The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
General Job Description: A wonderful opportunity for you to help those in need living in the South Shore area by assisting customers and donors in our thrift shop. Our Thrift Shop is 100% operated by volunteers with all proceeds going to support our programs.
Duties include: Provide quality customer service by answering customer questions about the thrift store and the products; complete sales transactions; receive donations being dropped off and ensure that donor receipts are completed accurately; assist the Thrift Shop Manager with stocking, merchandising, pricing, cleaning and inventory as needed
Skills Needed: Excellent customer service and communication skills; must be able to stand, walk up and down stairs, bend and lift for the duration of the shift; prior experience working in a retail setting and knowledge of second-hand or thrift store operations helpful, but not required; the ability to uphold our standards of client confidentiality
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 12:30 - 3:30pm; Tuesday - 12:30 - 3:30pm or 3:30 - 7:00pm (a minimum of one 3-hr shift per week)