Resale Store Shift Leader

Our House, Inc.

About the organization

Our House Thrift Store LLC resale store (the “Resale Store”) is a social enterprise established in 2016 to support Our House, Inc. The Resale Store currently includes two locations (Little Rock and North Little Rock). The Resale Store provides multiple benefits to Our House including funding, donor relations and donations management, and job training opportunities for clients. Our House, Inc. is a nonprofit organization based in Little Rock, Arkansas, and founded in 1987. Our House empowers homeless and near-homeless families and individuals to succeed in the workforce, in school, and in life through hard work, wise decision-making, and active participation in the community.

Duties

Support the Store Manager in developing store procedures and donor relations
Open and close either or both resale store locations
Manage, oversee, train, and cooperate with employees, job trainees, and volunteers
Maintain high morale and coaching standards with all trainees and volunteers
Assist in creating schedules and organizing the day-to-day needs of the stores
Accept donations and provide support or assistance to customers and donors
Ability to drive a box truck and other Our House Resale Store vehicles preferred
Sort and price merchandise in a timely manner
Ensure proper documentation of sales, expenses, and donations
Manage and organize store spaces to enable proper presentation of merchandise and enactment of promotional and seasonal activity
Assist in organizing and leading onboarding for large volunteer groups and individual staff members
Provide support in hiring employees and recruitment efforts for volunteers
Assist with donation pick-ups as needed
Conduct other duties as assigned to fulfill Our House’s mission

Qualifications

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
Strong verbal communication skills, persuasive communication with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
Experience in retail, sales, marketing, and management is preferred
Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
Must have passion, integrity, and a positive attitude and be mission-driven and self-directed
Must be trustworthy, hard-working, positive, a team-player and dedicated to the mission of Our House
Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations
Must be willing to drive a large box truck up to 26 feet long
Must be able to lift 15-50 pounds on a regular basis with team or mechanical assistance
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time
Must be able to work flexible hours or schedule
COVID-19 vaccination required or must meet the legal guidelines for an exemption
Must possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and vehicle to use in performance of job. Position requires some travel within Central Arkansas.
Must be able to pass criminal background checks, child and adult maltreatment registry checks, sex offender registry checks, and a pre-employment drug screen

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