Company Description: Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to empowering people and communities to realize their full potential through the wisdom and practice of yoga. The most established retreat center for yoga, health, and holistic living in North America, we have been teaching skills for optimal living for more than 40 years. You don't need to be a yogi to work at Kripalu-we want everyone who is looking for challenging and inspiring work!
Our competitive benefits for full-time employees include paid time off, medical and dental insurance, disability insurance, and retirement and flexible spending accounts. All of our staff enjoy the use of our facilities, program benefits, Healing Arts and Kripalu Shop discounts, discounts to eat meals in our Dining Hall, and an extraordinary Employee Assistance Program.
Please note: Our positions do not include housing, housing benefits, or housing allowances.
Find out more: kripalu.org
Kripalu Shop Sales Associate
High School or Equivalent
The Kripalu Shop Sales Associate provides excellent customer service and handles all sales transactions of product in the Kripalu Shop and Cafe.
-Greet guests in a welcoming manner and assist them, as needed, throughout their visit to the Kripalu Shop
-Handle sales and money transactions at point of sale using our Hospitality Software.
-In collaboration with all departments at Kripalu, create a seamless experience for all guests acting as a liaison with other departments as needed and providing excellent customer service.
-Support team in maintaining shop appearance and safety.
-Restock inventory as needed.
-Cafe duties: including, brewing and grinding of coffee.
-Assist in the resolution of guest concerns.
-Other duties as assigned.
-Possesses strong core ethics, integrity, and values consistent with Kripalu’s organizational principles.
-Builds effective relationships, identifies internal and external customer expectations, sees issues from their point of view; offers practical, mutually beneficial recommendations, solutions, and ideas.
-Demonstrates the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform required job elements to established standards.
-Learns and adapts quickly in new situations resulting in successful performance.
-Accepts responsibility for own actions.
-Embraces experiences as learning opportunities.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
-High School Diploma or equivalent
-Excellent customer and client service skills.
-Computer skills for the POS registers.
-Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
-Ability to communicate with clarity and politeness both verbal and written.
-Ability to work in a busy environment.
-Capable of working as a team player.
Qualified candidates must be available to work a variety of shifts which may include nights, weekends and some holiday hours.