Rainbow Retro Thrift Shop Sales Associate
Organization name: Rainbow Retro Thrift Shop
Job location: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Length of assignment: Permanent
Hours: Casual with the potential for more (8+ hours / week)
Shifts: Weekday mornings, weekday afternoons, some evenings or weekends
Wage: $10.96 / hour to start
Brief Summary: The Rainbow Retro Thrift Shop is currently seeking creative individuals wanting to help make a difference in Saskatchewan!
•Ensuring facilities are clean each morning, throughout the day and each evening (bathrooms, floors, windows)
•Merchandising (employees make the store presentable)
•Creating interesting displays, signage, and store space
•Acknowledging customers using respectful language
•Answering the phone and taking messages
•Social media management & marketing
•Coordination of volunteers as they pertain to the thrift store
•Rainbow Retro volunteers are under the direction of store staff and the manager
•Report directly to Store Manager
•Ensure cash float is adequate
•Ensure cash float is accounted for morning and night
•When manager is absent, ensure the books balance at the end of each day
•Other duties as assigned
Additional information: Knowledge and interest in the LGBT community as well as a desire to support its development in smaller communities is required. Experience working in another thrift store or in retail would be considered an asset. Experience working in a supportive role with vulnerable populations would also be considered an asset.
Candidates must have basic computer literacy skills and the ability to manage and create social media content. A valid driver's licence is considered a strong asset.
The Rainbow Retro Thrift Shop is a social enterprise of Moose Jaw Pride. As a registered non-profit corporation, Moose Jaw Pride is composed of a volunteer Board of Directors from Moose Jaw and across Saskatchewan. Our mission is to celebrate and support gender and sexually diverse people through the provision of fabulously inclusive community services and educational opportunities. Our Vision is a thriving community for all gender and sexually diverse people.
Moose Jaw (population: 33,274) is a city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the Moose Jaw River. It is situated on the Trans-Canada Highway, 77 km west of Regina. Residents of Moose Jaw are known as Moose Javians. Moose Jaw is an industrial centre and important railway junction for the area's agricultural produce. CFB Moose Jaw is a NATO flight training school, and is home to the Snowbirds, Canada's military aerobatic air show flight demonstration team.
Moose Jaw’s unique attractions include: Historic Downtown, many different murals around the city, Tunnels of Moose Jaw, Crescent Park, Wakamow Valley, Temple Gardens Mineral Spa and many more. For more information about Moose Jaw’s unique attractions and upcoming events, please visit: http://www.tourismmoosejaw.ca/
Applicants are encouraged to apply by submitting a resume with at least 2 references by email: [email protected]
Job type: Part-time