Website Beaver Valley Outreach

"Making Good Things happen in our community"

Job Title: Treasure Shop Assistant
Work Hours: 24 hours per week (Monday – Thursday and 1 Saturday each month)
Wage: Wage is dependent on experience
Anticipated Start Date: Immediate
Location: Thornbury, ON

Job Description

Beaver Valley Outreach is seeking a Treasure Shop Assistant


The Treasure Shop Assistant will be responsible for the smooth running of the sorting are of the Treasure Shop. Under the supervision of the Treasure Shop Manager (TSM), the individual will schedule and train volunteer sorters. Working with the Bin Assistant (BA), the individual will be responsible for the intake, send-on, recycling, and health and safety procedures in the sorting area.


  • Train volunteers in selection and pricing of items for the store
  • Track supplies for the purpose of ordering
  • Ensure adequate numbers of volunteers come in so that sorting in all departments keeps pace with the incoming donations.
  • Ensure sorters’ compliance with the Treasure Shop Policies & Procedures, Health and Safety protocols.
  • Work with TSM to respond to shopping trends, to identify special items and to appropriately store items waiting for dispersal (e.g. off-season clothing)
  • Ensure good communication with volunteers and staff regarding updates, changes in procedures, encourage sharing of good news, fresh ideas, etc.
  • Help coordinate Front Area Display on a weekly basis (Mondays)
  • Be trained in all positions in the Treasure Shop
  • Ability to open and close building when needed.





  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills & detail oriented
  • Able to work flexible hours and problem solve.
  • Able to lift 30 pounds and be on your feet for long periods of time.
  • Previous experience working with volunteers & retail experience an asset.
  • Team builder as well as team player
  • Flexible and comfortable working in a changing environment

BVO is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise. We thank everyone who applies, however, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.


Employer: Beaver Valley Outreach
How to Apply: Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume in person to Beaver Valley Outreach or by email to: with the subject line: Treasure Shop Assistant. Please contact Catherine Sholtz at 519-599-2577 ext. 122 for further information.
Date Posted: February 5, 2024 Posting Expires: March 4, 2024


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