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Community Outreach Ministries is a faith-based non-profit organization focused on helping people in need in Polk County, Missouri.   The motto for Community Outreach Ministries is Matthew 25:35-36 “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.” Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and COM Application to Micah Titterington (Executive Director) at MicahT@bolivarcom.org. Download the COM application hereCheck out our available employment opportunities here:

Thrift Store Associate (part-time) 

(Posted 1-8-2020)

 

Position Overview:

The Thrift Store Employee performs certain tasks in the thrift store, including but not limited to working the cash register, assisting customers, overseeing thrift store volunteers, restocking thrift store items, and quality control. They will also perform other duties as directed by the thrift store manager. The successful candidate will be called of God, be committed to serve as a member of a faith-driven team, and have a strong interest in the overall service and ministry of Community Outreach Ministries (COM).  

 

Reports to: Thrift Store Manager

 

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 20 hours per week

 

Job Description:

    Daily Tasks:

  1. Greet every customer

  2. Operate the cash register

  3. Accept donations from community members and sort donations

  4. Maintain a clean and organized donation area

  5. Put inventory away and organize inventory

  6. Ensure the thrift store stays neat and clean

  7. Clean and stock bathrooms

  8. Hang and remove clothes from racks

  9. Other duties as assigned

     Weekly Tasks:

  1. Clean the floors in the store

  2. Bundle hangers

  3. Fill soda cooler

  4. Maintain weekly color rotation

     Monthly Tasks:

  1. Clean all of the shelves

  2. Clean all the windows

  3. Clean all the door frames

Qualifications:

  1. One or more years of retail or customer service experience

  2. Be in good physical condition and be able to lift and carry a minimum of 20 pounds

  3. Ability to observe proper money handling policies and practices

  4. Strong eye for visual merchandising

  5. Positive attitude and professional

  6. Proactive mentality

  7. Genuine enthusiasm for the success of Community Outreach Ministries and an ability to communicate that enthusiasm to the community.

  8. Be a resourceful self-starter with an ability to follow through on a wide range of projects

  9. Be reliable, pay attention to detail, enjoy a fast-paced work environment, dependable, very organized, and able to work independently, yet be willing to be a team player, a creative problem-solver and be able to meet deadlines

  10. Be active in a local church, and possess good spiritual and emotional health.

Interested candidates should email Micah Titterington at MicahT@bolivarcom.org

Donation Pick-up Driver (part-time) 

(Posted 11-12-19)

 

Position Overview:

Community Outreach Ministries (COM) currently has an opening for a Donation Pick-Up Driver. This position will assist the mission of COM by driving the COM trailer or box truck to pick up donations of furniture and appliances to the thrift store and to pick up cardboard recycling from local businesses for the COM recycling program.

 

Community Outreach Ministries is a faith-based non-profit organization focused on helping people in need in Polk County, Missouri.   The motto for Community Outreach Ministries is Matthew 25:35-36 “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.” 

 

Reports to: Executive Director

 

Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, about 5-10 hours per week.

 

Job Description:

  1. Drive COM vehicles, including 16' box truck, to pick up donations and recycling product.

  2. Deliver picked up items to COM warehouse or thrift store.

  3. Observe traffic laws and practice safe driving techniques.

Compensation:

Compensation for this position is stipend or commission/quota based at a rate of $5 per pick-up site.

Qualifications:

  1. Valid Missouri Driver's license

  2. Must be at least 25 years of age

  3. No major traffic violations or accidents within the past 3 years.

Interested candidates should email Micah Titterington at MicahT@bolivarcom.org

Recycling Intern

(Posted 11-4-19)

 

Position Overview:

Community Outreach Ministries (COM) currently has an opening for an intern to help process cardboard, plastic, and textile recycling. Intern will help break down boxes, bale cardboard and textiles, and assist the Warehouse Coordinator with other tasks related to recycling. Revenue generated from the recycling program will go toward COM and startup costs of a new jobs training program. The intern will also meet weekly with a case manager to set employment goals and work on skills related to establishing long-term employment. The Jobs Internship is for 6-8 weeks.

 

Community Outreach Ministries is a faith-based non-profit organization focused on helping people in need in Polk County, Missouri.   The motto for Community Outreach Ministries is Matthew 25:35-36 “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.” 

 

Reports to: Warehouse Coordinator

 

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday.. We ask for at least a 4-hour minimum commitment each week, but hours are flexible.

 

Job Description:

  1. Break down boxes and sort out paper and non-cardboard items from cardboard drop-offs.

  2. Load and operate a baler to process cardboard and clothing/textiles.

  3. Maintain the cleanliness of the warehouse and observe safety standards.

  4. Work with COM staff to develop new ideas for increasing recycling commodity volumes.

Compensation:

Compensation for this position is stipend or commission/quota based and is dependent on current prices of recycling commodities.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be at least 16 years old.

  2. Ability to regularly lift 30 pounds or more

  3. Ability to stand or walk for long periods of time and bend over repeatedly

  4. Able to work outside or in an environment without air conditioning

  5. Preferred candidate is an individual who is unemployed or struggling to find full-time employment.

  6. Driver's license preferred but not required.

Interested candidates should email Micah Titterington at MicahT@bolivarcom.org 

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