The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Warehouse/Store Clerk

Job Locations US-KS-Emporia
Job ID
# of Openings
Store Clerk
Regular Part-Time


The Salvation Army Mission: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Job Objective:  Within store guidelines, prepares items for sale and assists customers with their purchases.


Essential Functions:

  • Operate cash register, total customer purchases, receive payment and give change
  • Keep accurate financial records reporting discrepancies to store manager
  • Receives and selects merchandise to be displayed for sale from donated items
  • Places items for sale
  • May price items within prescribed pricing guidelines
  • Maintains merchandise displays in neat and orderly appearance
  • Answers questions and assists store customers. May keep record of sales and inventory
  • Assists in maintaining overall appearance, cleanliness and safe conditions in the store area
  • Sort incoming donations into appropriate locations for processing
  • Wash and clean incoming donations for sale floor
  • Must be able to add/subtract and make change
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High school academic background preferred


Experience: Prior sales experience or working with people in service capacity preferred


Certifications/Licenses:   N/A



  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situation to customers, clients and other employees
  • Ability to use basic office equipment including cash register, copy machine, fax machine and telephone
  • Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide numbers
  • Ability to perform operations using units of American money
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Supervisory Responsibility:  None


Safe from Harm Level:  Basic


Bloodborne Pathogen Level:  3


Physical Requirements:  Include, speaking, hearing and vision; excellent manual dexterity; lifting, pulling and pushing of materials up to 30 pounds; bending, squatting and walking; standing up to 8 hours per day.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.


Travel: Occasional local


Driving:  None


Working Conditions:  Work is performed in a typical thrift store environment. Must be able to work Saturdays.


All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.


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