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Thrift Store Librarian
Fenway Health
location-iconBoston MA

Job DescriptionDescription:Boomerangs, a chain of thrift stores operated by the AIDS Action Committee, is seeking a full-time Librarian to join the team in our thrift store located in Jamaica Plain. As a Librarian at Boomerangs you will:Organize, sticker, and shelve a wide variety of incoming book donationsPrice and stock VHS, DVDs, CDs, Vinyl, and VideogamesSalvaging of book floor weekly and assisting Helpsy every Friday with salvage collection.Assist with customer inquiries; requires knowledge of Boomerangs operations and purchasing policiesKeep all spaces organized and well labeled in JP backroom as well as on the shopping floor.Maintain consistent and effective communication with manager and other employees.Collect books from incoming donations that would be suitable for online sale.Occasional coverage of online operations including listing new merchandise, shipping orders, and responding to customer messages.Properly store and secure high value items until alternative sales strategy is determined by Media and Online Sales Manager.Assist shelving volunteers when necessary. Aid in training of new volunteers.Follow policies, procedures and guidelines regarding internal and external loss preventionMeet agency participatory expectationsFollow and enforce all company policies and proceduresPerform related duties and projects as assignedAt Boomerangs, we offer AMAZING benefits, including:A store culture built on teamwork, diversity & inclusion, a passion for thrift, and FUN!Generous paid time off including holiday pay and vacation and sick days.Comprehensive and affordable health, dental, and vision insurance.Employer contributions towards a 403(b) retirement savings account + profit sharing after 1 yearTuition Reimbursement up to $3000 per year, after one year of service.Employee wellness programPre-tax health savings and transportation options30-50% employee discount at all Boomerangs locations and other corporate discounts for auto/home/pet insurance, local gyms, restaurants, and more!Requirements:Experienced knowledge of books and music, antiques, and collectible items Ability to keep work area and incoming clear and organized Superior verbal and written communication and customer service skills This is a full-time, hourly position and holidays and weekends may be required Access to and familiarity with smartphone apps for research purposes Each member of the Boomerangs team should understand and support the mission of The AIDS Action Committee and be familiar with the programs and services of AAC. Preferred Qualifications:Experiences in antiquarian book appraisal Familiarity with e-commerce Physical Requirements:Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations: Ability to lift 40+lbs Ability to stand for extended periods Ability to withstand temperature fluctuations depending on seasonal variables We offer an excellent benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, a retirement plan with employer match, paid holidays, paid time off, an employee discount, and more. LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply

Part Time / Full Time
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Thrift Store Donation Processor
Fenway Health
location-iconBoston MA

Job DescriptionDescription:Boomerangs, an award-winning family of thrift stores operated by the AIDS Action Committee, is seeking a Donation Processor at our Donation Center in Dedham. The Donation Processor is responsible for receiving, sorting, and processing donations and preparing them for delivery to retail locations for sale.As a Donation Processor at Boomerangs you will:Assist with the receiving and initial categorization of donated goods.Examine and conduct final quality inspection of donated goods using selection criteria and places into appropriate containers for sale or for salvage.Hang garments as necessary to achieve daily/weekly goals.Assist with cleaning tasks to maintain an neat, safe work environmentBe familiar with and follow store policies and procedures, including loss prevention proceduresMeet agency participatory expectationsPerform related duties and projects as assignedAt Boomerangs, we offer AMAZING benefits for those who qualify, including:A store culture built on teamwork, diversity & inclusion, a passion for thrift, and FUN!Generous paid time off including holiday pay and vacation and sick days.Comprehensive and affordable health, dental, and vision insurance.Employer contributions towards a 403(b) retirement savings account + profit sharing after 1 yearTuition Reimbursement up to $3000 per year, after one year of service.Employee wellness programPre-tax health savings and transportation options30-50% employee discount at all Boomerangs locations and other corporate discounts for auto/home/pet insurance, local gyms, restaurants, and more!Requirements:Ability to maintain a positive attitude and work in a team environment.Strong communication skillsAbility to work on a team and take direction from managementRegular, dependable attendance and punctualityBasic knowledge of HIV/AIDS and sensitivity to issues surrounding the HIV/AIDS epidemicAbility to work harmoniously and effectively with colleagues, patients, clients and vendors across the spectrum of diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, national origin and immigrant status, religious or spiritual identity, disability (physical, mental, emotional and developmental), veteran status, and/or limited English proficiency.Willingness to contribute towards Fenway’s efforts in becoming an anti-racist organization and promoting a culture dedicated to ongoing development in service of humility, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, where differences are acknowledged and valued.Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of current trends in fashion, and ability to recognize designer items strongly preferredFlexible availability including occasional holidays and weekendsPhysical Requirements:Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:Ability to stand, lift, bend, and be mobile for an entire shiftAbility to lift 20-40 lbsAbility to distinguish colorsFor more information about Boomerangs please visit our website: https://shopboomerangs.org/LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply

