Team Member

Store Operations · Urbana, Illinois
Department Store Operations
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $11

Purpose And Function

 

The mission of Salt & Light is to share God's love by fighting poverty with opportunities that empower people for lasting change. Salt & Light fulfills this mission by working with those in need through unique and innovative programming that acknowledges the inherent giftedness of every person. Our developmental approach provides opportunities for individuals to utilize their skills, gifts, and abilities to acquire the resources their family needs – reinforcing and developing their capacity.

 

The Team Member – Processing Specialist fulfills this mission by working closely with the Store Manager to ensure smooth and successful operation of the Processing Department. This includes establishing a safe, spiritually healthy environment that serves everyone—participant, volunteer, donor and staff—by creating opportunities for everyone to grow both individually and collectively while generating revenue to support the programs and activities of Salt & Light.

 

We are looking for someone who is efficient and comfortable being a member of a team. The ability to multi-task is essential in this position. The ideal candidate for this job is a people person, resourceful, and a good problem-solver. The ability to balance the demands of the role with the ministry-mindedness to see people as the priority will determine success.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

 

The Team Member - Processing Specialist is responsible for assisting in the processing of material donations. This includes, but is not limited to:

 

  • Assist in the sorting, pricing and preparation of items for the sales floor
  • Assist in organization and storage in the Receiving and Processing department

 

Position Qualifications

 

  • Commitment to understanding and supporting Salt & Light’s mission and vision
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Good work ethic and ability lead others by example

 

Required Education & Experience

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous retail experience a plus

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

 

  • Part Time, 25-30 hours per week
  • Hours as determined, availability needed Monday - Saturday between 8am and 8pm, and Sunday 11am and 5pm

 

Wages & Benefits

 

  • Starting Wages: $11 per hour

 

Work Environment 


This job operates in a warehouse environment.

 

Physical Demands

 

This is a very active role; requiring someone who is capable of working many hours on his or her feet. This role routinely uses pallet jacks, moves boxes of various sizes, and an array of household items.

 

Position Qualifications

 

     -  A commitment to understanding and supporting Salt & Light’s mission and vision

 

     -  Extremely strong relational skills – ability to easily engage with a diverse group of participants, volunteers, and   staff

 

     -  Excellent verbal communication skills

 

     -  Positive, helpful attitude

 

     -  Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

 

Required Education & Experience

 

     -  High School Diploma or equivalent

 

     -  Previous retail experience a plus

 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

 

     -  Part Time, Hourly

 

     -  minimum of 20 hours as determined, availability needed Monday - Saturday between 9am and 8pm and Sunday 11am-5pm 

 

Wages & Benefits

 

     -  Starting Wages: $11.0 per hour

 

Physical Demands

 

This is a very active role; requiring someone who is capable of working many hours on his or her feet. This would require the ability to move everything from clothing racks to furniture and appliances.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

 

S&L provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. As a religious organization, S&L is permitted and reserves the right to employ persons who have a philosophy similar to S&L and consistent with the Statement of Beliefs of the organization. S&L complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

 

Other Duties 


Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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  • Location
    Urbana, Illinois
  • Department
    Store Operations
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $11