July 2, 2021

We’re hiring an Assistant Manager for the Mission Central Thrift Store. 

No Sundays or evenings!

The Assistant Manager of the Mission Central Thrift Store works under the direct supervision of the Director of Resale Operations who reports to the Executive Director.  The Assistant Manager is a full-time, non-exempt position with a normal schedule of 40 hours a week. The Assistant Manager is expected to demonstrate Mission Central’s CORE values of compassion, open-mindedness, respect and empowerment while performing all job duties and responsibilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  1. Supervising the Thrift Store staff and volunteers under the direction of the Director of Resale Operations.
  2. Performing the duties of any absent volunteer when the Director of Resale Operations has been unable to locate a substitute volunteer. Assisting the Director of Resale Operations, upon request, with locating substitute volunteers.
  3. Reporting to work in time to open the thrift store as scheduled. This includes unlocking the doors, opening the cash register, adjusting the HVAC to appropriate level, etc.
  4. Assisting customers, Mission Central guests with gift cards, and volunteers in a timely and professional manner.
  5. Operating the cash register including sales, opening and closing procedures, returns, voids, changing register tape, etc.
  6. Assisting with training staff and volunteers upon request of the Director of Resale Operations and Community Relations Director.
  7. Maintaining cleanliness and overall professional appearance of the thrift store including proper hanging of clothing on racks, proper sizing, etc.
  8. Sorting and pricing of donated merchandise in accordance with thrift store procedures.
  9. Disposing of unusable merchandise in accordance with thrift store procedures.
  10. Ensure supplies are procured in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  11. Managing the resale shop in the absence of the Director of Resale Operations.
  12. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Resale Operations or Executive Director.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. High school diploma or GED is required. College degree is preferred.
  2. One year work experience in retail management, marketing, business or other related work. Resale shop experience preferred.
  3. Ability to work independently and with a team.
  4. Ability to lift heavy objects, including but not limited to furniture and heavy bags of clothing weighing 50+ pounds.
  5. Ability to utilize furniture moving equipment.
  6. Ability to pass the Mission Central background check with a clean driver’s record. No CDL is required.
  7. Ability to use computers, email, credit card machine, etc.
  8. Strong communication, problem solving and customer service skills.
  9. Bilingual skills are a plus.

To apply: email cover letter and resume to [email protected]

We’re also hiring a Store Associate at the Coat of Many Colors.

The Store Associate of the Coat of Many Colors Resale Shop works under the direct supervision of the Assistant Store Manager and/or Director of Resale Operations who reports to the Executive Director.  The Store Associate works 16-20 hours a week, usually on Saturday and Monday,  although hours may vary from time to time. The Store Associate is expected to demonstrate Mission Central’s CORE values of compassion, open-mindedness, respect and empowerment while performing all job duties and responsibilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  1. Reporting to work in time to assist with opening the store as scheduled. This includes assisting with unlocking the doors, opening the cash register, adjusting the HVAC to appropriate level, etc.
  2. Working with the Assistant Store Manager/DRO to ensure that volunteers are available to staff the store during all working hours; supervising volunteers while they are on duty.
  3. Assisting the Assistant Store Manager/DRO with training volunteers about all store operations, as needed.
  4. Assisting customers, Mission Central guests with gift cards, and volunteers in a timely and professional manner.
  5. Maintaining cleanliness and overall professional appearance of the store and receiving area including proper hanging of clothing on racks, proper sizing, etc.
  6. Sorting and pricing of donated merchandise in accordance with store procedures, as requested.
  7. Disposing of unusable merchandise in accordance with store procedures, as requested.
  8. Operating the cash register including sales, opening and closing procedures, returns, voids, changing register tape, etc.
  9. Reporting the need to order supplies to the Assistant Store Manager.
  10. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Store Manager/DRO or Executive Director.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Experience in retail, marketing, business or other related work.
  2. Ability to lift heavy objects, including but not limited to furniture and heavy bags of clothing, etc.
  3. High school diploma or GED.
  4. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]