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Job openings at Steps to HOPE and Second Chance Thrift Store

Warehouse Assistant - Part time, flexible hours

Would you like to leave work each day knowing you made a difference? Come work at a business that is fueled by members of our community striving to help their neighbors. 


Second Chance Thrift Store  is a vital part of Steps to HOPE's work to break and end the generational cycle of domestic and sexual abuse in our community, supplying most of the organization’s operating income. Every purchase made at the store directly supports the mission to provide safe shelter and resources to victims of abusive relationships in Western N.C. and Upstate S.C.


We’re looking for a part-time warehouse assistant to help manage the intake of donated items. Must be able to lift 50+ pounds and be available to work some Saturdays. 

  • Flexible hours
  • Must be able to drive a box truck
  • Valid driver’s license required


Second Chance Thrift Store is located at 232 E. Mills St., in downtown Columbus, North Carolina.


The application is available at the Steps to HOPE main office located at 60 Ward St., Columbus N.C., or can be downloaded from our website using the button below. Completed applications and other questions may be sent to Executive Director BJ Bayne at You may also apply in-person at Second Chance Thrift Store. 

Many thanks to Family Violence Prevention Services Program, US DHHS, and NC Council for Women for financial support and to our major golf tournament sponsors.