Resale Associate - Cashier Part Time

Title: Resale Store Associate Cashier

Department: Resale Store

Reports to: Vice President of Operations

Employment Status: Part time, non-exempt


Department Description:

MAM’s Resale Store was established in 1983 as a core aspect of its programming. The purpose of the store is to provide income for MAM client programs. In any given year, 50% of the store revenues provide funds for programs at MAM. Additionally, the store is the venue for distribution of no-cost items to clients who are enrolled in service programs at MAM. These clients shop with vouchers issued by their service provider and purchase necessary items like clothing, shoes and household goods. MAM Resale also contracted with the city of Houston and Harris County to provide Community Service Workers (CSW) a place to serve.


Job Summary:

Cashiers ensure that customers and clients are served in a friendly and timely manner.


Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Focusing on creating a customer focused environment’

  • Works the register and provides good customer service.

  • Accurately performs all register functions.

  • Works with volunteers and Community Service Workers to see that the stores' needs are met.

  • Assists in other areas as needed such as the jewelry area of Boutique.

  • All other tasks as requested by the Resale floor Manager

  • Performs other duties as assigned, including working in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods.


Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with resale, thrift, or warehouse tasks

  • Possess a willingness to please our customers and donors

  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills

  • Must be detail oriented

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (read, write, speak, and understand)

  • Ability to lift heavy merchandise and stand for prolonged periods of time is required

  • Commitment to the MAM mission

  • Ability to work in a variety of working conditions such as both indoor and outdoor environments

  • Demonstrate reliability and obtain open communication with other staff/volunteers/CSW’s

  • Possess basic math skills

  • Problem solving skills; ability to anticipate needs and demonstrate critical thinking

  • Demonstrated ability to work with people from all social classes and treat them with dignity and respect

  • Flexibility to occasionally work in the evening and/or on weekends to support or attend meeting events of or on behalf of MAM


Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to talk or hear

  • Regularly is required to stand for prolonged periods of time, walk, sit, use keyboard, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms

  • Required to remain at their workstation for prolonged periods of time


The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Working Conditions/ Work Environment:

  • The primary work location is a climate-controlled indoor warehouse, but regularly requires working outside in a variety of weather conditions such as cold, rainy, heat, etc.

  • Flexibility for travel related to job requirements

  • Provide own reliable transportation with proof of valid driver’s license and TX minimum requirements of auto insurance


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