Part Time / Full Time
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Thrift Store Key Holder, Cambridge
Fenway Health
location-iconBoston MA

Job DescriptionDescription:Boomerangs, an award-winning family of thrift stores operated by the AIDS Action Committee, is seeking a full-time Key Holder to join the team in our busy thrift store located in Central Square Cambridge. Under the supervision of the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager, the Key Holder is responsible for opening and closing the store and acting as manager on duty when a store manager is away.As a Key Holder at Boomerangs you will:Prepare the store for opening including counting cash tills, checking voicemail, and directing other employees in opening cleaning duties.Prepare the store for closing, including notifying customers of closing time, directing employees in cleaning duties, counting the registers, completing closing paper work and securing the cash tills and cash deposit in the safe.Act as manager on duty if there is no manager or assistant manager present. This includes directing other employees, maintaining a safe and clean store, and assisting customers. When acting as manager, a key holder is not expected to handle every difficult issue that arises, but is expected to contact the appropriate people for help and properly document any incidents.Assist in training new employees and acts as a supervisor for department associatesProvide exceptional customer service and alerts supervisors to any customer issuesHelp with cleaning tasks to maintain a neat, safe work environmentAssist with pricing, stocking, merchandising and organizing the sales floorPropose new merchandising, organization, and sales strategies to managementRemain familiar with and follows store policies and procedures as well as general company policies.Engages in loss prevention duties as needed, in accordance with training from Store ManagerPerform related duties and projects as assignedAt Boomerangs, we offer AMAZING benefits, including:A store culture built on teamwork, diversity & inclusion, a passion for thrift, and FUN!Generous paid time off including holiday pay and vacation and sick days.Comprehensive and affordable health, dental, and vision insurance.Employer contributions towards a 403(b) retirement savings account + profit sharing after 1 yearTuition Reimbursement up to $3000 per year, after one year of service.Employee wellness programPre-tax health savings and transportation options 30-50% employee discount at all Boomerangs locations and other corporate discounts for auto/home/pet insurance, local gyms, restaurants, and more!Requirements:Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to act as manager on duty if manager is not availableAbility to work independently on tasks as needed and manage time effectivelyAbility to exhibit courteous behavior on and off site while working and maintain a positive relationship with all staff and management regardless of rankAbility to monitor benchmarks, shift priorities, and direct others to meet daily, weekly, and monthly goalsKnowledge of current retailers, both discount and high end, preferredFriendly, outgoing demeanor and positive attitudeExcellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate in English. Additional languages a plusFlexible availability, including occasional weekends and holidaysBasic knowledge of HIV/AIDS and sensitivity to issues surrounding the HIV/AIDS epidemicAbility to work harmoniously and effectively with colleagues, patients, clients and vendors across the spectrum of diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, national origin and immigrant status, religious or spiritual identity, disability (physical, mental, emotional and developmental), veteran status, and/or limited English proficiency.Willingness to contribute towards Fenway’s efforts in becoming an anti-racist organization and promoting a culture dedicated to ongoing development in service of humility, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, where differences are acknowledged and valued.For more information about Boomerangs please visit our website: https://shopboomerangs.org/LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Part Time / Full Time
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Thrift Store Key Holder, Jamaica Plain
Fenway Health
location-iconBoston MA

