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Thrift Store Sales Associate 

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About the Organization The mission of Fenway Health is to enhance the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQIA+) community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research, and advocacy. Fenway Health was founded in 1971 and has grown from a less than 10 person operation in the basement of a building near the Boston Fens to one of the largest LGBT-focused organizations in the world. It consists of three main centers:

• Fenway Community Health Center, our clinical arm, which is a federally qualified health center that operates three clinic sites (Fenway:1340, Fenway:South End, and the Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center) in the Boston area and provides over 30,000 patients with primary and specialty medical care, behavioral health care, optometry care, and dental care;

• The Fenway Institute, our research/training/education/policy development arm, which houses numerous research initiatives as well as the National LGBT Education Project, the LGBT Aging Project, the National Center for Innovation in HIV Care, and the Center for Population Research in LGBT Health; and

• AIDS Action, our HIV/AIDS service organization, which provides nonclinical services (case management, housing and legal assistance, outreach, peer support) to people living with HIV/AIDS and operates numerous programs focusing on HIV/STD prevention/testing/treatment, including the Access (drug user health program), TransCEND (transgender peer support and risk reduction program), and Youth on Fire (drop-in center for homeless and street-involved youth) programs.

Position Boomerangs Sales Associate  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  

Boomerangs, a non-profit chain of thrift stores operated by the AIDS Action Committee of MA, is seeking a part-time (up to 25 hours/week) Sales Associate to join the team at our busy South End store.

Please note: must have Thursday-Sunday availability, schedule flexibilty on those days.


  1. Greet and assist customers in a friendly manner, and provide exceptional customer service
  2. Accurately process cash and credit sales at point of sale (POS) system
  3. Help with cleaning tasks to maintain an neat, safe work environment
  4. Assist with stocking, merchandising and organization of the sales floor
  5. Be knowledgeable of current promotional events and sales
  6. Be familiar with and follow store policies and procedures, including loss prevention procedures
  7. Meet agency participatory expectations
  8. Perform related duties and projects as assigned

For more information on Boomerangs, please visit

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

Number of Openings 2  
Position Requirements


  • Previous customer service experience preferred
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and focus on customer satisfaction in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to communicate in English. Additional languages a plus
  • Ability to work on a team and take direction from management
  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality required
  • Flexible availability including morning, evening, and weekend availability preferred
  • 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
    • Ability to lift 15+ lbs
Category Retail  
Number Filled 2  
Location Boomerangs - Boston, South End  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number RET-19-00020  

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