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Employment Opportunities at Turning Points Network

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  • CHANGES THRIFT STORE

TPN seeks a PART-TIME Sales Associate for CHANGES Thrift Store, a program of Turning Points Network.  The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail oriented, has excellent customer service skills, values diversity and is interested in providing a service to the community.  Changes Thrift Store generates revenue for the programs and services of Turning Points Network.

Send resume to Samantha.Dubois@comcast.net or pick up an application at Changes Thrift Store in Claremont.

Job Description (Click here to download a PDF)

THRIFT STORE SALES ASSOCIATE
Hourly Non-Exempt

Requirements

  • Knowledgeable about and supportive of TPN mission, philosophy and services
  • Must have a philosophy that is consistent with the mission, vision and core values of the organization
  • Retail management and sales experience
  • Experience in volunteer relationship building
  • Must possess a commitment to the belief that all people have the right to dignity, respect and opportunity


Essential Functions

  • Provide Changes Thrift Store operations including cash register operations, bank deposits, accepting donations and pricing donations.

  • Provide input on an annual sales plan including objectives to maximize profitability and meet projected goals.

  • Work with Store Manager and other store staff to optimize store sales by ensuing the store meets or exceeds its sale plan.

  • Provide input on building partnerships with community businesses and organizations to increase donations.

  • Provide exemplary, respectful customer service.

  • Coach volunteers in promoting Changes’ best interests including superior customer service and meeting their daily job functions.
  • Work with Store Manager and other store staff to implement an annual plan to appreciate volunteers.

  • Provide for daily maintenance and cleanliness of the store.

  • Create a welcoming environment for customers.

  • Store and put out seasonal merchandise.

  • Accept and refuse donations according to store protocol.

  • Attend store staff meetings.

  • Bring issues and concerns related to the store and its functioning immediately to the attention of the Store Manager.

  • Reach out to the Store Manager for assistance at any time and to discuss any suggestions for improving the store’s functions and profitability.

Physical and Additional Requirements
Must be able to lift and move up to 35 pounds including items awkward in size and stature, and occasionally up to 50 pounds.  Must be able to climb, balance, kneel, stoop, bend, crouch and reach with arms.  Must be able to stand for eight hours at a time.  Must be polite, tactful, organized, maintain a neat appearance including clean clothes and personal hygiene, able and willing to follow direction from supervisor, and able to get along with co-workers as a team member.

 

 

January 2017