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Thrift Store Associate (Part-Time)

Company: AFC and Thrift Store
Location: Depew
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:


This position provides excellent service to customers of the Mission's Thrift Store and helps to maintain the store's appearance and efficient operations.


A representative summary of tasks to be performed is provided below . The employee may be asked to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically stated in this description. The duties and responsibilities of the position are to be carried out in a manner that is consistent with the mission, values and operating principles of the Buffalo City Mission.

  • Greet customers and assist in a manner representative of the Mission and its values.
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Operate cash register to cash-out customer purchases and bag purchases while providing excellent customer service.
  • Introduce promotions and opportunities to customers as well as cross-selling products to increase sales.
  • Responsible for achieving personal sale and task goals.
  • Receive incoming merchandise, sort, price and tag product.
  • Maintain the front counter area, this includes: consistent music playing, cleaning the counter, straightening items on and behind the counter, and returning unwanted items to their area.
  • Maintain the store including stocking shelves, re-hanging items, keeping the dressing rooms empty of discarded selections, returning merchandise to their proper area and creating displays.
  • Periodically purge or markdown dated merchandise and distribute new items to their proper location.
  • Function as a team with your co-workers to ensure outstanding customer satisfaction as well as overall sales and team growth goals.
  • Represent the organization to all clients, volunteers and fellow co-workers in a Christ like manner that serves as an example of Christian behavior.
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



    Education and Experience:

    High School degree or GED.
    • 1 - 2 years related work experience.
      Other Qualifications:
      • Ability to work independently and with a team.
      • Self-motivated and flexible.
      • Strong social perceptiveness; aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
      • Able to follow directions and execute in the area of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
      • Must possess basic math skills and be able to operate a cash register.
      • Computer proficiency.
      • In the midst of a mature walk with Jesus Christ and able to articulate belief.

        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
        • Possesses strong customer service skills.
        • Teamwork -Relates well to all kinds of people regardless of level inside or outside of the organization. Uses diplomacy and tact when dealing with and interacting with others. Diffuses tension. Fosters collegial and cooperative attitudes. Works effectively to achieve common goals.
        • Listens to others, able to communicate issues clearly and credibly with widely varied audiences
        • Fosters open communication and manages emotion in positive ways.
        • Client Focus - Understands and meets customer needs, whether internal or external, providing a high level of service and cooperation courteousness & sensitivity)
        • Initiative & Adaptability - Deals with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities along with a personal willingness and ability to respond to changes.

          Organizational Expectations:
          • Christian beliefs are compatible with the spiritual and pastoral mission of the Buffalo City Mission. Act as a knowledgeable and effective ambassador to the community.
            Accountability - Willingly accepts personal responsibility for decisions, actions, attitudes, and behaviors that contribute to the overall effectiveness of the organization. Communicates effectively follows through on assignments, uses resources efficiently, participates in learning opportunities, and treats others with respect and dignity.
            • Excellence - Serves as a role model and performs job responsibilities to the highest standards in every situation. Demonstrates commitment to quality of service.
            • Focus - Understands and demonstrates behaviors consistent with the mission and values of the organization while contributing to the overall success of the strategic plan.

Keywords: AFC and Thrift Store, Buffalo , Thrift Store Associate (Part-Time), Other , Depew, New York

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