Summer Student

mai 4, 2021
Powell River
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Powell River Thrift Store
Salary Range:
$15.20 per hour
Powell River
Posting Expires:
May 31, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Attention: Major Rosanne Fraser. Email: Please mention ‘Summer Student’ in the subject line of your email.


To assist in the operations of collecting and processing donations and selling goods in the Thrift Store, practicing good stewardship of our donated resources. The store clerk will provide service to customers, sorts incoming products, and assists the manager in the maintenance of all store operations.


  • 35 hours a week after school is finished.  While in school the individual will work Saturdays. No Sunday work. Total 280 hours of work.


  • Replenish inventory levels based on the supervisor’s directions.
  • Process donated household items by unloading, sorting, placing, and loading donated items.
  • Sort donated clothing by evaluating the condition of items, hang and prices good condition clothing.
  • Contribute to the control of inventory by retrieving, sorting, and pricing as per directions; protects the store from inventory shrinkage by close visual monitoring.
  • Contribute to the safety of staff and customers (e.g. snow removal, clear fire exits, no obstacles inside/outside store, cleans spillage, and maintains store cleanliness).
  • Take responsibility for the accurate completion of all customer transactions including visa, debit, etc.
  • Accurate opening and closing of store procedures when required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

COVID-19 precaution(s)

  • Personal protective equipment provided as required.
  • Plastic shield at workstations.
  • Social distancing guidelines in place.
  • Assist to manage customers so they are safe by reminding them to sanitize hands and ensure the mask is worn at all times.


*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • 15-30 years old and plan to return to school (an alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable).
  • Good listening, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Self-motivation and discipline.


  • Up to three (3) months prior experience, including life skills.

Required skills/knowledge

  • Heavy lifting: able to lift to 50 pounds repeatedly.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with others.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written.
  • Good listening, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Self-motivated and disciplined.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with customers, peers, staff, and volunteers.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • Clean drivers abstract.
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.


  • Cash register experience is an asset and we will provide training.

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