Twice is Nice seeks part-time Shop Assistant


Urbana’s Twice is Nice seeks part-time shop assistant

Twice is Nice, the not-for-profit thrift shop at 607 West Elm Street, Urbana, seeks a part-time employee who will assist with merchandise organization and shop upkeep, including

  • Sorting clothing and other merchandise donated to the shop
  • Arranging the merchandise in areas designated for storage or display
  • Thinning displays of overstocked merchandise
  • Tidying shop displays
  • Conducting Smartphone searches for merchandise compliance with Consumer Product Safety Commission rulings
  • Maintaining supplies of shop forms and records, and other housekeeping tasks

The successful candidate will:

  • Be abreast of current clothing fashion
  • Be capable of judgment calls regarding the value of donated merchandise
  • Be physically able to stand for the majority of their time on the job and capable of carrying bags, boxes, and tubs of merchandise up and down stairs
  • Possess and be skilled at using a Smartphone for research
  • Be capable of working with minimal direct supervision
  • Be capable of working cooperatively with the team of volunteers who manage and staff the shop
  • Be available to work between 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and/or Saturdays for a total average of 3 to 5 hours per week

The Shop Assistant will report to and be supervised by Twice is Nice co-managers, volunteers who have overseen the shop since it opened in 2008.

Twice is Nice is a project of First Presbyterian Church of Urbana. Located in an historic house, it offers new and gently used merchandise to the local community and donates one half of its income to Champaign-Urbana social service agencies.

Wage: $15.00 per hour

To apply: Send a letter of application, resume, and two references to:

Thrift Shop Applications
First Presbyterian Church
602 West Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Or email to using the subject line: Thrift Shop Application