The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Thrift Store Associate - La Crosse

    Job Locations US-WI-La Crosse
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Thrift Stores
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    To process donated items from donation to sale (including returns). This process may include a primary task within the process along with the non-primary task as assigned by management. 


    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. 


    This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. 

    • Provide prompt and courteous customer service. 
    • Sort and price donated items per established policy. 
    • Complete point of sale transaction correctly though cash register system. 
    • Performs general cleaning duties as assigned. 
    • Assist truck driver as assigned with pickups.
    • Assist truck driver in unloading of donations items from truck. 
    • Answer phones and responds appropriately to client/caller requests for information, or routes call to the appropriate person for response. 
    • Other duties as appropriate and assigned. 


    The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position. 


    Education: N/A


    Certifications: N/A



    • Previous retail and cash handling experience.


    • Customer service and basic math skills. 

    Supervisory Responsibility: Direct supervision of volunteers and community service workers, when assigned. 


    Physical Requirements:

    The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. 


    Must be able to stand for long periods of time, able to lift at least fifty (50) pounds, able to correctly use equipment provided to aid in lifting and moving of donated items. Also must be able to hear using a standard telephone receiver. 


    Travel: Some travel will take place within the greater La Crosse area. Occasionally travel could be further. 


    Working Conditions:

    Conditions will include working in areas with dust and odors from donated items. Conditions will also include standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and lifting. Condition will be both indoors and out but primarily indoors. 


    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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