Careers

We are currently looking to fill 1 position:

Furniture Plus Cashier (full-time permanent)

https://ca.indeed.com/job/furniture-plus-cashier-c92794cb9ba5ca6f

➢ Greet customers and provide friendly customer service
➢ Accurately and efficiently process customer purchases, including the careful packing of fragile items
➢ Restock, arrange, and tidy store displays

The Cashier is responsible to the Furniture Plus Manager. As lifting and moving heavy/bulky items is a requirement of this job, the successful candidate must be physically capable of safely lifting and transporting at least 16 kg. (35 lb.). This is a full-time (35-39 hours/week) paid position. The Cashier must be available to work 5 days a week, Tuesday-Friday, 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., as well as Saturday 9:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (schedule may be flexible). The successful candidate will have good organizational skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, self-motivated, able to work independently and as part of a team. Knowledge of MCC, and the ability to articulate the mission and work of MCC, is an asset. Portage MCC’s mission is to serve in the name of Christ. All Portage MCC workers are expected to either contribute to a Christian spirit in the organization or not detract from it.

This is an entry-level position with the expectation of becoming a supervisory or possibly even a management position, depending on the candidate's performance and skills. Starting wage is $12.00/hour, negotiable based on experience.

About Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)

MCC was founded in 1920 as the international relief and development agency of Mennonite churches in North America. We strive for peace, justice, and dignity of all people by sharing our experiences, resources, and faith. We seek to demonstrate God’s love by serving among people suffering from poverty, conflict, and natural disasters. Visit www.mcc.org to learn more.

About Portage MCC

Portage MCC has been in operation for over 37 years in Portage la Prairie. We sell donated clothing, books, furniture, and other items to raise income for the ministry of MCC. The shops are a ministry in and of themselves, providing low cost goods to people in our community as well as providing international and local aid. Our Thrift Shops also makes a valuable contribution to good stewardship and a healthy environment by recycling items that might otherwise be thrown away. We also provide a sense of community to volunteers and the people we serve through social interaction in a caring environment. Our employees enjoy a casual work environment, opportunities for development, and an opportunity to make a difference. Numerous benefits, including a group insurance plan, are available to our staff. Visit www.portagemcc.com to learn more.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the above address, Attention: General Manager (confidential).
Closing date for applications is August 20, 2021. Expected start date is August 30, 2021 or earlier.

All applicants are appreciated; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We reserve the right to fill the position earlier than the close date, should a suitable applicant be found.