Once Upon A Child

We buy and sell gently used clothes, toys, & equipment

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Crazy About Kids' Stuff?

Join the Once Upon A Child Team

Career Match Quiz
  • Do you know who Bubble Guppies, Dora or Diego are?
  • Can you open with one hand a double convenience stroller?
  • Can you talk on the phone, change a diaper and get a grade-schooler out the door all at the same time?
  • Do you enjoy working alongside fun, energetic, team-oriented people?
  • Do you like getting great discounts on kids stuff?
Perfect Match?

If you answered “yes” to most of these questions, we’d love to meet you.

At Once Upon A Child, we offer:
  • Full and part-time positions
  • Flexible schedules that complement your busy life
  • A great employee discount

Print and fill out our Job Application and bring it to the Once Upon A Child nearest you. Check out our store locator for local websites and contact information.
You will need Adobe® Acrobat Reader to view and print the application. Please print out the application and fill out by hand as Acrobat doesn't allow you to edit documents online.

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Get Qualified to Own a Once Upon a Child Store

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  • 1

    When considering going into business for yourself, what factors influenced your decision?

    Multiple franchisees talk about what they liked about the Once Upon A Child franchise opportunity, and why it was right for them.

  • 2

    What has your experience been like as a franchisee?

    Franchisees talk about their experience owning a Once Upon A Child store(s).

  • 3

    How has becoming a store owner changed your life?

    Many franchisees are first time business owners - here they talk about how this life-changing decision has affected their lives.

  • 4

    What is it like working with Winmark as a franchisor?

    There are many facets to working with a franchise system. Hear about these franchisees' experiences working with Winmark.

  • 5

    What is it like working with other franchisees?

    There are many facets to working with a franchise system. Hear about these franchisees' experiences working with fellow franchisees.

  • 6

    What advice would you give a person considering this franchise?

    Store owners tell it like it is - here is their advice for anyone looking at becoming a Once Upon A Child franchisee.

  • 7

    So...Would you do it again?

    Of course they say "yes" and many of these franchisees have done just that with adding stores after experiencing the fun and success of Once Upon A Child.

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    Featured franchisee

    Karen Wright from Burlington Ontario talks about her success as a Once Upon A Child franchisee and how she has now bought a Plato's Closet franchise.