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Full-Time Store Associate - Kitsilano, Vancouver

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For more than 130 years, The Salvation Army has had the privilege of serving vulnerable people in communities across Canada. Last year, we helped over 1.8 million people. The Salvation Army not only provides the necessities of life such as food, clothing and shelter, but our programs address needs such as language barriers, loneliness, unemployment and family challenges. Our services continually adapt to meet emerging needs.

Full-Time Store Associate – Kitsilano, Vancouver

  • Unit: The Salvation Army
  • Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Date Posted: Feb, 14
  • Category: British Columbia
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Closing Date: February 28, 2017
  • Salary: $10.85 per hour, plus bonus, comprehensive benefits package, RRSP
  • Competition #:
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    Interested Applicants must respond in writing to:
  • kitsilano@tstores.ca

We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will pro-actively contact those selected for interviews.

STORE ASSOCIATE

National Recycling Operations – Thrift Store adheres to its core values of compassion, respect, excellence, integrity, relevance, cooperation, and celebration. NRO supports The Salvation Army by recycling and selling donated goods which generates funds in support of its social service programs within our communities.

As a Store Associate you are to provide excellent service to guests, sort incoming product, receive donations and assist the Store Manager in the maintenance of all store operations. This position reports to the Store Manger at our Kitsilano Thrift Store location at 1906 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C.

When performed effectively, this position will ensure excellent guest service, reduce losses and maximize sales and profitability.

Our ideal candidate is a retail enthusiast who is service focused, can maintain their composure, and has the ability to communicate and build relationships. In doing so, the candidate will be action oriented, drive results, and will strive to become an expert in their role through continuous self-development and learning.

We provide a passionate fast paced community environment where you will be immersed in our operations and service. You will experience firsthand the impact of our work in our communities. We offer competitive compensation in addition to staff discounts, group benefits, RRSPs, vacation, paid sick time, as well as the opportunity to learn new skills, job advancement, recognition programs and in-store sales incentives.

You can expect to join a hands-on work environment where you will be required to physically move through our operation while adhering to daily goals. We are operational 7 days a week and schedule our employees based on operational needs – days, evenings and weekends (Please Note: Our stores are open for shopping Monday to Saturday and Sundays we are open to receive donations).

Resumes can be sent directly to Store Manager at kitsilano@tstores.ca no later than February 28, 2017. Please indicate the store and position being applied for in the subject line of email. Or you can drop off your resume directly to the Thrift Store located at 1906 West 4th Avenue @ Cypress, Vancouver, B.C.

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.