Type of Job
About the job
Retail Associate - LakeCity Works
LakeCity Works supports people with mental illness to build on their strengths, take on
responsibilities and access work experience, education and employment. We have
worked to develop an impactful presence in the Dartmouth community. We live our
vision to empower people to be themselves and thrive.
The Position: LakeCity Works is looking for a Retail Sales Associate (Maternity Cover) for their
social enterprise Showroom. Here customers can purchase quality furniture from their solid
wood and recycled plastic ranges as well as other homewares and gifts made with social
purpose. The Retail Sales Associate (Maternity Cover) works in the Showroom; consulting with
customers on furniture purchases as well as custom orders. This would appeal to someone with
great interpersonal skills, retail experience and a passion for social enterprise. The job also
requires empathy and understanding for individuals living with mental illness and a willingness
to interact with LakeCity clients and on-site participants with respect and professionalism.
Work Hours or Shift: Standard 8-hour shift based on opening hours. As a guideline,
the current Showroom opening hours are 8-4 on Monday to Friday and 9-5 on Saturday.
Please be prepared to work several Saturdays per month. Our opening hours may be
adjusted in the future, subject to the need of the business.
Who Should Apply?
You are outgoing, friendly and professional
You have an appreciation for quality furniture and an eye for stunning displays
You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
You enjoy working as part of a team and can take direction
You are comfortable with email correspondence and telephone interactions
You have a keen interest in learning about the many facets related to this job
You are not only motivated and proactive, but resourceful and creative as well
The salary range for this position is $13 to $15 and offers will be made commensurate
with candidate's skills and experience.
Successful candidates must provide a criminal record and vulnerable sector check.