Job DescriptionDescription:Boomerangs, an award-winning family of thrift stores operated by the AIDS Action Committee, is seeking a full-time Key Holder to join the team in our busy thrift store located in Jamaica Plain. Under the supervision of the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager, the Key Holder is responsible for opening and closing the store and acting as manager on duty when a store manager is away.As a Key Holder at Boomerangs you will:Prepare the store for opening including counting cash tills, checking voicemail, and directing other employees in opening cleaning duties.Prepare the store for closing, including notifying customers of closing time, directing employees in cleaning duties, counting the registers, completing closing paper work and securing the cash tills and cash deposit in the safe.Act as manager on duty if there is no manager or assistant manager present. This includes directing other employees, maintaining a safe and clean store, and assisting customers. When acting as manager, a key holder is not expected to handle every difficult issue that arises, but is expected to contact the appropriate people for help and properly document any incidents.Assist in training new employees and acts as a supervisor for department associatesProvide exceptional customer service and alerts supervisors to any customer issuesHelp with cleaning tasks to maintain a neat, safe work environmentAssist with pricing, stocking, merchandising and organizing the sales floorPropose new merchandising, organization, and sales strategies to managementRemain familiar with and follows store policies and procedures as well as general company policies.Engages in loss prevention duties as needed, in accordance with training from Store ManagerPerform related duties and projects as assignedAt Boomerangs, we offer AMAZING benefits, including:A store culture built on teamwork, diversity & inclusion, a passion for thrift, and FUN!Generous paid time off including holiday pay and vacation and sick days.Comprehensive and affordable health, dental, and vision insurance.Employer contributions towards a 403(b) retirement savings account + profit sharing after 1 yearTuition Reimbursement up to $3000 per year, after one year of service.Employee wellness programPre-tax health savings and transportation options30-50% employee discount at all Boomerangs locations and other corporate discounts for auto/home/pet insurance, local gyms, restaurants, and more!Requirements:Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to act as manager on duty if manager is not availableAbility to work independently on tasks as needed and manage time effectivelyAbility to exhibit courteous behavior on and off site while working and maintain a positive relationship with all staff and management regardless of rankAbility to monitor benchmarks, shift priorities, and direct others to meet daily, weekly, and monthly goalsKnowledge of current retailers, both discount and high end, preferredFriendly, outgoing demeanor and positive attitudeExcellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate in English. Additional languages a plusFlexible availability, including occasional weekends and holidaysBasic knowledge of HIV/AIDS and sensitivity to issues surrounding the HIV/AIDS epidemicAbility to work harmoniously and effectively with colleagues, patients, clients and vendors across the spectrum of diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, national origin and immigrant status, religious or spiritual identity, disability (physical, mental, emotional and developmental), veteran status, and/or limited English proficiency.Willingness to contribute towards Fenway’s efforts in becoming an anti-racist organization and promoting a culture dedicated to ongoing development in service of humility, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, where differences are acknowledged and valued.Compensation:$17.70 per hourFor more information about Boomerangs please visit our website: https://shopboomerangs.org/LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Part Time / Full Time
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Assistant Manager
Savers
location-iconFramingham MA

Savers, an international thrift retailer, is looking to fill Associate Manager position(s). This multi-faceted role supports either the service side of our stores or the backroom product flow function (production). Who we are: The Savers family of stores is a for-profit, global thrift retailer offering great quality, gently used clothing, accessories and household goods. Our Rethink Reuse business model of purchasing, reselling and recycling gives communities a smart way to shop and keeps more than 700 million pounds of used goods from landfills each year. We also help more than 100 nonprofit organizations by purchasing donated goods from them, which provides a source of revenue to help support their vital community programs and services. We operate over 300 locations. Our brands are Savers, 2ND Avenue (in the U.S), Value Village (in the U.S. and Canada), Unique (in the U.S.), Village des Valeurs (in Quebec) and Savers Australia. What you can expect: A commitment to protecting the health and safety of our Team Members. Great benefits, paid training, career development, a competitive wage, and a Team Member discount offering. Our Team is a great one, made up of people from many different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, all with something special to contribute. You’ll positively impact Team Members, Customers, Donors, Your Community, and the Environment. Savers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify Company.

