The Salvation Army - Central Territory

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Thrift Store Clerk

Thrift Store Clerk

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US-IA-Ft. Madison
Regular Part-Time

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The Salvation Army Mission Statement: 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 Christ.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Job Summary: Operate an electronic cash register and office equipment, including store computer, copiers, and fax machines.  This is a part time regular position with a workweek expectation of 20 hours per week.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate the electronic cash register
  • Assist with Store Opening and Closing as scheduled
  • Prepare bank slip for cash deposits daily, make the deposit and safeguard cash at all times.
  • Assist, sorting, pricing and stocking to maximize sales.
  • Maintain accurate sales, noting any sales trends and submit daily reports to the Business Manager.
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings.
  • Ensure the Thrift Store facility is kept clean and organized.
  • Support the mission of The Salvation Army by treating every client and colleague with individual respect and dignity, and without discrimination of any kind.
  • And all other duties as assigned.



High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be self motivated, computer literate and proficient in Microsoft products, possess an aptitude in both written and oral communication, have excellent administrative and management skills, be trustworthy, especially in confidential matters, work independently, as well as with a team, be well organized and able to multitask. Must be able to pass a background check, possess a valid Driver’s License, have a good driving record and meet the MVR driver qualification yearly. Most complete the Safe from Harm course within 90 days of hire.


Physical Demands/ Work Environment: This Position is required to do light to moderate physical work. You must be able to lift up to thirty pounds on a regular basis and up to fifty pounds occasionally. In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the individual is regularly required to remain standing for some periods of time and occasionally required to position self to stoop, kneel or crouch.