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. 



Current Openings:

Development Manager

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity seeks a professional to join our fund development team to lead our Covenant Partner and event sponsorship programs. The successful candidate will have the ability to work with diverse personalities, enjoy meeting new people, cultivating and reengaging long-time friends and have a passion for advocating for the affordable housing needs of Knox County families. This team member will recruit Covenant Partners for new home builds, recruit sponsors for theme builds (e.g. Women Build, CEO Build) and special events (Sporting Clay Tournament). This position will work closely with the Director of Donor Relations to achieve high donor retention, work closely with the special event coordinator to ensure an outstanding sponsorship experience, and work with the Chief Marketing Officer to ensure the development timely and accurate promotional plans.

A qualified applicant would possess excellent written and oral communication skills along with 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. Health, Dental and Vision insurance plans are available as well as employer matched retirement plan.

Submit cover letter (writing sample) and resume to Nancy Elder at

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability
  • Some early mornings and nights for special events

Work Location: One location

ReStore Truck Helper/Associate

Knoxville Habitat For Humanity Restore in Knoxville, TN is looking for one ReStore Truck Helper/Associate to join our 38 person strong team. We are located on 1511 Downtown West Blvd. Our ideal candidate is self-driven, punctual, and reliable. The position would include, but not limited to: assisting with donation intake on the truck and in the store, professional customer service, distribution of priced items to the sales floor, maintaining the organization and cleanliness of items on the sales floor, assisting with markdowns and floor re-sets on weekly basis, assisting with inventory control to be sure everything is barcoded in the correct category, assisting with cycle counts on a weekly basis, and maintaining paint inventory.

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, 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:

  • Full- time hourly position ranging from $14.00 to $15.00 /hr
  • Benefits package including options of health, dental, vision, life and long term disability after introductory 90 days. Simple IRA option once requirements are met.
  • Paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Retail/Customer Service Experience – 1 year
  • High school diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Reliable transportation to get to and from work

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a drug free workplace.

Please email resumes to Walk-in applications are accepted.

No Phone Calls Please