Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc.

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Vp Textile/Sales Associate (Full Time 40 hrs)

at Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc.

Pay: up to $8.00/hour
Posted: 5/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1043944
Keywords: sales

Job Description

  • 02-Apr-2019 to 31-May-2019 (EST)
  • Valparaiso, IN, USA
  • 8.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


To receive, sort, price, tag and stock donations, keeping the flow of donations moving quickly from drive-thru to the sales floor, and to generally aid in the smooth operation of a fast-paced retail store. Position reports to Store Management and/or Production Supervisor.



  • Knows and understands the Goodwill Mission: "Strengthen communities by empowering individuals and families through education, training and job placement".


  • Production:



  • Sort, price, size pants and tag for sale all donated textile and accessories at a rate of 80 pieces per hour within quality standards.


  • Accurately track quantity of goods processed.


  • Move carts containing goods to be processed.


  • Process donations and move merchandise directly to sales floor.


  • Empty donation box and process donations.


  • Empty trash into compactor as needed.


  • Put out stock by category in a timely manner while watching for exceptions to standard pricing.


  • Cashiering:


  • Accurately count money and make change.


  • Accurately ring register being aware of proper pricing.


  • Know Visa and MasterCard procedures, all forms of payment and discounts including Goody Bucks, Good Points and MGB.
  • Properly bag merchandise.


  • Alert management regarding altered tickets.


  • Communicate specials to customers.


  • Acknowledge all customers and contributors in a helpful & friendly manner


  • Refer customers to management as warranted.


  • Watch for shoplifting, for ticket switching and for non-store people in unauthorized areas.


  • Maintain safe working and shopping environment.


  • Ask every paying customer if they would like to Round Up (their change goes to support our Mission)


  • Know how to properly use the overhead paging system and be able to make promotional announcements.


  • Attend the Donation Drive Thru:


  • Answer the door as soon as the buzzer rings and politely greet the donor.


  • Promptly unload donations for donor.


  • Able to politely refuse unacceptable items.


  • Keep a tally of Drive-Thru customers.


  • Answer all telephone calls in a professional manner by at least the 3rd


  • Assist callers if possible.


  • Direct all other calls to management.


  • Log truck as requested by management.


  • Prepare stock by sorting, sizing, pricing and hanging as necessary.