Arlington Heights Resale Store Cashier
The cashier is welcoming and greeting customers, answering basic questions about the stores and the program, and ensuring that our visitors have a pleasant shopping and sales transaction experience with us. Training for the cash register will be provided. This might be a good fit for you if: You are comfortable working with a cash register and handling sales transactions (or are willing to learn), you are comfortable with fundamental math concepts including calculating percents, you enjoy being a part of a great team made up of committed and diverse volunteers and staff members, you have a friendly smile and enjoy helping customers, you are looking for a volunteer opportunity that supports families in rebuilding their lives after the devastating effects of domestic violence and homelessness. Retail experience or cash register experience is a plus! Current openings for the cash register are Tuesdays and Thursday and Fridays from 10am to 2pm. The store provides the largest and most consistent form for funding for our program, which helps women and children in situations of domestic violence. This store also allows the women in our program to go shopping for clothing and household items that they need at no cost to them!
About WINGS Program
PO Box 95615, Palatine, IL 60095, US
The mission of WINGS is to provide a continuum of integrated services in an effort to end homelessness and domestic violence one family at a time.
WINGS Program, Inc. was founded in 1985 and has grown to include 5 transitional homes and over 20 apartments scattered throughout Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg and Barrington. In addition to shelter, food and clothing, WINGS programs include counseling, life skills, vocational training, and educational programs for women and therapeutic programs for children and adolescents. Our program equips women with the support, training and resources to help them become self-sufficient and financially independent, and provides children with a restored sense of security and stability. A woman and her children can stay in our transitional program for up to 2 years. The need for our transitional housing program is great. There are usually at least between 5 and 10 families on our waiting list. WINGS has also responded to an unmet need in the north and northwest suburban area, by building and operating a 45 bed domestic violence Safe House. Previously, there had been no accessible shelters in which a woman and her children, who are fleeing a desperate situation, can go. Families who enter the Safe Hous will be provided short-term shelter, legal counseling, crisis counseling and other services to help them stabilize their situation.