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Seasonal Retail / Customer Service

The Reserves Network Des Plaines Seasonal/Temp
$16.00 - $17.00 / hour
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Mark/Ryan has partnered up with Samaritan's Purse this season for Operation Christmas Child.  We will be staffing their Chicago Processing Center - located in Des Plaines, IL.   We will be hiring for over 100+ positions between two shifts.  FULL TIME TEMPORARY.

Approximate length of assignment:  November 23rd - December 21st. 

Monday - Saturday schedule REQUIRED

1st Shift:  8am - 3:45pm (7.25 hr shift - 30 minute lunch)

2nd Shift:  3:00pm - 10:30pm (7 hr shift - 30 minute lunch)

Total hours weekly:  43-43.25.  Overtime for anything over 40 hrs. 

Positions we are hiring for: 

Lead Positions - $17/hr (require interview with agency and client)

  • Team Coaches
  • Drop-Off Coordinators
  • Floor Coordinators
  • Forklift Operators
  • Gift In-kind (GIK) Coordinators
  • Volunteer Guides

Staff Positions - $16/hr (require interview with agency only)

  • Barcode Associates
  • Dock Workers
  • Gear Store Coordinators
  • Greeters
  • Inappropriate Items Coordinators
  • Inventory Workers
  • Janitors
  • Mailroom Associates
  • Materials Loading Specialists
  • Office Support Associates
  • Palletizers
  • Parking Attendants
  • Production Quality Associates
  • Stockers
  • Volunteer Placers

Most above roles are very customer facing (volunteer facing) and require enthusiastic personalities that enjoy working with the public.  Those with RETAIL or CUSTOMER SERVICE experience are encouraged to apply!

If you are interested in labor roles (Forklift, Dock Workers, Palletizers, Inventory Workers, Stockers, Janitors, etc...)  please specify  - we will direct you to our Lombard office for screening. 

  • Must be able to commit to duration of assignment WITHOUT ABSENCE.
  • Must have a strong customer service attitude, possess enthusiasm and spirit of the season!
  • Able to be flexible.  Although you may be hired for one role, it's a team environment and we want people who can roll-up their sleeves and pitch in where they are needed. 
  • People who are selected for assignment, will need to pass pre-employment checks including:  criminal background and drug screen. 


Mark/Ryan and The Reserves Network is more than a temporary staffing company. We are a leading provider of flexible staffing services, including temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire placements to create Total Staffing Solutions.

We take care of our people — our customers, the communities we serve and, of course, each other. This is what makes us different. This is what makes us great.


Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Operation Christmas Child has seasonal job opportunities for qualified individuals who have the desire to be part of this meaningful ministry. You or someone you know may be an ideal candidate to serve in seasonal staff positions at our processing center in Chicago, IL.

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Seasonal Retail / Customer Service
$16.00 - $17.00 / hour
Estimated Salary: $33K
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