Value Village is a recycling store that not only buys and resells or recycles used goods to make profit, but also helps several nonprofit organizations by paying them for donated goods. The company describes itself as an impressive thrift store, a community champion and a revolutionary recycler. It operates in more than 330 locations. From crockery to apparels and toys to gadgets, Value Village offers a variety of products for consumers to buy.
Foundation of Value Village, a brand owned by Savers, was laid by William O. Ellison who opened the first store in 1954 in San Francisco, California. By the year 1988 the company grew to own 36 stores. By 2000 the company had paid an amount of $87 million to its non-profit partners, which rose to $1.5 billion by 2014.
The company is ranked among the world’s largest recyclers of used textiles and has more than 20,000 employees world over. “Thrift Shop”, a song by American hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis became a great hit and topped the charts in 2013. Through its distinct business model, Value Village not only meets its earning objective but also contributes to the social cause.
There are several benefits of doing a job with this world-known brand. Competitive payouts and work facilities, employee discounts, free health care, medical leaves and paid holidays are some to quote for instance. it also provides Market leading 401(k) Savings Plans with company match (based on age, length of service and number of hours worked per week). Also, by working with Value Village you contribute to the society in a way. If interested to join this company then apply as per requirements below.
How old do you have to be to work at Value Village?
You have to be at least 18 years old to qualify for a job in this company. Even freshers can join. However for certain positions like the key managerial ones, experienced people are required. The company provides highly competitive earning opportunities with lot of benefits and good work environment to ensure employee satisfaction.
Value Village Careers
Store Team Member: The specific job duties vary for each position in the store. Team members are required to perform the general duties and responsibilities as listed on company’s website for operation of the store.They may also be required to perform other job-related functions by the management team.
Store Management: As part of the Store Management team, everything you do has a specific purpose that links productivity to business results in your store.
Staff Accountant – AR: You will be responsible for processing cash transactions, reviewing invoicing, recording cash and AR related month-end entries for Saver’s recycling unit.
Field Marketing Manager: As a field marketing manager, among other things, you have to develop relationships with key influencer/community personnel for each store location and co-ordinate with fields operations team on all new marketing programs and alliances.
The other available positions are Website Content Marketing Manager, Area Development Manager, Senior Compensation Analyst, Benefits Representative, Senior Staff Accountant, SSC Clerical Temp and several others.