Job Openings

Receiving Stockroom Clerk at the Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Store in Mundelein

Reports To: Store Management on duty

Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Job Purpose: A Stockroom Receiving Clerk is responsible for receiving, storing, staging & distributing products. The primary focus is the receiving, sorting, and storing of donations in the stockroom area.

• Ensure that each donor & customer receives outstanding customer service by providing a donor-friendly environment which includes greeting, acknowledging & thanking everyone, maintaining outstanding standards, solid product knowledge, and all other components of customer service.
• Assist in processing and replenishing merchandise through donation acceptance at the back door & monitoring floor stock.
• Verify that all Home of the Sparrow, Inc. materials are current and available to donors (sign-in sheets, brochures, etc.). Replenish as needed.
• Assist in floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance, and store housekeeping.
• Assist in managing the recycling process.
• Adhere to all Company policies, procedures, and practices included in the Employee Handbook & Retail Policy & Procedure Manual.
• Communicate customer requests to management in a positive & helpful manner.
• Complete low-level maintenance work around the store such as replacing light bulbs, cleaning around trash bins outside, and hanging merchandise on walls.
• Any other duties as assigned by management.

Knowledge & Skills:
• High School education or higher required.
• Ability to process information/merchandise through the register system.
• Baseline computer skills to access, input and process electronic information.
• Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documentation.
• Ability to communicate appropriately with associates, customers, and donors.
• Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary to run the store.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands:
• Ability to move and/or handle merchandise throughout the store generally weighing 0-50 pounds safely.
• Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and reaching are required.
• Sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time are required.

• Ability to freely access all areas of the store including the selling floor, stock area, and register area.
• Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates

All Job Openings

Senior Accountant

Reports To: Controller Based at: 1991 Duncan Place, Woodstock IL Status: Full-time, Exempt Desired Start Date: May 1, 2024 General Description: The Senior Accountant is a contributing member of the Accounting team and is accountable to the Controller for the...

read more

Volunteer Coordinator (Development Associate)

Last Updated: 3/18/2024 Exemption Status: Part Time Reports to: Volunteer Manager Job Purpose: The Volunteer and Development Coordinator assists the Volunteer Program Manager with the volunteer program and supports the development department. This position is...

read more


Reports To: Donation and Logistics Manager Based out of: Headquarters Status: Full-Time or Part-Time, Non-Exempt Job Purpose: Under the supervision of the Logistics Manager, the Mover/Driver will be responsible for orchestrating pick-up, delivery and placement of...

read more

Weekend Shelter Staff

Reports To: Shelter Manager Department: Program Worksite Base: Shelter Status: Non-Exempt; Part-time Schedule: Sat. & Sun., 2:30 – 11:00 pm Job Purpose: Shelter Staff provides client centered consultation and community support to clients at the Transitional...

read more

Director of Operations

Reports To: Executive Director Based at: 1991 Duncan Place Woodstock, IL Status: Full-time / Exempt General Description: The Director of Operations is responsible for the overall efficiency of agency operations with a focus on enhancing cross functional processes and...

read more

Case Manager

Reports To: Shelter Manager Department: Program Worksite Base: Shelter Status: Non-Exempt; Full-time Schedule: Mon. – Fri. 2:30 – 11:00 pm Job Purpose: The Case Manager will provide Case Management, Client Centered Consultation and Community Support to clients at the...

read more

Cashier – Palatine Sparrow’s Nest

Reports To: Store Management on duty Based out of: Sparrow’s Nest Thrift Stores Part-Time, Non-Exempt Job Purpose: A Cashier is responsible for upholding customer service, cash register operations, housekeeping, merchandising, signing, pricing, donation acceptance,...

read more