A Nonprofit Community Enterprise

Reuse Specialist, Part Time

  • Careers
  • Burlington
  • Position Overview
    ReSOURCE is an innovative non-profit organization with the mission to empower individuals and strengthen Vermont communities through workforce development, poverty relief, and environmental stewardship. Store Clerks fight climate change by keeping reusable materials out of the landfill, oversee the display and sale of store merchandise to meet or exceed sales budgets.

    Work Schedule & Environment
    This position is part time and will include Saturdays, 10AM – 5PM. This position is supervised by the Store Managers and is based out of ReSOURCE’s Burlington Retail Store.

    The Burlington store is a fast-paced environment that requires moving and standing on a concrete floor. Starting pay is $15.00/hr

    Essential Functions
    • Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and staff in English.
    • Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds through the work day and up to 100 pounds using a hand truck.

    Position Responsibilities
    • Provide excellent customer service to donors and shoppers.
    • Accept reusable donations and communicate with donors regarding donations that are not reusable.
    • Appropriately research and price donated items.
    • Accurately run computerized Point of Sale.
    • Support other ReSOURCE departments by communicating effectively, offering assistance and providing great teamwork.
    • Create and maintain safe working practices that reflect ReSOURCE safety policies.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Demonstrated focus on the customer experience.
    • Interest in reused items and thrifting.
    • Multilingual or multicultural experience preferred, but not necessary.
    • Valid driver’s license preferred, but not necessary.

    How to Apply:
    Apply online, with resume to: jobs@resourcevt.org or fill out an application at the store: 339 Pine Street, Burlington, VT.

    To apply for this job email your details to bjohnson@resourcevt.org

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