Store Assistant Manager - #100644

The Salvation Army


Date: 04/20/2022 00:30 AM

City: Flint, Michigan

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

The Salvation Army Mission:





The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.





Job Objective:





Assists Store Manager with the store staff; production and sales; store maintenance; customer development; banking and record-keeping procedures.


Supports the Manager in all day-to-day operations of an assigned thrift store.





Essential Functions:





This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job-related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.





List functions here:



  • Supports staff training and supervision as assigned.

o Participates in recruiting and interviewing staff for the store as assigned.


o Participates in scheduling of staff, monitors the accuracy, and submits payroll for processing as assigned.


O, Ensure that all TSA policies and practices concerning employee relations comply.


o Promptly forwards all employment-related paperwork to the HR Department at the ARC.


o Provided training, supervision, and support to beneficiaries that are assigned to the store as part of their work therapy.



  • Supports implementation of strategies to meet production and sales goals.

o Supervises the product acquisition (donation) processes, production (sorting, hanging, pricing, and presentation) processes, and sales processes.


o Supervises and is proficient in all parts of the acquisition, production, and sales processes.


o Supervises the product rotation process and is diligent in turning products over.


o Communicates with central warehouse to place orders for next day’s processing needs.



  • Assist manager with the store maintenance and appearance of the store concerning safety, security, cleanliness, appearance, and utility.


  • Ensures that the store complies with all OSHA and Salvation Army safety and security policies and procedures.

o Checks to make sure displays and floor layout plans are being followed and updated.


O, Identify and communicate with manager ways to improve appearance and appeal of the store to customers.


O, Implement Product Control Procedures preventing shrinkage through theft or spoilage.


o Promptly reports all maintenance or repair needs and issues to the store manager and when unavailable the appropriate personnel at the ARC.



  • Implements customer development and retention plans.

o Creates an enjoyable shopping experience.


o Interacts positively with customers, setting the example for all staff.



  • Assist the manager in recordkeeping and reporting procedures for the store.

o Applies TSA-approved cash handling procedures for opening and closing of registers.


o Assists in the management of the bank runs and deposit procedures for the store.


o Reports Store production and sales as assigned.


o Uses inventory tracking as assigned.



  • Communicate with the Store Manager regarding all facets of the store’s operations keeping them updated and sharing all incidents, concerns and ideas; and with ARC Department Heads as outlined in training as assigned.


  • In conjunction with the store manager works to keep income and expenses within budget parameters.

o Manages cash handling procedures by TSA Policy.



  • Must be available for a flexible schedule to work early shifts, late shifts, and most weekends, to observe and provide training to all store employees.


  • In conjunction with the store manager proactively works to improve the image of The Salvation Army among staff and in the community.

o Creates a positive understanding of policies and procedures.


o Redirect’s complaints and criticism, by providing education and understanding of the


program and pricing.



  • Protects the resources under their supervision.

O, Implement Product Control Procedures preventing shrinkage through theft or spoilage.


o Control property, utility, and product supply waste.



  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Support the mission statement of The Salvation Army.

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