Creation of 50 new permanent jobs
Renaissance is proud to contribute to the local economy by creating some 50 new permanent jobs in Sherbrooke with the opening of its 17th thrift store at Promenades King next April. The Quebec non-profit organization founded in 1994 aim to build a strong and committed team and invites candidates to join the community of Renaissance’s 1,000 employees. And like them, have a rewarding job and contribute to a mission that changes lives every day. Renaissance’s mission is to facilitate the social and professional integration of those having difficulty entering the job market, while encouraging everyone to take concrete steps towards preserving the environment. For over 25 years now, Renaissance has helped nearly 6,000 people re-enter the job market and regain their dignity and independence.
Renaissance chooses Sherbrooke and Récupex
“With its long tradition of mobilization and solidarity, Sherbrooke is an extraordinary springboard for the development of Renaissance’s mission,” says Éric St-Arnaud, Executive Director of Renaissance. “The economic dynamism of this city and its desire to be a road model of eco-responsible development are assets that resonate with us”.
For its first thrift store outside Greater Montreal area, Renaissance collaborates with Récupex, a long-standing partner and non-profit organization established in Sherbrooke for over 40 years. Récupex also uses the context of the recovery of clothing, fabrics and accessories, to offer different workstations to its employees in integration. Renaissance new 15,000 square foot thrift store at Promenades King will greatly contribute to its environmental mission by diverting thousands of tons of goods from landfills that can be used by other people.
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