Employment Application

Provenance Soapworks is a handcrafted soap & beauty company that specializes in using simple ingredients for spa like results while focusing on using sustainable packaging and ingredients. Our storefront is located on historic Main Street in St. Charles in a charming 200 year old building. We’re currently hiring for seasonal retail and shipping associates. Please see below for details on each position and use the form below to submit your application.

Seasonal Retail Associate

Love interacting with customers? Passionate about scents, skin-care and small businesses? Consider applying for a retail associate position. We’re looking for outgoing and friendly types who also believe in kindness and compassion. Previous retail experience is not necessary.


  • Assisting customers with selecting products suited for their needs
  • Opening and closing the store
  • Receiving and checking incoming shipments
  • Daily cleaning and organizing of the store
  • Cycle counts for inventory


  • Able to stand at register for several hours
  • Light lifting (up to 40 pounds)
  • Comfortable with basic Apple software programs; experience with Shopify POS a plus
  • Handling of cash; counting change as needed

Hours vary, but weekend and some evening shifts are required. As this is a seasonal position, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, the weekend before Christmas, and Christmas Eve may be required. Prior customer service experience a plus.

Seasonal Shipping Associate

Are you detail orientated, love a good checklist, and are known for your wrapping skills? We’d love to meet you! We’re looking for people to assist in our shipping department. Shorter shifts will be utilized (hours will vary based on order volume) but will typically be three to four (4) hour shifts a week (12-16 hours) total.


  • Printing and pulling orders
  • Securely packing orders
  • Ensuring the accuracy of all orders
  • Coordinating pick-ups of packages with multiple shipping carriers
  • Communicating with customers on orders via email and phone


  • Able to stand several hours
  • Light lifting (up to 40 pounds)
  • Comfortable with basic computer software programs; experience with Shopify a plus