Join Our Team

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a non-profit organization based in Southwestern Pennsylvania that supports more than 100,000 local individuals and families every year on a person-to-person level. We offer this support through a number of basic needs assistance programs (such as food, housing, utility assistance, and transportation), and also through our thrift store and recycling programs. Our stores and warehouse provide vital funding for our programs in addition to a place to shop and donate. If you would like to join our team, the first step is filling out the online application.

 

 

 

Volunteer at our stores.

We are currently seeking reliable individuals with strong work ethics and great attitudes for the following positions:

 

Position: Donation Acquisition Coordinator

Location: Penn Hills or Pittsburgh

Starting rate: $12/hour (20-30 hours/week)

The Donation Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and assisting the Warehouse & Transportation Supervisor and the Warehouse Foreman with the day-to-day deliveries and pick-ups for the warehouse. The Donation coordinator is responsible for initiating and coordinating the pick-up of donated furniture and materials from individual and corporate donors. The Donation Coordinator provides timely, prompt and courteous service to donors, clients and SVdP conferences. The Donation Coordinator is responsible for scheduling all donation pick-ups and client voucher deliveries. The Donation Coordinator is required to uphold the mission and values of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in the performance of duties.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Receive calls from potential donors; carefully screen calls to be sure items are acceptable. Schedule home pick-ups working closely with the Director of Warehouse & Recycling Operations and Warehouse & Transportation Supervisor to ensure timely service; follow up on scheduled home pick-ups as necessary. Utilize database to schedule deliveries and retrieve accurate information. Coordinate furniture voucher deliveries by contacting clients and scheduling deliveries of approved furniture and goods. Assist Warehouse & Transportation Supervisor and Warehouse Foreman as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Position: Store Manager

Location: Penn Hills

Starting rate: $35,000 + employee benefits

Job description:

The Store Manager is responsible for the daily operation of a retail thrift store. The Manager shall demonstrate the ability to build customer and employee relationships that will enhance growth in a retail setting. Managers shall have a working knowledge of building maintenance, repair; along with an ability to address and resolve deficiencies. Must have the ability to plan, implement and direct operations to insure profitability and growth. Maintain all aspects of the SVDP Retail Thrift Store Operation in accordance with the policies of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Uphold the mission and values of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in the performance of all duties.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Supervise, provide direction, train, and coordinate all operational activities of the store employees.
2. Direct all departments in the rotation of floor items, sorting process, pricing, marketing, and salvage operations.
3. Oversee procedures for handling SVDP Conference clients with program support assistance vouchers.
4. Provide leadership, training, direction and motivation to employees for tasks vital to the success of the store’s operation.
5. Foster a positive work environment for employees through daily communication.
6. Maintain open dialogue with the Executive Director concerning all employee and customer issues, as well as the day-to-day operations/needs of the store.
7. Control profit and loss figures for store operations by maintaining donation production, increasing sales, and increasing sales volume.
8. Identify, plan, and develop methods to increase sales and efficiency of store operations while maintaining control of budgets.
9. Enforce company policies and procedures; display a thorough and working knowledge of the operations manual.
10. Initiate all personnel actions such as hiring, training, scheduling, promotions, disciplinary measures and discharges.
11. Follow proper chain of command with any employee or customer issue that requires upper management intervention.
12. Reconcile cash with sales receipts, submit operating records and prepare daily record of transactions for the Director of Finance.
13. Manage daily cash control policies, which includes making daily bank deposits and ensuring that each register drawer has the proper funds for business.
14. Ensure building security, safety and sanitation standards are continually up to date with company, state and local government policies.
15. Coordinate with the Executive Director and the Facilities & grounds Manager for any needed outside services.
16. Handle administrative functions, which include but are not limited to: approving employee timecards, making notations for employee files, preparing and conducting employee evaluations, creating work schedules for store personnel, preparing reports, reporting injuries to appropriate parties, overseeing repair and maintenance issues, and intervening in customer-related issues.
17. Attend ALL scheduled store manager meetings.
18. Welcome and collaborate with SVDP member volunteers.
19. Adhere to and enforce SVDP safety standards and requirements.
20. Learn and be able to articulate the SVDP mission to employees, store volunteers, donors and patrons.
21. Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

