Samaritas Thrift Store Assistant, Contingent - Saginaw, MI in Saginaw, Michigan

hr / Samaritas, one of the state's largest faith-based nonprofits, has been sending ripples of positive change into Michigan communities since 1934. Prior to 2016, Samaritas operated as Lutheran Social Services of Michigan. Samaritas provides a continuum of care to all in need with approximately 70 different programs in 40 different locations in Michigan. We believe in diversity and inclusion, for the people we serve and the people we employ. Employing nearly 2,000 employees in opportunities ranging from direct service to management in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, we hope that you will consider joining the Samaritas team and help work in making a difference in communities across Michigan. We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us. hr / Job Summary Provides excellent customer service, promotes sales and performs merchandising and inventory duties for the Action Thrift Store. Duties and Responsibilities liAssist customers with finding and selecting merchandise, promoting sales./li liLead gift-in-kind clients to meet the needs for the community./li liOperate cash register, receiving cash and balancing register./li liParticipate in pricing merchandise./li liSet up advertising signs and display merchandise on shelves, counters or tables to attract customers and promote sales./li liMaintain store organization and aesthetics conducive to excellent customer appeal. Assist with ensuring that building and grounds are maintained./li liClean display cases, shelves, and aisles./li liAssist with providing guidance to volunteers in accordance with volunteer policiesrocedures and handbook./li /ul hr / Job Qualifications Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification liHigh school diploma or equivalent preferred./li /ul Experience liOne year retail sales experience preferred./li /ul Knowledge, Skills and Abilities liExcellent customer service skills./li liAbility to function independently with minimal direct supervision./li liAbility to work effectively with co-workers, volunteers and are general public./li liExcellent organizational skills with attention to detail./li liGood verbal and written communication skills./li /ul Additional Work Requirements liN/A/li /ul Physical and Mental Requirements liAbility to sit, stand and speak for extended periods of time./li liMoves about store to assist customers, display and organize merchandise, clean and tidy shelves./li liMay lift/carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 lbs./li /ul Apply for this position online Email this position to a friend Requisition Number 2017-2541 Posted Date 3/16/2018 Category Support Workers Employee Type Contingent Hours Per Pay Period 46 Shift Day Work Hours 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Weekends and/or Holidays Required Yes On Call Required No Position Location US-MI-Saginaw script id="detrack" defer src=",1" data-g="5073887b374540dda16d8bc9f3e2520b151"lt