Mission Thrift Store

Job Position: Store Manager

  • Application Deadline: 6th July 2022
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Burlington
  • Compensation: per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to vpeart@goodwillonline.ca
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

• Understand retail sales, leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/ voluntary organizations;
• Understand all federal and provincial legislation applicable to voluntary sector organizations including: employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, etc.;
• Experience in human resources management;
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint would be an asset.
• Effective verbal and written communication
• Business Administration education or equivalent preferred
• Business experience is preferred
• Experience with retail sales and management, including supervising and working with volunteers is preferred
• Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/ voluntary sector would be considered an asset.

Key Responsibilities:

Prepare a monthly store report for the Board of Directors
• Manage the email account assigned to the store manager.
• Develop in cooperation with the Board treasurer, an annual store budget for approval by the Board of Directors. Steward store operations to budget
• Frequent reaching, bending, walking and stretching
• Lifting and carrying goods
• Develop and manage internal financial controls and separation of duties for cash reconciliation, and daily deposits
• Keep documented files on all staff and volunteers
• Effectively schedule staff and volunteers to ensure that each work day is covered utilizing volunteers as much as possible (in cooperation with the Volunteer Coordinator, if any)
• Set and meet sales goals and understand how to maximize floor space for retail sales

• Coordinate store promotions and events, host customer and volunteer appreciation evenings

Additional Details:

The incumbent must:

• Be a follower of Jesus Christ who wholeheartedly subscribes to the BFM Foundation’s Statement of Faith and Lifestyle and Morality Policy
• Be 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.
• Have a love for Bible-based ministry in Canada and around the world.
• Be cultural, economic and environmental sensitivity

Working Conditions: The 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 Manager will be required to work days, some weekends, and must be available to attend regular Board meetings with the Directors.

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

About Our Company:

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 the Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult and children’s literacy programs, church planter training and distribute Bibles in many places around the world. The stores are operated primarily by dedicated volunteers.