Job Posting 83749

Retail Associate, Retail Operations
Caledon Community Services
Halton / Peel area
closed 8 days ago (Fri, 20 May)
part time - temp / contract  •  $15.50/hour

ESTIMATED DURATION: 12 weeks (with possibility of extension)

      Position Type:  Temporary contract, Part time, 22.5 - 30 Hrs / Week, 8:30 – 4:30, Tuesday - Saturday                    

      Rate of Pay:      $15.50 / hour  Other:  Staff discount

      Location:           Evolve Lifestyle, 109 Industrial Rd. & Evolve Clothing, 4 Industrial Rd. Bolton, ON

      (Successful candidates are required to train and work at both locations as needed)

      Estimated Start Date:  May 31, 2022    Estimated End Date:  August 20, 2022  

      Deadline to Apply:       noon May 20, 2022


Agency Overview:  Within our own six community service locations, six Peel Living buildings, and throughout the entirety of the Town of Caledon, Caledon Community Services (CCS) is helping shape the future of a caring and engaged Caledon community. We turned 50 last year! Our programs address community needs in a uniquely challenging and increasingly diverse GTA community. CCS is home to Caledon’s only accessible transportation program, the Exchange Community Hub that includes food supports and a range of activities, the Caledon Specialist Clinic, and personal support services for seniors. We offer settlement services and language classes for newcomers and comprehensive employment services for job seekers and local businesses. We provide paid training programs for Caledon youth as well as exciting internships and volunteer opportunities. Finally, we open our doors to the community daily within our two fabulous retail shopping destinations that support all of our programs. The breadth of our services makes for compelling opportunities to attract new friends and raise support for our work.   Learn more at

Our Customer Service Vision:  Making it Easy to Ask, Participate and Give

Do you thrive in a fast paced, ever changing environment?

Do you like to work hard while having fun with a team?

Do you enjoy helping your community?

If you have answered “YES” to these questions, we may have the job for you!


Position Overview:  The Retail Operations Associate contributes to the generation of revenue in support of various CCS programs and activities by assisting in the safe and efficient operation of each store and in creating a customer friendly environment.

Position Deliverables/Accountabilities:    Under the leadership of the Manager, Retail Operations (or designate), and dependent on operational needs, the incumbent will be required to participate in some or all of the activities listed below:

Production Area

  • Welcome donors and assist them with their donations;
  • Safely lift and maneuver boxes and bags of donated items up to 30 kilos;
  • Sort through donations and evaluate items for quality and condition;
  • Price items according to established guidelines and prepare inventory to move to the sales floor;
  • Place merchandise in an attractive manner in the appropriate area on the sales floor;
  • Meet assigned production targets for each shift.

Sales Floor

  • Welcome and serve shoppers in a friendly and helpful manner;
  • Conduct cash transactions in accordance with Retail Operations procedures while providing efficient and accurate checkout service;
  • Promote upcoming sales or special events;
  • Maintain orderly sales floor, check out areas and dressing rooms;
  • Price and replenish merchandise;
  • Answer customer enquiries and telephone in a professional manner as required;
  • Assist team with meeting monthly targets.


  • Assist with opening and / or closing procedures including possibly being a key holder;
  • Assists in the orientation of youth and volunteer workers, ensuring they have the required information and knowledge to perform their roles safely and effectively;
  • Maintains overall store and personal workspace / equipment cleanliness and sanitizing along with co-workers while using provided PPE;
  • Participates in regular mandatory staff meetings and trainings as required;
  • Other duties as required.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Must have a minimum High School or equivalent;
  • Experience working in a retail environment, preferably in receiving, pricing or merchandising;
  • Passionate about helping others;
  • Effective Communicator; Excellent communication skills with good oral and written English and comfortable interacting with the public;
  • Committed to working with a team to build a great customer experience;
  • Possess the ability to learn and follow procedures for cash handling, pricing, sorting and merchandising;
  • Eye for detail; Dependability; Knowledge of the Not for Profit Sector is an asset.


We thank all applicants for their interest but will only be contacting those selected to attend an interview. CCS is an equal opportunity employer encouraging applications from qualified individuals from diverse groups including Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientation or gender identity and other grounds identified under the Ontario Human Rights Code.  CCS will provide information and/or accommodation pertaining to this job posting and/or the recruitment process in an accessible manner upon request.

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