Friends of Upland Animal Shelter

 Warehouse and Merchandise Clerk

Job Type: Part-Time, Typically 16 to 32 hours per week

Pay Rate: Hourly Based on Experience

Location: 2nd Chance Thrift Shop in Upland, CA

Reports to: Management Team

Friends of Upland Animal Shelter, Inc. is dedicated to helping every adoptable animal at the Upland Animal Shelter find a loving home.  2nd Chance Thrift Shop supports Friend's mission to shelter and find loving homes for homeless pets at the Upland Animal Shelter.

We are seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Warehouse and Merchandise Clerk primarily at our thrift shop operation.  This position will be primarily responsible for pick-ups, deliveries, storage and rotation of merchandise, and display and sales of merchandise to maximize revenue.

The job will be part time, with variable work hours (typically 16 to 32 hours) to be worked typically between 9:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. daily, as assigned.

Successful applicants should have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds and move furniture and heavy objects.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and work well as a team member.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize daily work load.
  • Knowledge of safe work practices in the area of warehousing and retail sales.
  • Knowledge of safe driving principles and practices.

Successful applicants must be able to:

    • Do daily pick-ups and deliveries of heavy furniture and objects, and other items.
    • Move and rotate heavy and other items between our storage areas, thrift shop, and shelter.
    • Assist team members in moving and displaying furniture and heavy objects in the thrift shop.
    • Accept, process (clean, minor repair), and display donations.
    • Act as primary or back-up cashier, as needed.
    • Assist with online merchandising and sales, as needed.
    • Assist with store merchandising, displays, promotions, and special events, as needed.
    • Provide training and leadership to volunteers.
    • Drive revenue and add creativity to operations (donation expansion, etc.).
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.

    Successful applicants must:

    • Be 18 years or older.
    • Have experience working in a retail environment.
    • Have and maintain a California Class C driver’s license with a good driving record.
    • Have a High School Diploma or GED.

    Additional qualifications:

    • Secondhand Retail experience a plus.
    • Online Sales/Retail experience a plus.
    • Knowledge of collectibles and antiques a plus.

    If you are interested in this job, please complete our application, and email it to or drop it off in person at 2nd Chance Thrift Shop at 972 W. 9th Street, Upland.

    Position Open Until Filled

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    Contact Us

    Friends of Upland Animal Shelter
    1275 San Bernardino Road
    Upland, CA 91786
    Animal Shelter Phone Number: 1-909-931-4185

    2nd Chance Thrift Shop
    972 W. 9th Street
    Upland, CA 91786
    Thrift Shop Phone Number: 1-909-920-6020


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    Non-Profit Tax Identification #46-2546783

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