Employment Opportunities at Goodwill 2017-12-06T14:12:13+00:00

Employment Opportunities at Goodwill

Administrative Assistant
Trafalgar Ridge, Oakville, Ontario

Full-time, up to 37.5 hours per week.
$32,156 per year, plus benefits and wage progression.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Community College Graduate in Office Administration program or equivalent
  • Experience in an office setting
  • Proficient computer skills using current word processing and database software packages
  • Well-organized individual, a team player, flexible, with strong problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide administrative support and job search information to general public
  • Respond to enquiries from the public, clients and referring agents.
  • Provide appropriate services to clients to ensure needs are met within established parameters
  • Produce correspondence, statistical and final program reports, minutes and other written material.
  • Establish and maintain client files
  • Assist in maintaining Client Databases
  • Maintain office supplies
  • Supports clients in administrative worksites
  • Provide occasional backup support to training instructors
  • May assist in marketing campaigns, telephone inquiries and mail-outs
  • Takes responsibility for understanding and addressing safety issues for the job and equipment operated
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Please apply, with resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
E-mail: humanresources@goodwillonline.ca
Expires: December 30, 2017

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.

Sales Associates
Retail Store, Burlington, Ontario

(3) Part-time up to 29.5 hours per week.
(1) Full-time up to 37.5 hours per week.
$11.68 per hour, plus benefits and wage progression.
Rate will increase after January 1, 2018 to new minimum wage.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Open availability including: Mornings, Afternoons, and Weekends
  • Previous customer service experience an asset
  • Up beat pleasant personality with a neat appearance is a must
  • Experience on a cash register an asset
  • Knowledge of name brand apparel and fashion trends
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, do some climbing, bending and carrying

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing excellent customer service throughout the store and on cash serving customers
  • Greeting donors and happily accepting donations
  • Processing donated goods to ensure they are out on the sales floor in a timely manner
  • Arranging merchandise
  • Operating point of sales equipment, handling, cash, credit and debit transitions
  • Performs general cleaning duties in the store
  • Other duties as assigned

Please apply, with resume to:
Human Resources
E-mail: humanresources@goodwillonline.ca

Expires: December 30, 2017

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.

Sales Associate
Retail Store, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Part-time up to 29.5 hours per week.
$11.68 per hour, plus benefits and wage progression.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Open availability including: Mornings, Afternoons, and Weekends
  • Previous customer service experience an asset
  • Up beat pleasant personality with a neat appearance is a must
  • Experience on a cash register an asset
  • Knowledge of name brand apparel and fashion trends
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, do some climbing, bending and carrying

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing excellent customer service throughout the store and on cash serving customers
  • Greeting donors and happily accepting donations
  • Processing donated goods to ensure they are out on the sales floor in a timely manner
  • Arranging merchandise
  • Operating point of sales equipment, handling, cash, credit and debit transitions
  • Performs general cleaning duties in the store
  • Other duties as assigned

Please apply, with resume and cover letter to:
Dayna Kenney
E-mail: dkenney@goodwillonline.ca

Expires: December 30, 2017

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.

Sales Associate
Retail Store, Oakville, Ontario

Part-time, up to 29.5 hours per week.
$11.68 per hour, plus benefits and wage progression.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Open availability including: Mornings, Afternoons, and Weekends
  • Previous customer service experience an asset
  • Up-beat, pleasant personality with a neat appearance is a must
  • Experienced on a cash register is an asset
  • Knowledge of name brand apparel and fashion trends
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, do some climbing, bending and carrying

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide excellent customer service at cash and throughout store
  • Greetings donors and happily accepting donations
  • Processing donated goods to ensure they are out on the sales floor in a timely manner
  • Arranging merchandise
  • Operating point of sales equipment, handling cash, credit and debit transitions
  • Perform general cleaning duties in store and other duties as assigned

Please apply, with resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
E-mail: humanresources@goodwillonline.ca
Expires: December 30, 2017

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.

Assistant Store Manager
Retail Store, Oakville, Ontario

Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week.
Starting salary of $40,195 annually, with benefits, pension plan.

