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  • Full Time
  • Peterborough
  • July 31, 2022
  • Hours: 40

GreenUP

GreenUP is a registered environmental charity that offers dozens of programs and services to those living and working
in the Peterborough region. Our programs focus on facilitating positive action and providing the tools to make small
changes that can create a large and lasting impact on our environment. As an active community organization, we
partner with individuals, businesses, other non-pro t organizations, and governments to ensure that our region
maintains its long-standing track record of environmental leadership in Ontario and across Canada. GreenUP Store &
Resource Centre is a bricks-and-mortar social enterprise operation in downtown Peterborough.

Job Purpose:
To coordinate, maintain, and grow the GreenUP Store and Resource Centre as a knowledgeable and accessible
community resource. Support GreenUP’s overall mission to educate the public regarding environmental issues and
empower people to take action through the use of sustainable products and practices.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Program Coordination & Delivery (65%)
• Daily operation of the GreenUP Store and Resource Centre
o Complete opening and closing procedures including reconciliation of daily sales; accurately process cash, debit
and credit transactions
o Assist all GreenUP guests in a friendly and helpful manner; perform some reception duties; respond to
inquiries and connect interested community members with relevant staff and resources
o Maintain store cleanliness with regular dusting, sweeping and mopping; water interior and exterior plants
o Maintain GreenUP’s online webstore; ensure product listings are current and accurate; process and pack
online sales
• Lead merchandizing, ensure that the sales oor layout is accessible, attractive and inviting
• Provide guidance and information resources related to zero waste practices and waste management
2. Program Administration (20%)
• Lead purchasing; research and source sustainable products and products produced by local makers that align
with GreenUP’s values
• Work with the Director of Finance & Operations to set sales targets, increase pro tability, and increase success
of social enterprise operations
• With the assistance of the Director of Finance & Operations, draft yearly budget and monitor performance
• Lead quarterly inventory reconciliation, reporting, and consignee payment
• Collaborate with the Communications Manager and staff to design promotions for print and social media;
develop seasonal and long-range marketing goals; update website; and write articles as required
3. Human Resources (8%)
• Adheres to GreenUP policy and procedures
• Works collaboratively and provides training to fellow staff as needed
• Assist in the recruitment, training and supervision of part-time staff, volunteers, and interns
• Complete required organizational processes (eg. timesheets, internal policy review, performance evaluation)
Store and Resource Centre Program Coordinator 4. Organizational Leadership (7%)
• Work with staff to ensure current and accurate print materials on GreenUP programs and services are available
• Actively engage in professional and organizational development processes
• Participates in GreenUP staff meetings and working groups as needed
• Collaborate with the Health and Safety Representative to ensure that the GreenUP Store and Resource Centre
is operating in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act
Quali cations & Requirements:
Education & Experience: A post-secondary degree in a related eld or equivalent experience; demonstrated
leadership in the not-for pro t sector or social enterprise management; 2 or more years’ experience in a senior
retail-based position.
Knowledge & Skills:
• Strong computer skills including pro ciency in QuickBooks (or equivalent POS), Microsoft Of ce Suite and
social media platforms
• Excellent customer service skills
• Demonstrated experience in marketing and product selection
• Money handling, cash balancing and reporting
• Strong communication skills, both written and oral
• Demonstrated commitment to environmental issues
Abilities & Attributes:
• Highly motivated with strong attention to detail, and the ability to multitask
• Respectful, honest and professional

How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume, as a single PDF, to bev.bonner@greenup.on.ca with the following subject line:
“Store & Resource Centre Program Coordinator”.
Submission Deadline: June 5th at midnight
We thank all candidates for applying; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
GreenUP invites applications from all quali ed individuals. GreenUP is committed to employment equity and
diversity in the workplace. As part of our commitment to racial justice and reconciliation, GreenUP is actively
encouraging Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour candidates to apply for this position. We welcome and
encourage applications from people with disabilities, women, and people of any sexual orientation or
gender identify. Lived experience will be considered an asset.
Organization Background:
GreenUP is a registered environmental charity that offers dozens of programs and services to those living and working
in the Peterborough region. Our programs focus on facilitating positive action and providing the tools to make small
changes that can create a large and lasting impact on our environment. As an active community organization, we
partner with individuals, businesses, other non-pro t organizations, and governments to ensure that our region
maintains its long-standing track record of environmental leadership in Ontario and across Canada. GreenUP Store &
Resource Centre is a bricks-and-mortar social enterprise operation in downtown Peterborough.
Job Purpose:
To coordinate, maintain, and grow the GreenUP Store and Resource Centre as a knowledgeable and accessible
community resource. Support GreenUP’s overall mission to educate the public regarding environmental issues and
empower people to take action through the use of sustainable products and practices.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Program Coordination & Delivery (65%)
• Daily operation of the GreenUP Store and Resource Centre
o Complete opening and closing procedures including reconciliation of daily sales; accurately process cash, debit
and credit transactions
o Assist all GreenUP guests in a friendly and helpful manner; perform some reception duties; respond to
inquiries and connect interested community members with relevant staff and resources
o Maintain store cleanliness with regular dusting, sweeping and mopping; water interior and exterior plants
o Maintain GreenUP’s online webstore; ensure product listings are current and accurate; process and pack
online sales
• Lead merchandizing, ensure that the sales oor layout is accessible, attractive and inviting
• Provide guidance and information resources related to zero waste practices and waste management
2. Program Administration (20%)
• Lead purchasing; research and source sustainable products and products produced by local makers that align
with GreenUP’s values
• Work with the Director of Finance & Operations to set sales targets, increase pro tability, and increase success
of social enterprise operations
• With the assistance of the Director of Finance & Operations, draft yearly budget and monitor performance
• Lead quarterly inventory reconciliation, reporting, and consignee payment
• Collaborate with the Communications Manager and staff to design promotions for print and social media;
develop seasonal and long-range marketing goals; update website; and write articles as required
3. Human Resources (8%)
• Adheres to GreenUP policy and procedures
• Works collaboratively and provides training to fellow staff as needed
• Assist in the recruitment, training and supervision of part-time staff, volunteers, and interns
• Complete required organizational processes (eg. timesheets, internal policy review, performance evaluation)
P: 705-745-3238
T: 888-745-3238
Fax: 705-745-4413
info@greenup.on.ca
greenup.on.ca
378 Aylmer St. North
Peterborough, ON K9H 3V8
GreenUP
4. Organizational Leadership (7%)
• Work with staff to ensure current and accurate print materials on GreenUP programs and services are available
• Actively engage in professional and organizational development processes
• Participates in GreenUP staff meetings and working groups as needed
• Collaborate with the Health and Safety Representative to ensure that the GreenUP Store and Resource Centre
is operating in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act
Quali cations & Requirements:
Education & Experience: A post-secondary degree in a related eld or equivalent experience; demonstrated
leadership in the not-for pro t sector or social enterprise management; 2 or more years’ experience in a senior
retail-based position.
Knowledge & Skills:
• Strong computer skills including pro ciency in QuickBooks (or equivalent POS), Microsoft Of ce Suite and
social media platforms
• Excellent customer service skills
• Demonstrated experience in marketing and product selection
• Money handling, cash balancing and reporting
• Strong communication skills, both written and oral
• Demonstrated commitment to environmental issues
Abilities & Attributes:
• Highly motivated with strong attention to detail, and the ability to multitask
• Respectful, honest and professional

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