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The Salvation Army - Metro Division Family Store Clerk (Traverse City) in Traverse City, Michigan


Working at The Salvation Army Family Stores, the Store Clerk assists store customers in donating, selecting, and purchasing store items; operates and maintains a cash register; responds to customers’ questions; maintains the cleanliness and orderliness of the store displays; ensures the security of store items and the cash register.


Do you want to use your skills and talents to make a lasting difference in the world? The Salvation Army is the fourth largest charity in the United States and is an international organization based on Biblical principles created to help people in need. We are mission-driven, diverse, collaborative, and focused on positive results for people. Join us in making a difference.


  • Assists customers purchasing items from The Salvation Army by ringing-up sales utilizing a cashregister; collecting money, counting change, preparing receipts and packaging purchased items

  • Prepares and balances the cash drawer and runs routine register printouts; ensuring the security andaccountability of all cash register funds and sales records in accordance with established operatingprocedures, preparing bank deposits as requested

  • Maintains the neatness and security of the cash register area; ensuring that forms, bags, etc. areadequately stocked

  • Assists customers by explaining store policy and responding to questions regarding the pricingand/or purchasing of items

  • Assists customers who are donating items to The Salvation Army; directing customers to the properloading/unloading area, assisting with hauling donations to the storage area, preparing tax receipts asneeded

  • Places and arranges items in the store as directed; checking all store displays to ensure that itemsare maintained and displayed in a neat and orderly manner, rotating and/or rearranging stock asdirected; returning items to the proper location after customer's have handled

  • Answers the store telephone in a professional and courteous manner; assisting customers byresponding to questions and providing directions and/or general information; may schedule andrecord donation pick-ups

  • Cleans display racks and shelves; sweeps and mops floors; cleans windows and mirrors; ensures thatthe store is maintained in a clean and inviting manner

  • Opens and/or closes store doors in accordance with the store schedule

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High School diploma and experience working in a retail store preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Supports the mission statement of The Salvation Army and leads by being an example of Christ to allstaff and customers

  • Must be available for a flexible schedule to work early shifts, late shifts, and most weekends, in order to observe and provide training to all store employees

  • Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication with customers, management and coworkers, ability to speak Spanish preferred

  • Ability to operate a cash register and to perform routine mathematical computations and count change

Job LocationsUS-MI-Traverse City

Job ID2021-17124

of Openings1


TypeRegular Part-Time