PRIMARY FUNCTION
To assist in the management of all store operations; provide excellent customer service; maximize sales volumes while controlling costs of operations; provide meaningful training experience for employees while encouraging their growth and development.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Community College Certificate in Marketing or relevant education preferred
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in Retail Sales
  • Excellent customer service background, strong inter-personal communication skills
  • Must be a problem solver who works well without supervision
  • Knowledge and use of modern sales equipment an asset

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the direction of the Store Manager, plans work flow and assigns work to all employees and trainees in order to meet sales and training objectives.
  • Monitors work in process
  • Co-operates with other supervisors in co-ordinating work flow between departments
  • Ensures that merchandise and supplies required to fill needs arrive in a timely manner
  • Merchandises stock in neat, appealing fashion
  • Assists Store Manager in the creation of high impact visual displays to maximize sales potential
  • Assures security of all goods, tools and equipment in department; reports any missing items, or irregularities by others workers, to Store Manager
  • Maintains security of merchandise and cash proceeds
  • Assures that building, fixtures and equipment are properly cleaned, serviced and maintained.
  • Supervises handling and banking of cash
  • Creates a customer service culture throughout area of responsibility
  • Solves customer related problems with tact and diplomacy
  • Directs mark down and removal of slow moving merchandise in conjunction with Store Manager. Takes such action as is required to minimize checkouts and baling.
  • Assists in the planning of displays and special promotions in conjunction with Store Manager
  • Assists in the control of costs through effective use of staff, supplies and utilities.
  • Submits required data on store operations to general office
  • Instructs staff in all phases of store operations and sales techniques
  • Provides input to Manager regarding progress evaluation reports on all trainees and employees as requested
  • Insists on proper safety procedures and use of safety equipment as applicable
  • Collaborates closely with Career Development Specialist in assessment, training and rehabilitation of trainees to meet community standards.
  • Assists in the development of individual training objectives in liaison with rehabilitation personnel
  • Assures that each trainee advances in line with his/her own capacity and that he/she is trained in all appropriate phases of the department work
  • Assures continuing progress and development of all workers. Delegates authority when appropriate to assist in growth and development of store employees.
  • Addresses safety within the department, ensuring it is maintained as a safe working environment for self and staff.
  • Instructs new employees on safety rules, proper use of equipment and procedure for reporting accidents. Monitors for compliance with regulations.
  • Reports unusual illnesses, tardiness and safety violations or accidents to Store Manager.
  • Administer First Aid duties on a rotational basis as assigned in the First Aid Roster to persons who are injured or become ill during working hours
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned

Please apply by December 30, 2017 with resume and cover letter by email to:
Human Resources
humanresources@goodwillonline.ca

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.

Store Manager
Retail Store, Burlington, Ontario

Salary range $45,000 to $50,000 annually to start.
Benefits include extended health care, dental, pension plan, vision care.

PRIMARY FUNCTION
To manage all store operations (retail and production); provide excellent customer service; maximize sales volumes while controlling costs of operations; meet/exceed targets; guide and direct employees while encouraging their growth and development.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4 – 5 years’ supervisory experience in a retail environment
  • Excellent customer service background, strong inter-personal communication skills
  • Must be a problem solver who works well without supervision
  • Demonstrated experience in a performance driven environment a must
  • Experience in thrift retail is an asset

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Meet Sales & Donation Targets Within Approved Budget
    – Establishes work priorities and assigns work to all employees in order to meet/exceed sales and production targets
    – Develops and implements operating budget in a de-centralized model
    – Works with Vice President, Retail and Donated Goods Operations to understand local environment and develop plans for promoting and growing donations and sales
    – Controls costs through effective use of staff, supplies and utilities
  2. Promote Excellent Customer Service & Brand Image
    – Through staff training and attention to operational details, maintains sales floor, inventory replenishing and provides a great shopping and donating experience
    – Modifies and reacts to changing situations within the store and marketplace
    – Creates high impact visual displays to maximize sales
    – Solves customer related problems with tact and diplomacy
  3. Manage Staff Performance & Development
    – Supervises handling and banking of cash within company policies and procedures
    – Creates a positive customer service culture throughout area of responsibility
    – Instructs and develops staff in all phases of store operations, customer service, production and sales techniques
    – Completes regular and timely performance evaluations and works with HR to implement performance improvements plans when necessary
    – Ensure compliance with all relevant health & safety and other regulatory requirements associated with operating a thrift store & workplace

Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Please apply by December 16, 2017 with resume and cover letter by email to:
Human Resources
humanresources@goodwillonline.ca

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all groups. Goodwill offers accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you are contacted by us regarding this position, please advise if you require accommodations.