The Salvation Army

Sales Associate Port Jervis Thrift Store (Part-Time 25 Hours).

Job Locations US-NY-Port Jervis
Job ID
Community and Social Services
Salary is $13.20/HR
Regular Part-Time


To work with the Thrift Store Manager and other thrift store employees/volunteers in the general operations of the thrift store


  • Work under the direct supervision of the Store Manager
  • Ring sales at the register
  • Assist with receiving of donations, including giving tax receipts
  • Help carry donations to the sorting area downstairs
  • Assist with the restocking of racks with sorted clothes and goods
  • Creating an attractive shopping environment, which includes neatly stacking, shelving, and hanging clothing garments and other donated goods
  • Work with the manager to enforce pricing policies (one price/no haggle) and recommended strategies for sales promotions to maximize sales
  • Help maintain clear aisles and general cleanliness of the store at all times
  • Ensure the thrift store is always organized and clean, which includes sweeping, vacuuming, mopping floors, cleaning bathrooms, dusting shelves, washing windows, etc.
  • Answer the phone as needed
  • Must keep information in a confidential and secure manner
  • Must be able to adhere to project and work deadlines
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Work in a team environment
  • Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Thrift Store Manager or the Corps Officers


  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
  • Prior work experience in a retail setting is preferred but not required
  • Flexible and willing to work weekends (every Saturday, if needed)
  • Cash register experience – ability to handle a cash register including void transactions, making change, tax-exempt, sales, etc.
  • Self-motivated who can work in a constantly changing environment
  • Must have excellent people skills and must be able to handle problems and issues appropriately without being offensive to the public


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