Knoxville Habitat for Humanity is a fantastic place to work. Our employees are a close-knit group who are dedicated to the Habitat mission. We encourage you to apply for any open positions listed on this page by either submitting a cover letter and resume (if indicated below) or by filling out our secure online employment application (unless noted otherwise).

As a Veterans Build Affiliate, we’re committed to seeking more volunteer engagement from veteran groups as well as recruiting veterans for employment, internships and other service opportunities. 


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Current Openings (3 listed below):

Volunteer and Events Coordinator

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity seeks a highly organized, engaging person to coordinate the organization’s events and volunteers. The person in this position will plan and lead logistical duties pertaining to the coordination of fundraising, community and public relations events, as well as recruit, assign and assist with the training of the organization’s volunteers.

The successful candidate must have an energetic personality and professional appearance. We seek a well-organized individual who can work in a fast-paced environment, is a self-starter, and has the ability to work in a team environment. A qualified applicant would possess excellent written and oral communication skills along with ability to navigate a data base. Also required is proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook.

College degree is required and two or more years related experience is preferred.

Candidate must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and ability to lift 25 pounds.

This position is a full-time, salaried position and requires a flexible schedule.

Benefits include select paid holidays and paid vacation time. Participation in a benefits plan including Health, Dental and Vision insurance plans is available as well as employer matched retirement plan.

We are a TN Drug Free workplace.

Please submit cover letter (writing sample) and resume to apply to or      

No phone calls, please.

ReStore Truck Driver/ Store Associate

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications for a Donation Truck Driver/ Store Associate in our Restore. This is a full-time position and the staff member will drive our donation truck to pick up donations, work on the sales floor in Customer Service, and assist with Inventory Management as needed. The position would be at least 40 hours per week.

Schedule: The schedule would include hours Tuesday thru Saturday. The ReStore is currently closed on Sunday and Monday.

Description: The position would include, but not limited to: picking up donations from donors’ homes, professional customer service, distribution of priced items to the sales floor, maintaining the organization and cleanliness of items on the sales floor, assist with markdowns and floor re-sets on weekly basis, and assist with donation intake in the store.

Physical Requirements:
· Ability to walk/stand 75% of a 6 to 8-hour shift

  • Ability to frequently lift and/or carry large bulky objects up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to individually push, pull, or carry merchandise on a dolly up to 150 lbs and team lift 250 lbs.

After 90 days of employment, employees are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Company offered health, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Simple IRA with a company match of up to 3% (Must meet other requirements other than 90 days)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Retail/Customer Service Experience – 2 years
  • High school diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Reliable transportation to get to and from work
  • Experience driving a 26 ft box truck
  • F – Endorsement on driver license

Preferred Qualification:

  • Warehouse experience

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace.

No phone calls, please. Can submit an application in person at the ReStore.

Job Type: Full-time

Communications Manager

The Communications Manager is responsible for working with the Chief Marketing Officer to coordinate and assist in the development and implementation of the marketing, public relations and communication strategies, including aspects of brand management, marketing, print and electronic communications. This person will provide detailed project coordination and scheduling of marketing campaigns and social media/website administration and maintenance for both Knoxville Habitat for Humanity and our ReStore.
Key Responsibilities and Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Scheduling and managing coordination of marketing campaigns and projects (including print, video, digital, etc.), working with internal staff, freelance designers, photographers, website developers and others, while ensuring each project stays on schedule, on target and on budget.
  • Ensuring every aspect of communication representing the affiliate maintains the integrity of the Habitat for Humanity brand, including that of the ReStore; referencing Habitat’s branding and messaging guidelines during creative process while also ensuring all creative staff/vendors do the same.
  • Managing and maintaining all social media accounts, including planning, content creation and curation (social media channels include, but are not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube).
  • In cooperation with Events Coordinator, Development Manager and all other departments, project managing and assisting with the communications and promotions of special events that include Women Build, the Sporting Clays Tournament and Playhouse Build.
  • Along with Chief Marketing Officer, developing strategies and opportunities within the social media and digital marketing plans, especially campaigns driven heavily by social media (such as #GivingTuesday).
  • Editing and publishing website, blog and email newsletter content.
  • Tracking, measuring and reporting on effectiveness of social media and digital communication activities through analytics and reporting resources.
  • Working closely with the Development department, ReStore management and all other departments, serving as project liaison and developing new ideas to keep the mission effective.
  • Researching and identifying new communications partners to help promote our services and events.
  • Attending all staff training sessions and meetings.
  • Keeping updated on public relations and marketing issues released from Habitat for Humanity and all other sources, especially when it comes to social and digital media.
Key Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements
  • Commitment to Knoxville Habitat for Humanity’s mission, ministry and values.
  • At least 2-4 years of professional experience, preferably working in a non-profit environment that includes fundraising OR in a marketing/PR agency working with non-profit clients.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations or other relevant subject.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member, managing multiple priorities.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to strategically prioritize and execute multiple projects within deadlines; self-motivated and ability to hold yourself accountable for your work.
  • Excellent writing skills and command of English grammar, with the ability to compose, edit and proofread materials.
  • Excellent and professional presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with social media campaigns.
  • An eye for quality graphic design and professional presentation of marketing materials.
  • Proficiency in WordPress (or similar), Microsoft Office and knowledge of Google products and tools.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and react with quick turnaround.
  • Ability to occasionally work a flexible schedule for events taking place on evenings or weekends.
  • Must meet the physical requirements including lifting and/or moving 25 pounds.
Preferred Requirements
  • Professional experience in a project management role or environment is a major plus.
  • Knowledge of AP Style.
  • Excellent and professional public speaking skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with online cause-fundraising.
  • Proficiency and knowledge of graphic design software including Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop; Adobe Acrobat; and other communications software and tools.
  • Graphic design skills and experience not required but helpful.
(Full time)
Please submit your resume with cover letter to No phone calls, please.