Temporary Full Time Thrift Store Clerk (Canada Summer Jobs)

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Published
November 23, 2021
Location
Lindsay
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Lindsay Thrift Store
Salary Range:
$15.00 per hour
Address:
30 Peel Street
Posting Expires:
November 30, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Lieutenant Susan Roffel: susan.roffel@salvationarmy.ca

Description

The Thrift Store Clerk provides service to customers, sorts incoming product and assists in the ongoing retail operations of The Salvation Army Lindsay Thrift Store.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet customers and donors in a friendly manner and provide excellent customer service
  • Assist in keeping the Store tidy, clean, organized and stocked of merchandise
  • Sort & Price donations as directed
  • Answer the phone efficiently in a polite and professional manner
  • Work as a productive team member and independently when necessary.
  • All other store related duties as assigned

FINANCIAL AND MATERIALS MANAGEMENT:

  • Assist with the materials management of donations/product flow in the thrift store.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This is a temporary full -time position based on 25 hours per week.
  • Schedule will include weekdays and Saturday’s and may vary from week to week.
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required.
  • Ability to stand for long periods with frequent twisting, bending, crouching, and reaching is required.
  • Ability to lift/move 20 to 50 pounds
  • The Supervisor will set the hours of work and work schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program and the following represents the applicant criteria:
    • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*
    • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
    • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Completion of Secondary School.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Be available for full 10 weeks of program

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Some related experience in warehouse processing or goods distribution would be a definite asset.
  • Knowledge of lifting guidelines would be a definite asset.

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • Maintain information in confidence as required
  • Participate as an active and responsible team member.
  • Represent the organization in a professional and engaging manner.
  • Brand awareness would be an asset.
  • Exhibit good listening skills, have strong oral/written communication skills and respect authority
  • Self-motivated/disciplined.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a cooperative team-oriented atmosphere.
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening.
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.

 

 

In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial/territorial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

 

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

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

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

 

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