Thrift Store Worker

Salvation Army USA Joplin, MO

The Salvation Army Thrift Store located in Joplin, Missouri, is looking for two part-time, 25 hours per week, Thrift Store Workers. These positions come with benefits such as paid holidays, vacation time, sick time, and is eligible for participation in the company funded pension plan. Starting pay is $7.85 to $8.50 an hour depending on experience.

If you like finding bargains at garage sales and thrift stores, we have a job for you. You will be interacting with customers and our great staff and volunteers. Some of the tasks performed could be sorting, pricing, hanging or shelving donated items, helping customers load their purchases into their vehicles or helping donors unload their donations, as well as cashier duties.


1. Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with customers, donors, co-workers and supervisors. This includes but is not limited to such actions as: resolution of conflicts in a professional manner; courteous treatment of staff, visitors and customers; respect of other's property and person; and professional an appropriate communication to and about customers, donors, co-workers and supervisors.

2. Sort donated items.

3. Price donated items.

4. Place donated items on racks/shelves for display

5. Assist in loading and unloading the store's truck, customer's vehicles, and/or donors' vehicles.

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


High school/equivalent diploma and one year related work experience or two years' work experience without diploma. Ability to comprehend written job description, cleaning instructions and material safety data sheet. Must be able to operate a cash register, make correct change for items sold and be bondable. Position requires basic communications with customers and other employees. Must be a team player, a self-starter, and perform well with minimum supervision.

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.