DT Business Development Specialist (Double Take Store)

Yonge Street Mission’s (YSM) Double Take (DT) Thrift Store is seeking a DT Store Business Development Specialist Volunteer



Double Take (DT) Thrift Store is a Yonge Street Mission social enterprise with a twofold purpose: to provide hands-on employment training to job seekers, and act as a community resource where gently used, high-quality clothing, furniture and housewares can be purchased at affordable prices, in our store and online.


The  DT Store Business Development Specialist Volunteer is someone with experience in business planning, social enterprise and/or business management. This volunteer is also highly motivated individuals with a passion for community development and interested in helping us adapt our business to the changing marketplace. The ideal DT Store Business Development Specialist volunteer is also passionate about social change and community empowerment in line with YSM’s values, and should be able to be self-motivated in initiating projects under the guidance and supervision of the manager. 



  • Education or experience in a successful business 
  • Understanding of non-profit organizations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail-focused
  • Takes initiative on tasks and assignments
  • Can manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Passionate about sustainability in retail industry
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Age/Online Access/COVID Safety Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, and able to go online to view volunteer shifts/notifications. Also, to ensure the safety of all YSM follows Public Health Safety Guidelines, and all volunteers must be willing to adhere to our mandatory COVID-19 volunteer safety guidelines and volunteer guidelines.
  • Commitment: Able to make a 6 month commitment with shifts being flexible (complete at least 1 shift weekly) 


  • Available Shifts: Volunteer will negotiate/finalize this with DT Staff/Store Manager
  • Location: Gerrard & Parliament (most of role can be done virtually, with some onsite visits)

If interested, please submit the form below and one of our Volunteer Resources Coordinators will get back to you as soon as possible.


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