Warehouse worker

mars 26, 2024
Vernon, BC
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Vernon Thrift Store
Salary Range:
5400 24th Street, Vernon, BC
Posting Expires:
April 9, 2024
Applications Accepted By:
Christine Burge at Christine.Burge@salvationarmy.ca Please write “warehouse worker” in the email subject line and include a cover letter and resume.


To assist in the operations of collecting and processing donations to the Thrift Stores, and Foodbank, practicing good stewardship of our donated resources


  • Safe and careful handling of all donations and deliveries in TS & Foodbank warehouse
  • Provide courteous and diplomatic service
  • Load/unload goods at warehouse(s) and other destinations
  • Participate in maintaining the safety and cleanliness of the buildings, including snow removal, garbage and recycling sorting and removal
  • Helps operate warehouse equipment such as baler, compactor, forklift. – will receive full training.
  • Assists with processing raw materials by unloading, sorting, packing, sorting, loading and baling the donations; protects the integrity of the donations.
  • Selects goods for thrift store distribution meeting established standards of quality
  • Meets assigned daily Thrift Store targets;
  • Assist in Thrift Store warehouse as required: including hanging, pricing goods.
  • Assist the truck drivers with their duties, may accompany drivers on donation pickups, unloading, loading
  • Performs other duties as assigned within relevant job scope.


  • Completion of High School (an alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable)
  • Must be permitted to work in Canada


  • The successful candidate must have 3 months prior experience, including life skills

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • An understanding of and support for the Mission Statement of the Salvation Army in Canada
  • Excellent customer/donor service ethics including the ability to deal with the public in a friendly manner
  • A proven ability to work in a team setting as well as a willingness to take personal initiatives
  • The ability to adapt to change and interruptions to a normal work routine, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • A willingness to adhere to a dress code of modesty, neatness and cleanliness
  • The successful applicant must have, or be willing to obtain, a criminal record check, clearance from the National Abuse Registry and be bondable

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

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

HOURS:   Part-time –  22.5 hours per week. No Sunday work. After completion of 3 month probation period, enrollment to an RRSP program will be offered, with employer contributions.

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


A valid BC class “5” license with appropriate certification and proof of a clean drivers abstract

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