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Thrift Shop Receiving Staff

Job Title:  Thrift Shop Receiving Staff
Department:  Thrift Shop
Pay Grade:  $11/hour
Reports To:  Thrift Shop Manager

 SUMMARY:  Responsible for processing and sorting of donations.  Organization, pricing and display of items designated for retail areas on the ground level.  Assists with the overall retail and Thrift Shop operations.  Provide quality customer service to customers, vendors and volunteers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Sorts and prices materials per Thrift Shop standards.
  2. Organizes and maintains the donation area and display sheds.
  3. Ensures quality of inventory by adhering to Thrift Shop standards when processing intake items.
  4. Opens, closes and secures the Thrift Shop grounds and buildings per the scheduled operating hours.
  5. Unloads donated material from donor’s vehicles.
  6. May travel to donor’ homes to pick up goods and large pieces of furniture.
  7. Assists customers who are purchasing goods from the first floor sales areas.
  8. Must maintain a professional appearance at all times in accordance with HSGS’s dress code policies.
  9. Willingly and cooperatively performs other duties as assigned by proper authority, that may not be in specific job description.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Strong organizational skills, human relations, and communication skills.
  2. Ability to work on own initiative and meet deadlines.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with the public and work tactfully and effectively with co-workers.
  4. Good judgment when dealing with the public, decision making, and dealing with confidential information.
  5. The majority of the work shifts will be spent outdoors and will require walking, standing, bending and lifting.

WORK HOURS:     varies; generally full time and likely to include Saturday.


Retail experience with strong customer service skills.

Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


 Must possess a valid and unrestricted driver’s license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds to a level of at least 4 feet high.

Please email resume and cover letter to Charles Davis, Thrift Shop Manager at


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