Founded in 1965, VistAbility (formerly Contra Costa ARC) is a trusted and highly-regarded Bay Area non-profit agency serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

VistAbility is hiring for a Thrift Store Manager for our Good Stuff thrift store located in El Cerrito!

This is not only a great thrifting location and locally-beloved store but also an internship opportunity for adults with disabilities in VistAbility's Supported Employment program. 

What does a Thrift Store Manager do?
Thrift Store Manager plans, organizes, and supervises thrift store volunteers; supervises and coordinates donations and sales; oversees the maintenance and upkeep of Good Stuff.
  • Operations 
    • Opening and closing the store and cash register. 
    • Accepting donations and pricing merchandise
  • Staffing
    • Recruiting, screening, training, and supervision of volunteers.
    • Works alongside Supported Employment program to orient, train and supervise program participants
  • Record Keeping
    • Recording of daily and monthly sales and depositing receipts in VistAbility accounts on a timely basis.
  • Assessing of Participants
    • Instructing Supported Employment participants in tasks performed at store and evaluating their performance as to ability, quality, and length of time to complete such tasks.
    • Works with Supported Employment employees to ensure internship operates effectively.
  • Safety
    • Monitoring the sales floor and work areas in order to assess any health or safety hazards and correcting any problems discovered.
    • Ensuring all tools and appliances used by staff and clients are in good working condition and pose no health or safety problems.

  • High School diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Retail management, personnel supervision, fiscal management, inventory, merchandising, documentation a plus. Marketing experience preferred but not required. 

  • Valid CA Driver License and good driving record
  • Up to date COVID-19 Vaccination / Booster (religious and medical exemption requests can be considered)
  • Indoor masking is required at all program sites when in contact with any staff and/or participants
Location: Good Stuff in El Cerrito.

Hours:  Tuesday - Saturday, 9-5 pm, 7.5 hours/day. 

Rate of pay:  $20.50 per hour plus full benefits!

Benefits for these work hours include:
  • Kaiser Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Discounts for dining, travel, even Disneyland! 
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance, 403(b) retirement plan 
  • 2 weeks paid vacation, 12 paid Sick Days, and 11 paid Holidays and an additional holiday the week of your Birthday!

Our vacation accrual rates are generous!
1st and 2nd year of employment = 2 weeks vacation a year;
3rd and 4th year of employment = 3 weeks vacation a year;
5th to 9th year of employment = 4 weeks vacation a year;
the 10th year onward = 5 weeks vacation a year.

Program: Good Stuff Thrift Shop
This is a full time position

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