Crafts Direct is now hiring evening & weekend help for our Paints & Basics Department. You must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays and have experience in one or more of the following areas: children's crafts, fine art, jewelry making, painting/drawing etc. in addition to the list of qualifications below.

Applicants Must Be

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Available approximately 25-30 hours per week with the possibility of additional hours as needed
  • Available to work evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Enthusiastically greet and interact with customers
  • Listen and determine what each customer wants or needs
  • Recommend, select and locate appropriate merchandise as requested
  • Describe a product’s features and benefits
  • Explain or demonstrate use or operation of merchandise
  • Answer customer queries regarding the store and the merchandise
  • Arrange, stock, price merchandise to promote sales
  • Clean work area, shelves, counters and floors
  • Perform basic computer operations
  • Operate cash registers, receive and process cash, check and charge/credit payments
  • Bag or package purchases for customers
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and returns
  • Learn about new products and procedures, as well as basic merchandise, in assigned department and throughout the store
  • Share crafting skills/techniques with customers of all ages and skill levels
  • Establish working relationships with customers, co-workers and management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A passion for one or more of the major craft techniques/applications in assigned department (For example: Sewing, quilting, needlework, painting, jewelry making, scrap booking, rubber-stamping, children’s crafts, woodworking, etc.)
  • General interest in crafts and creativity
  • Strong communications skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • An “eye” for color and design
  • Merchandising skills
  • Maintain and project professionalism at all times
  • Excellent pace and energy
  • Self motivated
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Committed to working scheduled hours with the flexibility to adapt to meet the needs of a retail business

Physical Requirements

  • Standing for long periods of time, frequent walking
  • Climbing ladders, using lift equipment
  • Bending, reaching, twisting, stooping, kneeling
  • Repetitive motions with hands and arms
  • Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 25 lbs. frequently


Crafts Direct is an equal opportunity employer.

You can e-mail your completed application to, or drop it off in-store.

The application is a fillable PDF and will need to be saved after you have filled it out.


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