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Mission Thrift Store - Red Deer

Position / Placement: Summer Student – Receiving and Production Worker

Goals and Purpose of Position

  • Support Mission Thrift Store Core Values and Mission Statements

  • Provide client service and assistance in reaching donations from public at large


Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities for the Production Worker include, but are not limited to the following actions:

  • Providing assistance in receiving donations of used goods from the public

  • Loading and unloading carts / bins / boxes / bags effectively move and handle merchandise, and lift various objects and weights on an ongoing basis

  • Inspecting clothes and other items

  • Classifying items based upon manufacturer, quality and condition levels

  • Deliver merchandise to secondary sorting areas

  • Cleaning and preparing items for the sales floor

  • Sorting and pricing products

  • Working safely and efficiently

  • Prepping and organizing products for recycling and store in recycle area

  • Assist in loading weekly recycling picked up by Goods Trading Services 

  • Participate in the pricing and tagging of various merchandise as required

  • Keeping work area neat and clean



  • Able to follow instructions from the Team Lead or experienced volunteer

  • Client service oriented

  • Problem solver, adaptable, able to multitask

  • Personable, patient

  • Able to work effectively within a diverse volunteer-based organization

  • Comfortable working with people of varying socioeconomic backgrounds, lifestyle orientation and international diversity

  • Able to stand for long periods of time as well as lift various weights and objects


Dates of Employment:

  • May to September (start and end dates to be determined) 

Contact Information

Organization: Mission Thrift Store - Red Deer
Contact Person: Cora Hoekstra
Phone Number: 403-340-2522
Email Address: red_deer(at)

Opportunity Details

Mission Thrift Store - Red Deer
Volunteer Position
June 17, 2020

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