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Thrift Store Clerk

Action In Community
Dumfries, VA
  • $16 to $16 Hourly
  • Full-Time

The "Second ACTS" thrift store is non-profit and supports the programs of ACTS that make a difference in the lives of our neighbors in crisis. The Thrift Store Clerk processes donated clothes and other items for sale and assists customers. They answer customer questions, operate the cash register, and maintain the cleanliness and safety of the store to ensure customers have a satisfactory shopping experience. The Thrift Store Clerk also receives and sorts donations both at the donation center and the retail store.

Benefits and Rewards:

  • Full health insurance options with generous employer contribution for medical and 403(b) matching
  • Two weeks paid vacation and sick leave, personal days, comp time, paid lunch and Birthday time off!
  • Grow your skills with free, award-winning, on-demand training
  • Use your talents in a successful organization with over 50 years of increasing impact in the community.

Position Title: Thrift Store Clerk

Division/Department: Operations

Reports to: Thrift Store Manager

Salary: $15.90/hour ($16.40 for bilingual English and Spanish)

Hours per week: 40 hours

Schedule: Availability Monday through Saturday - generally 5, 8-Hour Shifts

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt (OT eligible)

Essential: Yes

Client Contact Position: Yes

Effective Date (of description): May 12, 2023


Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions
  1. Receives, sorts, prices and stocks donated goods and assists in maintaining seasonal merchandise stock.
  2. Operates the cash register accurately to include voiding and redeeming vouchers.
  3. Provides a courteous and professional service to customers and donors while answering in-person and telephone inquiries.
  4. Maintains cleanliness and tidiness of the store, ensuring racks and shelves are stocked appropriately and neatly.
  5. Maintains the security of the store and the grounds.
  6. Provides assistance and mentoring of volunteers as directed.
  7. Attends staff meetings and professional training as scheduled.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  1. Excellent customer service skills.
  2. Good oral communication skills.
  3. Basic computer and math skills.
  4. Available to work Monday through Saturday during store operating hours, as well as opening and closing shifts and holidays as needed.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  1. Fluent in both English and Spanish languages.
  2. Can operate a 14' to 15' box truck used to transport donations and/or haul trash from time-to-time.

Education and Experience:
  1. High school diploma or equivalent, required
  2. Previous experience in retail and cash register operation, preferred.

Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of standing behind the cash register while maintaining the sales floor.
  • Undertakes all physical requirements involved with the Thrift Store setting; including but not limited to lifting up to 40 lbs., bending, squatting, pushing and pulling and standing for long periods of time.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Action In Community

Dumfries, VA
22026 USA



Posted date

May 19, 2023

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