Employment Opportunities

Resale Store Assistant

Reports to: Store Manager

Hours: Part-Time

Major Objective:

1. To assist with the management of the resale store in order to generate revenues which support agency administration and programs.

2. To provide services to individuals served by Safelight by either provision of direct goods and/or opportunities within the job training program.


    A. Store Management and Merchandising
  • Assist with processing of donated items, managing the rotation of items and the disposal of donated items in a timely fashion.
  • Follow standards set by the Resale Store Manager for the sale of donated items.
  • Provide leadership to volunteers.
  • Assist with training and supervising store volunteers.
  • Assist with training and supervising interns.
  • Collaborate with Resale Store Manager and staff to develop strategies to retain customers and increase sales.
  • Assist with maintaining the appearance and appeal of the store.
    B. Participate in quarterly staff meetings, and periodic trainings.
    C. Customer Service
  • Provide service to customers which is professional, welcoming and efficient is provided by all staff and volunteers.
  • Promote excellence in the customer service experience for all visitors to the thrift store.
    Financial Management
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Complete deposits in a timely and accurate manner.
    Additional duties as assigned.

Qualification/Education/Experience Required:

  • Experience in the retail sales field preferred
  • Experience overseeing volunteers preferred
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Ability to serve clients in a professional, welcoming and efficient manner
  • Accuracy with numbers, detail oriented, ability to organize efficiently
  • Computer literacy; experience with Word, Excel

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Submit Resume To:

Jennifer Corn
Director of Finance

Mail to:
Safelight, Inc.
Attn: Jennifer Corn
133 Fifth Ave W
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Funded By:

United Way
Council For Women
Family Violence Prevention Services Program
Advent Health

Thank you to United Way, the NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement-Family Violence Prevention Services Act Program, US DHHS, and Advent Health for financial support.