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Merchandising Assistant (Part time with benefits) 

Category Operations  

Department: Operations

Work Site: Cat’s Meow Thrift Store

Responsible to: Assistant Store Manager Status: Hourly $11.00

General Responsibilities:

  • Assist with processing of donations from intake through stocking the shelves.
  • Ensure standards for quality, customer service, and health and safety are met.
  • Protect the privacy of customers and hold in confidence all information obtained in the course of service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Stock donated material on sales floor.
  • Accept donations and write donation receipts.
  • Lift boxes and bags of items/clothing onto sorting table.
  • Empty sorted containers into baler or hanging table.
  • Empty trash barrels.
  • Break down boxes.
  • Operate baler.
  • Accompany Donations Coordinator on donation pick-ups; load or unload truck by hand or lift, as directed.
  • Provide assistance in supporting volunteers and trainees.
  • Participate in personal and professional development activities, including staff meetings, conferences, training opportunities, as identified and approved by supervisor.
  • Travel throughout service area as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

Education and Experience Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, walk, use hands to handle and/or reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is frequently required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.

Additional Requirements:

  • Complete additional certification as required.
  • Understand the importance of daily work attendance, and its impact on coworkers, clients, and the agency.
  • Possess the ability to navigate and effectively resolve conflict.
  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Must be self-directed and able to prioritize in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be willing to accept new challenges.
  • Must have proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet).
  • Successfully complete Criminal History and Child Abuse/Neglect clearance procedures at time of hire and when requested.
  • Must comply with Agency tobacco free and drug free policies.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Starting Wage $11.00  
Position Merchandising Assistant  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Cats Meow-Essexville  
About the Organization Mid Michigan Community Action is a nonprofit agency that has been fighting poverty and empowering individuals and families since 1966. We are looking for candidates who share our passion for cultivating stronger communities. If you possess the desire to help others and inspire self-sufficiency, we encourage you to apply for our career opportunities.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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