Thrift Store Assistant – Warehouse

Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift features quality used and “pre-loved” clothing and accessories as well as an assortment of furniture and household items. Profits from this social enterprise help prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children.


Job Summary:  Assist the Store Manager in driving sales and monitor inventory control. This will be accomplished by being a leader in sales, providing exceptional customer service and demonstrating high levels of product knowledge. In addition, you would assist in overall store presentation, merchandising, inventory needs, such as working in our warehouse (please note that this is a large stockroom that consists of items being sold in our Urban Thrift Store and programming, there are no skids or forklifts) and cash handling


Reports To:  Thrift Store Manager

Part-time position – Available for Week-ends and flexibility


  • Retail experience
  • Stockroom/inventory experience
  • Secondary School education

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Good organizational skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Practical experience in handling cash


  • Criminal Records Check
  • Ability to lift heaver items no more than 25 lbs.
  • Ability to work week-ends and flexibility in scheduling
  • Adheres to the Society’s Code of Ethics
  • Driver license and access to a vehicle preferred but not a requirement


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports and provides orientation to volunteers
  • Receives, sorts and cleans donations
  • Accountable for sales record keeping and handling of all cash
  • Regularly reports to the Thrift Store Manager
  • Maintains seasonal displays
  • Oversees rotation of goods
  • Ensures that all volunteers/staff provide exceptional customer service to every customer who enters the store
  • Flexibility/Adaptability in managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Supervisory and management skills are an asset but not required
  • Computer skills as they pertain to small business
  • Knowledge of the non-profit sector
  • Customer service skills
  • Team Player
  • Empathy and compassion towards persons with multi-barriers


How to apply:

If you possess these qualifications listed, and wish to work in a collaborative and supportive environment that offers ongoing professional development opportunities, as well as employment growth, please email an updated copy of your resume with a cover letter addressed to: Jennifer McFarlane, Human Resources Manager.  You can also apply on our website at . We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those who qualify will be contacted.