 

Position: Store Key Holder

Location: Coraopolis

Starting rate: $12/hour

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  1. Supervise and coordinate the activities of the employees.
  2. Assist in directing all store departments in the rotation of floor items, sorting processing, pricing, marketing, and waste removal.
  3. Oversee procedures for handling SVDP clients with vouchers.
  4. Provide direction and motivation to employees for tasks vital to the success of the store’s operation.
  5. Assist the Store Manager and Assistant Manager in fostering a positive work environment for employees.
  6. Maintain open dialogue with the Store Manager and Assistant Manager concerning all employee and customer issues, as well as the day-to-day operations/needs of the store.
  7. Work with management to identify, plan and develop methods to increase sales and efficiency of store operations.
  8. Enforce company policies and procedures.
  9. Make recommendations regarding disciplinary action and other personnel actions to the Store Manager as appropriate.
  10. Follow proper chain of command with any employee or customer issue that requires upper management intervention.
  11. Assist the Store Manager in reconciling cash with sales receipts; submit operating records and prepare daily record of transactions for Finance Director in the absence of the Store Manager or at the request of the Store Manager.
  12. Oversee daily cash control policies in the absence of the Store Manager or at the request of the Store Manager, which includes making daily bank deposits and ensuring that each register drawer has the proper funds for business.
  13. Assist customers as needed by providing knowledge and respect.
  14. Keep accurate records of outside services in the absence of the Store Manager or at the request of the Store Manager, including but not limited to snow removal and trash removal.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Position: PT E-Comm Assistant ($10.50/hour)

Location: Penn Hills

Responsibilities:

  • Assist eCommerce Manager with execution of online sales strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Assist eCommerce and Marketing Director in creating and posting content for social media platforms.
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that promotes the inventory of St. Vincent de Paul’s thrift stores.
  • Moderate all user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for each community.
  • Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information.
  • Collaborate with the stores to increase sales, including regularly visiting stores to find new inventory.
  • Fulfillment of all online orders to the customers, including packing materials and daily drop offs.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be a licensed driver with clean driving history.
  • Applicants must exhibit entry level skills in social media marketing and photo editing. Experience with WordPress and/or Shopify are preferred.
  • Applicants must be able to lift 30lbs items

 

 

 

Position: Box Truck Driver ($16-18/hr … plus, employee benefits for FT)

Location: Penn Hills

Box Truck Drivers are responsible for pick-ups and deliveries of all donated goods and materials.  Providing timely, safe vehicle operations, as well as abiding by all State, Federal, and Local laws.  SVdP Box Truck Drivers provide a point of contact for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul when interacting with donors, clients, and customers.   Box Truck Drivers uphold the mission and values of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in the performance of duties.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  •  Abide by all State, Federal, and Local laws and regulations regarding the safe operation of vehicles.
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate assigned equipment in a safe manner utilizing defensive driving techniques.
  • Perform ALL scheduled pick-ups daily; maintaining a high level of customer service and courtesy with customers, donors, and coworkers.
  • Perform scheduled ‘Voucher’ furniture deliveries as assigned. Demonstrate courtesy and understanding.
  • Service SVdP donation boxes according to schedule; which includes removing ALL bags and loose items from the donation boxes.
  • Complete all daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections as required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
  • Responsible for utilizing fuel cards; and turning in all SIGNED
  • Deliver merchandise, supplies to SVdP stores on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Off load truck each day, taking merchandise to appropriate area of the warehouse and/or stores.
  • Maintain a high degree of professionalism at all times
  • Complete all special assignments as requested by member of the SVdP Warehouse Management Team.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Position: Part-time Donation Door Attendant

Location: Coraopolis, Castle Shannon, Monroeville

Starting rate: $10.50/hour

Job description: Responsible for assisting with pick-up of donated goods; providing customer service; merchandise sorting, servicing St. Vincent de Paul donation boxes, sort and off load trucks. Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.

 

 

 

Position: Part-time Store Associate

Location: Castle Shannon, Coraopolis, Monroeville and Penn Hills

Starting rate: $10/hour

Job description: Responsible for duties related to: providing customer service; merchandise sorting, preparation and display; cash register operation; and other tasks which support the daily operation of a retail store.