Sales Associate – Full Time or Part Time – Benefits – Truckee Thrift Store – $16.50/HR + Depends on Experience

Sales Associate – Full Time or Part Time – Benefits – Truckee Thrift Store – $16.50/HR + Depends on Experience

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Truckee
Tahoe Forest Health System
10121 Pine Avenue

About Tahoe Forest Health System


Tahoe Forest Health System has been voted the #1 best place to work for greater Reno/Tahoe. This position will be based at the Thrift Store location in Truckee (not at the hospital).

The Shift Coordinator/Sales Associate supports the Store Manager and Store Supervisor to assure that the store is run efficiently, profitably, and safely. He/she follows the direction of the Manager, Supervisor and Senior Shift Coordinator in coordination of volunteers and processing of donations.


The Shift Coordinator/Sales Associate assures that store business is conducted in an ethical manner consistent with the values of Tahoe Forest Hospice and the Tahoe Forest Hospital District.



Works as an effective member of the Thrift Store team.


Receives and processes donations: sorts through donations, identifying and retaining saleable products. Tags and prices products.


Coordinates Volunteer activities for each shift when requested by Sr. Shift Coordinator, Supervisor or Manager.


Actively participates in ongoing information gathering regarding current retail values and pricing.


Assures safety and hazardous material standards are maintained in around the thrift store premises.


Coordinates operations of Thrift Store in the Manager’s and Supervisor’s absence.


Works assigned schedule including weekends as required. May work extra time to cover for vacations or sick calls. Must be willing to work in all thrift locations as needed.


Answers phone calls in a courteous manner, assuring that customers receive polite, accurate information.


Assumes the responsibility of Cashier as needed, filling in for breaks and sick days.


Assists with loading and unloading furniture and donations.


Discards garbage and recycle including bags of recycle apparel and footwear.


Supports the mission of Tahoe Forest Hospice in interactions with volunteers and customers.


Clearly explains the mission of the Tahoe Forest Hospice and Hospice Gift and Thrift to customers and volunteers as needed.


Appropriately directs inquiries for Hospice services to Tahoe Forest Hospice personnel.


Demonstrates System Values in performance and behavior.


Complies with System policies and procedures.


Other duties as may be assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



No supervisory responsibilities.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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