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The Store

Operations Specialist

The Store


Job Summary

The Operations Specialist, in partnership with the Operations Manager, ensures the smooth operations of The Store, from the acquisition of appropriate food from vendors and donors to the distribution of food to customers, in a manner consistent with The Store’s values of dignity and choice.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Vendor Deliveries: Meets vendors delivering food and supplies, and assists in loading supplies into appropriate storage locations (refrigerator, shelves, etc.). 
  • Volunteer Training: Work with the volunteer coordinator to ensure volunteers are oriented to their jobs and know how to complete assigned tasks. 
  • Volunteer Supervision: Oversee volunteers in all aspects of The Store operations during restocking, inventory, and shopping hours, providing assistance and direction when needed.  Serve as point of contact for the volunteer shift leader and other volunteers.
  • Customer Service:  Assist customers as needed during shopping to ensure a positive shopping experience. 
  • Restocking: Work with volunteers throughout shopping hours to ensure shelves are restocked as needed.
  • Inventory: Take inventory of food and non-food items as necessary to inform future ordering/restocking. 
  • Pick-ups: Pick up food orders and donations as needed.
  • Back-up to Operations Manager: When the Operations Manager is out of the office, assist with any of the following: Food and supplies orders, tracking of food budget, and tracking in-kind donations
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (nonprofit management, grocery, logistics, etc.) or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding setting (lifting boxes, stocking shelves, etc.) 

Additional Information


  • Individual health, dental, and vision are covered by the employer (discount for additional family members)
  • 401k match (up to 5%)
  • Short-term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Sick and Vacation time is available immediately upon starting

How to Apply

To apply please visit: https://the-store.gnahiring.com/job/759642/operations-specialist-nonprofit  and click the “apply for this position” button.


  • Date Posted: February 15, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Salary Range: $43,000-$46,000
  • Working Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 8 hrs/day