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Thrift Store Worker

Company: Salvation Army USA
Location: Mattoon
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


The Salvation Army thrift store located in Mattoon, Illinois, is looking for a 24 hours per week, Thrift Store Worker. This position comes with benefits such as 13 paid holidays a year, vacation time, sick time, personal time, and is eligible for participation in the company funded pension plan after one year of service. Starting pay is for this position is $11.00 an hour.


  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 available at time of 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.


Keywords: Salvation Army USA, Decatur , Thrift Store Worker, Other , Mattoon, Illinois

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