Would you like to be surrounded by color and inspiration in your workplace? Do you enjoy working independently on meditative tasks? Does organizing thread and craft supplies bring you joy? Do you get a sense of satisfaction from completing a task with precision and care? If so, you may be the perfect addition to the Snuggly Monkey Team!

We are looking for a part-time shop assistant to help out with all aspects of running a busy online store. The shop assistant’s primary responsibilities include pulling and packing orders carefully and accurately, putting away new inventory, creating embroidery kits and thread sets, helping to assemble specialty items, assisting customers during our monthly in-person Open Studio days and other duties as assigned. In addition to the daily operating tasks around the Studio, the Shop Assistant will manage the Snuggly Monkey Facebook group to help support our growing community of makers around the world. Additional opportunities for social media management are also available. 

The ideal candidate …

  • Has strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Can work independently on meditative tasks
  • Can lift up to 35 lbs without assistance
  • Has a willingness to learn about all the supplies we sell in order to better assist our customers on their creative journeys
  • Is familiar with an iPad-based POS and is open to learning new software & apps
  • Enjoys engaging meaningfully with online social media communities and creating content for that community

We offer …

  • 10 - 15 hours per week (with the possibility of more hours in the future)
  • Flexible daytime hours M-F (school drop-off/pick-up friendly), one Saturday per month
  • Competitive wage 
  • A generous employee discount (and the chance to be the first to see new items as they arrive!)
  • The opportunity to work for a small woman-owned, family-run business where your ideas, suggestions and input are welcome and valued

If you would like to join our team, please email us at with SHOP ASSISTANT POSITION in the subject line and include the following:

  • Your resume
  • Write a few paragraphs introducing yourself and telling us why you would like to work at Snuggly Monkey
  • For bonus points, share an example of a Facebook post you would create for the Snuggly Monkey Creative Community group