Store Helper_Thrift Store Dept-402

Port Charlotte, FL 2120 Loveland Blvd. 33980, 2120 Loveland Blvd, Port Charlotte, Florida, United States of America Req #14577
Monday, January 3, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a part-time job opening for a Store Helper for the Family Store, located in Punta Gorda, Florida, 

POSITION SUMMARY: Assists customers in donating, locating and/or selecting store items; stocks and arranges store items in a neat and orderly manner; monitors the store displays and performs various cleaning activities to ensure the store is properly maintained.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This position description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and require-ments of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this position description.

Assists customers by explaining store policy and responding to questions regarding the pricing and/or purchasing of items; ensures that all customers visiting the store have a pleasant experience.

Assists customers who are donating items to The Salvation Army; directs customers to the proper loading/unloading area; may assist with hauling donations to the storage area; prepares and provides tax receipts as needed.

Places and arranges items in the store as directed; checks all store displays to ensure that items are maintained and displayed in a neat and orderly manner; rotates and/or rearranges stock as directed; returns items to the proper location after customer's have handled.

Answers the store telephone in a tactful and courteous manner; assists customers by responding to questions and providing directions and/or general information; may schedule and record donation pick-ups.

Cleans all display racks and shelves; sweeps and mops floors; cleans windows and mirrors; ensures that the store is maintained in a clean and inviting manner.


Assists customers in carrying purchased/donated items in/out of the store.

Assists in disaster relief projects as needed.

Performs other related work as required.


Cleaning Tools and SolutionsHand-Truck



No formal education. Experience in a Customer Service environment or proof of customer service skills.




Skill in providing customer service.

Ability to interact with customers in a positive manner.

Ability to maintain the store displays in a neat and orderly manner.

Ability to follow instructions and work independently.


Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write and communicate the English language.

Physical ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull light objects (less than 25 lbs.).

Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a warehouse environment where there are physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

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.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of a job description is to outline the essential functions unique to a particular job within a specific department.Job descriptions are used to recruit, train, and evaluate employees.

Your signature below indicates that you have read and understand the job description and agree to perform the duties as assigned.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Store
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $13.50
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience
  • Job Start Date Monday, May 23, 2022
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  • Port Charlotte, FL 2120 Loveland Blvd. 33980, 2120 Loveland Blvd, Port Charlotte, Florida, United States of America