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188 North Prospect Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
(802) 864-0218

Thrift Store Sales Associate

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Ohavi Zedek Synagogue’s Shalom Shuk thrift store provides gently used clothes and household wares to new immigrants and those in need.  The mission of the Shalom Shuk, Marketplace of Peace, is to build bridges between peoples of all religious, social and economic backgrounds, through exchanges that foster dignity and respect and offer equal access for all to high-quality used clothing and household goods, while promoting self-respect and self-sufficiency. In pursuit of Shalom Shuk’s primary mission, we provide basic household goods and clothing to recently arrived immigrants and people in need.


We are looking for a kind and friendly retail professional who can be a team player and align with our mission to foster dignity and respect in our community. We offer you a fun and respectful work environment. We are never open on Saturdays.  Responsibilities include:

  • Accept donations graciously from donors
  • Process donations; price, hang, and place on sales floor according to set protocol
  • Assist customers with their purchases & cash them out at the register
  • Keep store clean and free of clutter
  • Open and close cash register, run reports, and set up bank deposits
  • Open and close store; turn off and set alarm daily
  • Work collaboratively with co-workers and volunteers


  • Able to work in fast paced environment
  • Willingness and capacity to work as an effective team member
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand on your feet for up to 6 hour
  • Able to bend, stretch, lift, and squat throughout shift
  • Able to handle money and run cash register
  • Interest in helping the local community
  • Retail, merchandising experience a plus


  • The work location is primarily in OZ’s Shalom Shuk thrift store
  • This part time, hourly position is anticipated to be 6 to 18 hours per week
  • The pay rate is $16.22 per hour

OZ reserves the right to conduct background checks such as criminal and/or driving record checks for relevant roles.

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