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Assistant Thrift Shop Manager - Portland

The Salvation Army

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

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.

The Portland Corps is a community of faith that seeks to share God's love. We are continually seeking new and innovative ways to build relationships within the community.


We are seeking an experienced and proactive Assistant Thrift Shop Manager to assist the Thrift Shop Manager in managing basic day to day operations and ensuring quality customer service.

Day to day operations include opening and closing the shop, diligence in cash handling and banking, quality sorting of donated goods, pricing and maintaining the general appearance and upkeep of the shop.

This position will be responsible of and support a culture of inclusiveness and community spirit amongst the volunteer team, which will in turn enhance the customer experience in the store.

The Thrift Shop is located on Tyres Street, Portland.


This is a part time position fixed term for 6 months. Current roster for the position is Friday 2pm-6pm and Saturdays 8.30am-4.30pm.

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Retail Industry Award 2010, Level 3.


  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation


  • Certificate in Retail Operations / Diploma of Business (desirable)
  • Experience working with volunteers (desirable)
  • Retail experience with proven ability to provide exceptional customer service
  • A good understanding of computers including the use of databases, emails, label printing software, and programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • A current and valid VIC Driver's Licence
  • Ability to prove eligibility to work in Australia


Lieutenant Peter Stamp on peter.stamp@salvationarmy.org.au, using the subject line: Assistant Thrift Shop Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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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