Employment

Employment with MCHS

To apply for a listed position, print, complete and return the employment application (pdf)

Email to: human resources or
Fax to: (240) 547-4308 or
Mail to: MCHS, 601 South Stonestreet Avenue, Rockville MD 20850

MCHS is an equal opportunity employer

Also, there are always VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES available!

Thrift store manager

MCHS is seeking an experienced store manager to manage its large, busy thrift store, Wagging Tails Thrifts & Gifts. This full-time position plays a key role in ensuring excellent customer service; a well-organized, clean and efficient operation; and growing store revenue year over year. The store manager works closely with management, as well as the store’s staff and volunteers, and must be flexible and able to manage a diverse and ever-changing store inventory.

The ideal candidate will have five years of experience as a store manager.  Experience managing a thrift store is a plus. Must bring retail computer skills, preferably with Quick Books, and experience with retail sales through eBay is a plus.  This position will manage as a hands-on member of the store team, able to make quick decisions, lift 50 lbs.  and work on your feet all day.  The successful candidate will pass a mandatory background check.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that merchandise is moving efficiently and effectively from donation to sale,
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness, customer service, merchandise displays, and merchandise rotation.
  • Ensuring staff is efficiently performing the duties of their role, and that guests are receiving friendly, attentive service.
  • Working side by side with staff to keep store operations highly efficient and effective.
  • Addressing customer issues/complaints in a professional manner, and finding resolutions.
  • Providing staff with assistance and guidance.
  • Supervising cash drawer openings and closings thoroughly and accurately.
  • Serving as main contact with landlord regarding any building issues.

MCHS offers full-time benefits including health insurance (plus employee paid dental & vision), life insurance, paid leave, holidays and sick leave. Please reply with a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to MCHS, 601 South Stonestreet Ave., Rockville, MD 20850 or email to: human resources.

Job Type: Full time

Adoption/animal care

MCHS is looking for a hard-working individual familiar with computers and good customer service skills to help patrons on the phone and in person. Duties include providing information, processing adoptions, answering phones and conducting animal visits. Other duties include cleaning and animal care responsibilities.

Spanish a plus but not required. Individual must have experience handling animals. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license, have two years of experience in the field, be authorized to work in the US, and willing to undergo background check.

MCHS offers full-time benefits including medical/dental insurance, life insurance, paid leave, holidays and sick leave. Please reply with a cover letter, resume and
salary requirements to MCHS, 601 South Stonestreet Ave., Rockville, MD 20850 or email to: human resources.

Job Type: Full time

Temporary help for our Thrift Store

Wagging Tails Thrift Store is seeking a hard-working individual for part-time temporary help for the next three months. The position offers 24 hours per week, working on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (30 min lunch break). Duties include but are not limited to: lift heavy boxes (able to lift 50 lbs.), clean and price merchandise and assist customers. The successful candidate must be flexible, a team player, a fast learner and capable of working independently. This position pays $12.00 per hour.

Please reply with a cover letter, and resume to MCHS, 601 South Stonestreet Ave., Rockville, MD 20850 or email to: human resources.

Job Type: Part time temporary