Employment and internships

There are jobs — and then there are careers. At The RE Store we do the kind of work that makes a difference, challenges the status-quo, encourages personal growth, surrounds you with creative, smart and passionate people. It’s the kind of work that will have you excited to show up each day. But we also know passion doesn’t pay the bills. That’s why we are committed to striving toward a living wage and provide quality health insurance coverage (medical/dental/vision), a generous paid time off program, and employee discounts. Sound appealing? Come join us.

Current job openings

Retail Sales Staff

Come be a member of a team committed to having a positive impact on our community, enjoying the work we do and the people we get to interact with. Our customers and supporters are imperative to our success.

The Retail Sales position is key to the success of The RE Store. The role provides exceptional customer service to a large, diversified population. Individuals in this role thrive in a fast paced, dynamic, teamwork oriented atmosphere and are adept at handling a wide variety of unique inventory items, used building supplies and finished products. The major initiatives for 2019 will be:

  • Work collaboratively with all RE Store staff, work trainees, and volunteers to create innovative, effective and safe systems for products and materials to flow easily in and out of each department.
  • Participate in staff trainings and/or coaching opportunities to advance job performance and professional development.
  • Create and maintain attractive displays and arrangements of merchandise on a daily basis.

This RE Store Retail Sales Staff position is non-exempt, scheduled for 32 per week , with a starting wage of $14.00 per hour. This position is eligible to participate in full benefits package which includes health insurance (medical/dental/vision) and a generous paid time off program. Read the job announcement and job description to learn more.

How to Apply:
There are three ways to apply –

  1. Email resume and cover letter to: hr@re-sources.org, put “RE Store Sales Staff” in subject line.
  2. Drop off resume and cover letter to the RE Store cashier, 2309 Meridian Street, Bellingham, WA.
  3. Pick up an application at the RE Store cashier, 2309 Meridian Street, Bellingham, WA.

We are motivated to fill the position with the right candidate, do not hesitate in applying!

Current internship opportunities

We offer unpaid internships to current students and recent graduates interested in learning the inner workings of a non-profit organization.

Marketing & Communications Coordinator Internship

The RE Store seeks a motivated intern who will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of marketing and communication plans. The intern will gain experience in: the basic operations of a nonprofit organization; scheduling, project management, and time management; building useful relationships within the community; the use of advanced social media tools Adobe Creative Suite and WordPress Content Management systems, and topics related to digital photography, analytics, graphic design, website management, strategic planning, evaluation, budgeting and more. Through work experience and mentorship from intern supervisor, the intern will gain a well-rounded knowledge of marketing, communications, and event planning in support of the mission of a non-profit. This is a part-time, unpaid position for 10-15 hours per week on-site, two-quarter minimum. Intern reports to the Marketing and Outreach Manager. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

To learn more, read the job description.

Revision Division Design/Build Intern

The RE Store seeks a motivated intern who will be responsible for assisting Revision Division builders. Learning is broken up into three phases that will overlap during the school year. The intern will aid in the receiving, processing and organizing of donated salvaged materials to The RE Store, will assist the Revision Division builders with tasks that include but are not limited to: cutting, sanding, painting, gallery curation, product assemblage, order packing and shipping, and warehouse and inventory management, and will be challenged with drafting and building a product of their own design, from reclaimed materials. 10-15 hours per week, unpaid, must complete 4 quarters. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

To learn more, read the job description.

Computer Science: Salvage Systems Intern

The RE Store seeks a motivated intern to be responsible for adapting an open source Google Script project, or developing a new Google Script, to enable a paperless pickup ticketing and tracking workflow for the Salvage program. The RE Store has defined project inputs and outputs for accepting Google Form submissions and creating calendar entries and email notifications. The intern will gain experience in product development, functional design, Google Forms, inside knowledge of the reuse industry, customer service, and building materials. 10-20 hours per week, unpaid, must complete 2 quarters. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

To learn more, read the job description.