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Full Time Assistant Manager - Mission Thrift Store (Fergus)

Full Time Assistant Manager - Mission Thrift Store (Fergus)

Company: Mission Thrift Store
Location/Address:
525 Maple St
Fergus, Ontario
Position Description

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national Christian organization with over 50 Mission Thrift Stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.

Mission Thrift Store Fergus is currently seeking a full-time Assistant Manager who understands and supports the vision and purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada). The ideal candidate will have strong relational qualities, who can train, lead, and support volunteers to effectively operate the store. The Assistant Manager needs to be vibrant, passionate and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The right candidate must understand the needs and wants of a thrift store customer and deliver exceptional customer service, understand inventory control, pricing, health and safety regulations, delegating, and motivating.

Required Commitment:

  • Follower of Jesus Christ who wholeheartedly subscribes to the BFM Foundation Thrift Store Development Ltd.’s Statement of Faith and Lifestyle and Morality Policy
  • In fulfilling your responsibilities, you will be required to pray with people who work or volunteer for Mission Thrift Stores. This may include, but is not limited to opening in prayer at Mission Thrift Store Board and/or Staff Meetings, Mission Thrift Store events, BFM Foundation (Canada) Annual Conference.
  • A love for Bible-based ministry in Canada and around the world.
  • Cultural, economic and environmental sensitivity

Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand   retail   sales,  leadership   and   management   principles   as   they   relate   to   non-profit/volunteer organizations.
  • Understand all federal and provincial legislation applicable to volunteer organizations including, employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities etc.;
  • Basic knowledge of human resources management;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks and email management would be an asset.
  • Effective verbal and written communication

Experience: Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/ voluntary sector would be considered an asset.

Working Conditions: The Assistant Manager will be working in a retail / office environment, and would be responsible for the thrift store operation, which includes assigning and monitoring a team of volunteers. The Assistant Manager will be required to work days and most weekends (Tuesday-Saturday), and will report to the Store Manager.

Salary Expectations: Remuneration will be commensurate with experience. You may include your salary expectations. Only those considered for interviews will be contacted.

If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Mission Thrift Store Fergus, we look forward    to    hearing    from    you!    Please submit your resume by December 25, 2017 by email to fergus@missionthriftstore.com

*Full Job Description available upon request

BFM (Fergus) Enterprises Society welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Posted: December 5, 2017  |  Expires: December 25, 2017
Posted Under: Management
Career ID: [ 4661 ]