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Retail Clerk

Martinez, CA
Job Type
Salary: $11.50 /hour

*Futures Explored, Inc. is a private non-profit corporation providing services and supports for adults with significant cognitive and physical disabilities who may also have specialized health needs. We have been committed to serving adults with developmental disabilities in their community for over 50 years by promoting dignity through work and community participation.

I. Specific Duties:

  • Provides support and training to participants working in the kitchen store in retail skills, including appropriate behavior, money management,

communication, computer training, social skills, vocational skills, and other designated skills.
Supports exploration of vocational interests and aptitudes, including opportunities for career growth.

  • Supports developing and implementing strategies, tools, and techniques to increase job performance.
  • Is a positive role model and promotes skills and capabilities.Supports integration into the work environment.
  • Acts as an advocate to promote and protect the rights of participants and ensures individuals are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Assists with maintaining the store as a clean and sanitary work space according to the standards determined by the Contra Costa County Health Department.

Performs duties related to the kitchen including:

  • Greeting and assisting customers in a friendly and outgoing manner, and other customer service skills.
  • Arranging and displaying food items in a safe and healthy manner and to promote sales.
  • Handling sales transactions at the front counter.
  • Recognizing and reporting safety issues.
  • Obtaining and maintaining California Food Handler certification.
  • Assists with receiving/processing deliveries.
  • Fills in for other retail clerks when needed.
  • Assists with the general upkeep and cleanliness of the store and stock room.

II. General Responsibilities:

  • Respects diversity and exemplifies our Code of Ethics: Respect, Honesty, Integrity, and Responsibility.
  • Projects a professional appearance and a pleasant and cooperative attitude towards participants, co‐workers, supervisors, and community members and serves as a positive role model to staff and individuals served.
  • Interfaces effectively and cooperatively with customers, participants and community members.
  • Communicates openly and shares necessary and appropriate information with supervisors and co‐workers.

III. Qualifications and Education Requirements

* High school diploma or equivalent.

* Retail experience.

* Must be able to pass LiveScan fingerprinting, health screening, and TB test.

* Physical stamina and ability to fulfill a variety of agency job responsibilities.

* Excellent interpersonal skills, including discretion, tact, and judgment.

* Professional demeanor, good attendance, and punctuality.

Please visit our website - www.futures-explored.org - before applying. Thank you!

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