Thrift Store Retail & Warehouse Assistant – Canada Summer Jobs 2021
Job Summary: To work as a cooperative member of the Thrift Store Team by optimizing entrepreneurial business through the Aunt Leah’s Urban Thrift Store to raise funds to prevent children in care from becoming homeless and mothers in need form losing custody of their children.
The retail assistant will work with other members of the Thrift Store Team to increase social enterprise profitability and customer satisfaction. The assistant will represent the company in a highly professional, safe and cost-effective manner that complies with applicable regulations.
All the aforementioned Social Enterprise operates to support Aunt Leah's mandate of “preventing children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to adulthood, we provide housing, education & training, and life skills”. Thus, the job placement directly supports the local priority of supporting not-for-profit organizations that provide programs and services for the homeless, youth, or youth at risk.
Who we are: Aunt Leah’s Place is a registered charity that has been helping kids in foster care and teen moms achieve a better future for over twenty-five years. Aunt Leah’s Place helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless, and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to adulthood, we provide housing, education & training, and life skills.
Reports To: Social Enterprise Manager
Job Mentor: Program Director
Eligibility: In compliance with the Canada Summer Jobs guidelines, to be eligible, youth must:
Skills and Knowledge
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Work Schedule: 35 hours per week for 12 weeks
Start Date: Fall, 2021
We encourage qualified people of all gender expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities to apply if you are interested in supporting our mission and mandate and like what we have to offer.
Preference will be given to current and former youth in and from care with lived experience. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest in this position.
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