• Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • 2023-04-02

Thrift Store

Service Description: WUSA Thrift is a sustainable and affordable shopping option located on campus. Our mission is to provide high-quality, gently used clothing items at our Store, which is stocked with upcycled donations from UW Residences and other campus partners. All items are priced at $10 or less, making sustainable fashion accessible to everyone. All proceeds go towards supporting sustainability initiatives on campus. Join us in making a positive impact on the environment and the community by shopping at WUSA Thrift.

Job Title: Thrift Store Staff (Spring 2023)
Department: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) Student-Run Service
Reports to: Thrift Store Manager
Weekly Hours: Up to 10/Hrs per week*
Rate: $16
Effective Date: May 1st, 2023
End Date: August 29th, 2023
*Note: Must be available to work at least two days per week during business hours for 5 hours per day 

Benefits of Working for the Bike Centre: 
– Opportunity to show and contribute your leadership skills to the community
– Learn how to work with multiple groups on campus
– Gain skills related to working with Point-of-Sale systems
– Contributing to a cause to create a more sustainable campus environment

Role Description: The Thrift Store staff will be responsible for ensuring the Thrift Store is open on time, is ready for visitors, and for operating the Point of Sale system as needed. The staff person should be knowledgeable in retail operations, inventory management, and have a good understanding of fashion, thrift culture, and at least some knowledge of inventory. Training will be provided.

Key Accountabilities:  

  • Work 10 hours per week in two 5 hours shifts
  • Clean and organize the shop and ensure the Store is prepared for all visitors
  • Assist in restocking parts needed in the shop
  • Use the Point of Sale system for all sales and ensure all required accounting practices are followed
  • Encourage and support volunteers
  • Help organize and advertise Thrift Store events, services and workshops throughout the year to the student body including Orientation Week
  • Work with the Manager to explore new Thrift Store programs or activities

Requirements and assets for the role:

  • Previous retails experience is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Dedication and commitment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Please submit a resume and cover letter indicating your experience and how you meet the requirements of the role, also add you availability for the next term in message box. Your availability should include which days you are available to work in the store from 11am to 4pm. 

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