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Admin Assistant

The Salvation Army


We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

We're looking for an Administration Assistants to join the Salvos Stores team.

Not your average retailer, Salvos Stores raises funds to help The Salvation Army provide over one million sessions of care to disadvantaged Australians each year through an extensive network of 350 retail stores as well as online.

Whether you're sorting donations, processing invoices or driving one of our iconic red trucks, every team member is valued for the incredible contribution they make to Salvos Stores.

Join our crew to get more out of your 9-to-5 while making a difference.

We're one of Australia's largest not for profit retailers with over 350 stores nationally and are dedicated to creating social and environmental impact. You're a creative, organised individual who thrives on delivering great customer experiences and who is passionate about making a difference not only to the people you support but in the wider community. If this sounds like you, read on to learn more.

The role

Come join our Administration team located in Michinbury, NSW, where you will play an essential role in supporting the Salvos Stores ACT retail team, undertaking a diverse range of admin tasks, where no two days will be the same.

We're looking for someone excited about retail, is experienced in Administration and holds a passion about supporting our mission at Salvos Stores.


  • Maintain filing and record keeping systems as required by all Salvos Stores and The Salvation Army processes and ensure all relevant communications are promptly attended to.
  • Support retail and operations teams in preparation of documentation, spreadsheets and/or any presentations.
  • Provide administrative support to retail and operations personnel in all aspects of site repairs and maintenance processes.
  • Maintain centralised stock ordering process for items and follow all protocols (in line with The Salvation Army policies and procedures) when ordering goods and services on behalf of the retail and operations team and ensure appropriate authorisation limits are adhered to and appropriate financial approvals are sought.
  • Assist People Managers in activities such as recruitment, onboarding, report generation and any other related activity
  • Follow all Occupational Health and Safety guidelines as outlined by The Salvation Army
  • Assist and perform additional tasks / jobs as reasonably required in accordance with established guidelines, processes and / or as required by the Line Manager or Regional Manager.

A little about you:

  • Industry relevant experiences or equivalent qualification
  • Demonstrated experience working in a similar administrative role, where customer service is a strong focus.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to liaise with a range of different stakeholders.
  • Strong computer and analytical skills with ability to use applications such as spreadsheets, Word, PowerPoint etc
  • Will complete a satisfactory police check
  • Be up to date with our Code of Conduct training, WHS and Bullying and Harassment modules

If this position gets you excited and sounds like the right role for you, we would love you to apply today.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.
The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration

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