The Salvation Army - Central Territory

Thrift Store Worker

Job Locations US-MO-Sedalia
Job ID
# of Openings
Regular Part-Time


The Salvation Army thrift store in Sedalia, Missouri, is looking for a part-time, 19 hours per week, Thrift Store Worker.  Starting pay is $7.85 an hour.


This position is expected to engage and assist customers with their purchasing needs along with transporting donated/ purchased items to and from their personal vehicles. Sort, prepare, price, display donated items for the sales floor. Operate cash register / point of sale computer with the ability to complete accurate transactions for purchased items including reconciling the cash drawer and assist with completing bank deposits daily. The majority of the work done in the position will be of the physical labor type.  


1.  Professionally engage and assist customers with their purchasing needs.

2.  Professionally engage with other staff and leadership in a manner which promotes positive relationships.

3.  Sort donated items as directed.

4.  Price donated items as directed.

5.  Prepare and place donated items on racks/shelves for display.

6.  Assist in loading and unloading truck, customers’ vehicles, and/or donors’ vehicles, as directed.


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


High school or equivalent diploma and one year of related work experience. Ability to operate a cash register/point of sale computer to include accurate sales transactions and making correct change.  Position requires communicating with and assisting customers and working as a team with other employees.  Performing the required job duties well, with minimum supervision, is required.


Physical and Work Environment Requirements:  Must be capable of performing the above essential duties.  Capable of continuously lifting 5 pounds, frequently lifting 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds and frequently moves 50 or more pounds using dolly/cart/truck.  Most work will be indoors.  The sales floor showroom is a temperature-controlled environment; however, the sorting/back room/storage area 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.




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