The Salvation Army - Metro Division ARC PT Store Donation Attendant - Merriville, IN in Merrillville, Indiana
Looking for a place where “Doing the Most Good” is a mission? The Salvation Army has a Store Donation Attendant position in Merriville, IN available for the ideal candidate. This position provides excellent customer service to our shoppers and donors while accepting donated items that are dropped off to the store's donation doors. This position must also maintain a well-organized donation area while handling each transaction with accuracy.
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.
Essential functions and responsibilities:
Always present a professional appearance while adhering to the Salvation Army dress and appearance code.
Maintain a friendly and helpful demeanor throughout the transaction with a donor, ensuring each donor is greeted and asked if they need assistance.
Maintain a clean and well-organized donation area.
Responsible for all operations and security matters while on duty, including safeguarding materials and tracking donations.
Receive and receipt all donated materials from donors, including attempting to obtain an email address from as many donors as possible. Courteously advise donors of material which is not acceptable per Salvation Army policy.
Advise donors with heavy or large items of our home pick up service.
When applicable, sort donations as they come in.
Report complaints, damage, and any injuries occurring on or near the donation area for which the Salvation Army may become liable.
Sort, load, and unload all Salvation Army trucks per policy.
Must be available for a flexible schedule; to work early shifts, late shifts, and some weekends.
Other duties as assigned.
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.
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.
Education & Experience :
High School Degree or currently pursuing.
Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication with customers, management and coworkers.
Basic computer skills including but not limited to the use of the payroll program and all other programs or systems that are adopted by the TSA ARC.
Good speaking, hearing and vision ability, and excellent manual dexterity.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check.
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. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands, handle, or feel; and hear or talk. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
May be required to travel to various locations for work or training.
Working Conditions :
The work environment for this position is a store environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. The environment may be dusty and may experience temperature fluctuations based on weather.
Job ID 2021-17664
of Openings 1
Category Thrift Stores
Type Regular Part-Time