Part Time / Full Time
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Prevention Specialist
Father Bills & Mainspring
location-iconBrockton MA

Job Description Position Summary: This position requires 3-5 years of experience and/or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. This position operates at the gateway to the State Emergency Shelter System, where staff work with families to provide housing search and to find alternative ways to prevent families from entering into the shelter system. This position is responsible for housing search as well as developing and maintaining relationships with local landlords and community partners. CPR certification is required and provided by FBMS. AED and First Aid may also be required and will be provided by FBMS. Essential Responsibilities: - Receive and respond to Strategic Prevention referrals from the Prevention Coordinator - Complete an assessment of family’s housing needs and providing housing search assistance to help them obtain stable housing. - Report to Southeast Housing Court Division, or Metro Housing Court Division to assist tenants with court process and mediation services. - Provide tenant, landlord/property manager, and legal representatives with updates regarding progress, and all identified ongoing concerns as appropriate. - Provide outreach and assessment in the community as deemed necessary by supervisor or other administrator within the organization. - Networking and maintaining relationships with local landlords and community partners. - Collaborate with the Employment Specialist to ensure referral for employment needs. - Assist families to identify community services, make appropriate referrals, and follow up with families on results. - Accompany and transport families to community services and apartment searches as appropriate.- Responsible for other transportation needs as assigned. - Create, implement and encourage families to follow a reasonable budget to meet their needs.- Maintain written progress reports and supporting documentation, including, but not limited to ETO.- Provide families with appropriate information to further assist in alternative housing needs.- Educate families on how and where to access appropriate community resources, (i.e., fuel assistance, food banks, thrift stores, donation centers, etc.).- Maintain and increase positive, team-oriented working relationships with local landlords, supportive service agencies, and state and non-profit agencies.- Responsible for tracking and reporting on outcomes of prevention services.- Complete and maintain all necessary documentation in client’s records. This includes, but is not limited to, ETO, any additional reports requested.

Part Time / Full Time
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Prevention Specialist (Steward)
Father Bills & Mainspring
location-iconBrockton MA

Job DescriptionPositions: Full-TimePart-TimePosition Summary: This temporary position requires 3-5 years of experience and/or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. This position operates at the gateway to the State Emergency Shelter System, where staff work with families to provide housing search and to find alternative ways to prevent families from entering into the shelter system. This position is responsible for housing search as well as developing and maintaining relationships with local landlords and community partners. CPR certification is required and provided by FBMS. AED and First Aid may also be required and will be provided by FBMS. Essential Responsibilities: - Receive and respond to Strategic Prevention referrals from the Prevention Coordinator - Complete an assessment of family’s housing needs and providing housing search assistance to help them obtain stable housing. - Report to Southeast Housing Court Division, or Metro Housing Court Division to assist tenants with court process and mediation services. - Provide tenant, landlord/property manager, and legal representatives with updates regarding progress, and all identified ongoing concerns as appropriate. - Provide outreach and assessment in the community as deemed necessary by supervisor or other administrator within the organization. - Networking and maintaining relationships with local landlords and community partners. - Collaborate with the Employment Specialist to ensure referral for employment needs. - Assist families to identify community services, make appropriate referrals, and follow up with families on results. - Accompany and transport families to community services and apartment searches as appropriate.- Responsible for other transportation needs as assigned. - Create, implement and encourage families to follow a reasonable budget to meet their needs.- Maintain written progress reports and supporting documentation, including, but not limited to ETO.- Provide families with appropriate information to further assist in alternative housing needs.- Educate families on how and where to access appropriate community resources, (i.e., fuel assistance, food banks, thrift stores, donation centers, etc.).- Maintain and increase positive, team-oriented working relationships with local landlords, supportive service agencies, and state and non-profit agencies.- Responsible for tracking and reporting on outcomes of prevention services.- Complete and maintain all necessary documentation in client’s records. This includes, but is not limited to, ETO, any additional reports requested.

Part Time / Full Time
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Thrift Store Librarian
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Part Time / Full Time
location-iconBoston MA
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Boomerangs, a chain of thrift stores operated by the AIDS Action Committee, is seeking a full-time Librarian to join the team in our thrift store located in Jamaica Plain.

As a Librarian at Boomerangs you will:

  • Organize, sticker, and shelve a wide variety of incoming book donations
  • Price and stock VHS, DVDs, CDs, Vinyl, and Videogames
  • Salvaging of book floor weekly and assisting Helpsy every Friday with salvage collection.
  • Assist with customer inquiries; requires knowledge of Boomerangs operations and purchasing policies
  • Keep all spaces organized and well labeled in JP backroom as well as on the shopping floor.
  • Maintain consistent and effective communication with manager and other employees.
  • Collect books from incoming donations that would be suitable for online sale.
  • Occasional coverage of online operations including listing new merchandise, shipping orders, and responding to customer messages.
  • Properly store and secure high value items until alternative sales strategy is determined by Media and Online Sales Manager.
  • Assist shelving volunteers when necessary. Aid in training of new volunteers.
  • Follow policies, procedures and guidelines regarding internal and external loss prevention
  • Meet agency participatory expectations
  • Follow and enforce all company policies and procedures
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned

