The Salvation Army - Central Territory

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Thrift Store Worker - Columbia

Thrift Store Worker - Columbia

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The Salvation Army thrift store located in Columbia, Missouri, is looking for 4 part-time store workers.  Three of these positions will work 20 - 24 hours a week, and come with benefits such as paid holidays, vacation time, sick time, and are eligible for participation in the company provided pension plan.  One position will work approximately 8 hours per week, more may be necessary at times, but does not include any benefits.  Minimum starting pay for all positions will be $8.50 an hour. 


Perform all functions of a thrift store worker. This includes but is no limited to: Working with customers; running cash register, balancing drawer and preparing deposits: lifting and carrying donated/ purchased items; clothes sorting operations; stocking, pricing and placing items for sale; making change for purchased items; etc. The majority of the work done in the position will be of the physical labor type. Basic communication and math skills are required.


Full Job Description will be provided upon request and/or interview.


Must be a team player, a self-starter, and perform well with minimum supervision.  High school/equivalent diploma and one year related work experience or two year’s work experience without diploma.  Position requires basic communications with customers and other employees. Ability to comprehend written job description, cleaning instructions and material safety data sheet. Position may require the ability to operate a cash register and to make correct change for items sold. Must be capable of performing essential duties


Physical and Work Environment Requirements:  Continuously lifts 5 pounds, frequently lifts 25 pounds, occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds and frequently moves 50 pounds or more using dolly/cart/truck. Standing, twisting, bending, squatting and stretching are frequently done throughout each day. Most of the work will be done on the sales floor or in the warehouse area. Some of the work required of this position will be performed outdoors. It will be cold in the winter and hot in the summer.


The Salvation Army Central Territory does not participate in unemployment compensation programs. The Salvation Army, as a church, is exempt from participation in federal and state unemployment insurance programs.



Address:  1108 West Ash Street, Columbia, MO 65203

Mailing address: PO Box 1864, Columbia, MO 65205



In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for this position, please call (573) 442-3229 or email the above contact.