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Rescue Mission Alliance of Syracue Inc Sales Associate (cashier) - Cortland Thrifty Shopper in Cortland, New York

Are you someone that enjoys looking for those hidden treasures? Do you shop at thrift stores, garage sales or auctions? Turn that hobby into a career by joining our team as a Sales Associate. The eligible candidate will play an integral part in our mission to share hope, end hunger and homelessness, change lives and strengthen communities’ one person at a time. As a Sales Associate, you will be responsible to provide outstanding customer service that will make the customer feel welcome while providing an exceptional shopping experience. The Thrifty Shopper promotes flexibility, which allows our sales associates to meet the needs of personal and work obligations. Therefore, regular, dependable attendance and punctuality are essential to the success of our team.


  • Customer service, processing transactions, cash handling, processing donations, cleaning, opening/closing

  • Ability to work in an unsupervised atmosphere

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends, evenings and days

  • Customer-service oriented

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Manages time efficiently

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs

  • Maintains strict donor confidentiality

  • Ability to work in different weather conditions - summer, winter

This position assists in the donation process by greeting donors, offering assistance, providing a receipt and thanking them for their donation. The position requires donations to be sorted as well as general housekeeping duties both inside and outside the donation area. This position is responsible for keeping accurate records of donor counts and time sheets.

Nights and weekends required

We offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes vision, 401(K), accrued sick time off, supplemental sickness, accident and cancer insurance and much more. Please visit our website at to learn more.

Rescue Mission is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, the presence of mental, physical, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.

Since 1887, the Rescue Mission has put love into action through food, shelter, clothing and help.