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NOW HIRING: REUSE RETAIL ASSISTANT

$15.65-$20/hr (funding dependent)
Short term: January 5th-March 24th (flexible start and end dates)
Looking for people available: Tuesdays 5-8, Thursday, Friday, and/or Saturday 10am-7pm

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SUPPLY is looking for short-term (12-week) part or full-time (20-35 hours/wk) employees that self-identify as having a disability or mental health challenge. You don’t need to disclose what the disability or mental health challenge is to us.

Requirements:
- Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
- Have not received EI benefits in the last year
- Passionate about sustainability, creativity, and inclusion
- Must self-identify as having a mental health challenge or disability

Qualities we’re looking for:
- Trust-worthy, reliable, on-time
- Proficient with computer skills (especially Google Sheets)
- Some customer service or retail experience preferred (let us know if you have Shopify experience)
- Likes people and numbers
- Is a multi-talker, able to manage multiple priorities
- Able to work in a team-oriented environment as well as work independently
- Able to manage conflict with grace, patience, and compassion
- Open to feedback from supervisor
- Familiar with SUPPLY’s mission, vision, values, and programs to be able to confidently answer questions about our nonprofit work
- Thrives in a nonprofit thrift store environment where the stock is constantly changing

Responsibilities:
- Customer service
- Cash register and Point of Sale management
- Material donation processing on Tuesday evenings
- Online store management
- Assist with floor retail operations
- Outreach and communications
- Volunteer management
- Pricing research

Role Description:
The Reuse Retail & Online Store Assistant provides a nice balance of in-person customer service and digital work. This position will provide an engaging experience for the Centre’s customer base, ring sales up at the till, help people locate treasures in our storefront that is open to the public 3 days a week, organize, sort, and price donations, create organizational structures and merchandising installations, support our online store by posting goods, and assist with social media & newsletter marketing — all to inspire reuse!

How to apply:
Apply by sending a copy of your resume to ashley@supplyvictoria.ca and a cover letter stating why you’d like to work with us.

Disability or mental health challenge privacy:
You will need to fill out a government personal information form that collects information about your disability or mental health challenge. No doctor’s notes or proof required — you only need to self-disclose. That info will be held confidential from our team.

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JOIN A COMMITTEE

SUPPLY Victoria is supported by our volunteer Board of Directors and special committee members who ensure that our nonprofit is fulfilling its mission, vision, and values while overseeing the society's finances and human resources. We are looking to fill the following one-year term positions:

  • Governance Committee Chairperson — Board of Directors
  • Committee Members* — Members at Large
    • Special Event Committee — plan events, measure impact, coordinate volunteers
    • Mystery Team Committee — create kits, coordinate volunteers to make kits, offer marketing suggestions
    • Fundraising Committee — develop fund development plan and fundraising activities
    • Material Grant Review Committee — review material grant applications, coordinate communications between art groups, collect and distribute free materials
    • School & Family Outreach Committee — connect with parents and teachers, plan field trips, develop partnerships with family- and school-related organizations
    • Master Recyclers Committee — divert as much of our waste as possible, create recycling infrastructure, create resource list for materials we can’t accept
    • Governance Committee — provides oversight and evaluation of board performance, conducts board committee assessments, board member recruitment and nomination, annual audits, and makes sure that we meet compliance and regulatory requirements

Board and committee members commit to 2-8 hours a month of work depending on the position (please check "Time Commitment" in each description) and attend meetings every other month.

*You do not need to be a Board Member to sit on a committee.

WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN OUR TEAM:

  • Maximize your impact to support our local community including artists, students, teachers, and nonprofits
  • Divert materials from the landfill and support creative reuse education that fosters sustainable action
  • Meet interesting people who are passionate about inclusive community-building, sustainability, and creativity
  • Learn how to run effective meetings
  • Stretch your intellectual and emotional muscles
  • Learn new skills like marketing, fundraising, and business strategies
  • Grow your network and meet influential change-makers
  • Help build a social enterprise
  • Develop new leadership skills
  • Strengthen your communication skills
  • Help us craft a more sustainable future!

If you are interested in any of these positions, please email your
resume and a letter of interest expressing why you think you'd be a good
fit to ashley@supplyvictoria.ca or by clicking the button below:

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