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Furniture Processor

Thrift On Kent

Mennonite Central Committee Ontario (MCC)

   About the Position

Impact Statement
You will assist in the process of "Reducing, Reusing, Recycling" AND help to raise valuable resources for peace and justice programs in Canada and around the world. Thrift on Kent is a part of a non-for-profit network of Thrift Shops that raise funds to support the local and global relief, development and peace projects of Mennonite Central Committee.

Able to safely move various furniture pieces using 2 wheel and 4 wheel dollies
-basic cleaning of furniture both hard surface and upholstery
-assemble furniture that is donated in pieces
-do basic repairs on furniture; this could be tightening screws/bolts, gluing, refastening/tacking on back plates, stapling dust covers
-applying basic touch up and scratch repair
-Safely removing sold furniture items from the store and stocking new items for sale in the store
-comfortable working independently
-choosing appropriate furniture pieces for sale or to dispose of
-help unload furniture off the truck after pick ups
-Additional tasks as needed

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 14+

Area(s) of Interest: Environment, Maintenance, Retail Sales/Donations

Skill(s): Customer Service, Verbal Communication, Plan and Coordinate, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Respect

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: In-house training and job shadowing provided
Working Conditions: Fast paced team setting, interaction with diverse customers and volunteers. May require standing, freedom of movement and some moderate lifting.
Accessibility: Accessible work space
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening, Weekend - Daytime
3 to 4 hour shifts weekly.

   Contact Information
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Jodi VanNoord
519-886-6226 Ext. 279
50 Kent Ave Kitchener , N2G 3R1

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