Part Time Thrift Store Clerk

Parry Sound Thrift Store
July 29, 2020
Parry Sound, Canada
Job Type
$14.00 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Major Debbie Allen: [email protected]
Closing date
August 10, 2020


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us


Front/Back End

  • Sorts, prices and hangs merchandise
  • Ensures pricing of house ware/furniture items
  • Accurately operates cash register, including debit and Visa payments, and helps customers with purchases
  • Accurately does day end cash out duties
  • Assists clients from Family Services with vouchers
  • Answers telephone when working at front counter
  • Schedules pick-ups and deliveries on appropriate list as they are called in
  • Provides help for customers and donors with incoming and outgoing furniture and large items


  • Maintains a neat, tidy and safe work area and makes sure area is left neat at end of shift
  • Ensures daily cleaning of the store is completed, including vacuuming, sweeping, scrubbing, when necessary, dusting, cleaning windows and bathrooms
  • Shovels store entrance and salt as needed


  • Keeps store adequately stocked with prepared donations
  • Decorates store for special occasions/holidays (when required)
  • Sets up and tidies displays to show off articles for sale


  • Bags recyclable clothing and stacks bags neatly in designated area while sorting



  • Completion of High School or equivalent
  • 2 years previous retail sales experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must be able to work as a team and able to work with little supervision
  • Must adhere to standards consistent with the values and philosophy of The Salvation Army
  • Represent The Salvation Army in a professional manner
  • Must be confident doing math calculations

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually

HOURS: 20 hours per week. Must be able to work weekdays and Saturday



The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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