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Thrift Store Key Holder 

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About the Organization AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts is a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, advocating at the city, state, and federal levels for fair and effective AIDS policies, conducting cutting edge HIV prevention programs, and providing health and wellness services to people already living with HIV. Our work - in conjunction with partners around the state - has given Massachusetts one of the best track records in tackling this epidemic. Founded in 1983, AIDS Action is New England's largest AIDS service organization.  
Position Boomerangs Key Holder  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Bomerangs, a chain of thrift stores operated by the AIDS Action Committee, is seeking a full-time (40hrs/week) Key Holder to join the team in our boutique thrift store located in Boston's South End. Under the supervision of the Retail/Assistant Retail Manager the Key Holder is responsible for opening and closing store, and acting as manager on duty when a store manager is away.


  1. Prepares the store for opening including counting cash tills, checking voicemail, and directing other employees in opening cleaning duties.
  2. Prepares the store for closing, including notifying customers of closing time, directing employees in cleaning duties, counting the registers, completing closing paper work and securing the cash tills and cash deposit in the safe.
  3. Acts as manager on duty if there is no manager or assistant manager present. This includes directing other employees, maintaining a safe and clean store, and assisting customers. When acting as manager, a key holder is not expected to handle every difficult issue that arises, but is expected to contact the appropriate people for help and properly document any incidents.
  4. Assists in training new employees and acts as a supervisor for department associates
  5. Provides exceptional customer service and alerts supervisors to any customer issues
  6. Helps with cleaning tasks to maintain an neat, safe work environment
  7. Assists with pricing, stocking, merchandising and organizing the sales floor
  8. Proposes new merchandising, organization, and sales strategies to management
  9. Remains familiar with and follows store policies and procedures as well as general company policies.
  10. Engages in loss prevention duties as needed, in accordance with training from Store Manager
  11. Perform related duties and projects as assigned

Compensation and Benefits:

Hourly Rate: $14.00/hr

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, a retirement plan with employer match, paid holidays, paid time off, an employee discount, and more.

LGBTQ-identified persons, people of color, and others from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about Boomerangs, please visit!

Number of Openings 1  
Position Requirements


  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to act as manager on duty if manager is not available
  • Ability to work independently on tasks as needed and manage time effectively
  • Ability to monitor sales goals and shift priorities and direct others to meet daily, weekly, and monthly goals
  • Knowledge of current trends and pricing in antiques and collectibles as well as familiarity with current retailers, both discount and high end, preferred
  • Friendly, outgoing demeanor and positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to communicate in English. Additional languages a plus
  • Flexible availability, including weekends and holidays
  • Basic knowledge of HIV/AIDS and sensitivity to issues surrounding the HIV/AIDS epidemic

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:
  • Ability to stand for an entire shift and lift 15+ lbs
Category Retail  
Number Filled 1  
Location Boomerangs - Boston, South End  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number RET-18-00008  

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