barista" as the subject by April 30, 2016.


AmeriCorps/Internships/Fellowships

Now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 service year! Please visit our AmeriCorps page for more details about the positions, program and instructions for applying!


Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note: To receive notices as full time positions become available, please sign up for our email newsletter and then select  “Habitat Charlotte Job Openings Notices.” If you have employment questions, our HR Manager is Kathleen Finnigan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please note however, that all open positions are posted here, we do not "hold" applications for future positions and you must apply separately for each position offered. Please help us be good stewards of our resources by avoiding general "are there jobs" questions. All potential job candidates must pass a drug test, and a clean background check is required.