Sales Associate (Thrift Store)

Job Type

Part Time




United States


The NVFS Thrift Shops have served our community by providing quality merchandise at affordable price. They are also a source of revenue for Northern Virginia Family Service programs and offer merchandise to members of the community at affordable prices. The Thrift Shops offer a wide variety of new and slightly used merchandise to the community including books, house wares, gift items, collectibles, records, CD's, artwork, sporting goods, luggage, linens, estate goods, small appliances, toys and more.

The Sales Associate will provide quality customer service, perform assigned store operational tasks, and promote sales of store merchandise. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization's client base.

Essential job duties include:

• Enhance customer experience by providing strong levels of customer service.

• Engage customers, understand their needs, and learn of sales and donation opportunities.

• Maintain orderliness of sales floor.

• Assist in building of displays and other store presentation.

• Process sales transactions ensuring accuracy of payment.

• Process merchandise following pricing guidelines.

• Process store donations according to established guidelines.

• Foster team environment with other staff and volunteers.

• Assist manager with annual inventories as assigned.

• Participate in regular supervision with Supervisor by providing regular updates.

Experience required:

• Prefer related work experience in retail sales.

Additional requirements include:

• Criminal history background check

• Must have reliable transportation

• Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds

• Must be available to work holidays, evening and weekends as needed and on short notice.

Northern Virginia Family Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer and E-Verify participant.

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School