Manager Support, MCC Care & Share Thrift Shop, Stouffville

Mennonite Central Committee (Ontario) | Stouffville, ON

Posted Date 4/08/2019
Description

This part-time position is paid hourly and will support the Management Team at Care & Share by working every Monday morning and every Saturday for up to 12 hours per week with the occasional opportunity for additional hours. Additional hours could include any days of the week that the shop is open. The worker must be very flexible. This position is paid hourly.

Qualifications:                                                                                          

 All MCC workers are expected to exhibit a commitment to: a personal Christian faith and discipleship; active church membership; and biblical nonviolent peacemaking.

 Required

  • Ability to gain full understanding of all staff roles/responsibilities and able to fill in with limited supervision
  • Ability to consistently and tactfully deal with difficult customers and/or volunteers with ability to make quick and thoughtful decisions
  • Physical stamina and ability to do heavy lifting, including furniture (50 lbs)
  • Willingness to grow and learn new skills
  • Ability to create a positive atmosphere and presence within the shop
  • Strong interpersonal skills with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Willing and able to work with a variety of people in a friendly way
  • Basic computer skills
  • Healthy balance of patience, humour and energy
  • Heart for justice, active peacemaking and global understanding
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s license (G)
  • Police check will be required once hired
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada

 Preferred

  • Experience in retail merchandising and customer service
  • Self-motivated, able to multi-task, and proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience with cash handling
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Awareness of second hand market and retail trends

 Duties:

Receiving, Processing & Retail

  • Provide responsible direction when working
  • Provide coverage for manager(s) who are away or due to sickness or emergencies as necessary
  • Understand roles and responsibilities of each Manager to be able to step in when needed and assist
  • Perform all daily shop tasks (i.e. directing volunteers, cash, customer service, opening/closing, pricing, accepting and declining donations, sorting, rearranging furniture, tidying shop displays, etc.)
  • Learn policies, practices, and procedures of the shop and communicate as needed
  • Answer telephone and respond to questions as required
  • Assist with coordinating work and tasks for volunteers and assist with training volunteers
  • Greet donors and assist them by bringing in donations.
  • Lift and move donations (including furniture, receiving, customer carry-outs etc.)
  • Sort & price donations and display merchandise
  • Cash handling - operating cash registers, relieving volunteers, providing change from safe to clerks, running register and terminal reports to close, bank deposits, etc.)
  • Assist with special events as needed
  • Assistant with kitchen responsibilities (hosting volunteers, set up, clean up, etc.)

 Management Team

  • Be proactive in promoting positive public, staff and client relations
  • Provide management support and training to volunteers as necessary        

        Other

  • Share the news about Care and Share and the network in the community
  • Participate in MCCO orientations, provincial meetings, and annual meeting
  • Participate in a local faith community, being willing to use his/her personal gifts within this community and model nonviolent peacemaking through respectful interaction with others
  • Maintain a high level of integrity, reflecting Christian respect and Christ's unconditional love to those with whom you work, including colleagues, volunteers, partner agencies, the homeless and marginalized
  • Answer inquiries about MCC from constituency and general public; communicate MCC's values, articulating the importance of MCC's criteria for workers, all of whom serve as representatives of the Mennonite and Be in Christ churches which support MCC
  • Model nonviolent peacemaking through respectful daily interactions with staff and the public

Duties:

Receiving, Processing & Retail

  • Provide responsible direction when working
  • Provide coverage for manager(s) who are away or due to sickness or emergencies as necessary
  • Understand roles and responsibilities of each Manager to be able to step in when needed and assist
  • Perform all daily shop tasks (i.e. directing volunteers, cash, customer service, opening/closing, pricing, accepting and declining donations, sorting, rearranging furniture, tidying shop displays, etc.)
  • Learn policies, practices, and procedures of the shop and communicate as needed
  • Answer telephone and respond to questions as required
  • Assist with coordinating work and tasks for volunteers and assist with training volunteers
  • Greet donors and assist them by bringing in donations.
  • Lift and move donations (including furniture, receiving, customer carry-outs etc.)
  • Sort & price donations and display merchandise
  • Cash handling - operating cash registers, relieving volunteers, providing change from safe to clerks, running register and terminal reports to close, bank deposits, etc.)
  • Assist with special events as needed
  • Assistant with kitchen responsibilities (hosting volunteers, set up, clean up, etc.)

 

Management Team

  • Be proactive in promoting positive public, staff and client relations
  • Provide management support and training to volunteers as necessary

             

              Other

  • Share the news about Care and Share and the network in the community
  • Participate in MCCO orientations, provincial meetings, and annual meeting
  • Participate in a local faith community, being willing to use his/her personal gifts within this community and model nonviolent peacemaking through respectful interaction with others
  • Maintain a high level of integrity, reflecting Christian respect and Christ's unconditional love to those with whom you work, including colleagues, volunteers, partner agencies, the homeless and marginalized
  • Answer inquiries about MCC from constituency and general public; communicate MCC's values, articulating the importance of MCC's criteria for workers, all of whom serve as representatives of the Mennonite and Be in Christ churches which support MCC
  • Model nonviolent peacemaking through respectful daily interactions with staff and the public

 

Duties:

Receiving, Processing & Retail

  • Provide responsible direction when working
  • Provide coverage for manager(s) who are away or due to sickness or emergencies as necessary
  • Understand roles and responsibilities of each Manager to be able to step in when needed and assist
  • Perform all daily shop tasks (i.e. directing volunteers, cash, customer service, opening/closing, pricing, accepting and declining donations, sorting, rearranging furniture, tidying shop displays, etc.)
  • Learn policies, practices, and procedures of the shop and communicate as needed
  • Answer telephone and respond to questions as required
  • Assist with coordinating work and tasks for volunteers and assist with training volunteers
  • Greet donors and assist them by bringing in donations.
  • Lift and move donations (including furniture, receiving, customer carry-outs etc.)
  • Sort & price donations and display merchandise
  • Cash handling - operating cash registers, relieving volunteers, providing change from safe to clerks, running register and terminal reports to close, bank deposits, etc.)
  • Assist with special events as needed
  • Assistant with kitchen responsibilities (hosting volunteers, set up, clean up, etc.)

 

Management Team

  • Be proactive in promoting positive public, staff and client relations
  • Provide management support and training to volunteers as necessary

             

              Other

  • Share the news about Care and Share and the network in the community
  • Participate in MCCO orientations, provincial meetings, and annual meeting
  • Participate in a local faith community, being willing to use his/her personal gifts within this community and model nonviolent peacemaking through respectful interaction with others
  • Maintain a high level of integrity, reflecting Christian respect and Christ's unconditional love to those with whom you work, including colleagues, volunteers, partner agencies, the homeless and marginalized
  • Answer inquiries about MCC from constituency and general public; communicate MCC's values, articulating the importance of MCC's criteria for workers, all of whom serve as representatives of the Mennonite and Be in Christ churches which support MCC
  • Model nonviolent peacemaking through respectful daily interactions with staff and the public

 Note- This posting closes on April 26, 2019

 

Salary17.79 Hour
Ministry Focus
Relief & Development
Employment Status
Part time

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