THRIFT STORE SALES ASSOCIATE

JOB DESCRIPTION | PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 5, 2019

OVERVIEW

San Francisco City Impact is a non-profit organization that exists to intervene on behalf of the people in the inner city of San Francisco. We ensure every decision keeps our pace, benefits our people, and helps tract towards our strategic plan.


ROLE SUMMARY

Assist with daily tasks related to running the store: receiving and sorting merchandise, unloading donated merchandise, working with volunteers in sorting, pricing, cashiering, and merchandising activities, providing excellent customer service in the Shop, and other tasks as needed.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, and materials

  • Assist with receiving and sorting merchandise

  • Assist customers with unloading donations

  • Unload donated merchandise at Thrift Shop

  • Assist with receiving, sorting, and pricing merchandise

  • Assist with moving and arranging merchandise on Shop floor

  • Provide tasks for volunteers on daily tasks

  • Mobilize Missions teams and volunteers to clean, sort, organize, and tag clothing

  • Work collaboratively with volunteers and provides ongoing support and guidance

  • Oversee community service workers

  • Other Shop responsibilities as assigned by the Manager

  • Contribute to the team, utilize team resources, support team decisions, and maintain positive working relationships with all team members

  • Demonstrate effective verbal, written, and electronic communication skills; gives and receives feedback in a timely open manner; engages collaboratively in conflict resolution processes as needed

  • Is flexible and responsive in meeting and exceeding the expectations of all customers, both internal and external

  • Is competent using information and technology systems

  • Clean and tidy up the store, playgroup area and employee area


WORK CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Able to perform strenuous physical activities associated with the operations of the Thrift Shop, i.e., lifting, carrying with and without assistance, pushing, and sliding

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. with assistance

  • Able to stand, stoop, and reach frequently and throughout the work day

  • This position requires active physical energy; able to maintain productivity in this environment throughout the work day and work week.

  • Able to work under expectations of meeting deadlines and changing priorities

  • Able to operate normal business machines such as, but not limited to, computers, cell phones, and copiers

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum high school diploma.

  • Minimum one year experience in retail, preferably in the thrift, consignment, or used merchandise sales industry.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Must be able to demonstrate computer competency.

SCHEDULE

Monday-Friday; select weekends and holidays

HOURS

Part-Time 20 hours per week; Non-Exempt

Full-Time 40 hours per week; Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO

Store Supervisor/ Manager

WORKS WITH

School of Ministry students, staff, and volunteers