Shipping & Receiving Associate

Mission Statement: Building Lives that Work

Job Description

Responsibilities overview:


  • Maintain an orderly and functional shipping area.
  • Prepare and process purchased items for shipping.
  • Appropriately wrap and package all merchandise according to size, weight and fragility.
  • Weighing packages accurately to ensure proper postage is used.
  • Access shipper computer programs.
  • Generate shipping labels and required documentation to ship packages.
  • Ensure all packages are shipped within 3-5 days of payment.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment and the maintenance and security of equipment.
  • Meet and/or exceed Marion Goodwill Shopgoodwill production standards.

 Cleaning: (Inside and/or outside of the location)

  • Follow store-cleaning procedures as assigned.


  • Ability to pay close attention to his/her surroundings and alert management to any situation that seems dangerous and/or suspicious.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and complying with all state and federal safety and health regulations as well as company safety policy and procedures.
  • Responsible for learning and executing all Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls.
  • Responsible for safe handling and usage of blue tubs.
  • Responsible for knowing the location of, how to read, and understand the Safety Data Sheets.
  • Responsible for sanitizing and labeling of bedding, upholstered furniture, stuffed toys, and filling materials.
  • Report any accidents/incidents and unsafe conditions to the store manager(s) and assists with completing appropriate reports.
  • Attends monthly safety meetings.
  • Ability to operate personal computer with knowledge of pertinent programs as specified by needs.
  • Ability to operate Windows O/S computer.


  • Must be able to work independently in a store team environment.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older, have command of the English language sufficient to communicate with customers, co-workers, and supervisors.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills with customers and employees.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, stoop, squat, bend and twist, reach for extended periods of time; push, pull, or lift up to 50 pounds in a safe manner.
  • Must have a desire to work with rehabilitation consumers, employees, and the public.
  • Must be reliable and dependable.
  • Must be able to pass alcohol/drug screening.