Careers

Watertown Urban Mission is pleased to announce the availability of the following exciting job opportunities. If you are interested in making a difference in the community and working in a team environment, please consider applying today.

Before applying for a position, we encourage you to read through the posting in its entirety to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications and follow the instructions carefully. All resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter and completed application. Watertown Urban Mission is an EOE / AAE

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Do you have a mind for numbers and want to make a difference in the community?

Watertown Urban Mission has an exciting part-time opportunity for an experienced bookkeeper. Job requires a well-organized individual, skilled in QuickBooks with knowledge of non-profit accounting and a love for the work of the Mission. Primary responsibilities include overseeing payroll data entry (through ADP), recording employee leave time, processing accounts payable, preparing deposits, recording journal entries, submitting quarterly sales tax (from Impossible Dream Thrift Store sales), preparing month-end closing and generating reports for staff, board of directors and key constituents. Qualified candidates will possess minimum associate’s degree, extensive experience in the principles and practices of non-profit accounting, and strong working knowledge of QuickBooks. Please send cover letter and resume, including three references to Watertown Urban Mission at 247 Factory Street Watertown, NY 13601 or email kgroff@watertownurbanmission.org. Review of applicants will begin July 8, 2019. Watertown Urban Mission is an EEO/AA employer.

Store Manager

We are looking for a leader who understands the retail market, enjoys developing a team, thrives on challenge, is goal oriented and wants to make a positive impact on the community!

Watertown Urban Mission has an opening for an experienced Store Manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Impossible Dream Thrift Store. Successful candidate will be well experienced in all aspects of retail and merchandising, as well as employee training and development. Responsibilities include supervising staff and volunteers; developing and implementing retail job training program; attaining sales and revenue goals; setting standards for loss prevention, team building, donation processing and virtual merchandising; building / maintaining partnerships with numerous organizations and community groups; initiating sales promotions and marketing strategies; and ensuring the highest level of customer service to retail customers and donors. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Store Manager serves as a member of the Leadership Team and provides support to the services offered at Watertown Urban Mission.

Requirements include associate’s degree in retail management or related field or a combination of education and experience that yields the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Demonstrated leadership, customer service, communication and planning skills. Minimum 5 years of experience in retail management and coaching / developing staff. Familiarity with labor laws and HR best practices preferred.

Send letter of interest, resume and three references to dcole@watertownurbanmission.org or Watertown Urban Mission 247 Factory Street Watertown, NY 13601. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Watertown Urban Mission is an EEO/AA employer.