Career Opportunities with Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

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Careers at Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

Department: Retail
Location: Olympia Goodwill
Address: 400 Cooper Point RD SW
Olympia, WA, 98502
Salary: $0 - $0 Per Year
Required Days to Work: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Work Hours Needed: Morning, Afternoon, Evening

Are you looking to make a difference everyday? Do you want more than just a traditional retail job? If so, Goodwill might be the place for you!

Goodwill of the Olympics & Rainier Region has been in the business of changing lives for over 95 years. We are part of an amazing group of people that come together to make a profound impact on our community.  Our mission is to provide free job training to people with barriers to employment. This important work can only happen thanks to our generous donors, our talented team members and our customers.

A career at Goodwill blends community service with professional advancement; all the while working with a team of dedicated individuals.

Job Summary:

The Store Manager is responsible for overall store operation, including collections, processing sales, personnel management, financial performance and loss prevention control activities. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

This position is a unique opportunity for someone with a strong traditional retail background to further their career with a non-profit organization that benefits the communities in which they operate and believes in the importance of work life balance.

Principal Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the proper handling and processing of incoming and outgoing donations.
  • Maximize sales performance through proper rotation, display/presentation, signage, and inventory levels.  
  • Ensure that quality customer service is presented and provided by employees in a timely and courteous manner to all shoppers, donors and other employees.
  • Maintain sales floor and store appearance, cleanliness and shopping/working environment. 
  • Effectively and efficiently manage the store budget.
  • Ensure proper cash handling including cash register procedures and submission of required reports.
  • Ensure that loss prevention matters are reported and investigated accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Hire, train and direct the activities of store personnel to provide an efficient and effective work force.
  • Ensure that performance evaluations are conducted in a timely manner, and that employee status changes are processed in a timely and accurate manner.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Three or more years management experience in a large retail environment.
  • Experience as a Goodwill Store Manager or Store Manager in Training is preferred

All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory results of a criminal history background check. Forklift certification may be necessary, which would require a drug screen.

This organization participates in E-Verify.  E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S. through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Social Security (SSA).   For further information on E-Verify contact DHS at 1-888-464-4218

At Goodwill, we welcome people with diverse backgrounds, including persons with disabilities or other disadvantages. In fact a substantial portion of our employees have a disability and/or economic disadvantage and we strongly encourage such persons to apply.




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