Donation Receiver - Farragut Location
Company: KARM Stores
Posted on: November 21, 2020
The Thrift Store with a Mission In recent years, KARM Stores has
become some of the most popular thrift stores in East Tennessee.
You never know what you're going to find at KARM Stores - from
designer clothing to beautiful gently-used furniture and
appliances. KARM Stores shoppers know it's a treasure-hunter's
paradise. But there's more---Everything that is sold at or donated
to KARM Stores helps us with our singular mission of restoring
lives in Jesus' name. So, while shoppers are getting all of these
great things, and team members are working in a fun thrift
environment, there are also great things being done for those in
need right here in East Tennessee.Why We Do What We DoTo provide
funding for Knox Area Rescue Ministries.To tell the story of KARM
and KARM Stores.To reveal Christ in everything we do. History of
KARM StoresKARM Stores is part of the Knox Area Rescue Ministries
which has been serving the Knoxville homeless community since 1960.
KARM provides emergency services, meals, shelter as well as
recovery programs for those in need. KARM averages meals served
each day and can provide bed space for up to 400 every night. Today
KARM serves men, women and children through a variety of
progressive ministry programs designed to break the cycle of
homelessness. For the guests of KARM who are ready to change their
life, KARM has programs that assist with that. One of their most
successful programs is LaunchPoint Life Academy which will spend
time looking at the basics of getting a job, budgeting, and
creating a stable environment to build one's life back. The
Serenity Shelter is a program specifically for women. It includes
various recovery programs and safe havens.The Berea Program is an
unprecedented personal development opportunity at KARM focused on
work, learning, and service. The objective of Berea is to prepare
students for the abundant life God has planned for them and to
provide a strong, Biblical foundation to build a life upon after
KARM and have successful restoration into the community.All of
these programs require funding and that is where the stores come
in. One hundred percent of the profits earned through the retail
stores help fund Knox Area Rescue Ministries. Job Details
To welcome donors with overwhelmingly biblical hospitality. The
Receiver position is potentially the first interaction a person,
customer, or donor has with KARM and KARM Stores, therefore, it is
imperative that the Receiver has a positive, outgoing personality
that is welcoming and exudes the highest level of customer
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
Welcome donors in a timely manner in a way that makes them feel
confident KARM Stores appreciates them and understands their
value.Handle the receiving and donation process with the utmost
respect and care including, greeting the donor, assisting in
unloading donations, telling the KARM Stores story, repeating
details back to donor and issuing a receipt.Through the highest
level of customer service and hospitality, plants a seed for
repeated business and donations to KARM Stores with every
donor.Maintain clean and well-organized reception area, to include
the parking lot where applicable.Work with and effectively
communicate with the Receiving Manager, other processing members of
the Receiving and Donation Processing teams.Serve, daily, with
fellow employees so that there is a healthy and productive work
environment.Effectively use the donation receiving script to
communicate appreciation, the KARM Story, and Corner of Your Field
to donors.Ability to keep up in a fast paced and very physical work
environment. Heavy lifting, working in the "elements" of rain,
wind, heat, etc. required.
KARM Stores Team Members at all levels believe the following:
We believe in the Holy Trinity- God the Father, God the Son and God
the Holy Spirit.
We believe that God the Father sent His Son, Jesus, to die for us
as the ultimate sacrifice.
We believe in Jesus for the forgiveness of our sins.
We believe that the Bible is God's true Word.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be a people person with a pleasant and willing attitude and
have a servant's heart.
Must have a friendly, smiling demeanor.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Must have exceptional hospitality talent to offer the highest level
of customer service.
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) with an
excellent command of the English language.
Must have a commitment to KARM Stores' mission and mission
Must be detail-oriented and have solid organizational skills.
Must be a problem solver and be able to work with a minimum of
supervision and take initiative.
Excellent time management skills.
Computer skills to include general typing skills.
Ability to read and define problems, collect data, establish facts
and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written
or oral form.
Stand - up to 100% of a standard work day.
Walk - up to 75% of a standard work day.
Sit - less than 10% of a standard work day.
Use hands to perform required duties - up to 100% of a standard
Lifting and Bending - up to 75% of a standard work day.
Talk or hear - As needed throughout a standard work day.
Moderate physical activity. Depending on location, this position
may require frequent strenuous activity. Able to lift at least 50
pounds. Use hands to lift, sort, clean, organize throughout a
standard work day. Depending on location, this position may work in
a warehouse setting with some outdoor exposure throughout the
workday. Receivers will be required to wear a red KARM Stores'
T-shirt that is provided upon hire, along with a name badge.
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less).
Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more).
Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors).
Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up
and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given
Depth perception (three dimensional vision, ability to judge
distances and spatial relationships).
Ability to adjust focus (adjust the eye to bring an object into
Part time to full time, Monday through Saturday, up to a maximum of
40 hours per week.
Attendance at specific meetings, off-site events or training, as
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