Store Associate (PT to FT) – The Herb Depot – Natural Health

By | June 7, 2021

Job Description
The Herb Depot has been a staple provider of Chinese herbs and medicine since 1992 to the Toronto community.

We are looking to add a new associate to our team at our Dundas and Spadina Location. Steps from St.Patrick station, and minutes from The Art Gallery of Ontario.


With a balance of Chinese and Western clients from all cultures; Chinese and English language is mandatory.

Cantonese as your first language is preferred, along with working proficiency of Mandarin, followed by excellent well-spoken English (please do not apply if you are not versed in Cantonese / English, Mandarin / English, Cantonese / Mandarin / English).

An interest in natural health, natural remedies, and existing knowledge in Traditional Chinese Medicine is preferred.

Team player, able to work independently without supervision*, self-initiative**, willing to constantly learn and improve.

Friendly and sincere customer service, able to multi-task and stay calm when busy.

Oral and written English is important as a well-working relationship with the manager will be crucial in carrying out daily tasks needed for online marketing for our website and social media.

Basic computer and website design proficiency.

Job Description:

Assisting customers in purchasing Chinese Medicine and health products; a friendly attitude and willingness to help is important.

Cashing customers out (will be trained).

Restocking of merchandise, along with other simple daily tasks for in-store inventory control such as packaging of health products and dried herbs; light cleaning when necessary.

Fulfilling herbal prescriptions for TCM practitioners (will be trained)

Online order fulfilling from our website, simple daily maintenance of website.

Writing original blog posts and content for website / social media with topics such as: healthy eating, healthy lifestyle recommendations, natural remedies, natural health, Traditional Chinese Medicine, etc.

Expand on Chinese channel via WeChat, customer service via WeChat; including enriching product information, etc., with Chinese language via website.


TBD, salary paid on bi-monthly basis

Job Type: Part-time (potential for permanent Full-time)

To start part-time, Monday – Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm; be open to Saturday – Sunday 10:00 – 6:00pm

Part-time hours: 8-32 per week

Job Types: Part-time to Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $26,000.00-$40,000.00 per year

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $26,000.00-$40,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff has received first dose of Covid-19 vaccinations – face masks and gloves, cleaning and disinfecting of commonly-used areas are enforced daily.

Applicants – please send resumes to

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