At Boomerangs, we offer AMAZING benefits, including:

  • A store culture built on teamwork, diversity & inclusion, a passion for thrift, and FUN!
  • Generous paid time off including holiday pay and vacation and sick days.
  • Comprehensive and affordable health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Employer contributions towards a 403(b) retirement savings account + profit sharing after 1 year
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $3000 per year, after one year of service.
  • Employee wellness program
  • Pre-tax health savings and transportation options
  • 30-50% employee discount at all Boomerangs locations and other corporate discounts for auto/home/pet insurance, local gyms, restaurants, and more!
Requirements:
  • Experienced knowledge of books and music, antiques, and collectible items
  • Ability to keep work area and incoming clear and organized
  • Superior verbal and written communication and customer service skills
  • This is a full-time, hourly position and holidays and weekends may be required
  • Access to and familiarity with smartphone apps for research purposes
  • Each member of the Boomerangs team should understand and support the mission of The AIDS Action Committee and be familiar with the programs and services of AAC.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experiences in antiquarian book appraisal
  • Familiarity with e-commerce

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:
  • Ability to lift 40+lbs
  • Ability to stand for extended periods
  • Ability to withstand temperature fluctuations depending on seasonal variables
We offer an excellent benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, a retirement plan with employer match, paid holidays, paid time off, an employee discount, and more. LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply
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Thrift Store Librarian
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Part Time / Full Time
location-iconBoston MA
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Job Description

Description:

Boomerangs, a chain of thrift stores operated by the AIDS Action Committee, is seeking a full-time Librarian to join the team in our thrift store located in Jamaica Plain.

As a Librarian at Boomerangs you will:

  • Organize, sticker, and shelve a wide variety of incoming book donations
  • Price and stock VHS, DVDs, CDs, Vinyl, and Videogames
  • Salvaging of book floor weekly and assisting Helpsy every Friday with salvage collection.
  • Assist with customer inquiries; requires knowledge of Boomerangs operations and purchasing policies
  • Keep all spaces organized and well labeled in JP backroom as well as on the shopping floor.
  • Maintain consistent and effective communication with manager and other employees.
  • Collect books from incoming donations that would be suitable for online sale.
  • Occasional coverage of online operations including listing new merchandise, shipping orders, and responding to customer messages.
  • Properly store and secure high value items until alternative sales strategy is determined by Media and Online Sales Manager.
  • Assist shelving volunteers when necessary. Aid in training of new volunteers.
  • Follow policies, procedures and guidelines regarding internal and external loss prevention
  • Meet agency participatory expectations
  • Follow and enforce all company policies and procedures
  • Perform related duties and projects as assigned

At Boomerangs, we offer AMAZING benefits, including:

  • A store culture built on teamwork, diversity & inclusion, a passion for thrift, and FUN!
  • Generous paid time off including holiday pay and vacation and sick days.
  • Comprehensive and affordable health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Employer contributions towards a 403(b) retirement savings account + profit sharing after 1 year
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $3000 per year, after one year of service.
  • Employee wellness program
  • Pre-tax health savings and transportation options
  • 30-50% employee discount at all Boomerangs locations and other corporate discounts for auto/home/pet insurance, local gyms, restaurants, and more!
Requirements:
  • Experienced knowledge of books and music, antiques, and collectible items
  • Ability to keep work area and incoming clear and organized
  • Superior verbal and written communication and customer service skills
  • This is a full-time, hourly position and holidays and weekends may be required
  • Access to and familiarity with smartphone apps for research purposes
  • Each member of the Boomerangs team should understand and support the mission of The AIDS Action Committee and be familiar with the programs and services of AAC.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experiences in antiquarian book appraisal
  • Familiarity with e-commerce

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:
  • Ability to lift 40+lbs
  • Ability to stand for extended periods
  • Ability to withstand temperature fluctuations depending on seasonal variables
We offer an excellent benefits package that includes comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, a retirement plan with employer match, paid holidays, paid time off, an employee discount, and more. LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply