SOS THRIFT SHOP MERCHANDISER

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sorts, labels, prices and culls donations
  • Removes racks of clothing and merchandise from the Pricing Room to sales areas, and displays appropriately.
  • Attends to Changing Rooms

Qualifications: 

  • Grade XII Diploma, or equivalent education and experience.
  • Training and/or experience in customer service, and in working with volunteers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Physically fit – able to do heavy lifting in a safe manner.
  • Knowledgeable of current fashions and trends. 
  • Able to recognize value of donated items and price accordingly.

Hours of Work:    

35 hours per week; working Friday to Tuesday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Off Wednesday & Thursday).

 Rate of Pay: $13.00 per hour to start (increases annually) + Benefits after 6 months. 

Start Date: ASAP

Note: Police Information Check required 

Submit resume and references to:
Thrift Shop Operations Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however,
only those selected for an interview will be contacted

SOS THRIFT SHOP PART TIME MERCHANDISERS

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sorts, labels, prices, and culls donations. 
  • Displays merchandise.
  • Attends to Changing Rooms. 

 Qualifications: 

  • Training and/or experience in customer service.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Physically fit – able to do heavy lifting in a safe manner.
  • Knowledgeable of current fashions and trends. 

Hours of Work:
21 hours per week

Work Week:                
Shift 1: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:
8:30 am – 4:30 pm.     
Shift 2: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:
8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
Shift 3: Thursday, Friday, Saturday:
8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Please indicate which shift you are applying for. 

Rate of Pay:               
$13.00 per hour to start (increases annually).

Start Date: 
ASAP

Submit resume and references to:
Thrift Shop Operations Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville  BC  V9P 2G9
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note:  Police Information Check required 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however,
only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SOS THRIFT SHOP SHIPPER/RECEIVER

Duties & responsibilites:

  • Transports donations from loading bay to pricing/sorting room
  • Operates/assists on Thrift Shop truck
  • Sorts, labels, and prices donations

Qualifications: 

  • Training and/or experience in customer service
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Physically fit; able to do heavy lifting in a safe manner
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Ability to drive 1 ton cube van

Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Shift 1: 
Working Friday to Tuesday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Off Wednesday & Thursday).

Shift 2: 
Includes working every Saturday & Sunday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Please indicate which shift you are applying for

Rate of Pay: $13.00 per hour to start (increases annually) + Benefits after 6 months.

Start Date: ASAP.

Submit resume and references to:
Thrift Shop Operations Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Ave.,
Parksville BC V9P 2G9.
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note:  Police Information Check required.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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